The internet seems to always think Hideo Kojima is lying to them, secretly working on a game from the shadows. It’s a somewhat-valid suspicion after he revealed Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain under a false name–and fake company–but those who think he’s behind the new PS5-exclusive game Abandoned are mistaken.

Addressing rumors that had swirled on places like Reddit, Blue Box Game Studios director Hasan Kahraman told IGN that they were false. He said he had to Google what people were talking about when they started sending him messages about being Kojima and tricking people with the game’s marketing.

“It did bother me a bit as we as a team are so excited to tease a bit of our game and then this conspiracy comes,” Kahraman added.

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