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The future may not be so bright for Silent Hill: Downpour developer Vatra Games, but Japanese gamers looking to play the latest in Konami's scary series will get their shot later this year. Silent Hill: Downpour will launch in Japan on November 8, the official Twitter account has revealed.Konami wi...

September 8th 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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As we saw back at E3, Silent Hill: Downpour evokes the feel of old Silent Hill games, by sending its protagonist Murphy into the familiar town, where he finds monsters, creepiness, and all sorts of dangerous puzzles. But producer Tomm Hulett says this version of the game isn't just about revisit...

January 9th 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Brian Gomez, design director for Vatra Games' upcoming Silent Hill: Downpour, has left the company in order to pursue other opportunities a little closer to home. "When it was announced that Downpour was being delayed to 2012, my family and I came to the decision that I couldn't keep making the c...

November 5th 2011 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Please disregard initial forecasts for Silent Hill: Downpour. The launch has been delayed from 2011 to the first quarter of 2012, giving us all more time to fill bags with sand, collect tin cans full of preserved meats and, of course, panic over what the hell we're going to do about Pyramid Head....

October 10th 2011 at 1:47pm 0 Comments
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Silent Hill: Downpour protagonist Murphy Pendleton is holding a flashlight in most of the game's latest screenshots. We could definitely see where a handheld illuminator would come in handy in the rain, though we'd happily trade it in for an umbrella. Or a poncho! Or some rigid, classy galoshes.

July 22nd 2011 at 10:25pm 0 Comments
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Noisy trade show floors are notoriously bad places to preview survival horror games. You can try to preserve crucial atmosphere with headphones, but even then it's hard not to be at least a little distracted. As such, it's hard for me to compare the overall feel of Silent Hill: Downpour to that o...

June 13th 2011 at 7:20pm 0 Comments
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For the best, most immersive experience in Silent Hill: Downpour, you may need to expand your set of home entertainment accoutrements. You'll need a pair of 3D glasses to take advantage of the game's newly announced stereoscopic 3D support, as well as impenetrable ear plugs to withstand the game'...

June 9th 2011 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Silent Hill has seen its share of interesting weapons over the years. Katanas, giant drills and even lasers have all been featured. After today, however, they must bow to the ultimate weapon of Silent Hill: Downpour, the mighty chair. See it in action in the footage after the break.

May 17th 2011 at 7:30pm 0 Comments