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New Silent Hill Game May be Released in Episodic Format

The newest entry to the Silent Hill horror game series, Silent Hills, may be released in an episodic format.

Developed by Kojima Productions, studio head Hideo Kojima stated during the Konami showcase event at Tokyo Game Show today that the team was looking at how television seasons were scheduled and considering a similar format for the game. However, at this stage its release format is still undecided.

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PLASTICA-MAN1098d ago

To be honest, I hope doesn't do that. His sole reason would be a wicked way to get more money kist like with Ground Zeroes. That will break the rythm o the game and kill the atmosphere. The interruption in a horror game is the worst thing to do.

Lightning Mr Bubbles1098d ago (Edited 1098d ago )

Not sure what that would really be like or how they would do it but it seems too different, so people will probably just be against it, thinking it's not a true AAA full feature or something, it just goes too much against tradition and what people are use to.

I like what Borderlands does, they release the game, and then they pretty much end up releasing a whole sequel amount of game in downloadable episodes over time. I think that's pretty cool, but they don't tell people that the full borderlands experience will be delivered to them over 2 years or anything. But that's kinda what ends up happening.

breakpad1098d ago

it s the new way for companies to drain you from money ..i didnt expect from Kojima to do it ..it will be a lame descision

ShinMaster1097d ago

Wasn't Siren Blood Curse episodic?

Catoplepas1097d ago

It was, and it suffered because of it.

DarkBlood1098d ago

All this does will prevent me from buying day one and wreck the progression system treating it like a tv show waiting for the next one. Thats something telltale does no one else should

HanzoHattori1098d ago

Still no news on whether or not the game will be a PS4 exclusive huh? As for the "episode" format, as long as the "first" episode has enough content, depth, and at least 20 hours of game play, more power to em'.

shadow18spirit1098d ago

Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo oooo

DualWielding1098d ago (Edited 1098d ago )

This really sucks, I don't mind Telltale doing episodic I understand they are a small company and need some income and cannot wait to finish the whole game before getting any money... but from Capcom and Konami i don't find episodic structure acceptable

darren_poolies1098d ago

Tbf Telltale are pretty successful now, I think they just do episodic now because it's their 'thing'.

Summons751098d ago

I like TellTale (except for the endless and personally boring walking dead games) but I typically wait for the complete game on disc to play through. I can't stand the game stoping right when I'm getting into it. I've done that with just about all their game except Back to the Future and I will do the same with game of thrones.

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