Silent Hill: This is getting ridiculous, to say the least. According to the Silent Hill movie director, Konami is preparing a “global” relaunch of the horror gaming genre, and the success of the Resident Evil series is largely to blame.
Many rumors have circulated since the cancellation of the Hideo Kojima-directed Silent Hills and accompanying P.T. demo that a new Silent Hill game is in the works, with Layers of Fear creator Bloober Team reportedly managing one of the projects. Nothing has happened since the release of Dead by Daylight’s DLC.
Christophe Gans, the director of the first Silent Hill film (thanks to ResetEra for the translation), explained in a French interview that “the franchise is going to be relaunched in terms of videogames” and that publisher Konami has “been galvanized by the success of the Resident Evil 2 and 3 reboots” into returning to the world of Silent Hill.
He also claims that the new film will be part of a “global policy” for the Silent Hill and Fatal Frame series and that it will be “integral” to all of the films in the series. Is Konami preparing a strong push for Silent Hill’s return? If so, it appears like the company is. We’re hoping for an official announcement at some point in the near future. If you can’t wait, there will be an Unreal 5 replica of the Total Chaos mod for Doom, which is essentially a new Silent Hill game.