If only the game pushed through, this supposed tandem could have been the best seller, until Konami decided to screw things up.
We were all disappointed over the past news that the planned latest game for Silent Hill, which would be called Silent Hills, will never become a reality. Then here comes Guillermo del Toro adding more salt to our wounds.
In one of his tweets on his Twitter account, he mentioned that they would have been teaming up with another noteworthy creative mind for the game, and that person would be Junji Ito. As his exact tweets mentioned ?Junji Ito, undisputed master of horror in Japan (along with Hino and Tsubaki) and our collaborator in Silent Hill (s),” along with a creepy image of Ito?s artwork, it shows that there was a big powerhouse team up was going to happen if Silent Hills went through the development. Junji Ito was a well-known manga artist with his great works include Tomie, Uzumaki and Gyo, with both Uzumaki and Gyo became live action films.
Originally announced last year with the release of a demo game called PT; which originally meant as ?Playable Teaser? for a new horror game, it was soon revealed to be a new Silent Hill game. The new game would be a collaboration project between Guillermo del Toro and Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima. Guillermo has been known for his great films such as Hellboy, Crimson Peak, The Strain, Pan?s Labyrinth and Pacific Rim. Things went awry when Konami had a dispute with Kojima which as a result, causing Silent Hills to be cancelled around April and the PT demo being removed from the PlayStation Store.
In the aftermath of the issue, Guillermo has announced that he will not have any plans in making another game. However, Guillermo has stated that he is still in touch with Kojima, hopefully making a new collaboration project in the future.