Nintendo Have Filed A Trademark For A Bowser Spin-Off Game

Yoshi, Luigi, Wario and Captain Toad have all got their own games after first appearing in the Mario series, but the plumber's nemesis Bowser has yet to feature in his own spin-off. However, it looks like King Koopa's lucky day might be just around the corner. Nintendo has recently filed a trademark for Koopa, Bowser's … Continue reading Nintendo Have Filed A Trademark For A Bowser Spin-Off Game

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Nintendo Registers Trademark For Image Of The Super Famicom Controller

Nintendo has recently filed a trademark for the image of the beautiful Super Famicom controller. The news was picked up by a variety of Japanese blogs who are speculating about an inevitable Super Famicom mini which is bound to come after the incredible success of the NES Mini. Of course, nothing has been confirmed at the moment … Continue reading Nintendo Registers Trademark For Image Of The Super Famicom Controller

Nintendo Has Filed A Trademark Application For Eternal Darkness

One of the beloved titles for the GameCube was Eternal Darkness and with rumours swirling that the Nintendo Switch has GameCube Virtual Console support many will be excited to hear that a trademark for the game was filed yesterday on December 23, 2016. We will probably have to wait until January to see if anything comes … Continue reading Nintendo Has Filed A Trademark Application For Eternal Darkness

Nintendo Has Filed A Trademark Application For “Excite Truck”

We could well be getting another Excite Truck game if a recent trademark application comes into fruition. Nintendo of America Inc recently filed the trademark application to the United States Patent and Trademark Office and it was entered in the Trademark Reporting and Monitoring System yesterday, Perhaps we could see a glimpse of a new Excite Truck at … Continue reading Nintendo Has Filed A Trademark Application For “Excite Truck”

Nintendo Abandons Trademark For Hyrule Warriors

It has emerged today that Nintendo has abandoned the Hyrule Warriors trademark in the United States Patent and Trademark Office today. Whether this is simply a case of the Kyoto based company forgetting to renew the trademark remains to be seen. To be honest this seems like the most likely scenario as Hyrule Warriors and Hyrule Warriors … Continue reading Nintendo Abandons Trademark For Hyrule Warriors

Rumor: Capcom Has Requested A Trademark Registration For “Monster Hunter Generations”

The Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM), which is the European patents and trademarks database, may have leaked another game. Capcom has requested a registration for a trademark for "Monster Hunter Generations". The news comes from the same site that reported on the Pokemon Sun & Moon leak, which we covered previously. Once again, … Continue reading Rumor: Capcom Has Requested A Trademark Registration For “Monster Hunter Generations”

Sony Never Got The Trademark For ‘Let’s Play’

You may remember that Sony were trying to trademark the common term 'Let's Play'. Well, now it seems as though they were unsuccessful trademarking this term as one might expect. The US Patent and Trademark Office rejected the trademark and said that it is a far too ‘generic term’ that’s descriptive in nature. That's because it's a commonly used … Continue reading Sony Never Got The Trademark For ‘Let’s Play’

More Details On Potential Sony ‘Let’s Play’ Trademark

We posted last week about the potential of Sony trying to trademark the term 'Let's Play', the definition on the trademark application was: ‘Electronic transmission and streaming of video games via global and local computer networks; streaming of audio, visual, and audiovisual material via global and local computer networks’. Some documents have surfaced online, showing the application date … Continue reading More Details On Potential Sony ‘Let’s Play’ Trademark

Is Sony Trying To Trademark The Term Let’s Play?

Let's Play videos have been huge on video streaming sites such as YouTube and have become part of the gaming scene and beyond. A recent trademark by Sony suggests that the company is trying to trademark the term Let's Play and the definition is as follows: ‘Electronic transmission and streaming of video games via global and local … Continue reading Is Sony Trying To Trademark The Term Let’s Play?