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After a decade of dormancy, a beacon of hope shone through the fog when various sources reported the return of the Silent Hill series earlier this year. We can now call the revival official as publisher Konami has teased that the “latest updates for the Silent Hill series” are coming this week.

A tweet from the official Silent Hill Twitter account has announced that the “Silent Hill Transmission” livestream will air from Konami’s website on Wednesday, October 19th, at 2 p.m. PT.



The announcement has been retweeted by series artist Masahiro Ito and series composer Akira Yamaoka, which may indicate their involvement in the upcoming Silent Hill projects. After all, Ito revealed in 2020 that he was working on a new game, while Yamaoka teased last year that his next project would be “the one you’re hoping to hear about.”

It’s possible that we may see Silent Hill: The Short Message appear in the livestream, which is an unannounced title that was rated by South Korea’s Game Rating and Administration Committee last month.

Platforms have yet to be announced for any of the upcoming Silent Hill projects, but here’s hoping that the Nintendo Switch will be mentioned during the Silent Hill Transmission on Wednesday.


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Written by Reece Heather

A lifelong Nintendo fan and a longtime editor at Zelda Universe, Reece will forever be grateful that he somehow dodged the Naughty List of Christmas 1998, when Santa delivered the life-changing gift of a Nintendo 64 with Super Mario 64, Banjo-Kazooie, and Mario Kart 64. When he's not playing games, Reece is usually reading Punisher comics, delving helplessly into the weirdest depths of anime and manga, or spending time with his cocker spaniel Gracie -- the goodest girl ever!