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Silent Hill: homecoming (Xbox 360) $26.99 shipped from Newegg


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#1 jaydepps

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Posted 11 January 2009 - 08:16 PM

Sorry if this was posted already, but Newegg is selling Silent Hill: Homecoming for the Xbox 360 for $26.99 with Free Shipping.

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16874149012

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#2 LilPaintballer

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Posted 11 January 2009 - 08:22 PM

Great deal, was just looking into this game and find this stellar deal. Thanks OP

#3 wildnuts02

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Posted 11 January 2009 - 08:26 PM

nice. i heard this was a pretty hard game
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Posted 11 January 2009 - 08:27 PM

I'm still iffy on buying this. I would absolutely love to play silent hill for the first time in my life, but my backlog is way too long because of crhistmas. Anyone vouch for this game or series and offer any comparisons?

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Posted 11 January 2009 - 08:35 PM

I'm still iffy on buying this. I would absolutely love to play silent hill for the first time in my life, but my backlog is way too long because of crhistmas. Anyone vouch for this game or series and offer any comparisons?


Well, the series as a whole is ridiculously good...with SH2 and SH3 being real standouts. SH2 and SH4 are backward compatible on the 360, so those are definitely worth picking up cheap (SH3 was only available on the PS2). I haven't played Homecoming yet, but from what I've read, it's supposed to be a bit of a step backward for the series.

I know they let an American studio develop the game for the first time, and that may have been a mistake. But really, it's hard for any series to keep its identity when it's being handed off to a new studio. I will definitely play this game at some point because I love the SH games and the whole "alternate world" idea. But I'm in no hurry and will probably wait till this thing drops below $20.

#6 freshzen

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Posted 11 January 2009 - 09:04 PM

nice. i heard this was a pretty hard game


Its not that hard on the normal difficulty and if you get the right ending and save your game afterwards you'll unlock a laser pistol that you can use off the bat on a hard play through (which makes getting the achievement for beating the game on hard easier than the first play through).
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#7 bigwoof

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Posted 11 January 2009 - 09:35 PM

i heard its a great $10, but a horrible $50

#8 duffman2k7

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Posted 11 January 2009 - 09:50 PM

Is this for the game new or used? I was totally ready to buy this at 60 earlier in the year so this would be a sweet deal if new

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Posted 11 January 2009 - 10:02 PM

Thanks...will wait for it to go under the $20.00 mark. Just finished Silent Hill for about the 5th or 6th time for the PS1...great game.

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Posted 11 January 2009 - 10:21 PM

i hated the original for its backtracking and item collecting. is homecoming anything like the original?
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#11 drawingboard

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Posted 11 January 2009 - 10:24 PM

This game starts slow/boring, but gets really intense after that. It does get pretty hard though. The surround sound is amazing, and makes it worth $60.

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Posted 11 January 2009 - 10:27 PM

thanx defenetly getting this

#13 nodoctors

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Posted 11 January 2009 - 10:56 PM

I haven't played Homecoming yet, but from what I've read, it's supposed to be a bit of a step backward for the series.


whoah whoah...a bit of a step backwards for the series? whoever said that did not play silent hill 4(and that was by the original japanese team silent). homecoming is flawed, but it's severely underrated. if you're a fan of silent hill in the least bit, you will enjoy homecoming. especially at that price.

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Posted 11 January 2009 - 11:02 PM

Amazing!! I've been tracking this game since it's release, the lowest price drop I've spotted was $40 at one point.

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Posted 12 January 2009 - 12:06 AM

This price is worth it. I'd pay $29.99 MAX.

I bought this in the month it came out for $35 shipped from Live cashback. At $35, I do regret that price, though.

This game is made by the people who made Sudeki (uh-oh) and Silent Hill Origins (PSP).
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#16 Gregalor

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Posted 12 January 2009 - 01:14 AM

Hey, it's cheaper than SH3 at least.

#17 delusional43

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Posted 12 January 2009 - 02:10 AM

Tempting...

#18 sengar

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Posted 12 January 2009 - 02:14 AM

This is a decent game. It doesn't have the same feel that the previous games did, but it's still worth playing. It's fairly challenging on hard, not really that bad on normal.

#19 Zen Rukasu

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Posted 12 January 2009 - 02:43 AM

I don't know, I've never been a Silent Hill fan... played the first one on PS... never touched the series again.

Would you say this is a good place to start?

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Posted 12 January 2009 - 02:49 AM

OP, please don't user other sites' referral links when posting deals from other sites.

Just go to the site and grab the root URL to the item on the site with the item on sale.

For this one, it was:
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16874149012

#21 CaoPi

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Posted 12 January 2009 - 03:05 AM

this one also has the funny ufo ending, guess it's gonna be like this for future SH games?

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Posted 12 January 2009 - 03:24 AM

this one also has the funny ufo ending, guess it's gonna be like this for future SH games?


I have this game and haven't really had a chance to play a whole lot of it yet. One of the main problems I've heard of though is that it's actually too easy to get the UFO ending (which is essentially a joke ending) on your first play through. On previous games, I think you could only get the UFO ending during a second+ playthrough.

For what I've played so far, the combat, movement, and controls are argueably better than the previous games, but most diehards will tell you that the new controls take away some of the suspense. I think the game is still pretty suspenseful, and the cutscenes still feel right at home with the series. The sound/music is still by Akira Yamaoka (the composer on the previous games), so that's also still top notch.

#23 Masterkyo

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Posted 12 January 2009 - 03:48 AM

I wait till it drop down $15 or less. It'll drop down b4 Resident evil 5 coming out, lol
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#24 jaydepps

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Posted 12 January 2009 - 03:58 AM

Sorry shrike, I'll keep that in mind when I post again.

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#25 Gregalor

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Posted 12 January 2009 - 07:07 AM

I don't know, I've never been a Silent Hill fan... played the first one on PS... never touched the series again.

Would you say this is a good place to start?


I would get a copy of Silent Hill 2, easily the pinnacle of the series.

#26 CaoPi

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Posted 12 January 2009 - 07:42 AM

Upon completing the game I found no option to turn off the noise effect? I wonder why they removed this...

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#27 freshzen

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Posted 12 January 2009 - 03:40 PM

I have this game and haven't really had a chance to play a whole lot of it yet. One of the main problems I've heard of though is that it's actually too easy to get the UFO ending (which is essentially a joke ending) on your first play through. On previous games, I think you could only get the UFO ending during a second+ playthrough.

For what I've played so far, the combat, movement, and controls are argueably better than the previous games, but most diehards will tell you that the new controls take away some of the suspense. I think the game is still pretty suspenseful, and the cutscenes still feel right at home with the series. The sound/music is still by Akira Yamaoka (the composer on the previous games), so that's also still top notch.


There are 3 factors that lead to each of the 6 (I think 6 anyway) endings. It has to do with the decisions you make when confronted by your parents when you get through a good chunk of the game, and also there is a guy that you can save or not save which. Its really easy to get all endings on 1 play through if you save before each of these parts so you can go back. Well not really 1 play through but you get the idea.
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#28 James in VA

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Posted 12 January 2009 - 03:45 PM

OP, please don't user other sites' referral links when posting deals from other sites.


Stupid question alert. What does OP mean? "Original poster" or something like that?

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Posted 12 January 2009 - 03:48 PM

Just a little out of range for me. Not in a hurry to play this, but would pick it up at sub $20.
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Posted 13 January 2009 - 08:39 PM

Stupid question alert. What does OP mean? "Original poster" or something like that?

yeah, original poster