Konami and Bloober Team announce Silent Hill 2 remake for PS5, PC

Publisher Konami and developer Bloober Team have announced a remake of Silent Hill 2 for PlayStation 5 and PC (Steam). A release date was not announced.

Here is an overview of the game, via its Steam page:

Having received a letter from his deceased wife, James heads to where they shared so many memories, in the hope of seeing her one more time: Silent Hill. There, by the lake, he finds a woman eerily similar to her…

“My name…is Maria,” the woman smiles. Her face, her voice… She’s just like her.

Experience a master class in psychological survival horror—lauded as the best in the series—on the latest hardware with chilling visuals and visceral sounds.

And here are some quotes from the staff:

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 this 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.”

Watch the announcement trailer below. View the first screenshots at the gallery.

Announce trailer

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