Brian Gomez Leaves Vatra and the Silent Hill Team

On October 31, 2011 Brian Gomez officially stepped down from being a Design Director at Vatra Games and is no longer working on Silent Hill Downpour. This is some saddening news but Brian assures me that Silent Hill fans should not fret!

Hi Whitney, I just wanted to give you a heads-up that today is officially my last day with Vatra Games and the Silent Hill team.When it was announced that Downpour was being delayed to 2012, my family and I came to the decision that I couldn’t keep making the commute between Los Angeles and Brno for another 4-6 months. Downpour is so close to completion, there’s not a lot more that I can personally do for the project that Devin, Tomm, and Marek Berka cannot handle on their own. I gave my notice a few weeks ago, setting Halloween as my last day. (Seemed fitting!)

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Full Gamescom interview with Brian Gomez (Silent Hill Downpour)

The 2011 Gamescom was the perfect place to Konami interview Brian Gomez, SH:Downpour Design Director, who talked about the game, specially about Murphy Pendleton. Our protagonist.

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