Tag: Silent Hills
News Konami Says Legendary PS4 Demo P.T. Won't Play on PS5
But let's wait and see
It was only a demo at the end of the day, but it really does feel like P.T. was one of the defining releases of the PlayStation 4 era. The short “playable teaser” – which Konami used to announce the defunct Silent Hills – went on to influence dozens of games, and its presence on the PlayStation Store was so large that...
News Silent Hills PS5 Rumours Are Brought Back from the Dead Once Again
Is it alive?
Last month, the internet was ablaze with rumours of a Silent Hills revival on PlayStation 5 with Hideo Kojima speculated to be a part of the project. Konami has since stated that this was all completely false, but in the time since then, the sources of those supposed leaks have actually doubled down on their claims. What's more, video...
Rumour Silent Hills to Return on PS5 Alongside Separate Series Reboot
Two games in the works
Rumours do not get much juicier than this one, folks. Speculation of a Silent Hill franchise reboot has been doing the rounds for a couple of months now, however, things have gone up a couple of notches in the past couple of hours. According to Rely on Horror, Sony currently has both a Silent Hills revival project in the works...
Game of the Decade PT Has Etched an Indelible Scar on Survival Horror for All Time
We’re listing the ten Games of the Decade. These are the ten PlayStation titles released over the past ten years that we believe have left a historic mark on the industry. Whether it’s Destiny's impact on the Games as a Service space or Journey’s innovative approach to online connectivity, these are the releases that the industry...
Rumour Silent Hills Would Have Encroached on Your Personal Life
There's no escape
The longevity of Kojima Productions’ stunning Silent Hills demo PT proves that the developer was onto something incredible with its reboot of Konami’s legendary survival horror series, but new rumours reveal just how far the studio was willing to go with the title. According to Alanah Pearce – a games writer and producer...
News Lisa Is Constantly Right Behind You in PT
A hacked camera reveals nightmarish trick
The highly influential PT is one of PlayStation 4's best horror games -- it's a huge shame it was delisted when Konami cancelled Silent Hills. Despite being tiny in size, the playable teaser was big on atmosphere and jump scares, and it became an instant sensation when it was surprise released on PlayStation...
News Hideo Kojima's Infamous PT Has Been Remade in Unreal Engine
Don't look in the basin
Before the inevitable Dreams remake emerges, here’s P.T. recreated in Unreal Engine 4 – because someone was always going to make it, right? This is an attempt at a total replica, considering Konami was so kind as to remove the original from the PlayStation Store. It features virtual reality support if you re
Push Scare Why the Petrifying P.T. Is the Perfect Multiplayer Experience on PS4
Comfort in numbers
Republished on Monday, 31st October 2016: We're bringing this article back from the archives to celebrate Hallowe'en today. The original text follows. Originally published on Monday, 27th October 2014: I absolutely adore horror movies. From the crackling campfires of the Friday the 13th franchise, to the lurid lunacy of the...
Weirdness Someone Turned the Silent Hills Sampler into a Short Movie
And it's great
People want Silent Hills really bad. There's zero chance of that ever happening now that Hideo Kojima has left Konami, of course, but there's hope that the project could live on in spirit – perhaps as part of the auteur's inaugural PlayStation 4 exclusive. And to help encourage that to happen, a talented group of film makers have...
News There's a Silent Hills Easter Egg in Metal Gear Solid 5
But of course
Once upon a time, before Konami imploded, Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima was working on Silent Hills in addition to The Phantom Pain. It makes sense, then, that there would be some references to the survival horror, and its PlayStation 4 playable teaser, in the open world espionage escapade. And our friend Arekkz Gaming has...
News Silent Hills' Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Toro Working on a New Title
Silent Hills is dead, long live Silent Hills
Silent Hills is as dead as a doornail, but that doesn't mean that game directors Hideo Kojima and Guillermo del Toro won't be working together anymore. In fact, the two are already sharing ideas and planning a new game. "I love working with Kojima-san. We are still in touch," del Toro told IGN. "We are...
News Sigh! This Silent Hills Revival Rumour Is a Load of Rubbish
No, Microsoft isn't buying Xbox One exclusivity for billions of dollars
Alright, seeing as IGN is reporting on this one, we'll take the bait: Silent Hills is not going to be announced as an Xbox One exclusive at E3 2015 next month. Well, theoretically it could be, but this brand new rumour which emerged on Rooster Teeth and is popping up all over...
News Mega64 Has a Jab at Konami in Brilliant New P.T. Parody
If you've still got a bag full of hate with Konami's name on it, you'll probably enjoy this new Mega64 video, in which the gang take both subtle and not-so-subtle jabs at the Japanese company. However, the true brilliance of the clip is that it's all created in true P.T. style, complete with creepy corridors and juttering abominations...
News Del Toro Says His Collaboration with Hideo Kojima on Silent Hills Was Beautiful
Director breaks silence on canned PS4 title
Guillermo del Toro, the famed Mexican film director behind acclaimed flicks such as Pan's Labyrinth, has broken his silence on, er, Silent Hills in an interview with IGN. Regular readers will know that Konami ruthlessly killed the promising PlayStation 4 survival horror earlier in the year – and no one...
News Konami Won't Even Let You Share Play P.T. on PS4
At this point, we're convinced that Konami is just trolling. Not content with – deep breath – cancelling Silent Hills, de-listing P.T. from the PlayStation Store, and removing the license from download lists – it's now stopping people from Share Playing it, too. To be fair, this could be an infrastructure issue on Sony's end, but we...
News PS4's Petrifying P.T. Has Been Removed from the PlayStation Store Entirely
Suffer in silence
Many had assumed that 'purchasing' the free license for P.T. would be enough to allow you to re-download the Silent Hills demo from the PlayStation Store in perpetuity – but in typical Konami style, the promotional title has been totally pulled from Sony's servers. Polygon noticed that following yesterday's
News 70,000 People Have Signed a Silent Hills Petition
Fans want Kojima Productions to continue development
We already knew that some of you weren't too happy about Konami putting the nail in Silent Hills' metaphorical coffin last week, but apparently another 70,000 people feel the same way. A petition started by Yauheni Zinkevich, one of the game's early fans, comes with a letter to directors Hideo...
News Didn't Download or Play P.T. on PS4? For £1,000, It Could Be Yours
We definitely should have seen this one coming. Survival horror teaser P.T. has been dragged kicking and screaming from the PlayStation Store today, meaning that it's no longer available to download. Of course, this has lead to a couple of deals popping up on eBay, which offer used PlayStation 4 consoles which come with P.T. installed on...
News Yup, Now Even Konami's Saying Silent Hills Is Done
Rest in peace
Konami danced around the prospect of Silent Hills' cancellation in a statement released earlier today, but in a comment to Kotaku, it's placed a final nail in the coffin. The publisher told the website that it's committed to developing future Silent Hill games, but that the "embryonic Silent Hills project developed with Guillermo del...
News Konami Quiet on the Status of PS4 Survival Horror Silent Hills
Will continue to develop the Silent Hill series
It had the pedigree to make survival horror relevant again, but the Silent Hills dream is all but over. Following on from comments made by Pan's Labyrinth director Guillermo del Toro over the weekend, The Walking Dead star Norman Reedus has now admitted that he's no longer involved with the project...
News Guillermo del Toro Says Silent Hills on PS4 Won't Get Made
"It breaks my greasy heart"
Two titles are dominating the headlines this weekend for polar opposite reasons: Call of Duty: Black Ops III for its impending announcement – and Silent Hills for its seemingly inevitable cancellation. Hot on the heels of demo P.T.'s imminent removal from the PlayStation Store, acclaimed film director Guillermo del Toro...
News PS4's Petrifying P.T. Will Be Removed from the PlayStation Store Soon
Scare no more
P.T., one of the PlayStation 4's most memorable experiences to date, will be removed from the PlayStation Store next week. In a move no doubt orchestrated by Konami's clueless upper-executives, a message on the game's official website explains that the scare-fest's "distribution period will expire on Wednesday, 29th April". Assuming...
News Silent Hills Is No Longer a Kojima Productions Project
Well, there goes that
After that stunning debut demo – which was this author's personal pick for Game of the Year – enthusiasm for Hideo Kojima's take on the Silent Hill franchise was sky high here at Push Square Towers. However, following news that the esteemed director will be joining the e
News You're Not Even Safe When P.T. Is Paused on PS4
If you needed a little more proof that P.T. is quite possibly the greatest survival horror game in over a decade, then this clip should do the trick. In it, Twitch user CryoSphereD pauses the Silent Hills demo in order to take a break and interact with her viewers. However, after about two minutes, the release decides that she's had...
Game of the Year Silver Trophy - P.T.
Stealthily announced at Sony's Gamescom conference, P.T. was billed as a 'Playable Teaser' for a new first-person horror game by the fictional 7780s Studio. After the sort of frenzied investigation that only the Internet can provide, it was discovered that the daunting downloadable was in fact a demo for a new Silent Hill game directed...
Weirdness This Minecraft Remake of P.T. is Almost as Scary as The Original
It was only a matter of time before a crafty fan remade Hideo Kojima's harrowing P.T. demo in Minecraft, and, as usual, the enterprising community has outdone itself. All of your favourite moments are represented here: the famous looping hallway, the embarrassingly dirty bathroom, and, of course, the lingering sense that downloading this...
News Wait, Metal Gear Solid V and Silent Hills Are Set in the Same Universe?
See the sequels cross over
Why does Hideo Kojima have to be so darn awesome all of the time? With the auteur taking the reins of the upcoming Silent Hills, it’s no real surprise to see the reboot crossing streams with the hotly anticipated Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain – but we didn’t expect it to happen quite so soon. In the video...
TGS 2014 P.T. Trailer Will Make You Run for the Silent Hills
No one can hear you scream here
Not content with releasing the scariest PlayStation 4 game to date, Hideo Kojima has followed up with a Silent Hills teaser trailer based on this year’s P.T. demo. The video shows a familiar corridor with more junctions this time, and we’re quickly treated to footage of decapitated heads, maggots, and, well,...
News Silent Hills' Latest Easter Egg Is Quite Literally Out of This World
Incredibly, people are still pulling secrets out of last week’s Silent Hills playable teaser. Considering that the demo was built by Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima, it’s perhaps no real surprise – but this latest Easter egg maintains a long running tradition. If you’ve played a Silent Hill game before, you’ll know that...
Rumour Silent Hills May Not Scare You Silly Until at Least 2016
But will it be third-person or first-person?
If you’ve just managed to work your way through the P.T. demo, then you may have a couple of years left to settle your nerves and dry clean your clothes prior to the release of Silent Hills, as director Hideo Kojima has hinted that the game may not be ready until 2016. That’s according to
News Is Horror Sequel Silent Hills a PS4 Exclusive?
Scream in silence
The whole Rise of the Tomb Raider mess appears to have caused some confusion in the console exclusives space, so let us teach you a very valuable lesson: if Sony doesn’t scream ‘Only on PlayStation’ after revealing a project, then it’s going to end up elsewhere. Firms may use doublespeak to confuse their message – we saw...
Soapbox Why P.T. Has Me Petrified at the Prospect of Silent Hills
Hell hath no hallway
Hideo Kojima wants to loosen our bowels with his upcoming Silent Hill sequel for the PlayStation 4, and he’s not messing around. I’ll concede to diving headfirst into the recently released P.T. (or Playable Teaser) demo yesterday in a bullish mood, expecting the tense but
Guide How to Complete the Spooky P.T. Demo on PS4
A much needed walkthrough for Silent Hills' playable teaser
We’ve already established that P.T., the playable teaser for Kojima Productions’ upcoming Silent Hills, is a petrifying slice of survival horror – but it’s also quite a complicated one. While the demo is a brilliant
Gamescom 2014 Silent Hills' Special Edition Should Come with a Clean Pair of Pants
Kojima reckons your current ones are going to get messy
Silent Hills [Plural – Ed] is official. The game was announced in a cryptic manner during Sony’s big Gamescom 2014 press conference yesterday, courtesy of a PlayStation 4 demo available now on the PlayStation Store. It’s being helmed by
Gamescom 2014 Blimey, Hideo Kojima is Making a New Silent Hill Game for PS4
In arguably the most bizarre and brilliant headline to come out of Sony's Gamescom conference today, it has been uncovered that Hideo Kojima will be creating a new Silent Hill game for PlayStation 4. Ever the provocateur, Kojima couldn't simply announce the game during the presser, but instead had to sneakily reveal it afterwards...