Feedback from Bloober’s CEO appear to counsel that Silent Hill is subsequent for the horror developer.
Konami may not be making ready one, however two new Silent Hill entries, with one Japanese developer making ready for a reveal this summer season.
The report, compiled by VGC, means that Konami may be making ready two totally different reboots of the favored horror franchise, with one already effectively into growth at a Japanese studio. Bloober Group, developer of The Medium, might probably be engaged on the opposite, with CEO Piotr Babieno confirming that the studio has been engaged on a horror IP from a “very well-known gaming writer.”
“We have been working for greater than a yr on one other gaming undertaking, one other horror IP, and we’re doing this with a really well-known gaming writer,” Babieno stated in an interview with GamesIndustry.biz. “I can’t inform you who. I can not inform you what the undertaking is, however I am fairly certain when folks understand we’re engaged on it, they are going to be very excited.”
This could line up with different hints that Bloober may be working by itself Silent Hill entry. Earlier this yr, famed Silent Hill composer Akira Yamaoka confirmed that he was working with Bloober on another game outdoors of The Medium. Just some weeks in the past, Yamaoke additionally appeared on a video the place he teased a undertaking he described as “the one you’ve been hoping to listen to about.” The video was rapidly taken offline, with Konami denying involvement.
VGC studies that Konami beforehand approached Until Dawn developer Supermassive Video games to develop a Silent Hill entry, however plans fell via and the deal was by no means signed. The Silent Hill being developed in Japan will even reportedly be a departure from the sequence’ acquainted gameplay, which may very well be why Konami may additionally have shopped round one other extra conventional reboot concept.
Bloober Group lately confirmed that it was wanting so as to add extra fight mechanics to its subsequent title, after The Medium depended solely on exploration and puzzle-solving. Contemplating how related The Medium is to Silent Hill in its presentation, it is not troublesome to think about Bloober tackling the long-dormant franchise subsequent.