Tonight Konami has held an event in which it has presented the future of its legendary horror saga, with up to three new games announced, among other surprises.
Tonight Konami has issued the Silent Hill Transmission , an event in which it has revealed the future of the horror saga, which, as has been rumored for months, is very ambitious, with multiple projects , which includes three new games and a new movie. Let’s go through all these announcements.
The presentation has begun with the most important, the remake of Silent Hill 2 , which is considered one of the best survival horror in history, and for many the best. The game is being developed by Bloober Team, the creators of Layers of Fears and The Medium, and is coming to PS5 and PC.
This remake will bet on an over-the-shoulder camera similar to the one in Resident Evil 2 Remake , and will be visually very ambitious, using Unreal Engine 5 . Masahiro Ito , the legendary art director of the series, will return in the remake to design the creatures, while Akira Yamaoka , the original composer, will also participate in the project.
Another of the games announced was Silent Hill Townfall , a narrative adventure developed by the Scottish studio No Code , creators of Stories Untold (2017) and Observation (2019), and to be published by Annapurna Interactive . At the moment not many details have been given, beyond that they want to respect the spirit of the saga but also offer something new and original . No platforms have been confirmed either.
Silent Hill F
The broadcast has closed with the announcement of one last game, Silent Hill F, developed by the Taiwanese studio Neobards Entertainment , the team behind the development of Resident Evil Re:Verse, the multiplayer included with Resident Evil 8: Village. Few details have been revealed other than that the story will be written by Ryukishi07, a popular Japanese novelist famous for his visual novels dealing with murder mysteries and psychological and supernatural horror. It will be a completely new story set in 1960s Japan.
Return to Silent Hill, a new movie
In addition to several games , Return to Silent Hill , a new film to be directed by Christophe Gans , who already directed the 2006 film , has also been announced . This time they will adapt the story of Silent Hill 2 , and its premiere is scheduled for the end of 2023 .
Silent Hill Ascension, an interactive series
One of the most peculiar announcements that the event has left us has been that of Silent Hill Ascension , an interactive streaming series , putting a totally new story and characters in the hands of the public while the narrative unfolds, live and on multiple platforms. . It will be released on July 24, 2023 .