The darkness may still return, as Eternal Darkness publisher Nintendo recently renewed the trademark with the US Patent office.
The announcement of Blizzard’s new team-based FPS may have turned heads last year, but the developer may have to change the name; not only does a trademark for “Overwatch” already exist, but a mobile developer is currently fighting for their own “Overwatch” app.
A certain trio of toads may have a comeback on the horizon, as Microsoft has filed a new trademark for Battletoads.
Lily Bergamo, the next title from Suda51 and Grasshopper Manufacture, along with GungHo Entertainment, has been officially trademarked in North America.
United Front Games is currently working on a new title based within the Sleeping Dogs universe.
Those who are holding out for one more adventure with Gordon Freeman, all is not lost, as Half Life 3 may not be “vaporware” anymore.