Konami has just lately introduced a new vary of Silent Hill 2 clothes in collaboration with LA-based clothes firm On-line Ceramics. Whereas the vary of tees, hoodies and extra has captured the gaze of many a fashion-forward horror hounds, others discover themselves in stiches over this new line of prime finish gamer garbs.
This rigourous designer debate could be discovered totally on Twitter, the place the collaboration was first introduced by way of the offiicial Konami firm account. A fast scroll down into the replies reveals a cocktail of concern, memes, and disbelief on the merch on supply.
“Rattling, Konami simply rent me if you’d like somebody to toss some rubbish on a t-shirt and promote it for $300 bucks,” writes Allengar, who went on to rapidly create a mock t-shirt poking enjoyable on the presence of On-line Ceramics URLs on the clothes line, in addition to the in-their-eyes rapidly slapped-on photographs from the basic horror title. Others went on to observe their instance by producing their very own mock apparel and posting it to share with their digital friends.
It isn’t all destructive although. A fast have a look at the quote retweets reveals a number of on-line folks who really vibe with among the fruits of On-line Ceramics’ labour. Love for the pants and a number of shirts is plentiful, even when reluctantly.
Siobhán Casey, whose good work you could have seen on this website just lately, counts themselves amongst this group. “It’s totally uncommon for videogame clothes to be fascinating, 90% are simply Emblem/Key artwork. These faucet into a really particularly trashy/haunted vibe that lends the IP the kind of alt-90s grunge/Twin Peaks/X Information cultural cache that Silent Hill emulates and deserves”.
“I might depart these on my dirtbag bassist boyfriend’s ground and so they would not look misplaced. I might go so far as to say it is the primary time Konami have actually demonstrated an understanding of the distinctive strengths of Silent Hill since The Room.”
Nevertheless, if there’s a actual tragedy that each the lovers and haters of those new designs have in frequent, it is that almost all of them will probably not have the ability to afford among the extra radical merchandise on sale. A fast have a look at the web retailer for these new Silent Hill 2 merchandise reveals some eye-watering costs. The Lifeless Spouse t-shirt will price you $55, and the identical design on a hoodie will rock you $120, whereas these slick pants could be yours for a staggering $270. Different designs can price just a little roughly, however that is the tough ballpark for the vary. Those that thought Lifeless or Alive and Complete Warfare’s vary was costly could not have skilled the woes of the style sport.
If you wish to purchase one thing for your self forward of the Silent Hill 2 remake launch, you possibly can both achieve this at their on-line retailer, or at a number of actual life areas which might be listed out on the prime of their retailer web page. Deal with your self, why do not you!