Region: Japan / R2 NTSC
Audio format: English Dolby Digital
Picture format: 4:3
Release date: 06/31/2003
Catalog number: NM075
E3 1998 (Length: 02.53)
This Silent Hill Trailer was shown during E3 1998, featuring various in-game and CGI movies from the game, as “She” from the Silent Hill Soundtrack plays in the background. At the very end of the video you can see one of the very first “logos” used for the game.
Silent Hill 2
Tokyo Game Show 2000 Autumn Trailer (Length: 04.33)
The first Silent Hill 2 trailer shown at the Tokyo Game Show in Autumn 2000. The trailer features the temporary Silent Hill 2 logo and can hear an acoustic version of the game’s main theme, Theme of Laura (which was never put on the soundtrack). Another cool fact: Takayoshi Sato purchased the rendering server needed to prepare the cut scenes featured in this trailer with his own personal savings, prior to gaining corporate budget approval. (http://www.satoworks.com/Takayoshi_Sato_resume.html)
Tokyo Game Show 2001 Spring Trailer (Length: 07.54)
The second, much longer Silent Hill 2 trailer premiered at the Tokyo Game Spring 2001 shows various in-game cut scenes as well as an interesting feature not seen in the final version of the game – Pyramid Head wandering the Wood Side and Blue Creek apartments!
E3 2001 (Length: 05.45)
This is the third Silent Hill 2 trailer shown at E3 in 2001. The video features the final Silent Hill 2 logo design, more detailed cut-scenes (many from the opening movie) and in-games fight scenes. The music again featured changes/revisions to Theme of Laura not heard on the original recording.
Silent Hill 3
Silent Hill 3 Opening Movie (Length: 03.12)
The Silent Hill 3 opening directly from the game.
E3 2002 Trailer (Length: 03.21)
One of the very first trailers of Silent Hill 3 ever shown. Opens with a creepy rendition of Happy birthday and show various in-game enemy fighting and cut-scenes from the game, set to an instrumental version of You’re Not Here. It ends with in-game dialogue between Heather and Claudia. At the very end of the video you can see a preliminary Silent Hill 3 logo not used in the final game or merchandise.
Tokyo Game Show 2002 Autumn Trailer (Length: 05.30)
This trailer was first shown at the Tokyo Game Show in Autumn 2002. It again features You’re Not Here, although there are also several other Silent Hill 3 tracks playing in the background. The final Silent Hill 3 logo used in subsequent game merchandise is shown near the beginning of the trailer.
Gamer’s Day 2003 Trailer Length (01.58)
The trailer shown at Konami’s Gamer Day held in San Francisco, California. This trailer is the first to make use of the You’re Not Here vocal track with various scenes from the game.
E3 2003 Trailer (Length 06.39)
The E3 2003 Silent Hill 3 trailer is the first that hints at a direct connection to the original Silent Hill game. Features the vocal track of I Want Love.
You’re Not Here Music Video (Length 02.46)
A music video for You’re Not Here, featuring Heather signing the lyrics within various in-game cut-scenes.
Production Material: Sub-Menu
This section feature 53 images of Box art, posters, and concept art from Silent Hill 1-3.
Silent Hill 3 Storyboard (Length: 01.20)
A video that compares the original storyboard side-by-side against the final processed video of Heather finding the handgun in the Mall.