Rumored Silent Hill developer Bloober Team turned down a Saw game

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Rumors about new Castlevania, Metal Gear, and Silent Hill titles from Konami have been swirling for a while now, however that final franchise has been below explicit scrutiny. There’s numerous buzz about Layers of Fear developer Bloober Team remaking Silent Hill 2. We don’t have a definitive reply on that, however studio CEO Piotr Babieno did verify that the group was as soon as provided a Saw game adaptation.

Babieno spoke to IGN throughout Digital Dragons, a Polish online game convention — Bloober Team is predicated in the identical nation. As Babieno tells it, Bloober Team met with a number of film studios about potential initiatives, however licensors had been extra easy. “They mentioned, ‘We would like to do this story,’” Babieno recalls. “‘We would like to have the game [alongside a movie release] in 2021,’ and so forth.”

Lionsgate then approached the group and provided its IPs for the online game remedy. “We could [have chosen] Saw, which is more popular than Blair Witch,” Babieno continued, “but we decided to take Blair Witch because the universe has many opportunities to build something new.” If Lionsgate included particular 2021 releases in that listing, then we might have gotten a online game model of Spiral: From the Book of Saw. For reference, Lionsgate’s Blair Witch (the third within the sequence) launched in 2016.

As for Silent Hill, there’s numerous proof that Bloober Team is certainly on the wheel of a remake. The studio introduced a strategic partnership cope with Konami final summer time, resulting in preliminary suspicion. Since then, the flames of the rumor have solely been stoked — it doesn’t assist that Babieno is being coy in response. We’ll have to attend for a simple reply.

For now, we at the least know that some type of Silent Hill undertaking is within the works. Alleged particulars and screenshots had been shared on-line, however a DMCA discover from Konami rapidly received them pulled down.