the crustiest of video games
right now, they're like 'the counter evidence against the theory is not convincing enough. i need more definitive proof.'No dude, like, Abandoned is totally MGS V Chapter 3! Kojima is going to reveal that the past 6 years have been a long con and Big Boss was always the true hero and he never really left Konami!
The only person who is attached to the project has repeatedly made it clear and made several announcements to explicitly deny any relationship. but that's apparently insufficient to these people - because they have already decided internally that this is a big studio in disguise, and they should be able to produce more convincing proof.
it's so dumb.