Kojima asked Cliffy B to help make Silent Hills, but he declined

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We came this close to having a Silent Hills featuring a chainsaw gun and active reloads—if only Cliffy B had accepted Hideo Kojima's offer. (And if only such a promising game wasn't sadly cancelled, but hey ho.) The Unreal/Gears of War developer has said on Twitter that he was once approached by Kojima to help make a Silent Hill title, but declined.

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Cliff may have turned Hideo down, but Guillermo Del Toro and Junji Ito didn't, and we can only imagine the wonderful madness that have would resulted if Konami had let them finish it. (Ta, Gamespot.)

Tom Sykes

Tom loves exploring in games, whether it’s going the wrong way in a platformer or burgling an apartment in Deus Ex. His favourite game worlds—Stalker, Dark Souls, Thief—have an atmosphere you could wallop with a blackjack. He enjoys horror, adventure, puzzle games and RPGs, and played the Japanese version of Final Fantasy VIII with a translated script he printed off from the internet. Tom has been writing about free games for PC Gamer since 2012. If he were packing for a desert island, he’d take his giant Columbo boxset and a laptop stuffed with PuzzleScript games.