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Trademark reveals Bungie’s next game ‘Matter’

Back in June, we learned that Bungie would begin working on brand new IP outside of Destiny thanks to support from Chinese publisher, NetEase. The publisher invested $100 million in Bungie, giving the studio resources to manage multiple projects at once. Now, we have our first hint at what Bungie’s …

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Facebook trumps Apple by winning China court case

Apple ran into some difficulty with the courts in China recently, when it was ruled that its iPhone brand wasn’t “widely known,” enough for it to hold copyright on it. In comparison though, Facebook has fared far better, achieving ownership of its own name against a local Chinese firm, which …

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Remedy is probably bringing Alan Wake back

Alan Wake developed something of a cult following after its release several years ago. Since then, Remedy Studios has toyed with the idea of a sequel but for now, it is focussed on Quantum Break, its new Sci-Fi action game which hits the Xbox One and PC in April. However, …

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Zenimax wants Fortress Fallout dev to change name

Zenimax, parent company of Bethesda, has gone ahead and sent a cease and desist letter to the developer of mobile game, Fortress Fallout, demanding that the game stop using the word ‘Fallout’ in its name. Xreal, the studio behind the small mobile game will no longer be able to use …

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Sony says The Last Guardian still in development

Update: Following yesterday’s story that Sony has abandoned the trademark for The Last Guardian, Sony has commented, saying that the game is in-fact still in development and the abandoned trademark listing was just an administrative error at PlayStation America. Original story: Sony unveiled The Last Guardian a number of years …

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Sony has abandoned The Last Guardian trademark

Sony unveiled The Last Guardian a number of years ago, initially as a PlayStation 3 exclusive. However, despite the long and troubled development cycle, the company has refused to announce its cancellation and has remained certain that it will come out eventually. Unfortunately, that may longer be true as Sony …

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Fallout fans hit with new trademark hoax

There has been a lot of talk surrounding the potential reveal and release of the long awaited Boston based Fallout game recently and earlier today fans received a glimmer of hope in the form of a new trademark filing for the brand name ‘Fallout Shadow of Boston’. Unfortunately for fans, …

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Ikea trademark bullies site into takedown

Ikea, the company that has simultaneously provided us with most of our in-house furnishings and frustrating afternoons with wooden plugs and glue, has gone after IkeaHackers.net with a cease and desist order, claiming that it impeaches its trademark name. It’s given the owner until 23rd June to takedown all adverts …

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Disney abandons Star Wars 1313 trademark

What little hope we had left of seeing the Star Wars 1313 project come back to life is now gone as Disney has officially abandoned the trademark,an update on the United States Patent and Trademark Office website has revealed: “No Statement of Use or Extension Request timely filed after Notice …

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Valve files another trademark, guess what for

Valve has been smashing out headlines this past couple of weeks, whether you’re talking about the SteamBox, SteamOS, the new touchpad/joypad controller or the Half Life 3 trademark. You can’t look left or right without bumping into a new Valve story and today we have another: Valve just trademarked Portal …

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