... I see... you've resisted the temptation of the sirens for decades, lying here... Everlasting life means everlasting pain...Siren
is a series of Stealth-based Survival Horror
video games. The series is the Spiritual Successor
to the original Silent Hill
, directed by Keiichirō Toyama. Each game tells the story of several people caught up in the netherworld over the course of several days.
A unique mechanic employed in the games is "Sightjacking", the ability to see through your enemies' eyes, and thus know their patrolling and movement patterns.
(2003) (aka Forbidden Siren in Europe), a group of people are trapped in the mysterious mountain village of Hanuda, and swept up in a plot to resurrect/resummon a Eldritch Abomination
into this universe.
The 2006 sequel, Siren 2
takes place in an isolated island and features an entirely different cast, who must stop a pair of evil beings, sealed away long ago
, from returning to this earth. One important change in the sequel is that conventional weapons are far more widespread, and one can even take them off of fallen enemies.
A remake that's a likely Shout-Out
to Western adaptations of classic J-Horror films like Ringu/The Ring
and Ju On/The Grudge
was released on the PlayStation 3
in 2008. Siren: Blood Curse
adds Americans to a roster that are composite Expies
of the original cast members in a re-imagining of the first Siren
Currently, the series consists of three games, a movie and two manga adaptations with the latter being serialized in 2014 with creative work done by Sony Computer Entertainment production crew veterans.
The Siren series provides examples of: