Silent Hill: Ascension, the long-awaited interactive horror series, finally unfolds with the release of its first cinematic trailer, along with exciting new details. Fans will be delighted to hear that the series will be streaming as early as next year.
The interactive series is coming next year
With projects such as the movie Return to Silent Hill, the narrative game Silent Hill: Townfall, the remake of Silent Hill 2 and the mysterious Silent Hill f in development, fans of the Konami franchise will be delighted in the months to come. come. However, the closest project to becoming a reality is arguably Silent Hill: Ascension, the interactive, community-based series that was recently confirmed for release in 2023. Genvid Entertainment CEO Jacob Navok said:
“Silent Hill: Ascension will captivate audiences with its immersive experience, showcasing stunning visuals and community moments while exploring the psychological horror that made the Silent Hill series famous around the world. Silent Hill: Ascension will leave your mark on the Silent Hill canon, and together with Konami Digital Entertainment, Bad Robot Games, and Behavior Interactive, we’re giving fans a unique opportunity to be part of the story.”
This series, created by Genvid, Bad Robot Games and Behavior Interactive, will feature several protagonists confronting horrors that will rekindle “intergenerational traumas”, while fully integrating the continuity of the saga. Our heroes will face new monsters threatening to engulf “human beings, their children, and entire cities, drawn into darkness by recent murders, but also by their long-suppressed guilt and fears.”
The first cinematic trailer, unveiled today, confirms that Silent Hill: Ascension will use digital models rather than live-action, creating a dark atmosphere reminiscent of Behavior’s Dead by Daylight games. Although the live and streaming platform has yet to be specified, viewers can expect a similar experience to The Walking Dead: Last Mile, another Genvid creation streaming on Facebook. They will have to make live decisions that will have a direct impact on the course of the series and, of course, on the fate of certain characters. Motoi Okamoto, Silent Hill Series Producer at Konami Digital Entertainment said:
“Silent Hill fans and horror buffs have reason to rejoice. We’re excited to tell a new interactive story, set in previously unexplored locations, with new characters that will be introduced to fans of the Silent Hill universe. You will decide the fate of several protagonists, which will be revealed simultaneously throughout the world. »
Chris Amaral, Art Director at Bad Robot Games, said this:
“We’ve worked hard to create a dreamlike world in Silent Hill: Ascension with highly detailed characters, otherworldly monsters, immersive environments, and overall visual and sound design that our team is very proud of. . The detailed environments, spooky ambiance, and realistic characters and monsters should truly enhance the horrifying experience, resulting in something that’s pure Silent HILL, yet original to the franchise. »
Silent Hill: Ascension promises to be an immersive and interactive experience, offering fans the opportunity to actively participate in the story and shape the fates of the characters. The series promises to be gripping and promises an in-depth exploration of the psychological horror that has made Silent Hill famous around the world.
Expectations are high for Silent Hill: Ascension, and fans will have to wait until next year to dive into what promises to be a terrifying and unforgettable experience.