Entries in 'ip' (46)

Nintendo issues takedown demand for student Super Mario 64 HD project

Nintendo issues takedown demand for student Super Mario 64 HD project

A recreation of the first level from Super Mario 64 made with the Unity engine must be removed from the internet, Nintendo has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2015 at 1:03PM in News
Bandai Namco offers up iconic IP to Japanese devs

Bandai Namco offers up iconic IP to Japanese devs

Japanese developer and publisher Bandai Namco is seeking new partnerships with local developers, even offering access to some of its most iconic IP.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 31st 2015 at 11:09AM in News
Insight: The games industry should unite to end 'key stripping'

Insight: The games industry should unite to end 'key stripping'

Arty Rajendra, partner at Rouse Legal, discusses the legalities around key stripping and the impact it is having on the games business

on Mar 20th 2015 at 11:24AM in News
Starbreeze sells Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons IP to 505 Games

Starbreeze sells Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons IP to 505 Games

505 Games is the new owner of the Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons franchise.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 19th 2015 at 1:39PM in News

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Nordic IP acquisition continues with dtp Entertainment grab

Nordic IP acquisition continues with dtp Entertainment grab

Yet more intellectual properties have been scooped up by Nordic Games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 5th 2014 at 10:42AM in News
Nordic Games on publishing big IP for less

Nordic Games on publishing big IP for less

It’s been a good few years for Nordic Games Group. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 24th 2014 at 2:12PM in News
OPINION: Would it really have mattered if Splatoon was a Mario game?

OPINION: Would it really have mattered if Splatoon was a Mario game?

New IP does not necessarily mean new ideas, argues MCV editor Christopher Dring

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 12th 2014 at 10:31AM in News
VIDEO: New BioWare IP teased for Gamescom

VIDEO: New BioWare IP teased for Gamescom

Developer BioWare has continued its teaser campaign for its mysterious presumably new project, due to be revealed at Gamescom next week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2014 at 3:25PM in News

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Crytek still owns the Timesplitters IP

Crytek still owns the Timesplitters IP

Crysis developers Crytek are still in control of cult retro shooting Ip Timesplitters.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 7th 2014 at 11:35AM in News
Team 17 nearly lost Worms IP to publisher

Team 17 nearly lost Worms IP to publisher

Team17 was nearly forced to surrender its famous Worms IP in the late 1990s after signing a deal with a publisher, the studio’s MD has revealed.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jul 14th 2014 at 10:37AM in News
Mind Candy promises more new IP

Mind Candy promises more new IP

More new IP could be on the way from Moshi Monsters creator Mind Candy

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Jun 2nd 2014 at 1:02PM in News
Watch Dogs smashes UK new IP records; Wii U hardware sales up 666%

Watch Dogs smashes UK new IP records; Wii U hardware sales up 666%

Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs has become the best-selling new IP ever in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2014 at 9:38AM in News

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Take-Two emphasises commitment to Red Dead and BioShock franchises

Take-Two emphasises commitment to Red Dead and BioShock franchises

Sequels may take their sweet time in the world of Take-Two, but gamers can certainly expect more from both Red Dead and BioShock in the future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 30th 2014 at 11:32AM in News
Exclusive IP remains a key strategy for Xbox

Exclusive IP remains a key strategy for Xbox

With a decent line-up of exclusive games both already available and on the way, it’s perhaps no surprise, of course.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 11:23AM in News
Ultimate Gay Fighter forced to change name following legal threat

Ultimate Gay Fighter forced to change name following legal threat

‘An unnamed mixed martial arts promotional company’ is forcing upcoming title Ultimate Gay Fighter to change its name.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2014 at 3:36PM in News
Microsoft acquires 80 wearable tech assets in $150m deal

Microsoft acquires 80 wearable tech assets in $150m deal

Microsoft has acquired a collection of assets from wearable computing firm Osterhout Design Group for a suspected $150 million.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Apr 1st 2014 at 11:02AM in News

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Animal Crossing could hit non-Nintendo platforms and future home console

Animal Crossing could hit non-Nintendo platforms and future home console

Animal Crossing could not only be making a console return, but also be branching out onto non-Nintendo hardware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2014 at 4:16PM in News
Now 3D Realms reckons it still owns the Duke Nukem license

Now 3D Realms reckons it still owns the Duke Nukem license

The farcical legal fracas between 3D Realms and Gearbox has taken another twist.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2014 at 9:51AM in News
New IP Flockers announced by Team17

New IP Flockers announced by Team17

The Worms maker revealed it's working on the new brand during today's PlayStation Open Day.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 26th 2014 at 1:41PM in News
Duke Nukem sparks fresh court battle between Gearbox and 3D Realms

Duke Nukem sparks fresh court battle between Gearbox and 3D Realms

Gearbox is suing 3D Realms over its decision to announce a new Duke Nukem game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2014 at 12:53PM in News
King's Candy trademark filing "makes complete sense"

King's Candy trademark filing "makes complete sense"

The decision to trademark the Candy name is a perfectly logical one, a UK lawyer has argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 20th 2014 at 3:33PM in News
King accused of Candy Crush Saga IP theft

King accused of Candy Crush Saga IP theft

In a dramatic twist to the Candy Crush Saga saga, an indie dev has accused King of stealing the idea for its IP in the first place.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2014 at 1:04PM in News
Nintendo wasn't concerned by Flappy Bird's pipes

Nintendo wasn't concerned by Flappy Bird's pipes

Much of the criticism aimed at now-defunct smartphone title Flappy Bird concerned allegations of IP infringement.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 10th 2014 at 4:10PM in News
Cliffy B: Gears of War 'couldn't be in better hands'

Cliffy B: Gears of War 'couldn't be in better hands'

Former Epic developer and Gears of War designer Cliff Bleszinski has celebrated yesterday’s sale of the Gears of War IP to Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2014 at 12:39PM in News
Microsoft acquires Gears of War IP from Epic

Microsoft acquires Gears of War IP from Epic

Gears of War is and forever will be a Microsoft-only IP.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2014 at 2:10PM in News