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Konami is open to more Silent Hill game pitches



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Konami seems to be fully committed to its recently confirmed Silent Hill revival as the series creator says he is always looking at pitches from outside game studios to develop new entries and spin-offs. In an interview with IGN Japan, Motoi Okamoto said that because Konami could make so many titles at once, it turned to indie creators to get games like Silent Hill 2 Remake and Silent Hill: Townfall off the ground. Now that the revival project is public, Okamoto says he’s “all ears” for other pitches.

Commenting that some Silent Hill projects never got off the ground, the producer said: “The fact that we were reviving Silent Hill was a mystery until now, so we couldn’t just go out and ‘Hey, everyone! Bring us your Silent. Mountain Project!’ We can do that now, so if creators from around the world who love Silent Hill bring us their pitches, I promise to look at every one of them. We’re all ears.”

Okamoto sees the Silent Hill franchise as “unique, highly artistic, and original”, and hopes to continue with new entries such as Silent Hill F. Discussing what appears to be the next main line entry, Okamoto said he is “excited to see the players. Reacting to Silent Hill F, a Japanese-style horror game, I hope There is more interest than

As for why Konami decided to go straight to the second game instead of remaking Silent Hill on the PS1, Okamoto said the publisher focused on what the series was known for, ultimately its psychological horror nature. landed on Since most of the crew agreed that Silent Hill 2 most closely related to that theme, they decided that James Sunderland’s search for his dead wife was the perfect place to start. “Of course there were some people within the company who thought it would be better to start with 1, but I wanted to start this project with something that symbolized that identity.”

The remake of Silent Hill 2 is being led by Layers of Fear, The Medium developer Blubber Team while Observation Team No Code makes Silent Hill: Townfall. Meanwhile, Silent Hill F is an “all-new story that introduces a beautiful, yet terrifying world in 1960s Japan. Written by Ryūkishi07, known for his Japanese visual novels dealing with murder mysteries, psychological and supernatural horror. .”


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