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Silent Hill: Downpour PS3 forecasts a November 8 launch in Japan

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...

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Silent Hill: Downpour studio Vatra Games 'under review' for closure, 'no decisions have yet been made'

Silent Hill: Downpour's Czech Republic-based developer Vatra Games is "under review," according to a statement from UK-based parent company Kuju Entertainment. The statement comes after a damning tweet from former 2K Czech employee David Semik stated, "Vatra Games RIP," though Kuju contends that...

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Silent Hill HD Collection, Downpour and Book of Memories all coming in March

You know what they say about March: In like a lion, out like a twitchy, messed up sex monster. That is to say that Konami has revealed that Silent Hill HD Collection, Silent Hill: Downpour and Silent Hill: Book of Memories will all be released this March. Breaking it all down, HD Collection will...

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Silent Hill: Downpour brings the old back to the new

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...

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Silent Hill: Downpour Design Director leaves Vatra Games

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...

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2012 goes Silent Hill crazy with Book of Memories, HD Collection, and Downpour launching in Q1

Originally slated for Fall 2011, Silent Hill HD Collection is now heading to the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on January 24, 2012. Konami is also putting Silent Hill's first PlayStation Vita outing, Book of Memories, in the handheld's launch window of February 2012 (Vita itself hits retailers on...

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Silent Hill: Downpour officially pushed to Q1 2012

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....

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Silent Hill: Downpour 'not missing out' without Yamaoka, says Vatra dev

Vatra Games design director Brian Gomez doesn't feel that his studio's upcoming survival-horror title, Silent Hill: Downpour, is being too adversely affected by the absence of longtime series composer Akira Yamaoka. "I was worried when we lost him, we lost him really early on in Downpour. But I...

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Shine a light on these Silent Hill: Downpour screens

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....

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Silent Hill: Downpour preview: Shattered Homecoming

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...

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