Silent Hill 2 Remake announced for PS5, PC, by Konami and Bloober Team

Konami brings Silent Hill 2widely regarded as the best entry in the psychological horror game franchise, on modern platforms with a new remake. silent Hill 2 is coming to PlayStation 5 and Windows PC, Konami announced Wednesday during its Silent Hill Transmission livestream.

The Silent Hill 2 remake appears to be a top-down recreation of the game, as revealed by an early trailer that featured highly detailed graphics, new voiceover, and new music. The remake will also feature a new over-the-shoulder camera perspective. Original Silent Hill composer Akira Yamaoka and artist Masahiro Ito are collaborating on the development of the remake.

Mateusz Lenart, creative director and lead designer of the Bloober team, said in a post on the PlayStation Blog that “one of our main objectives is to preserve the atmosphere that has made Silent Hill 2 so exceptional, while modernizing many aspects of the game’s overall gameplay.”

The remake is billed as a time-exclusive PlayStation 5 console, with a Windows PC version also coming soon.

the original Silent Hill 2 was released on PlayStation 2 in 2001, then came to Xbox and Windows PC. This version of the game was developed by Konami’s Team Silent. It focused on protagonist James Sunderland, who travels to Silent Hill after receiving a letter from his wife informing him that she was expecting him there, despite his death years prior. Silent Hill 2 tells a story of heartbreak, as manifestations of James’ psychological state – including the iconic Pyramid Head monster – force him to confront his guilty conscience. Silent Hill 2 built on the gameplay of the original and featured memorable music from composer Akira Yamaoka and artist Masahiro Ito, the creator of Pyramid Head.

Developer Bloober Team is best known for its psychological horror fare, including games Layers of Fear, The wayand Observer.

Correction: Konami and Bloober Team have not announced a release window for their Silent Hill 2 remake.

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