With gamers eagerly awaiting Resident Evil and Manhunt 2 on Nintendo's Wii, Konami has gone on record to basically state its Silent Hill series would be unsuitable for the Wii audience. Talking with Dengeki Playstation recently, Konami's Masashi Tsuboyama was asked about various different topics, but touched upon Nintendo in passing:
"While Nintendo Wii sales are very high, and I applaude Nintendo for their sucess, I dont think Silent Hill is a game that would be sold on Nintendo Wii as much as a game like Zelda would worldwide. This by no means says we will not consider the idea but the general opinion is that Wii is for family games and im sure the fans don't play Silent Hill with their grandma!"
In addition to this point, which could well be quickly negated if both Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition and Manhunt 2 prove successful in coming months, he also added this comment about the control system:
"Nintendo Wii would be easier to make for but the control scheme would be hard to implement in a Silent Hill game."
So should Konami bring Silent Hill to Wii and how best do you reckon the controls could indeed be used for the series? Let us know in the forum below.
The full interview can be seen here.
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