Hidetaka Suehiro and Goichi Suda claim they’re working on a new game for Devolver

On paper, the news that Hidetaka ‘Swery65’ Suehiro and Goichi ‘Suda51’ Suda are making a new horror game together is terribly exciting. The Deadly Premonition and No More Heroes developers would come up with something terrific, and during an IGN Japan livestream, the pair even went into a few details about the new project – tentatively titled “Hotel Barcelona”.

With Siren director Keiichiro Toyama also taking an interest in the idea after a live texting session, and Devolver Digital already desperate to hand the team $1 million to get started, the excitement level had hit a high watermark.

But then, there was this:

And this:

And this:

Is it a desert-dry publicity stunt from Devolver, or have these two absolutely golden chancers pulled off everything they’re on about? We’ll likely find out more next week, when Swery plans to create game concepts while Suda will be on logo-designing duties for Hotel Barcelona at an unspecified event.

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