Day: July 3, 2020

Silent Hill 2 Retrospective, Part 2: The Characters and Otherworld


(Content warning: This game deals very, very heavily with physical, emotional, and sexual abuse, as well as suicide and mental/physical illness. If these are things you may find triggering, I would probably recommend sitting this one out.

And, as I should probably mention, there will be spoilers ahead as well, though probably not so much if you’ve read the previous post where I basically summarized the whole plot.)

So, if you’ll recall, several months ago I posted a synopsis of Silent Hill 2 as a prelude to a larger discussion about the game’s plot and themes. To that end, today I’m going to be talking about the version of the “otherworld” that exists in this game, as well as the characters.