Konami points DMCA takedown of photos claiming to be a Silent Hill reboot

Pictures claiming to be of a Silent Hill reboot lately appeared on-line, and Konami, the proprietor of the IP, promptly issued a Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) strike.

4 photos have been posted by recognized leaker Nightfall Golem with little data to associate with them as Nightfall Golem needed to keep away from posting any spoilers (thanks, PC Gamer). Nevertheless, they did tease the names “Anita and Maya”, and one thing to do with SMS Messages – a function that was beforehand rumored to be included within the Silent Hills recreation Hideo Kojima was engaged on earlier than it was canned by Konami.

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The supply for the Silent Hill photos is “comparatively new” to Nightfall Golem, however they mentioned “greater than sufficient proof” was offered to imagine them. That is apparently not the one Silent Hill recreation in improvement both, and the leaked photos are mentioned to be from 2020 so issues could have modified in the course of the improvement course of.

The DMCA takedown was issued to Nightfall Golem’s Twitter account the place the pictures first appeared.

Whether or not that is the horror recreation Bloober Group is engaged on with Konami is unknown. It was at one time regarded as a Silent Hill recreation, which the studio neither confirmed nor denied. What we do know is that it’s engaged on an “current horror franchise.”

Certainly a Silent Hill recreation needs to be within the works with some studio. Again in December, sequence composer Akira Yamaoka acknowledged in an interview with Al Hub on YouTube that they have been engaged on a brand new challenge that is set to introduced this summer time. Surprisingly sufficient, the channel was requested to take away the video and it complied with out asserting to the world who or what firm needed it off the web so badly.

All in all, one thing is up with Konami and the Silent Hill IP. Hopefully, this implies we’ll get some type of affirmation quickly as a result of it has been ages since we obtained a correct most important entry within the sequence because the final recreation to be launched was Silent Hill: Downpour in 2012.

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