abandoned is a game that has given us a lot to talk about. Although at the time it was believed that this title would be the next great horror game, today there are several controversies about this installment, that the image of Blue Box Game Studios, the studio in charge of this project, has been damaged. Thus, a new leak accuses this team of defrauding its investors.
Recently, Lance McDonald, who constantly shares leaks and rumours, revealed a series of images showing a conversation between a Blue Box Game Studios developer and another user. Here it is mentioned that abandoned it’s really just a way to mislead investors. This was what McDonald commented on it:
“New leaks about Abandoned from BLUE BOX Studio have surfaced saying that the game is not in development beyond a small demo as part of an investor scam. Fake Silent Hill footage was also leaked that the developer created to further push the hoax
This is how investor scams work. It convinces someone with a lot of money to spend a lot of money and helps them to convince people to invest more money. I think a lot of people don’t realize that PlayStation will actually give you a big, beautiful job if you agree to certain terms.”
That’s how investor scams work. You convince someone with a lot of money to spend a lot of money helping you convince people to invest more money. I think a lot of people don’t realize that PlayStation will actually give you a big beautiful feature if you agree to certain terms
— Lance McDonald (@manfightdragon) May 17, 2022
However, these tweets have since been deleted. Along with this, McDonald contacted Hasan Kahraman, director of abandoned, where he clarified that the fraud accusations were taken from a previous conversation, and shared out of context. According to the insider:
“Someone took these images, removed the context and reposted them on Twitter (and then copied the whole thing to imgur) with new context claiming they were part of a hoax or just a disappointing project. These images are just random, assets from various contexts shared by a developer with some friends.
Hasan and other members of the group wanted this posted as it’s disappointing for them to see something that was honestly shared and then repurposed as something completely different. I wrote these words for him, to help him explain everything correctly. Hasan was extremely open with me about the project, giving me the context I need to write this message.”
Similarly, McDonald ended up deleting these messages. Along with these accusations, it is also filtered a series of images that many believed were abandoned, but Kahraman eventually mentioned that this content is part of another studio project. At the end of the day, the accusations against the study are not clarified. Although it seems that everything was a misunderstanding, there is still much that is unknown about this title.
On related topics, abandoned It hasn’t been canceled yet. Similarly, the authors of this game are afraid to show it to the public.
It remains to be seen what will happen to abandoned. At this time it is better to forget this project. Considering that new Silent Hill could arrive at any moment, the public’s attention should focus on the Konami series, and forget, at least for the moment, the work of Blue Box Game Studios.
Via: Lance McDonald