The Silent Hill franchise has more than its fair share of terrifying monsters, psychological horror, and dramatic twists. However, even those who have never played a Silent Hill have likely discovered one more thing the town and games have known for: the iconic fog.
The fog in Silent Hill, initially intended to accommodate the PlayStation's limited capabilities, became a main event of the games, causing fans to be hesitant to see what was there beyond their sight. As such, fog in real life and other games often leaves them reminded of Silent Hill - and possibly creeped out - just like in this case, with The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim.
Skyrim's vast open world has a lot of weather conditions, but visibility took a hit in part due to a bug. During this episode, Reddit user MildlyAngryGuy saw mild conditions in the game, resulting in a severe absence of visibility and misty conditions. Nearly no NPCs are also visible, thus reducing the sense of spookiness and isolation.
Silent Hill is reimagined in a variety of ways, both by professionals and fans, with a previously bug causing a lot of fog to form over Whiterun.
The epic open world arcades and survival horror games don't often have much in common, but the developers are experiencing similar pain on their own. Silent Hill, on the other hand, has had a long-term objective to revive it following Hideo Kojima's friendship. The Elder Scrolls 6 has remained unveiled, although there is no official release date.
At this point, Silent Hill fans might be reluctant to expect more than a spooky, similar experience in Skyrim. However, there may be some good news on the way, as a recent leak indicates that Silent Hill news will be released in mid-July. However, there's still a possibility that Silent Hill and Elder Scrolls fans alike will have something to look forward to in the future.
Skyrim is now available for Nintendo Switch, PC, PS3, PS4, PS5, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.