Konami has announced that one of its most iconic games, ‘Silent Hill 2’, will be getting a new-generation remake, and a new movie.
The remake is being produced in conjunction with video game studio, Bloober Team and will be available on PlayStation 5.
The remake will retell the story of James Sunderland who is looking for his dead wife, who sent him a mysterious letter from the town of Silent Hill. Konami and Bloober are promising a fully reworked game using new technology and delivered in 4K.
Konami producer Motoi Okamoto says in a statement: “Silent Hill 2 is a beloved and timeless classic – it’s almost a cliche to say it out loud, but it’s just so true for many of the Bloober Team members. This is also the reason why we approach working on the remake with such great care and respect for the original game.
“With that in mind, one of our primary goals is to preserve the atmosphere that made Silent Hill 2 so exceptional, while also modernizing many aspects of the game’s overall gameplay.
“We are working closely with the original creators, including Akira Yamaoka and Masahiro Ito, to ensure we’re keeping that unique Silent Hill feel intact.”
The studio announced a third movie for the video game. Christophe Gans, the director of the first Silent Hill movie is making a third movie in the series with ‘Return to Silent Hill’.
Details are being kept under wraps for now, but Konami is promising more information about the project at a later date.