New Silent Hill 2 Challenge Centered On Classic Horror Match

Silent Hill 2 protagonist James Sunderland stares at his reflection.

Alright, wait…”Silent Hill 2: Part 1″?
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Just hours right before its formal presentation right now, information about some Silent Hill tasks have been perhaps leaked by none other than Konami alone. Way to inform on your self, huh?

In situation you didn’t know, Konami will keep a Silent Hill Transmission livestream all over 4:50 p.m. ET now on YouTube. The purpose of the broadcast, in accordance to the video’s description, will be to “reveal the most up-to-date information for the Silent Hill sequence.” That’s amazing, but this description has seemingly been up to date as Twitter consumer Nibel found that a earlier variation featured aspects about what may well be showcased.

According to the now-deleted facts in the livestream’s description, Konami indicated that a Silent Hill 2 will be out there on the PlayStation retailer at some point. Even though the video’s description may possibly not be considerably to go off of, a Twitch streamer named SurvivalHorrorNetwork shared an automatic Twitch e-mail they bought notifying them that a copyright owner—Konami—had monetized a take a look at stream they ran. The copyrighted information named in the alleged email was “Silent Hill 2: Section 1” which may reveal that whatsoever opportunity Silent Hill 2 is in the works will be a two-component sport.

Even more hints arise from the livestreams’s metadata, which has been posted to the gaming forum ResetEra for complete inspection. The code namedrops Silent Hill 2, the approaching movie Return to Silent Hill, and something named “Silent Hill: Ascension.” It appears to be the livestream will also involve interviews and a teaser trailer, as well as probable mentions of PlayStation and Steam. That PlayStation was referenced in the metadata is a major offer to some Period customers, as numerous observed that a Silent Hill 2 remake has very long been rumored to be a timed exclusive for Sony’s consoles.

Kotaku has reached out to Konami for remark.

Eventually, a internet site known as WhatIfGaming promises to have read Silent Hill 2 remake aspects from an anonymous source, like that it will have an above-the-shoulder camera, “amazing” graphics, the return of collection artwork director Masahiro Ito and beloved composer Akira Yamaoka. The supply purports that Bloober Workforce is acquiring the new Silent Hill 2, a rumor that has been circulating considering that at minimum May possibly 2022 when alleged leaked screenshots began generating the rounds. In June 2022, Bloober Workforce exposed its current task, a Layers of Dread reboot of kinds, that will create on that franchise’s foundations with “a astonishing new tale and gameplay route.”

Very well, we’ll see in a couple of hrs just what Konami has in shop for Silent Hill followers. But it looks like we might by now have a really superior strategy about at least a person of its greatest “surprises.”


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