When outstanding horror director Guillermo del Toro talked about Silent Hill throughout The Sport Awards 2021, many followers speculated that it was teasing involvement with an upcoming title within the franchise. Nevertheless, del Toro has clarified that it was merely a jab at Konami. Moreover, he reiterated previous statements that he’s now not contemplating engaged on video video games after the cancellation of Hideo Kojima’s Silent Hills recreation.
In an interview with the Happy Sad Confused podcast, the director said that the remark was solely to “tickle the ribs” of Konami, the present homeowners of the Silent Hill IP. Moreover, del Toro lamented that he nonetheless doesn’t fairly perceive why the corporate determined to can the undertaking after the discharge of the P.T. demo.
It’s simply a kind of issues in my life that is not sensible. I form of simply wished to tickle the ribs of Konami, as a result of I don’t perceive. That was so good, what we had been going to do was so enthralling.
It’s no marvel Guillermo del Toro feels this manner, because the proposed Silent Hill title feels like a horror fanatic’s dream come true. It will have introduced collectively recreation designer Hideo Kojima, director del Toro, horror manga writer Junji Ito, and Loss of life Stranding actor Norman Reedus. Sadly, that dream by no means got here to fruition as Kojima left Konami again in 2015. This has been one thing of a sore spot for del Toro, who later called out Konami for the cancellation on more than one occasion.