Fully Remade Silent Hill 2 Coming to PlayStation 5 and Steam

Konami Digital Entertainment Inc. today announced the remake of SILENT HILL 2, the psychological horror game originally released in 2001 will be coming to PlayStation 5 and STEAM. Developed by Bloober Team, composer Akira Yamaoka and artist Masahiro Ito, the unsettling town shrouded in the brooding fog will be remade with enhanced visuals, sounds and gameplay.

Comment from Producer Motoi Okamoto (Production Manager): “SILENT HILL returns as a high-end game. We are proud to announce the release of SILENT HILL 2 for PlayStation and Steam, the best of the SILENT HILL series. Look forward to this high-quality remake brought back to life by a group of horror game experts.”

Comment from Composer Akira Yamaoka: “SILENT HILL is an inspiration to me. I am deeply grateful to be involved in a work that has been loved for such a long time. A new history is about to unfold again. Please look forward to the time when you can immerse yourself in that world again.”

Comment from Concept artist Masahiro Ito: “Pyramid Head is coming back. A new journey for those who know the original, and his origin story for those who know that character. And… the most memorable journey of the man most closely associated with that monster.”

Comment from Bloober Team CEO Piotr Babieno: “SILENT HILL 2 was the game that shaped our collective vision at Bloober Team. It’s the game that started us on our adventure in game development. Now, we face an ultimate challenge. A challenge to translate our youthful memories of the ultimate game into a language that modern players can engage with, whilst at the same time crafting an experience true to the original. More than 20 years ago, a team of brilliant minds at KONAMI developed one of the most remarkable games in the history of electronic entertainment. In partnering together, KONAMI and Bloober Team will ensure that SILENT HILL 2 shines once again to set new standards for the genre and deliver an unforgettable experience for the next generation of fans. With our work, we are determined to showcase that Bloober Team is climbing the heights of what’s possible and aiming for the peak in game development. We can’t wait for the moment when players will be able to see our work.”

The SILENT HILL 2 remake revisits main protagonist James Sunderland and his search for clues in the namesake town, after receiving a mysterious letter from his wife Mary… who has long been dead. Experience the eerie monsters and other manifestations of James’ consciousness reworked after 20 years using state-of-the-art technology to play on modern entertainment systems in 4K.

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