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Are they lions?

Pokemon trademark points to Sun and Moon legendaries

Solgaleo and Lunaala. Those look like they'll be the legendary mascots of Pokemons Sun and Moon according to a GameFreak trademark of two Pokemon names, as spotted by NeoGAF's Watch Da Birdie. Nothing else, including descriptions or images,...   read

 
 
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1666: Amsterdam

Ubisoft's canceled 1666 resurfaces as trademark

Patrice Désilets was the creative director of Assassin's Creed, Ubisoft's cash cow from which all its games seem to be modeled (endlessly reproducable open-world systems from now until end, amen). He left the company in 2010 and went...   read

 
 
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Katamari

Bandai Namco files trademark for Amazing Katamari Damacy

Bandai Namco has registered an European trademark for “Amazing Katamari Damacy”.  The listing was spotted by NeoGAFfer ekim (via IGN). All we know is that the trademark was filed yesterday by Bandai Namco under classificati...   read

 
 
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UBISOFT

Ubisoft files new Beyond Good & Evil trademarks

On April 1, of all days, Ubisoft filed a new trademark for Beyond Good & Evil with the EU's IP Office. This, of course, doesn't mean Beyond Good & Evil 2 is finally coming out. It's never coming out. Ever. Unless it d...   read

 
 



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Mario

Nintendo is attempting to trademark the Mario coin sound

It's funny when you hear a clear-cut video game noise out in public. Like when the gas station register belts out a sound effect from Sonic the Hedgehog, or when the Mario coin noise plays. Well, Nintendo is looking to take the latter ...   read

 
 
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MonHun Generations

Capcom trademarks Monster Hunter Generations in Europe

Nintendo is holding a Direct presentation for 3DS and Wii U games tomorrow afternoon, and from the sound of it, Monster Hunter fans are going to want to tune in. As spotted by NerdLeaks, a representative of Capcom has filed a trademark for...   read

 
 
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GHOST

EA backs down in 'Ghost' trademark squabble with Ubisoft

In January, Ubisoft filed a complaint with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, threatening Electronic Arts with legal action over a trademark application for the word "Ghost." EA presumably wanted exclusive rights to the word, at...   read

 
 
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Deep Down

Deep Down is still happening, according to Capcom's copyright extension

Deep Down was originally announced three long years ago this month, at the debut event for the PlayStation 4. Since then, the PS4 has gone from strength to strength, but poor little Deep Down is still nowhere to be seen. Fortunately, we&rsq...   read

 
 
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Let's Play

The USPTO updates refusal of Sony's 'Let's Play' trademark application

A few weeks ago, Sony tried to trademark the phrase ‘Let’s Play’. Seeing as it’s a ubiquitous term for commentated gameplay that’s been used since the Something Awful forums coined it back in 2007, it’s n...   read

 
 



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Phantom Dust

Microsoft files new Phantom Dust trademark... again

If you thought Phantom Dust was dead, think again - Microsoft has, once again, filed a new trademark application. The filing - which was spotted by those cool cats at DualShockers - was made on January 13, 2016 and is listed as game softwa...   read

 
 
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Sony trademark Let's Play

Sony tried to trademark 'Let's Play'

Sony Computer Entertainment America apparently wants ownership over the term "Let's Play." This past October, the company applied for a trademark on the phrase, which it defines as "electronic transmission and streaming of video games via g...   read

 
 
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Days Gone

Sony trademarks mystery game project 'Days Gone'

In the days between Christmas and New Year, Sony quietly registered a new trademark for a new project entitled Days Gone. Filed under Classes 9 and 41 at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, this identifies the item as video game ...   read

 
 
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Katamari

Bandai Namco is cooking up Tap My Katamari

Katamari Damacy has such a strong hook and delightfully offbeat vibe, it's hard to imagine I'll ever grow tired of the series. It's been a few years, now. We're due for another installment. If a recent trademark and domain are anything to g...   read

 
 
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Mirage: Arcane Warfare

Chivalry developer trademarks Mirage: Arcane Warfare

Chivalry: Medieval Warfare was absolutely great. Take a load of shouty knights, make them chuck axes and swing swords at each other in a first person melee-fest, and you’ve got yourself a grand ole time. Plus it gets extra points for ...   read

 
 



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Namco

Bandai Namco trademarks 'Slashy Souls'

The Internet has caught wind of several trademarks filed by Bandai Namco, some more curious than others. In Europe, there's one for "Burning Blood" and another for "Sky Kid," while in the United States, there are trademarks for "Thousand St...   read

 
 
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Blizzard trademark

Blizzard trademarks eSports service Compete

More Blizzard speculation following that job listing for an undisclosed Diablo project. Last month, the company filed a trademark for something called Compete in the United States. It's an eSports thing, according to the USPTO summary of th...   read

 
 
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Biohazard Umbrella C

Capcom trademarks Resident Evil: Umbrella Corps

Hold on a sec: Wouldn't a Resident Evil game called Umbrella Corpse be the most exciting thing to happen to the series since Resident Evil 4? You can have that one for free, Capcom. (Kidding, pay me.) Capcom has trademarked "Resident Evil: ...   read

 
 
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Gnomageddon

A game about gnomes and Armageddon, and I really hope it's 1998's Armageddon

Today's example of vague-yet-still-obvious news, Sony's filed a trademark for a game titled Gnomageddon. We know nothing else about it, but the name kind of says it all, right? There will be gnomes, and there will be some sort of Armageddon...   read

 
 
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Mirror's Edge
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Mirror's Edge Catalyst trademarked by EA

Seeing how my darling Mirror’s Edge is coming along has become one of my favourite parts of recent E3s. The first game holds a very special place in my heart, and so imagine how intrigued I felt when I found out EA has trademarked Mir...   read

 
 



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Bloodstained

Deep Silver is most likely publishing Bloodstained

[Update: Doug Wolf, the attorney of record, called us back and confirmed that he filed the trademark on behalf of Koch Media. It looks like this rumor pans out, although Deep Silver has yet to respond.] When Koji Igarashi announced a K...   read

 
 
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The Last Guardian

The Last Guardian is probably still being made

The sly detectives over on NeoGAF have discovered that Sony has renewed the trademark for The Last Guardian after an administrative error let it expire previously. So keep holding your breath, fans -- you may very well get the game aft...   read

 
 
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Derp Derp Derp

Windows Store selling fake versions of Darkest Dungeon

There's a new app version of Red Hook Studios' groundbreaking roguelike Darkest Dungeon. Currently it's up for grabs on Microsoft's highly reputable Windows Store at the reasonable price point of only $3.99! Best of...   read

 
 
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Last Guardian is alive

Last Guardian 'still in development' despite trademark abandonment

Folks were worried last night when Sony failed to extend the trademark for The Last Guardian. Sony confirmed to GameSpot that it, "can confirm that the Last Guardian is still in development." Failing to renew the trademark was mer...   read

 
 


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The Last Guardian

Sony appears to have 'abandoned' its trademark for The Last Guardian

Waiting to finally see more of Sony’s elusive The Last Guardian? You may be in for some disappointing news in the near future, as one eagle-eyed NeoGAF user discovered Sony has opted not to extend its trademark for The Last Guard...   read

 
 
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Suspicious trademarks

A trademark has been filed for Soldiers' Soul

This should be prefaced by saying that trademark news should always be taken with a grain of salt. With that out of the way, we might have a heads-up as to what the next game in the widely beloved Souls series is. In Europe, a trademark was...   read

 
 
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