Supposed pictures of a brand new Silent Hill recreation leaked Thursday, and have been shortly taken offline as a result of a copyright declare from writer Konami, in keeping with a sequence of tweets from respected horror recreation leaker Dusk Golem on Twitter. Whereas these pictures have been faraway from Twitter, they’ve proliferated across the internet, providing an unconfirmed take a look at a brand new Silent Hill mission — supposedly one in all a number of video games in improvement.
To this point, 5 pictures of the untitled Silent Hill mission have been leaked, together with what seems to be a screenshot of a grimy, trash-filled residence; a close-up visible of a girl’s face stylized to appear like torn paper; a screenshot with textual content that seems to be an e-mail containing details about a toddler neglect investigation; and a screenshot and art work of a hallway coated with sticky notes, with a humanoid character coated in what seems to be flower blossoms. The art work of that latter scene options the signature of Masahiro Ito, the veteran creature designer for the Silent Hill franchise who created its iconic Pyramid Head character.
Ito has not commented on the leak on his Twitter account, the place he posts usually. The artist mentioned in early 2020 that he was working on a new, unannounced project as a “core member” of the group.
Nightfall Golem mentioned the photographs of the rumored Silent Hill recreation date again to 2020. Nightfall Golem supplied some hints at its narrative, naming two characters (Anita and Maya) and hinting that SMS messages would issue into the sport in some way. Additionally they reiterated that this Silent Hill mission isn’t the sequence’ solely recreation in improvement.
The leaked pictures are additionally rumored to be from the sport that Bloober Staff, the developer behind The Medium, Observer, and Layers of Fear, is creating as a part of its previously announced partnership with Konami.
Polygon has reached out to Konami for touch upon the leak to confirm their authenticity. We are going to replace this story when the corporate responds.