The Silent Hill series has gone through ups and downs throughout its existence. As the survival horror genre also Silent Hill now struggle to find space in the choices of the players. Resident Evil has changed to become a game closer to the action fleeing from what became a series of worship, while Silent Hill tried to keep his identity. Book of Memories takes the series in a new direction with a game that moved away from traditional psychological horror Silent Hill used today, as well as the gameplay itself that became the third person to turn out to be quite similar to a dungeon crawler.
The story focuses on a character created by the player who has to find a book that contains all your memories. The character decides to see what would happen if something changed in the content of the book. When everything starts happening Book of Memories returns to familiar territory with its atmosphere of horror that has always marked the series.