Silent Hill 8 Officially Named Silent Hill: Downpour to be Released Fall 2011

Konami officially released information on the next Silent Hill, stating that it was to be called Silent Hill: Downpour and that it would be released in the fall of 2011. It is also a completely original story. From the screenshots, this is looking to have great potential.

Silent Hill: Downpour starts as Murphy Pendleton, the game’s main character, finds himself lost and alone in the woods after his prison transport bus crashes near the town of Silent Hill. What happens after is up to the player as they traverse an all new Silent Hill environment that is expansive, yet claustrophobic. And though this sleepy town may feel desolate, the player is never truly alone.

The E3 trailer, and more pictures can be seen after the jump.

Written by: Oly - Senior PR Manager

  1. #1 by Luke on January 24th, 2011 [ 27382 Points ]

    Not a fan of the franchise to be honest, but have to admit it looks pretty freaky, might even be pretty good.

  2. #2 by Kane112 on January 24th, 2011 [ 35672 Points ]

    never got into these games tho really enjoyed the movie

  3. #3 by Oly on January 24th, 2011 [ 132605 Points ]

    Luke: Not a fan of the seriously honestly, but have to admit it looks pretty freaky, and pretty good.  

    LOL.. on your phone?? hahahaa..

    Hopefully this one is good.. Supposed to be pretty frightening!

  4. #4 by Beastxjason on January 24th, 2011 [ 28406 Points ]

    The game informer spread gives me high hopes for this. None in the series spooked me more then the 1st one. They need to up the scare factor for me to fork out $65

  5. #5 by pedro on January 24th, 2011 [ 39949 Points ]

    If that’s gameplay footage, I’m positively impressed!

  6. #6 by Markus on January 26th, 2011 [ 4322 Points ]

    Wow, 8th installment? Crazy…

  7. #7 by Cris on January 27th, 2011

    Silent Hill 8??? shouldn’t be 6???

    Anyways after the big disappointment that was Silent Hill V, I think I’ll rent this one. It is developed by the same team?

  8. #8 by Oly on January 27th, 2011 [ 132605 Points ]

    It says 8 everywhere.. I think there were a couple wii games??

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