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After more than ten years devoted to video games and the people who make them, Joystiq is closing its doors. We won't be reporting on the best games of 2015, so join us for one last hurrah as the Joystiq family reveals their Games of a Lifetime. Some days, it seems like cynicism and derision earn...

February 2nd 2015 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima confirmed that the interactive horror game unvealed during Sony's Gamescom 2014 press conference is indeed Silent Hills, a new, pluralized game in Konami's Silent Hill series. Kojima is working with Hellboy director Guillermo Del Toro on a game that will make players...

August 13th 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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The mysterious interactive horror game Sony teased during its Gamescom press conference? It may just be a window into the future of Konami's Silent Hill franchise. Completing the interactive teaser while streaming on Twitch, user "SoapyWarpig" unlocked a cutscene featuring a desolate town. After t...

August 12th 2014 at 6:50pm 0 Comments
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Halloween is still a couple weeks away, but thanks to Sumthing Else Music, you can start getting in the spirit now with newly-released digital soundtracks from some of the more recent Silent Hill games, including Silent Hill: Downpour and Silent Hill: Book of Memories. While the Silent Hill series...

October 5th 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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OK, yeah, how could I not do this? I know that we at Massively have gone a little ga-ga over ArenaNet's stellar April Fools' Day prank-slash-massive update, but when I saw that the team released a half-hour of original score in addition to all of the pixelated monkey mayhem, I knew I had to revie...

April 16th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Tomm Hulett, producer of recent Silent Hill games as well as Rocket Knight, Contra 4 and more, has left Konami to work at Silent Hill: Book of Memories (and Shantae, Mighty Switch Force, Contra 4, et al.) developer WayForward Technologies. Hulett reported the job change on his LinkedIn profile; we...

January 25th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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During a Metal Gear 25th Anniversary panel at PAX 2012, designer Hideo Kojima talked about the development of the Fox Engine, which powers Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes. Kojima spoke briefly about the engine's potential and versatility."The thing is, once we get the Fox engine moving as we do now...

September 1st 2012 at 4:48pm 0 Comments
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When the above debut trailer for the movie sequel, Silent Hill: Revelation 3D, hit the office, the Joystiq crew was derailed from any practical work for a good half hour while we discussed everything from the Australianness of the actress playing Heather Mason, to the canonical validity of Pyramid...

July 27th 2012 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Open Road Films has acquired the distribution rights to Silent Hill: Revelation 3D, the sequel to 2006's Pyramid Head fanservice vehicle film adaptation of the Silent Hill franchise. The movie will hit your local cineplex on October 26, and when we say "hit," we mean "climb through a moist, fleshy...

April 18th 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Konami's attempt at a Silent Hill hat-trick for the month of March may have fallen short just before the buzzer: Silent Hill: Book of Memories has had its release date changed from March 27 to May 31, according to Amazon and Gamefly.As you'll recall, Book of Memories was originally slated to be rel...

March 24th 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments