P.T. Hacker Uncovers The Character Model In Silent Hills Demo, And It's A Familiar Face

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Silent Hills was never released, but thanks to the work of game hacker Lance McDonald, new details continue to emerge about the cancelled horror project. McDonald, who previously revealed that Lisa is right behind you as you play through P.T. (the game's playable teaser,) has now uncovered the player model you're controlling in-game.

McDonald, who also recently discovered some cut story content in Sekiro, has shown the character model off on Twitter. The identity of the character model shouldn't serve as a huge surprise--it's Norman Reedus, who pops up at the game's conclusion. This is, however, the first real definitive confirmation that you're embodying Reedus throughout the experience, even if that had been the assumption all along.

It's a small reveal, but a meaningful one, considering that we will never get to experience Silent Hills in full--the next Silent Hill game will be a video slot machine.

Reedus would, of course, go on to start in Hideo Kojima's new game, Death Stranding. Kojima has said that he would like to work with Reedus again, and has also suggested that he might return to horror in the future. It's possible that we'll still see Reedus getting spooked by Junji Ito-inspired ghouls eventually.

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but we already knew this, at lest I did

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how did no one discover this until now? the mirror was in the game the whole time?

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@lostn: While that mirror is in the game, you couldn't actually see your face. If I remember correctly you could only see like from the shoulders/neck down as the face was obscured from the dirt on the mirror and the first person perspective.

This guy just modded/hacked it to basically place a camera in front of the mirror and then position the character in front of it, giving us a different camera angle to actually see the character model's face, aka Norman Reedus.

What I wonder is, if Lisa is always behind us, how come we can't see her in the mirror too?

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Screw Konami. I say make a new IP that is almost exactly like Silent Hill in most ways and use the ideas you had for Silent Hills there. It would definitely sell. The idea of the SH games are so abstract it would be difficult to claim plagiarism imo.

I so want a new modern day SH, but Konami doesn't seem to give a chit about this franchise. Sell it already!

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Apparently Kojima said he is keen to work on a new horror game which is not Silent Hill.

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@robbie23: he could just make a game called Quiet Mounds.

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@lostn:

Or go the other way with deafening mountains

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@barcaazul:

What about a middle finger to them all and call it Silent Hill-top.

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A hacker breaking a ToS gives more than konami. That's how good konami is right now.

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might been obvious norman reedus was the character you play as.

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I wish Capcom would buy Silent Hill IP from Konami I feel they could do the series justice.

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They had to render his model for the trailer, this is more of a time-saving choice than anything else

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Well I for one didn't know, never watched the trailer. I'm surprised it's him.

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@Ice-Cube: I had no idea there were so many clairvoyant folk stealing about the articles, Ice. There's no indication that we play as Norman Reedus in the Playable Teaser. However, it could also be that there are some out there without an understanding of the difference between assumption and reality. Who knows?

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Just so everyone who is commenting below saying "no duh" and the like. There are still a ton of people who do argue that it wasn't to this day despite the trailer.

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ummmm, weve known since the trailer

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Cool

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No shit. We've known this forever.

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Uh... This isn't news. Seriously, it was known since day one that the main character of Silent Hills was going to be portrayed by Norman Reedus, and there were photographs in P.T. bearing his likeness.

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Plz stop reminding me of PT/Silent Hills. I get so pissed off everytime. Kuck Fonami!

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