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Submitted by Gekko 1000d ago | news

Kojima: Fox Engine could support Silent Hill, other Konami games

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. (Hideo Kojima, Konami, PAX, PC, PS3, Tech, Xbox 360)

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jc48573  +   1000d ago
by all means please do. I want a ground breaking Silent Hill game that doesn't look dated and it's free of technical issues. Hire some other capable developer.
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d0nni3  +   1000d ago
and actually hand it to a dev that understands what Silent Hill was all about not the tripe they've spewed onto in recent iterations!
come_at_me_bro  +   1000d ago
It's a shame they stopped making Silent Hill games after 3...
Greyslash  +   1000d ago
Fuck you man, 4 was my personal favorite. Also Downpour wasn't bad, but Origins and Homecoming were fucking awful.
LordMe  +   1000d ago
I think it would be awesome if the Japanese took Silent Hill back, and returned it to it's former glory!
Gwyn-Lord-Of-Cinder  +   1000d ago
Yea it whould be since the survivle horror genra is going extinct
Dark_Overlord  +   999d ago
Yep, its a shame :(

The only games in recent times I've played that could be classed as true survival horrors (on consoles) are the Saw games. We need classic Resident Evil and Silent Hill back :)
Biohazard8860  +   1000d ago
Awesome if they used the engine for silent hill.
-Gespenst-  +   1000d ago
Judging from the GZ video they could definitely make a pretty awesome horror game with that lighting and weather.
XXXL  +   1000d ago
Next Gen Castlevania with this engine please
a_bro  +   1000d ago
how about COntra on the Fox Engine LMAOOOOOO
jc48573  +   1000d ago
i think Konami needs to do one more Silent Hill game for this gen to redeem themselves.
RandomDude655  +   1000d ago
Just rename Konami to Kojima already....it would be better for the company
Paballo  +   1000d ago
I would love for the team siren developers responsible for the forbidden siren series to handle this game
Paballo  +   1000d ago
oh yes and a open world survival horror game could do wonders if handled by a capable developer.
IDEAS
1.)imagine having to survive and find your way through an open world silent hill for the very first time.
2.)Not only that but the player will meet NPCs alone the way where he will have to decide to form alliances or leave them be as they could just be dead weight.
3.)A moral system of sorts where you may sacrifice your Allies to survive when in tight situations.
4.)player will have to feed character to survive,find shelter,warmth and keep their sanity meter stable.heck human to human interaction as allies is also necessary to keep character stable.
5.)a next gen health system where you will have to stitch your wounds,cuts, with the first Aid in real time and a possibility of bleeding to death.
6.)night and day cycle with day cycle becoming less and night becoming longer as you progress in the game.
7.)inventory system where you may have to make items or weapons.Can be used to progress in the game...
I feel that these are some of key ideas they could u to make great game.whats being lacking in the last silent hills is that they lacked psychological horror,had cheap scares and was more action orientated and lack of true silent hill feeling
CrescentFang  +   1000d ago
Suikoden w/ the Fox Engine!
LordMe  +   1000d ago
Greatest. Idea. Ever.
andrewsqual  +   1000d ago
Silent Hill is dead.
cyclindk  +   1000d ago
It's what they've needed to do long ago. It's a waste to develop an engine for a single game or series and the Silent Hill series, despite its other flaws, could only benefit from a solid engine.

I'm not saying they should whore it out like the UE3 by any means, but it can only help.
Kyosuke_Sanada  +   1000d ago
Silent Hill Remake.....that is all.

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