Bloober Crew and Konami unveiled extra particulars about its upcoming Silent Hill 2 remake throughout Sony’s first State of Play of 2024, displaying us extra of what we will count on from the long-suffering Silent Hill franchise. There’s no launch date, however Konami merely confirmed that the sport is at the moment in improvement. Silent Hill 2 was initially slated for 2024, however no date was given through the quick trailer.
Since Konami revealed that Bloober Crew was growing the Silent Hill 2 remake in 2022, we’ve been ready for extra data on what it will entail. Clearly the graphics have gotten an enormous improve and a number of the character fashions have gotten makeovers, however what else can be modified or revised for contemporary sensibilities? From the quick clips, it’s nonetheless unclear.
Nonetheless, Bloober Crew was the plain selection for the remake. It is sensible for the reason that studio has been very open about its inspirations, which have included the Silent Hill sequence. A few of its video games, like The Medium and Layers of Worry, featured lots of Silent Hill 2 DNA particularly.
“Silent Hill 2 was the sport that formed our collective imaginative and prescient at Bloober Crew. It’s the sport that began us on our journey in recreation improvement,” Bloober CEO Piotr Babieno mentioned in a press release following the preliminary announcement. “Now, we face an final problem. A problem to translate our youthful reminiscences of the final word recreation right into a language that fashionable gamers can interact with, while on the identical time crafting an expertise true to the unique.”
The remake was simply one among many Silent Hill tasks that Konami introduced manner again on the 2022 showcase. The interactive Silent Hill: Ascension has already been launched, however we even have Silent Hill: Townfall, developed by No Code; Silent Hill f, from NeoBards Leisure; and a Return to Silent Hill film directed by Christophe Gans, who helmed the 2006 Silent Hill film. At right this moment’s 2024 showcase, followers obtained to see this Silent Hill 2 footage, preceded by the reveal of Silent Hill: The Brief Message, which is free and out there now (!!).
Silent Hill followers have been ready for an replace on the franchise for the reason that ill-fated Silent Hills was canceled in 2015. The final mainline recreation within the sequence was Silent Hill: Downpour again in 2012, which obtained combined opinions.