Since Konami canceled Silent Hills (PT), April 27, 2015, rumors and conspiracy theories about the continuation of this project have haunted the internet. For a year rumors began to emerge, which claimed that Konami is working on two video games in the franchise Silent Hill. These rumors grew thanks to a information provided by a source to the Rely on Horror portal, which was denied shortly after – to the same portal – by a Konami representative.
Recently, composer Akira Yamaoka in an interview said that he who is working on “that game that everyone wants to hear news about.” The interview with Akira Yamaoka published in the AI Hub medium was removed, according to the medium itself, at the request of a third party. The above, without a doubt, revived the hope of the followers of Konami’s horror game. But this is only part of the story, since on April 7, 2021 the first trailer of Abandoned came to light and with it revived the rumors of a new Silent Hill conducted by Hideo Kojima.
¿AbandonedCould it be Hideo Kojima’s next game?
Abandoned is a game developed by the Dutch studio BLUE BOX Game Studios and directed by Hasan Kahraman. This is the official information, but from this the fans of Hideo Kojima began to investigate and reveal what for them are proof that Abandoned is Hideo Kojima’s next game.
Why do people think that Abandoned is he Silent Hill de Hideo Kojima?
The Reddit user AidThisFellow has compiled all the “clues”, which the community believes relevant, to believe that Abandoned from BLUE BOX Game Studios and its director Hasan Kahraman are not what they seem and that this may be a new ruse by Hideo Kojima. Some of these clues are mere speculation. However, others are so elaborate that they may even tempt some to believe in the possibility that Abandoned
The beginning of the conspiracy
The first trailer of Abandoned, some users compared it to Silent Hills (PT). This in the first place due to the aesthetics of the game. Nevertheless, un ‘tweet’ de BLUE BOX Game Studios He was the one who started the new cycle of theories and curious coincidences that involve the eccentric director with the small Dutch studio.
The infamous BLUE BOX Game Studios trill asked his followers to guess the name of the game. The interesting thing is that the clue given by the Dutch study said that the first syllable of the real name of Abandoned is the “S” and the last one an “L”. This immediately alerted fans of Konami’s horror game, as indeed the letters “S” and “L” are the initials of Silent Hill.
After deleting the ‘tweet’, the account in Twitter de BLUE BOX Game Studios stated that they have no relationship with Konami or Kojima and that it was never their intention to propose the name of Silent Hill. Normally, the official response would be enough to move forward. However, the similarity with the strategies used by Hideo Kojima with Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Y Silent Hills (PT) make some people think that the Dutch study is lying.
Other clues that point to Abandoned it could be a Kojima Productions project
While the similarity between the PlayStation Studios and BLUE BOX Game Studios logos may be a simple creative coincidence, some people assume that the Dutch studio’s name may be an analogy for physical PS4 and PS5 games. These, like the PlayStation Studios box, are characterized by recreating a blue box.
What games has BLUE BOX Game Studios developed?
The Dutch studio is listed as the developer and distributor of a PC game called The Haunting: Blood Water Curse, which is in early access on Steam. Recently, BLUE BOX Game Studios moved away from this project, which was left in the hands of the also unknown CREATEQ.
The Whisper is another game from the study of Abandoned, which they describe in English as “Paranormal investigation game.” Some Kojima fans have connected this description to the one the Japanese director uses in his games: High Speed Robot Action (Zone of The Enders) o Tactical Espionage Action (Metal Gear). The Whisper it’s an android game, that like Tales of the Six Swords of the same study that is in Early Access, it is not downloadable and only records five downloads in total.
Hasan Kahraman It also has a developer profile on the apple store. On this platform he has several free applications, of which Go Fit XL Y Color Rush XL They have some interesting descriptions. Go Fit XL has a reference to PT Y Color Rush XL a Metal Gear. But all these references are nothing next to the translation that Google makes of the last name of the director of Abandoned.
What is it Demon Blood?
Hasan Kahraman’s profile on Playstation is interesting, since it contains the icon of an application or game called Demon Blood. This application is not listed in PSN, but the image of the icon adds a new coincidence to all this conspiracy theory that involves Abandoned
Could Junji Ito be participating in Abandoned?
The icon Demon Blood It has a Siren Head inside. This character created by Trevor Henderson has coincidentally captured the attention of ‘mangaka’ Junji Ito, who reacted to this monster in a interview for Viz Media YouTube channel. Junji Ito, who was present at Death Stranding like the engineer, stated in an interview for the portal Comicbook.com that Hideo Kojima had expressed his wish for him to collaborate in a new horror game that he was developing. However, the author of Uzumaki it did not take long to rectify his words claiming it was a casual comment from Kojima.
Finally, and to no one’s surprise, Geoff Keighley commented in a question and answer session on his Twitter profile that the director of Abandoned I contacted you by direct message for help to reveal information about the game in the coming months. It should be noted that according to Jason Schreier, Keighley did not heed his call.
Abandoned will have an application on PlayStation 5
On May 30, BLUE BOX Game Studios announced that Abandoned will have an application that can be downloaded on PlayStation 5. This application will display all game trailers rendered in real time from the Sony console. Additionally, the application of Abandoned will reveal the gameplay of the title. The funny thing is that this type of deployment does not usually occur for a video game from an independent studio, which usually have a limited budget for their projects.. This is one of the arguments, given by some of the followers of the Japanese director.
When and where can you download the application from Abandoned for PlayStation 5?
Initially, the Dutch study had said that on June 20 PlayStation 5 users would be able to download the application from Abandoned. Nevertheless, BLUE BOX Game Studios postponed the release of the app from Abandoned for Friday June 25, 2021.
Now it only remains for June 25 to download and learn a little more about Abandoned, and hopefully we will know if this video game really is or not a Silent Hill conducted by Hideo Kojima.