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Yup, Silent Hills is now officially cancelled

April 28th, 2015 by Dave Bowling Comments

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We all suspected it was coming (here), but hoped it wasn’t.

News has filtered through from Konami that the highly anticipated Hideo Kojima/Guillermo del Toro co-production Silent Hills, has officially been canned. The continuation of one of survival horror’s most loved (if it’s the right word) franchises was one of the most highly anticipated games of recent years. Unfortunately, it hasn’t worked out that way.

Konami has released a press release, stating: “Konami is committed to new Silent Hill titles, however the embryonic ‘Silent Hills’ project developed with Guillermo del Toro and featuring the likeness of Norman Reedus will not be continued… In terms of Kojima and Del Toro being involved, discussions on future Silent Hill projects are currently underway, and please stay tuned for further announcements.”

So, there we are. They might be future games, but not for the foreseeable. I still miss the alien ending from the original PS1 game anyway.

Source: Crave Online

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Dave was born at an early age to parents of both sexes. He has been a self-confessed geek for as long as he can remember, having been raised through the 80s on a steady diet of Doctor Who, Star Trek, Red Dwarf and (sigh) Knight Rider. Throw the usual assortment of Saturday morning cartoons into the mix and we have something quite exceptional: someone with an encyclopaedic knowledge of utter tosh; a love of giant robots and spaceships fighting; and the strange desire to leap tall buildings in a single bound while wearing his underpants over his trousers. The death ray is currently in the works and one day you shall all bow to him, his giant space station and fleet of funky orange space shuttles...

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