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Leaked photos which can be reportedly of a Silent Hill 2 remake by Bloober Team have surfaced on-line. The photos have been posted through a Tweet by the_marmolade and circulated throughout the online. According to Dusk Golem, a notable leaker who beforehand shared particulars of one other Silent Hill game, this remake was a part of an inner pitch demo earlier than the venture was greenlit. As such, they don’t signify the ultimate product of what the game would appear like.
According to DuskGolem, Konami was on the lookout for pitches again within the Summer of 2018 which resulted in Bloober Team creating the pitch.
From the blurred photos, it appears the remake could have an over-the-shoulder third-person view of James Sunderland, the protagonist of Silent Hill 2.
In 2021, Konami signed a strategic partnership will Bloober Team, who developed the well-acclaimed horror video games Layers of Fear and The Medium. The deal would outcome within the pair engaged on “existing games and new IPs.” From that time on, many believed that Konami would revive their Silent Hill collection, of which the final try was the critically acclaimed P.T demo directed by Hideo Kojima that was finally cancelled. Before that, the final mainline game was Silent Hill: Downpour again in 2012.
With these photos being attributed to Silent Hill 2, the preferred game within the collection, it’s logical to see why Konami would remake this game. Silent Hill 2 was initially developed by Team Silent and printed by Konami for the PlayStation 2 again in 2001. The game bought a million copies in North America, Japan, and Europe through the month of its launch. The game was universally praised by followers and critics for its story, environment, and soundtrack. In 2012, a remastered model was launched on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 as a part of the Silent Hill HD Collection.