Entries in 'ip' (36)

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
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

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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
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

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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

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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
Star Wars 1313 trademark abandoned by Disney

Star Wars 1313 trademark abandoned by Disney

Disney has opted against renewing the Star Wars 1313 trademark.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2014 at 10:44AM in News

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Pachter calls for Nintendo to go third party

Pachter calls for Nintendo to go third party

Nintendo needs to bring its rich slate of IP to rival platforms, US analyst Michael Pachter has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2014 at 2:44PM in News
Double Fine acquires rights to Costume Quest and Stacking IPs

Double Fine acquires rights to Costume Quest and Stacking IPs

Costume Quest and Stacking are once again the property of creators Double Fine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2013 at 9:43AM in News
EA plays down annual release for Battlefield IP

EA plays down annual release for Battlefield IP

Battlefield looks unlikely to become an annual release in direct competition to Call of Duty.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2013 at 10:55AM in News
Nintendo buys stake in mobile content firm, shares rocket

Nintendo buys stake in mobile content firm, shares rocket

Shares in Nintendo have jumped over five per cent after it emerged that the platform holder has acquired a stake on Japanese mobile content provider Dwango.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2013 at 2:55PM in News
The future of XCOM rests with Enemy Within

The future of XCOM rests with Enemy Within

The grand return of XCOM may be over if no one buys next week’s expansion pack Enemy Within, says developer Firaxis.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 8th 2013 at 9:58AM in News
More change for Need for Speed series

More change for Need for Speed series

UPDATE: EA has told MCV that Need for Speed has NOT become an EA Sports game, blaming "confusion" for the claim in Polygon's piece. Matt Bilbey will be involved with ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2013 at 10:48AM in News
Activision's Blur IP has returned

Activision's Blur IP has returned

New publishing label Marmalade Play has today released an Android racer carrying the Blur name.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 25th 2013 at 2:30PM in News
Nintendo IP rampant on Windows Phone

Nintendo IP rampant on Windows Phone

A flood of apps illicitly using Nintendo IP have appeared on the Windows Store.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Oct 11th 2013 at 10:20AM in News
Guerrilla moving on from Killzone, working on new IP

Guerrilla moving on from Killzone, working on new IP

Dutch studio Guerrilla Games is looking forward to a future beyond the Killzone IP.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2013 at 4:08PM in News