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Bethesda forces name change for indie game Prey for the Gods

Prey for the Gods will now be called Praey for the Gods after its developer chose to avoid a trademark dispute with Bethesda. Bethesda, of course, this week publishes its new shooter Prey, which itself is a reprisal of the name used for the original 2006 2K title. Prey for …

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Blizzard registers eSports service trademark for ‘Compete’

Blizzard has filed for a new trademark indicating the company is looking into increasing its support of eSports. VG247 reports on the listing registered as Compete, pointing out that the trademarking might not mean a platform carrying the name is actively under construction. The description details a service that would …

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Bungie files trademark for ‘The Taken King’

Bungie has applied for a trademark relating to something called The Taken King,” according to a US Patent and Trademark Office filing unearthed today. Polygon reports on the discovery, pointing to evidence that the downloadable video games” trademark could be related to Destiny. The logo attached to the filing is …

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Sony fails to renew Bloodborne trademark ahead of release

Sony appears to have accidentally abandoned its second major trademark in as many months. Last month, Sony failed to renew its US-registered trademark on The Last Guardian. An error that forced the company to confirm the long-awaited game was still in fact in development. Now, it looks as if Sony …

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Sony fails to renew The Last Guardian US trademark

Sony had chosen not to renew its trademark for The Last Guardian in the US. VG247 reports on the US office of patent and trademark website listing, which shows Sony has allowed the current trademark to expire. What this means, if anything at all, is anyone’s guess. Sony abandoned the …

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UPDATE: ‘Fallout: Shadow of Boston’ trademark application unearthed

A new trademark application filed by Bethesda for Fallout: Shadow of Boston” has surfaced, which many are now convinced is the name for the next title in the popular post-apocalyptic RPG series. The submission – spotted by a user on games discussion board NeoGAF – was registered by Bethesda Softworks …

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