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I’m Here to De-Hype You on Silent Hill – Extra Punctuation


This week on Extra Punctuation, Yahtzee counters the hype that has swelled around the Silent Hill franchise following the Konami showcase that revealed the Silent Hill 2 remake, Silent Hill f, Silent Hill Townfall, Silent Hill Ascension, and Return to Silent Hill.

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I was doing my post-ZP stream of Scorn at the time of the Silent Hill announcement showcase, in which, amongst other things, the Silent Hill 2 remake by Bloober Team was announced. And what an appropriate game to be streaming while I was hearing about that. There I was in a hideous nonsensical world where everything filled me with visceral disgust, and then I closed my browser and went back to playing Scorn. Ayyyy!

About the author

Yahtzee Croshaw
Yahtzee is the Escapist’s longest standing talent, having been writing and producing its award winning flagship series, Zero Punctuation, since 2007. Before that he had a smattering of writing credits on various sites and print magazines, and has almost two decades of experience in game journalism as well as a lifelong interest in video games as an artistic medium, especially narrative-focused. He also has a foot in solo game development - he was a big figure in the indie adventure game scene in the early 2000s - and writes novels. He has six novels published at time of writing with a seventh on the way, all in the genres of comedic sci-fi and urban fantasy. He was born in the UK, emigrated to Australia in 2003, and emigrated again to California in 2016, where he lives with his wife and daughters. His hobbies include walking the dog and emigrating to places.