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Sega trademarks some mysterious new Sakura Wars titles

Sega has filed several new Sakura Wars trademarks in Japan. The legendary publisher developer has laid claim to the names "Sakura Wars B.L.A.C.K.", (as well as simply "B.L.A.C.K."), Sakura Kakumei (roughly translates as "Revolution"), and S...

 
 
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Xbox Series X logo trademarked by Microsoft

It appears that the official logo for Microsoft's upcoming Xbox Series X console brand has been revealed. The stark symbol was first spotted on the Justia Trademarks website by Reddit users.According to the site, the monochromatic design wa...

 
 
 
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Skate trademark not abandoned as previously suspected

Over the course of last week, fans of EA's seemingly-forgotten series Skate were feeling a little blue, as reports filtered through the internet that the publisher had legally abandoned the trademark, essentially cancelling the series itsel...

 
 
 
 
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Total War Saga: Troy trademark filed by Creative Assembly

Creative Assembly have filed a new trademark with the UK's Intellectual Property Office, which appears to reveal plans for the next release in Sega's Total War Saga strategy sub-series.The trademark, first spotted by Redditor zhxws, is for ...

 
 
 
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Sega Japan files trademark for 'Nights Dream Wheel'

Sega Games Japan has filed a mysterious trademark for "Nights Dream Wheel", which is leaving some fans with hushed hopes that the weird world of NiGHTS might be prepping for a comeback.The NiGHTS franchise came into being way back in 1996 w...

 
 
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Square Enix trademarks 'Collection of Mana' in Europe

This past weekend, Square Enix filed a trademark in Europe for "Collection of Mana", following on from a similar trademark filed in Japan back in February of this year.While this of course is no official announcement or confirmation of anyt...

 
 
 
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Take-Two Interactive abandon trademark for unreleased Agent

Does anyone remember Rockstar Games announcing Agent, way back in 2009? Hell, does anyone remember 2009? The video gaming world has sure picked up a pace since then. Regardless, Take-Two Interactive, publisher for many Rockstar titles, has ...

 
 
 
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Katamari Damacy Encore trademark spotted

Here's hoping a certain prince rolls into Tokyo Game Show later this month. Watchful Katamari Damacy fans noticed two recently-filed trademarks for Bandai Namco's roll-'em-up series. The first, Katamari Damacy Reroll, was registered in Euro...

 
 
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Endless Ocean sure would hit the spot on Nintendo Switch

I'll seize any halfway relevant opportunity to gush about Endless Ocean for a bit, so here goes. The Arika-developed, Nintendo-published series of underwater exploration games was a real highlight of the Wii era for me. I enjoy learning abo...

 
 
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What the hell is Bandai Namco's 'Battle Breeders'?

This weekend, Bandai Namco Japan announced that they have filed a trademark for Battle Breeders. And that's that. No hints, platforms, dates. Just "Battle Breeders".At face value, it sounds like some form of monster-raising/combat title, so...

 
 
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New trademarks for Onimusha spotted

Is it the right time for Onimusha to return? Earlier this month, Capcom filed trademarks for Onimusha in multiple regions, rekindling hope for fans of the early 2000s action-adventure series. With games like Nioh catching on in a surprising...

 
 
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Nintendo releasing Google Home app 'Pikachu Talk'

Whilst Nintendo appear to be the masters of consistent trademark applications, one such legal declaration, filed earlier this month, looks like a pretty amusing piece of software.The trademark is for an app intended for use with Google Home...

 
 
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Nintendo file a new trademark on the original Game Boy

It has been tweeted by a Japanese trademark bot that Nintendo have filed a new trademark on the original Game Boy, originally released back in 1989, before going on to take the world by storm, ultimately becoming the then-best selling conso...

 
 
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New trademark sparks Nintendo 64 Classic speculation

Few if any of us were surprised to see Nintendo follow up the NES Classic Edition with a miniature Super Nintendo, but how far up the console cycle will the company go, and how quickly? As much as I'd rather not even think about what comes ...

 
 
 
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Bandai Namco files trademark for Pac-Man Maker

Super Mario Maker proved that developers don't need to ship a traditional game to have players fawning over the experience. If the nostalgia's right -- and this part's very important -- giving people the toolset to make their own exper...

 
 
 
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Trademark for Need for Speed Arena surfaces

A trademark listing for a game by the name of Need for Speed Arena has appeared in Europe. Last we heard of Need for Speed (2015) developer Ghost Games, the studio said that it was continuing the franchise and its next title wouldn't be re...

 
 




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