New Silent Hill 2 PS5 Remake Based On Classic Horror

Silent Hill 2 protagonist James examines his face in a mirror.

Screenshot: Konami / Kotaku

Update 10/19/2022 5:46 p.m. ET: Konami’s livestream—extra of a video dump, and here’s everything else it announced—has concluded and the long-swirling rumors are confirmed: Silent Hill 2 is being remade for PlayStation 5 and PC. The stream didn’t waste any time, instantly diving right into a trailer for the next-gen remake.

It opens with that iconic shot of Silent Hill 2 protagonist James Sunderland staring into the mirror, questioning if his spouse Mary is ready for him. James then walks by way of the foggy streets of the city earlier than we see a cinematic montage of acquainted sights impressively rendered in trendy graphics.

Take a gander for your self:


The trailer is brief however confirms at the very least three issues: The Silent Hill 2 remake is on the market to wishlist on PS5 proper now, it’s being developed by Bloober Team, and will probably be locked to PlayStation (and PC) for 12 months after launch. Sorry Xbox followers.

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The authentic story follows.

Just hours earlier than its official presentation as we speak, particulars about some Silent Hill tasks have been probably leaked by none apart from Konami itself. Way to inform on your self, huh?

In case you didn’t know, Konami will hold a Silent Hill Transmission livestream round 4:50 p.m. ET as we speak on YouTube. The goal of the published, in response to the video’s description, will probably be to “reveal the newest information for the Silent Hill collection.” That’s cool, however this description has seemingly been up to date as Twitter person Nibel found {that a} earlier model featured particulars about what may be showcased.

According to the now-deleted information in the livestream’s description, Konami indicated {that a} Silent Hill 2 will probably be accessible on the PlayStation retailer sooner or later. While the video’s description won’t be a lot to go off of, a Twitch streamer named SurvivalHorrorNetwork shared an automated Twitch email they got notifying them {that a} copyright proprietor—Konami—had monetized a take a look at stream they ran. The copyrighted content material named within the alleged e mail was “Silent Hill 2: Part 1” which can point out that no matter potential Silent Hill 2 is within the works will probably be a two-part recreation.

Further hints emerge from the livestreams’s metadata, which has been posted to the gaming forum ResetEra for thorough inspection. The code namedrops Silent Hill 2, the upcoming film Return to Silent Hill, and one thing referred to as “Silent Hill: Ascension.” It appears the livestream may even embody interviews and a teaser trailer, in addition to potential mentions of PlayStation and Steam. That PlayStation was referenced within the metadata is a giant deal to some Era customers, as many famous {that a} Silent Hill 2 remake has lengthy been rumored to be a timed unique for Sony’s consoles.

Kotaku has reached out to Konami for remark.

Finally, a website referred to as WhatIfGaming claims to have heard Silent Hill 2 remake details from an nameless supply, together with that it’s going to have an over-the-shoulder digicam, “wonderful” graphics, and the return of collection artwork director Masahiro Ito and beloved composer Akira Yamaoka. The supply purports that Bloober Team is creating the brand new Silent Hill 2, a rumor that has been circulating since at the very least May 2022 when alleged leaked screenshots began making the rounds. In June 2022, Bloober Team revealed its present undertaking, a Layers of Fear reboot of sorts, that may construct upon that franchise’s foundations with “a stunning new story and gameplay course.”

Well, we’ll see in just a few hours simply what Konami has in retailer for Silent Hill followers. But it looks as if we would have already got a reasonably good thought about at the very least one in all its largest “surprises.”


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