The director who helmed the Silent Hill film adaptation claims that a relaunch of the game series is in active development.
Silent Hill rumors and supposed leaks have flooded the internet for years. Some point to Sony possessing control of a remake or reboot project.
Meanwhile, other reports indicate publisher Konami has at least three different games in production. One such project will allegedly come in the form of a Silent Hill 2 remake, according to leaker NateTheHate.
Supposedly, the other two experiences will release as “side stories” and an all-new mainline installment. Konami itself remains mum on the matter, leaving the rumor mill to spin out of control.
Film director teases Silent Hill game relaunch
During the sit-down translated by Gamingsym, Gans acknowledged internet theories suggesting the Silent Hill game series will be “relaunched,” thus making his next film “part of a global policy.”
The director called these rumors accurate, adding that his upcoming Silent Hill project “is ” Furthermore, the filmmaker told JEUXACTU that Capcom’s Resident Evil 2 and Resident Evil 3 remakes have “galvanized” Konami.
As usual, such reports simply douse more fuel on the ever-burning Silent Hill fire. And there’s no telling when Konami plans on stepping forward to put it out.
Silent Hill as a brand has remained dormant since the 2012 release of Book of Memories on PlayStation Vita.
Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima attempted to revive the property with P.T./Silent Hills; however, a falling out with Konami resulted in the developer exiting the since-shelved project.