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Rösti
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(07-15-2014, 05:28 PM)
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Today, July 15, 2014, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Limited filed in Europe a trademark via the The Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) for "The Hungry Horde". It was made public today. It is a basic Community trade mark (CTM) filing, and reads as following:

Trade mark information

Name: THE HUNGRY HORDE
Filing number: 013082482
Basis: CTM
Date of receipt: 15/07/2014
Type: Word
Nature: INDIVIDUAL
Nice classes: 9, 28, 41 ( Nice Classification )
Vienna Classification:
Filing date: 15/07/2014
Registration date:
Expiry date:
Designation date:
Filing language: English
Second language: French
Application reference: AWP/AA/LDP/T134255EM00
Trade mark status: Application under examination
Acquired distinctiveness: No

Goods and services

9 Computer game software; computer software for video games or for games machines; video games; electronic devices for the wireless receipt, storage and/or transmission of data and messages; downloadable electronic publications; sound and/or video recordings featuring music, entertainment and/or games.

28 Toys, games and playthings; computer game apparatus; electronic games; computer games apparatus adapted for use with an external display screen or monitor; video game machines; portable games with liquid crystal displays; computer peripheral devices for playing computer games; computer games controllers; electronic apparatus and instruments all for use in computer and video gaming; handheld electronic games; handheld computer games; bags and cases adapted or shaped to contain any of the aforementioned goods.

41 Electronic games services provided by means of the Internet; Internet games (non-downloadable); arranging of games; organizing of games; education; entertainment services; entertainment services provided online and/or via a computer database for matching users for the transfer or sharing of computer games, music, video and audio recordings via communications networks; organizing, staging and the provision of on-line tournaments; entertainment by means of wireless television broadcasts; provision of customized web pages for featuring game player information, including information regarding a player's identity and the player's preferences; the provision of on-line electronic publications; information relating to all of the aforementioned.

Owners

ID: 276344
Organisation: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Limited
Legal status: Legal Entity
Country: GB - United Kingdom
State/county: n/a
Town: London
Post code: W1F 7LP
Address: 10 Great Marlborough Street
Correspondence address:
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Limited
10 Great Marlborough Street
London W1F 7LP
REINO UNIDO
00 44-2078595300
n/a

Source: https://oami.europa.eu/eSearch/#deta...arks/013082482

The Hungry Horde, eh. Sounds like a zombie MOBA to me. However, there's also the following:



Also available for DOS, FM Towns, PC-98 and SEGA Saturn.





This is an entry from Wikipedia:

The player controls a servant boy, Chauncey, who was raised by a herd of wild cows. In a fortunate mishap, Chauncey prevents Winthrop the Good, King of Franzpowanki, from choking on his meal and is rewarded with a plot of land upon which he may build a self-sustaining town. However, the land is under constant attack by "The Horde." The Horde consists of a number of destructive and hungry red monsters referred to individually as Hordlings.

Crystal Dynamics cancelled two video game related The Horde trademarks in 2001 and 2002, filed in 1994. Could it be that Sony has picked up this IP?
Nightengale
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(07-15-2014, 05:29 PM)
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It's probably a new IP that shares a similar name with an old one.
Jawmuncher
(07-15-2014, 05:31 PM)
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Originally Posted by Nightengale

It's probably a new IP that shares a similar name with an old one.

Yeah can't see why they'd dig this Forgotten IP up for a revival.
SocksAndShoes
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(07-15-2014, 05:31 PM)
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They had me at "raised by a herd of wild cows". Day one.
TheRealTalker
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(07-15-2014, 05:33 PM)
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Originally Posted by Nightengale

It's probably a new IP that shares a similar name with an old one.

Originally Posted by Jawmuncher

Yeah can't see why they'd dig this Forgotten IP up for a revival.

They did it for shadow of the beast

And look how wonky Sony's third party relations and dev team is lately
ezekial45
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(07-15-2014, 05:34 PM)
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Kirk Cameron?
Nightengale
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(07-15-2014, 05:35 PM)
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Originally Posted by TheRealTalker

They did it for shadow of the beast

And look how wonky Sony's third party relations and dev team is lately

Sony filing this means they own it.
The Broken Ska Record
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(07-15-2014, 05:37 PM)
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Originally Posted by ezekial45



Kirk Cameron?

Yup.
TheRealTalker
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(07-15-2014, 05:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by Nightengale

Sony filing this means they own it.

I see... I just want the protag to be raised by cows
;)
semiconscious
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(07-15-2014, 05:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by SocksAndShoes

They had me at "raised by a herd of wild cows". Day one.

same. now that's how you garner interest in a game :) ...
AyaisMUsikWhore
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(07-15-2014, 05:41 PM)
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Originally Posted by TheRealTalker

They did it for shadow of the beast

And look how wonky Sony's third party relations and dev team is lately

Hmmm, what happened with shadow of the beast?
mao2
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(07-15-2014, 05:43 PM)
The Horde was a pretty fun game, and silly FMVs were great. It'd be nice if they remade it.
Meowtor
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(07-15-2014, 05:43 PM)
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Oh god I hope this is a reboot of The Horde. Played the hell out of it on my 3D0 back in the day
Krejlooc
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(07-15-2014, 05:44 PM)
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Man, I hadn't thought of this game in years.

I hated it lol.
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(07-15-2014, 05:45 PM)
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Originally Posted by AyaisMUsikWhore

Hmmm, what happened with shadow of the beast?

They announced a PS4 reboot of the series.
Acquiescence
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(07-15-2014, 05:46 PM)
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That'll be another f2p then.
10k
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(07-15-2014, 05:46 PM)
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Hungry hungry hippos coming to PSN!!!
TheRealTalker
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Originally Posted by AyaisMUsikWhore

Hmmm, what happened with shadow of the beast?

The game is still in development

Likely we will see an update at gamescom with Rime as well
BouncyFrag
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(07-15-2014, 05:48 PM)
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Originally Posted by TheRealTalker

I see... I just want the protag to be raised by cows
;)

I dont know why but this makes me so happy.
Rollo Tomasi
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(07-15-2014, 05:48 PM)
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PSN game to be announced at GC is my best guess.
Puru
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I remember i played that game but can't remember how it was, i think you had to build some shit and then kill monsters. I could see it being a f2p honestly if it is indeed some kind of reboot of this.
Salex_
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(07-15-2014, 05:50 PM)
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Shadow of the Beast was a game published by Psygnosis, which Sony acquired.

I'm not sure how this new trademark could be Crystal Dynamics' IP? Also, the name of that old game was "The Horde".
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Originally Posted by SocksAndShoes

They had me at "raised by a herd of wild cows". Day one.

But is there such a thing as wild cows? I do ponder
Rösti
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(07-15-2014, 05:53 PM)
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Originally Posted by Salex_

Shadow of the Beast was a game published by Psygnosis, which Sony acquired.

I'm not sure how this new trademark could be Crystal Dynamics' IP? Also, the name of that old game was "The Horde".

I connected "hungry" to the hungry red monsters of The Horde. It seemed to fit quite well. Of course, it is only a suggestion.
Zophar
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(07-15-2014, 06:13 PM)
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The Horde was excellent. Similar to Actraiser.
clockpunk
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(07-15-2014, 07:42 PM)
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That looks and sounds like a fantastically fun game - here's hoping something comes from this filing!
RoboPlato
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Originally Posted by Rollo Tomasi

PSN game to be announced at GC is my best guess.

What I expect as well. Probably one of Sony's incubator titles.
Cow Goes Moo
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tarsier studios?

guess not
Last edited by Cow Goes Moo; 07-16-2014 at 06:21 PM.
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Originally Posted by Cow Goes Moo

tarsier studios?

Ah! That could be it. I can't wait to learn more about that game.
Last edited by Salex_; 07-15-2014 at 07:55 PM.
Grimlřck
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Originally Posted by ezekial45



Kirk Cameron?

and steve ballmer, i believe.
baphomet
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(07-15-2014, 07:55 PM)
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Definitely has nothing to do with The Horde.
Guymelef
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Originally Posted by Cow Goes Moo

tarsier studios?

Makes sense.

100% sure we will see something at Gamescom.
Last edited by Guymelef; 07-15-2014 at 08:00 PM.
Danneee
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I've always wanted to try The Horde, heard lots of good things about it and would love a remake.

But I guess chances are slim and this is yet another damn zombie game. Like there aren't dozens upon dozens of them already...

Edit: or not! Who knows.
Last edited by Danneee; 07-15-2014 at 08:02 PM.
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Originally Posted by Cow Goes Moo

tarsier studios?

If true, cant wait. Lot of creativity at that studio
Syroc
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(07-16-2014, 08:13 AM)
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It's not Hunger.
Man
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(07-16-2014, 08:20 AM)
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Mark Cerny's new indy game he's working on? He's an old Crystal Dynamics vet.
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Originally Posted by 10k

Hungry hungry hippos coming to PSN!!!

But what about my nonlicensed knock off, hungry hungry hobos?
Guymelef
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Originally Posted by Syroc

It's not Hunger.

Oh :(.
Will we see Hunger soon?
ChawlieTheFair
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(07-16-2014, 08:38 AM)
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Whatever it is, the Hungry Horde sounds like a Dr Seuss inspired first person zombie survival game.


I'm in.
coolasj19
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(07-16-2014, 08:51 AM)
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Originally Posted by Syroc

It's not Hunger.

Welp. Thanks for being on top of it. Gamescon trademarking? What's that one that Sony recently lost a dispute on?
Acquiescence
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Originally Posted by Syroc

It's not Hunger.

I really hope we see something of that game soon. The premise and the concept art has me hooked already.
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Originally Posted by SocksAndShoes

They had me at "raised by a herd of wild cows". Day one.

on Uranus
bebop242
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(07-16-2014, 09:39 AM)
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Originally Posted by Grimlřck

and steve ballmer, i believe.

Beat me to it. Lol
Akahige
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Originally Posted by Cow Goes Moo

tarsier studios?

That is some fine looking art right there.
mclem
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(07-16-2014, 10:05 AM)
The Horde was an interesting game - not least because it could reasonably be argued that it's an ancestor of the modern Tower Defense format. Indeed, I can't think of an earlier game of that defensive nature off the top of my head.

While I think odds are that it's just a similar name being trademarked, I could see a reasonable argument to bring back the franchise given its history and how TD is pretty hot right now.
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(07-16-2014, 10:07 AM)
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Wow this takes me back. I bought this game for the PC, simply based on the cover art/backside info, at the time, but could never get it running : (

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