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  • Killer Instinct trademark dispute settled

    Fox and Microsoft have signed a coexistence agreement regarding their rival claims to the Killer Instinct trademark. Under the terms of the agreement, as uploaded by NeoGAF users, Fox promises not to raise objections to Microsoft’s trademarking of or use of the phrase. Presumably this means the TV show that started the drama won’t be […]

  • Fantasy Life trademark filed in the US

    A western release of Level-5 and Brownie Brown’s unusual sim Fantasy Life seems more and more likely. In addition to a European trademark filed last month, Siliconera reports the developer has moved to secure a US one. Unfortunately, there’ve been no rumblings from any of the usual publishers, but perhaps a 3DS eShop release is […]

  • Deus Ex: Human Defiance not a game, trademark repurposed for April Fool's

    February’s Deus Ex: Human Defiance trademark isn’t for a new game of any kind, Eidos Montreal has confirmed on the Deus Ex Facebook page. “The Human Defiance name was registered on the off-chance it we might need it, but it was decided later that it wouldn’t be used,” the post noted. The developer posted an […]

  • Lara Croft: Reflections trademark filed by Square Enix

    Square Enix Europe has filed a US trademark application for something called Lara Croft: Reflections, the sleuths at Siliconera report. We have absolutely no idea what it might be – although we know it’s not single-player DLC for Tomb Raider – but the title may suggest some sort of smaller spin-off project, like Lara Croft […]

  • Eternal Darkness trademark extended

    Nintendo of America has once more applied to extend its trademark for Eternal Darkness: Sanity’s Requiem, the 2002 cult-favourite Silicon Knights Gamecube title. This is the fifth extension, and every time the Big N does this everyone starts speculating wildly that a sequel or re-release is in the works – but then absolutely nothing happens. […]

  • Guild02-sounding trademarks suggested localised release

    Level-5 has filed US trademarks for what sounds suspiciously like two of Guild02‘s games.

  • Sunset Overdrive trademark and domain registration filed by Insomniac

    Insomniac Games has filed a trademark for a project called Sunset Overdrive. Other than the usual “computer game software” classification lingo, along with a note that it’s an “on-line computer game,” there’s not much else to go on. A NeoGAF user also found a domain registration for the project, which was registered by the firm’s […]

  • Project Gotham Racing trademark renewed

    Microsoft has renewed its trademark for Project Gotham Racing, according to Trademarkia. The trademark covers “computer programs, namely, game software for use on computers and video game players” and was first registered in 2001 ahead of the first entry in the series, an Xbox launch title. The renewal is just good business practice but has […]

  • Sony trademarks social and multiplayer service BigFest

    Sony Computer Entertainment Europe’s London office, which produced PlayStation Home, has filed a trademark application for something called BigFest.

  • Microsoft files trademark for something called "Gunpowder"

    Microsoft has filed a trademark application with the USPTO for something called Gunpowder. Other than the description “entertainment services, namely, providing online video games,” there is nothing else regarding the project available to deduce what it could entail. It was filed on January 15. Via Gamespot.

  • Bethesda registers trademark with USPTO for "apocalyptic television program" - Fallout?

    Bethesda has registered a trademark with the USPTO for “an on-going television program set in a post-nuclear apocalyptic world.” Fallout anyone? Note the word in the link there. The registration comes just a week after ThreeDog voice actor Erik Todd Dellums tweeted there may be more “of the Dog coming,” tweeting later he was “given […]

  • Killer Instinct: Microsoft's trademark application denied

    Microsoft has been unable to secure the Killer Instinct trademark, despite announcing it had renewed its filing in mid-September.

  • All the Bravest trademarks, domain registrations filed by Square Enix

    Square Enix has filed a trademark application, a domain registration, and a a European Community Trademark for All the Bravest. We’re unsure what the firm has in the works, but the trademark a myriad of items from arcade to software, even strategy guide and music. The domains and trademarks were registered on November 29. More […]

  • Fighters of Capcom trademark pops up on USPTO site

    A trademark filed with the USPTO for Fighters of Capcom has been discovered.

  • Killer Instinct trademark secured by Microsoft

    Killer Instinct’s trademark is safely back in Microsoft’s hands – but why now?

  • Guild01 trademarks hint at western release for Level-5 compilation

    Level-5 has made a couple of US trademarks for Crimson Shroud and Liberation Maiden, two of the four titles included in its 3DS compilation release Guild01. We’ve had no official word that the collection might make it outside of Japan, but with games from Grasshopper Maunfacture’s Goichi Suda, Seaman creator Yoot Saito, and Vagrant Story […]

  • The Last Guardian's trademark has been "abandoned," panic probably unneccessary -- Report

    A recent update on Trademarkia says that Team Ico’s long-delayed adventure title The Last Guardian has had the status of its trademark changed to “Abandoned – No Statement Of Use Filed.”

  • EA trademarks JetSet Secrets, JetSet Detectives

    EA has made a mysterious pair of new trademark filings in the usual gaming categories, for something called JetSet Detectives and something else called JetSet Secrets. (The trademarks differ from Sega’s Jet Set radio, which separates the two words with a space, so don’t get any wild ideas.) As spotted by Fusible, the publisher also […]

  • Dead Island dev files trademark for Dead Stop mobile game

    Siliconera reports Techland has filed a US trademark for Dead Stop, under the category “entertainment services and providing an online game via an application for mobile phones and other electronic apparatus”. Techland is the developer behind Dead Island, which is expected to spawn a sequel, Riptide.

  • SOE files trademark for Reign of Fear

    SOE has filed a trademark for Reign of Fear with the USPTO, which covers “computer game software and video game software; providing downloadable multiplayer, role playing, real time computer and video game software via an online website for entertainment purposes” and “entertainment services, namely, operating a multiplayer, role playing, real time game for others via […]


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  • World War Z game trademarks filed

    Paramount has secured a pair of new trademarks for World War Z – the usual two-hit combo of “downloadable electronic game programs; electronic game software for handheld electronic devices; video game cartridges and discs” and “entertainment services, namely, providing online electronic games”. It may be just a protective measure or it may indicate we’ll see […]

  • Deathless trademark filed by Square Enix Japan

    Square Enix Japan has nabbed a trademark for something called Deathless, Siliconera reports. That’s the end of the story, unless you want to dig around in the surprising number of known but unannounced projects the publisher has up its voluminous sleeves. Putting aside western efforts, there’s the two to three new IPs we’re expecting this […]

  • Trademark for Dragonborn filed by ZeniMax

    ZeniMax has filed another trademark pertaining to Skyrim, and where as last month it was the shout Fus Ro Dah, this time it’s the term Dragonborn. It was filed on May 15 under goods and services, meaning it could pertain to anything gaming related or it was filed to stop people cashing in on unsanctioned […]

  • Namco Bandai registers a group of “Unitia” trademarks

    What is Namco Bandai’s Attack the LEGEND? Where is Sega going with WIN W? Where the heck can I purchase Konami’s Yuru Veggie Farm? The answers to all this, and more, are not to be found through the break.

  • Zynga suing over Pyramidville’s alleged trademark infringement

    Social gaming giant Zynga is back in court again, issuing a lawsuit against Kobojo. According to GamesIndustry, the publisher alleges Kojobo’s Pyramidville infringes on Zynga’s trademarks, namely Farmville, FrontierVille, CityVille and the like. Zynga has requested injunctions against the title and demanded damages of three times the profits the rival game has brought in so […]

  • Lucasfilm files mysterious “Star Wars 1313″ trademark

    Lucasfilm has filed a new trademark application which covers a new multimedia Star Wars franchise, including video games.

  • EA files trademark application for SimOcean

    EA has filed a trademark for SimOcean. We don’t know a blessed thing more, but before you get too excited, consider that the SimCity reboot means it’s a great time to make some defensive registrations, and that Maxis’s Glassbox Engine does a lot of really funky things, some of which EA would be mad not […]

  • Activision trademarks, nabs domain for The Blast Furnace

    What is The Blast Furnace? No idea, but Activision seems quite keen on it.

  • ZeniMax files multiple trademarks for Skyrim’s “Fus Ro Dah”

    Bethesda’s parent company, ZeniMax Media, has applied with the USPTO for six different trademarks covering the the Skyrim shout, “Fus Ro Dah”. No idea what it could be for, but it the various trademarks apply to “computer game software for use with computers and video game consoles; downloadable computer game software offered via the internet […]

  • Pac-Man Smash trademarked by Namco Bandai

    Pac-Man Smash? Oh please be a Smash Bros. style brawler.

  • Bethesda files Dawnguard trademark, could be for anything

    A trademark filed by Zenimax Media around the end of February, and totally missed by us, may possibly hint at a possible expansion plan for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.

  • Rocksmith trademark dispute unresolved

    A legal battle may yet jeopardise Ubisoft’s recently announced September European release for Rocksmith.

  • THQ files trademark application for 1666

    One of THQ’s multiple secret projects may have just become slightly less mysterious.

  • Full Contact Bingo turns up in EA trademark

    EA’s latest foray into the wonderful world of board games sounds like an extreme makeover of a game normally associated with pensioners.

  • Nintendo files trademark for Pokemon Adventure Camp

    At first we thought Pokemon Adventure Camp had something to do with the event of the same name which took place at GuilFest in Surrey last year; however, as Siliconera points out, the trademark was filed by Nintendo, the Nintendo-exclusive game developer Game Freak, and Nintendo subsidiary Creatures, Inc. Whole ‘otta Nintendo going on with […]

  • Microsoft files “online computer game” trademark for “Adera”

    Microsoft has filed a trademark application for something called “Adera.” It falls under the “online computer game” section, and was filed on March 1. No further information is available, but start speculating to your heart’s content. You have our permission. Via Gamespot.

  • THQ files games trademark for “Evolve”

    THQ has files a trademark with the USPTO for something called “Evolve”. It pertains to “computer game software; video game software; downloadable video games.”

  • The Cave is not Double Fine’s Kickstarter project

    Double Fine has told Gamespot that its recent trademark filing for The Cave has nothing to do with the firm’s Kickstarter project.

  • Square trademark for Sleeping Dogs leads to Kane & Lynch 3 speculation

    NeoGAF has dug up another Square Enix trademark, this one for something called Sleeping Dogs, leading some to speculate it’s a subtitle for Kane & Lynch 3 due to the subtitle of the last outing, Dog Days. A job posting from IO Interactive back in September 2011 suggested that a third Kane & Lynch was […]

  • Square registers domain and trademark for Final Fantasy Dimensions

    Square has trademarked something called Final Fantasy Dimensions in the US and Europe. Dug up by a NeoGAF user, the trademark was filed on January 16, and the domain has been registered as well. Theories on the trademark range from a Vita title in the works from 1st Production Department, to a game already […]

  • Square Enix makes a pair of “Underworld” trademarks

    Siliconera has unearthed – and translated – two Japanese trademarks made by Square Enix. The first is the short and sweet Root of the Underworld, while the other runs on a bit as Door of the Underworld and the Path of Nayuta. Square Enix has indicated it intends to flesh out its portfolio of franchise […]

  • Square files trademark for Gunslinger Stratus

    Square Enix has filed a trademark in Japan for a title called Gunslinger Stratus. A search through the USPTO found no trace of it, but that doesn’t mean anything just yet. The trademark, dug up by Andriasang, doesn’t really state much, but we’re betting it’s one of the “two to three” new IPs the firm […]

  • Capcom files trademark for E.X. Troopers

    Capcom Japan has filed a trademark for a game called E.X. Troopers in the US and Europe. Spotted by Siliconera, its sounds to us like a shooter where you will play a trooper of some sort. We have no creative thought as to what the initials E.X. would stand for, though. Maybe extreme? Extreme Troopers? […]

  • Square Enix files two enigmatic trademarks

    Siliconera spotted a pair of mysterious new trademark filings from Square Enix Japan, both for logos with no descriptive text. No, we have no idea what they’re for; presumably the publisher doesn’t want us to, or there’d be some words on it. Enjoy in full-sized, low-res glory through the break.

  • Dead Island developer trademarks Dead World

    Siliconera spotted a US trademark filing by TechLand for something called Dead World. The Trademark is, of course, highly suggestive of a sequel to the first person horror RPG Dead Island, but TechLand has refused to comment. Thanks, Eurogamer.

  • Nintendo trademarks Circle Pad Pro

    Speaking of strapping stuff to your 3DS, a new trademark suggests the big N has finally settled on a name for its second analog circle attachment.

  • Insomniac trademarks two new titles revolving around “Beasts”

    Rachet and Clank and Resistance developer Insomniac Games has filed trademarks for two new titles, “Galaxy Beasts” and “Space Beasts”, suspected to be two different names for the same project.

  • Bethesda: “Nobody here enjoys” pursuing Scrolls trademark dispute

    Bethesda and Zenimax have had a lot of bad press over its Scrolls trademark dispute with Mojang, but the publisher is in a difficult position and not exactly delighted by it, either.

  • Quick Quotes: Blizzard on Mists of Pandaria trademark

    “We don’t comment on rumors or speculation. That (the trademark) can apply to anything. We’ve got comic books and other things we’re doing. We’re definitely working on an expansion but we’re not talking about any details yet.” – World of Warcraft lead designer Tom Chilton to Kotaku regarding the firm’s Mists of Pandaria trademark filing. […]

  • Microsoft files trademark with USPTO for Iron Brigade

    Microsoft has filed a trademark with the USPTO for Iron Brigade, and the description says only that it is “computer software” and that it was filed on July 26. The site Fusible, which dug the application up, suggests it could be in reference to a Union army unit from the Civil War, the 150th anniversary […]