July 24, 2024

Konami is reportedly “probably porting” the Silent Hill collection to up to date consoles.

That is in keeping with one among 5 brief documentaries Konami printed on YouTube the night time it shadow-dropped The Quick Message.

Within the fourth video, a degree designer who labored on the highly-anticipated (and lengthy rumoured) playable teaser revealed that Konami had initially reached out to the staff at Hexadrive – a studio that had primarily labored on porting older video games till it helped an inner Konami staff develop The Quick Message – “about probably porting the Silent Hill collection”.

Cover image for YouTube videoSILENT HILL: The Quick Message – Commentary 04: Developer Interview (EN) (Spoiler Warning) | KONAMI

SILENT HILL: The Quick Message – Commentary 04: Developer Interview (EN) (Spoiler Warning) | KONAMI

Rika Miyatani, degree design director at Hexadrive, mentioned their studio initially bought concerned with Konami after it unsuccessfully pitched to steer the Silent Hill 2 Remake.

As we now know, Konami handed on that pitch in favour of Polish horror developer Bloober Group, however Miyatani says simply six months later, Konami bought again in contact to debate The Quick Message.

“Everybody, together with myself, who had been a part of that dialogue had been massive Silent Hill followers, so, internally, folks began speaking, and we mentioned, ports could be good too, however what we might actually wish to see is a Silent Hill remade for current-gen consoles,” Miyatani mentioned, as transcribed by Eurogamer.

There’s been no different point out of porting the unique Silent Hill titles to current-gen programs, nor any indication of which video games, particularly, Konami was trying to port. However Miyatani’s phrases made all of it the way in which to the Konami-sanctioned documentary collection.

If true, it will not be the primary time Konami makes an attempt to revive the unique video games. Again in 2012 – throughout Konami’s self-coined “Summer time of Silent Hill” – the writer labored with Hijinx Studios to deliver Silent Hill 2 and three to PS3 and Xbox 360. Nevertheless, lacking supply code and the choice to file new voice work – all wrongly attributed to Silent Hill’s then beleaguered producer, Tomm Hulett – resulted in an astonishingly poor displaying during which characters had enamel the place they eyes ought to have been (no, not deliberately) and the framerate dropped to the pace of a Powerpoint presentation at instances.

We have reached out to Konami for remark and can replace as quickly as we hear again.

Silent Hill: The Quick Message – Konami’s oft-leaked “up to date psychological horror” spin on its long-dormant collection that focusses on a youthful, extra up to date solid – was lastly official unveiled at this week’s State of Play.