Rumor: New Silent Hill Game Images Leak, Get DMCA’d By Konami

Suspected images of a new Silent Hill game leaked Thursday and were quickly taken offline over a copyright claim from publisher Konami, according to a series of tweets by the renowned horror game leaker. Dusk Golem on Twitter† Though those images have been removed from Twitter, they have spread across the internet, offering an unconfirmed glimpse into a new Silent Hill project — believed to be one of several games in development.

So far, five images of the unnamed Silent Hill project have been leaked, including what appears to be a screenshot of a dirty, trash-filled apartment; a close-up of a woman’s face, styled to look like torn paper; a screenshot with text that resembles an email containing information about a child neglect investigation; and a screenshot and artwork of a hallway full of sticky notes, featuring a humanoid character covered in what appear to be flower blossoms. The artwork of that last scene features the signature of Masahiro Ito, the veteran creature designer for the Silent Hill franchise who created the iconic Pyramid Head character.

Ito has not commented on the leak on his Twitter account, where he often posts. The artist said in early 2020 that he was working on a new, unannounced project as a “core member” of the team.

Dusk Golem said the images of the rumored Silent Hill game date back to 2020. Dusk Golem offered some hints to the story, named two characters (Anita and Maya), and hinted that text messaging would somehow play a role. play in the game. They also reiterated that this Silent Hill project is not the only game of the series in development.

It is rumored that the leaked images are also from the game that Bloober Team, the developer is behind The mediumObserverand Layers of fearcreates as part of the previously announced partnership with Konami.

Polygon has contacted Konami for comment on the leak to verify their authenticity. We will update this story when the company responds.

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