Kojima Productions & Konami’s survival horror game, Silent Hills has been canceled.
Konami issued a statement that the firm is no longer working on Silent Hills:
“Konami is committed to new Silent Hill titles, however the embryonic ‘Silent Hills’ project developed with Guillermo del Toro and featuring the likeness of Norman Reedus will not be continued.
In terms of Kojima and Del Toro being involved, discussions on future Silent Hill projects are currently underway, and please stay tuned for further announcements.”
The game was in development at Kojima Productions by Hideo Kojima with Hollywood director Guillermo del Toro, featuring actor Norman Reedus.
Guillermo del Toro confirmed that the game was cancelled over the weekend at a convention in San Francisco, California. “It’s not gonna happen and that breaks my greasy heart,” he said.
Norman Reedus took to Twitter to confirm the news on Sunday: “Super bummed about this was really looking forward to it. Hopefully it’ll come back around. Sorry everyone.”
The highly-acclaimed playable trailer for Silent Hills, titled PT released on September 2014, which will be taken offline from PlayStation Store this Wednesday, April 29.
Following the cancellation announcement, Konami has decided to voluntarily delist itself from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), effective April 24.
According to the press release, Konami terminated its reporting obligations, but will continue to publish financial statements in English. The shares will continue to be traded in over-the-counter market in United States.
The publisher will continue its listing on London Stock Exchange (LSE) and Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE).
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Source: Konami, Twitter.