Hideo Kojima wants a Silent Hill game made with the FOX engine
- Posted August 17th, 2012 at 12:52 EDT by Mike Harradence
- 6 Comments
Hideo Kojima has expressed his desire to see a Silent Hill game made on his company’s brand new FOX Engine.
Writing on Twitter (via a rather dodgy Google translation, we might add), Kojima-san noted Silent Hill’s lack of action-oriented gameplay would make it an ideal fit for the new tech, since the visuals would take centre stage.
“Silent Hill is in closed room setting and doesn’t require full action so that we can focus on the graphic quality. Enemy doesn’t have to be a lot or move fast. It only requires scariness by graphics and presentation. As being a creator making action game in open world, such game is very enviously attractive. Wish someone could create this on FOX engine,” said Kojima-san.
Silent Hill has been outsourced to western developers for the past couple of games now, with Team Silent’s last effort being Silent Hill 4: The Room in 2004.
The latest entry, Silent Hill: Downpour, was released in March 2012 and was actually a pretty decent stab at creating a quintessentially old-school survival horror experience. The franchise will make its debut on PlayStation Vita later this year with the multiplayer-centric offering, Silent Hill: Book of Memories.
Would you like to see Hideo Kojima have a stab at the series? Let us know in the comments section below.
Nick Vasquez | LitchAzazel
- 4:30pm EDT - August 17th, 2012
They should do it, I think Hideo Kojima can help make the series good again.
- 7:07pm EDT - August 17th, 2012
yes please non-Japanese developers have killed the silent hill series just see what they have done: the awful HD collection, low quality Downpour and the worst is coming book of memories and yes Tom Hullet is annoying.
- 1:50am EDT - August 20th, 2012
japanese are the masters of psychological horror well thats my opinion but yeah snake's dad could work it out
- 10:25am EDT - August 20th, 2012
Yes please, Kojima can help restore Silent Hill, the last 2 was atrocious or bring back Team Silent.
- 9:01pm EDT - August 20th, 2012
I want to see kojima do what kijima wants, because THAT is when he shines. He didn't say He wants to do Silent Hill he said he wants someone to use his engine to make a new one. That said I think they really need to nail down what SH really means, because it's themes and pacing vary wildly between outtings making it a very hit/miss sort of game for people.
- 5:05pm EDT - September 1st, 2012
that is what I was thinking long time ago what if kojima make silent hill it will be great
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