Konami Announce New Plans To Revitalize Classic Game Series

Not Being So Silent This Year

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Konami recently released a statement revealing their intentions to potentially bring back some old franchises in a new way.

From the creators of awesome game series like Silent Hill, Castlevania and Metal Gear, Konami has announced their New Year plans. The game company mentioned how they would be bringing new games, some based on some classic games they have done before, while others would be remasters.

Konami’s announcement was first seen on Famitsu: “Happy New Year to all game fans. Thank you very much for enjoying many of Konami’s games last year. This year is the Year of the Rabbit, and we are planning new games for well-known series, with the aim of making even greater strides.”

More on the statement, “In addition, new projects that we have yet to announce to you are also deeply and quietly underway. Please look forward to Konami’s future announcements.” Of course, many close fans of Konami and ex-Konami video game designer, Hideo Kojima, have already been speculating when the now two separate entities would be working on a new Silent Hill and/or Metal Gear project.

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It was late last year when Konami finally announced their plans to revive some of its major franchises back in October, with a Silent Hill 2 remake, Silent Hill Townfall by Observation developer No Code, and a new game Silent Hill F. Sources have also noted that the Singapore-based support studio Virtuos has been working on a new version of the game Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater—as shown in the company’s hiring video.

With the rising popularity of the animated Castlevania series on Netflix, it would be a nice addition to potentially make a game that allows players to live out their best Trevor Belmont fantasies. Last month, a crossover DLC was announced for Dead Cells called Dead Cells: Return to Castlevania.

While Konami has been through quite a few years of a lull with the pandemic and internal restructuring, it seems like they have finally found some footing again. And it seems like Virtuos will be their saving grace on the development side of things.

Virtuos has been known to work on games such as Dark Souls: Remastered, Grounded, Horizon Zero Dawn, along with much more projects. With their great work on remaster of Dark Souls, it will be interesting to see how they will be able to add a fresh take on Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater.

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