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Silent Hill 4: The Room gets a surprise PC re-release on GOG

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Silent Hill 4: The Room is now officially available on PC from GOG. News of the surprise re-release of the survival horror came shortly after a PEGI rating for the game emerged. GOG confirmed the addition of the game on Twitter saying, "It's time to Enter The Room." 

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You can pick up the classic Konami horror from the GOG website for £7.19 / $9.99, which lists some of the features you can expect to see if you're new to the game. Described as a "riveting Silent Hill adventure with shocking plot twists", it also highlights how you fend off new monsters including ghosts "that defy physical reality." 

The re-release also includes new environments including an "otherworldly forest and grisly prison" and has full controller support. It really is a great time to play this horror given that we're just entering the Halloween season. 

The rating, spotted by Gematsu, listed the game for release on PC today, October 2, which of course turned out to be the official launch date. A host of Konami games have come to the PC platform GOG recently, with the re-release of Metal Gear, Metal Gear Solid, Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance. 

As well as Snake's return to the platform, the Konami Collector's Series: Castlevania and Contra also got a re-release on PC at the same time. The collection includes Castlevania, Castlevania 2: Simon's Quest, and Castlevania 3: Dracula's Curse, along with Contra and Super C. 

Silent Hill 4: The Room first released back in 2004, and originally released on PC, PS2, and Xbox. The fourth installment in the Silent Hill series sees you play as Henry Townsend who finds himself trapped in his own apartment. With no way out, and plagued by nightmares, Henry ends up exploring strange supernatural worlds where he begins to learn of a serial killer. 

Outside of Konami, we've also seen some other classics re-emerge on PC recently, with the surprise launch of the cult classic shooter, Freedom Fighters. First released back in 2003 on PC, Xbox, PS2, and GameCube, the game also came to GOG. 

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Heather Wald

After trying to get into the industry for a number of years, I eventually landed my dream job as a full-time staff writer at GamesRadar+. You'll see all sorts of articles from me here including news, reviews, previews, and features.