Silent Hill director says ‘many’ of Silent Hill games are in development
The Silent Hill The film’s director, Christophe Gans, may have confirmed that more Silent Hill games are indeed in the works, corroborating rumors that have been circulating for some time. Gans directed the 2006 film Silent Hill, and before that teases his participation in a new Silent Hill movie.
In a recent Video interview in FrenchGans talked about the future of the Silent Hill franchise, and thanks to a translation posted on ResetEra (privately confirmed by IGN to be accurate), Gans teased what’s to come on the video game front.
“I’m working with Silent Team, the original creators at Konami, there are a number of games in development as we say, there are a number of teams in which, with a big stream of games, they’re going to revive. franchise,” said Gans. “I think they’re really impressed by the success of the Resident Evil remake, it’s the games that are clearly exceptional.”
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Gans added that he’s not working directly on the games, but he’s working on “The Silent Team that I met while filming the first Silent Hill movie.” Of course, the one person Gans says he clearly doesn’t work with is Hideo Kojima.
When the interviewer insisted for more details, Gans insisted “there are some games” and that Bloober Team is working on the rumored Silent Hill 2 remake. And, according to Gans, there are also several groups working on other Silent Hills projects.
Silent Hill rumors have been stirring for several years now. First, at the beginning of 2021, we heard that many Silent Hill projects may be in the works at third party developers. afterward leaked images of an alleged Silent Hill project were quickly removed after they appeared online earlier this year.
Last month, a Unpublished Silent Hill game titled The Short Message was evaluated in Korea. It’s currently unknown if The Short Message is a new main, a trailer, a spinoff or even a mobile game.
Silent Hill originally debuted in 1999 on the PlayStation. The series was a major horror hit throughout the 2000s, until it stopped in 2012 following the release of Silent Hill: Downpour and Silent Hill: Book of Memories. And, of course, there’s PT, redefining urban legend for the 21st century.
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