Over a year ago, at the same moment I was knowing, for the first time, that a Silent Hill HD Collection was being produced for Playstation 3 (exclusevly), I’ve decided to do something to bring it to the Xbox 360 console as well! So, the least I could do was to gather some people, with the same idea, to help showing our will to see that future HD Collection on Xbox 360 as well! And so I did, created an online petition, and also created a facebook page to spread the word more quickly, as social networks tend to make some “miracles” now-a-days. In the end Konami announced the release of the game on the microsoft console and our goal had been suceeded! Since “we” had Silent Hill: HD Collection, finally confirmed on Xbox 360, everything was done there, however I decided to keep posting on the facebook page created for the petition (because it already had some members) and I kept posting not only HDC related stuff but also about Silent Hill in general.
This was the moment I decided that it would make sense to create a project without the tag “We Want Silent Hill: HD Collection on Xbox 360!!”, so I started searching for some blog hosters to start more than a facebook page, a site that everyone could visit without the limits of a Social Network.
I found wordpress.com and created Inner Fear, a reference to Silent Hill 2 european version (Inner Fears). Since that day I tried to keep every follower updated with all the Silent Hill news, specially in an important moment for the series, when Silent Hill: HD Collection was being announced, Downpour was being released in some months before the delays and Silent Hill: Book of Memories, another title announced.
To mark this last year, here’s a list of the TOP 13 Silent Hill moments, with respective links to the same content on the blog!
1- Silent Hill HD Collection is finally confirmed to be released on the Xbox 360 console, which leads to the creation of Inner Fear
2- The HD Collection is drowned on controversy as it’s announced that it would get new voices for both Silent Hill 2 and 3.
3- Silent Hill: Revelation 3D keeps getting updates from the Director Michael J. Bassett through his blog. The film was finally in post production and some months later it was completed, however, no release date announced until the date 26, October 2012 was finally revealed.
4-The controversy around the new Voices on the HD Collection gets bigger and bigger as fans refuse to lose the original cast from Silent Hill 2. Monica Taylor Horgan and Guy Cihi take a position and claim their rights, always having the backup of the fans.
5- Silent Hill Downpour gets his TGS trailer featuring Korn’s theme for the game, which created a big controversy as well.
6- Silent Hill Downpour is delayed [again] and Amazon provides 30 sec previews of Daniel Licht’s tracks for the game. The new composer was approved.
7- Konami confirms that Silent Hill 2 will keep original voice cast along side with the new ones by Mary Elizabeth McGlynn and Troy Baker on the main roles. However, Silent Hill 3 doesn’t get the same luck and will only have the new voice cast.
8- March 2012 is announced as the “Silent Month” with three releases, Silent Hill: Downpour on 13 March, HD Collection on 20 March, and Book of Memories which had its release date scheduled to the end of the month, however it was delayed to an uncertain date.
9- Silent Hill Downpour gets positive reviews but the HD Collection has been a fiasco.
10- In the meanwhile Silent Hill HD Collection recieves two patches to solve some of the major problems of the game, however, this second patch, the most efective one, was only released on Playstation 3 console.
11 – We finally get a trailer for the upcoming movie Silent Hill: Revelation 3D as well as a clip from the movie revealing the well known nurses from the first movie.
12- We keep getting some screenshots for the upcoming Silent Hill: Book of Memories, as well as its soundtrack, released before the game itself…
13- It was confirmed that Universal Horror Nights will feature a Silent Hill attraction, which marks the first time Universal picks a videogame to adapt on the event.
For one year, I wrote 191 posts, making a total of 17 pages on the site. Everyday is a good day for getting Silent Hill news, and it is the main goal of this place. However I must also refere other sites that build the Silent Hill community, providing news with quality that influenced the creation of this blog.
Make sure you visit them all, if you haven’t yet!
As for the future, unfortunately can’t predict it, however I hope that you keep trusting and following Inner Fear.wordpress to get the latest Silent Hill news!
Thank you for this great year!