Two years in the past, a crew made up of former Silent Hill builders introduced their very own horror sport known as Slitterhead. The debut trailer was stuffed with grotesque shapeshifting monsters and atmospheric cityscapes, however comparatively mild on the concrete particulars. We now have a clearer image because of a latest developer diary displaying some pre-alpha clips. Slitterhead appears to focus extra on fight and a cute playable canine. Actual shock there.

Gameplay footage is scattered all through the video, however the good things begins showing after 3 minutes. Take a fast look:

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I actually did not anticipate this a lot monster, however who can complain when the enemies look so dangerous? Glimpses in fight have our protagonist geared up with a membership, a pistol and, at one level, sharp Freddy-Krueger claws. There’s additionally some form of supernatural capacity that causes crimson vitality to seep out of the bottom and restore the participant’s well being. Maybe by absorbing the blood of the useless? Are we the true monsters?

Slitterhead creatures seem to disguise themselves as normal-looking individuals, earlier than opening their mouths and exposing their tooth. When the ugly ones come out to play, they do it by the cracks in individuals’s heads. Therefore the title. I nonetheless do not perceive the aim of the playable canine in all of this.

Slitterhead comes from developer Bokeh Sport Studio, made up of horror sport veterans. This consists of Keiichiro Toyama, who directed the unique Silent Hill and a few Siren video games. Siren idea artist Miki Takahashi and character designer Kazunobu Sato are additionally on Slitterhead. Plus, the sick, bouncy soundtrack has none aside from Silent Hill composer Akira Yamoka behind the cymbals.

Slitterhead would not have an official launch window but. Regardless, the crew could have some competitors now, as Konami has introduced quite a few Silent Hill tasks coming within the subsequent few years.

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