Bloober Team’s Silent Hill 2 Remake Announced; see trailer
confirming rumours, sillent Hill 2 Remake was officially announced by Konami on Wednesday night (19)in a broadcast dedicated to updates on the classic horror franchise. The game is being developed by Bloober Teamresponsible for The Medium and Layers of Fear, and will have versions for PlayStation 5 and PRAÇAstill without a release date.
Although in charge of the Polish developer, the team is working closely with figures involved in the original game, including Masahiro Ito (creature design) and Akira Yamaoka (composer). Mateusz Lenar, creative director of The Medium, will direct the remake.
The trailer features protagonist James Sunderland arriving in the mysterious town of Silent Hill and questioning whether his wife, Mary, who passed away three years ago, is really waiting for him in this place. Several iconic enemies also appear in the sequel, including Pyramid Head.
According to the first information, the idea is for the game to present an updated experience for the current generation of consoles, while preserving the essence of the series and the impact it had on its original release in 2001.
In addition, the game promises a new musical style and a revamped sound design. In addition, the game will feature a third-person perspective, on the protagonist’s shoulders, and modernized gameplay. The premise is that the experience will please not only longtime fans, but also those who are going to play for the first time.
At first, the game will be exclusive to PlayStation 5 on consoles for at least twelve months, as the announcement trailer indicates. After that, it is possible that it will be released for other platforms.