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The Japanese gaming trademark tracking thread

Chittagong

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商願2010-006971 Nintendo∞Wii∞POWER∞Wii
商願2010-006972 Nintendo∞Wii
商願2010-006973 POWER∞Wii

NES -> Super NES
Wii -> Power Wii
 

Zero-Crescent

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jett said:
What the hell is PowerWii?
When I hear that name, I immediately have two thoughts:
1. Now you're playing with POWER!
2. POW-POW-POWER WHEELS!

It's an interesting trademark, but I guess we won't hear anything about it until e3, unless it's the title of a game, like in the case of "The Last Story".
 
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Power Wii is a horrible name for a system and goes against everything the Wii is about. As a system name it would take very simple branding with a wide appeal and add an inexplicable focus on the 12-year-old-boy and manchild demographic.

It's probably a peripheral or a game title (Wii Power).
 

Deku

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viciouskillersquirrel said:
Power Wii is a horrible name for a system and goes against everything the Wii is about. As a system name it would take very simple branding with a wide appeal and add an inexplicable focus on the 12-year-old-boy and manchild demographic.

It's probably a peripheral or a game title (Wii Power).
stationary bike that plugs into the wii. to play, you provide the power.
 

GDGF

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If this was the late 90's, I'd say Power Wii sounds like some kind of in store kiosk for people who don't have internet to be able to download Wiiware games to flash cards or something.
 

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The Power Wii sounds like hardware. It doesn't fit a normal naming convention either "Wii [name]" for software and peripherals. I dare say it sounds like a console especially since it is preceded by "Nintendo." I really wish I had a better grasp for how these sorts of things sound to the Japanese ear, but I doubt whatever it is will retain the same name for worldwide release.

Maybe just "Wii∞" or "∞Wii"

Could also be a placeholder of sorts to cover their bases, but it's interesting for sure.
 

dsister44

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exhausted wii fit?

want to get MORE healthy?

then try out new wii vitlaity with the vitality sensor and wii power with the power glove nintendo's newest two 20 milion sellers

coming holiday 2010*


















* each game old sepparately for $80 each**




**Wii Power Plus coming summer 2011 at $20
 

duckroll

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BluWacky said:
Yup, it's the subtitle of an upcoming PSP game. Bit confused as to why Bamco are releasing this - I thought Squenix did FMA games?
S-E does the PS2 games which are in-canon gaidens for the TV series (both the original TV series and the new one). It seems Bamco has the rights to anything else - the GBA titles which used manga designs, the PS2 party fighter, the previous PSP action adventure game, and now this PSP RPG which follows the Brotherhood storyline. What makes the S-E ones stand out is that they generally have about 30 mins of brand new animation throughout the game, done by Bones.
 

NeonZ

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商願2010-006971 Nintendo∞Wii∞POWER∞Wii
商願2010-006972 Nintendo∞Wii
商願2010-006973 POWER∞Wii
It sounds like a new hardware, not a game. After all, Infinite and Power are listed before the Wii title, not afterwards, like in the Wii line of games. The presence of "Nintendo" there also is pretty weird. It's Wiifit, not "Nintendo Wiifit". Although, even so, it's not necessarily a new console...

However, if it's actually a new console, that probably isn't the final name. There are multiple listings for what probably is the same object. Even "Infinite Wii" doesn't sound good enough, it's too long.
 
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Turrican3 said:
I agree but damn, even Wii sounded like a terrible choice. :)
We'll see.
Wii sounds like a terrible choice if you assume that Nintendo's target audience was the 12 - 35yo male demographic. If you don't, Wii is a brilliant name (admittedly, I, as a 12 - 35 year old male, didn't warm to it at first). Where women and adults wouldn't be caught dead using something ultra-masculine and powerful-sounding like the Xbox or the specifically toy-sounding Playstation, Wii is whimsical, non-descriptive, unique and non-demographically specific.

Other names of this type are Google, iPod and Bing.

Power Wii tends toward the Xbox side of things. Xbox sounds powerful, like it has more grunt under the hood than you'd care to know about. Xbox appeals to guys. Same with the word "Power".

It's a terrible name for a console (it has no focus - who is meant to buy this product?), albeit an acceptable one for a peripheral (peripheral names do need to be descriptive, even if the main brand isn't).

Just my 2 cents.
 

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任天堂 Nintendo
商願2010-008212 NDS

NBGI
商願2010-007656 Puri Colle
商願2010-010704 大突撃

Konami
商願2010-011023 蓮華\renge
商願2010-011024 ガブリーヌ\gabrine
商願2010-011025 プロ野球スピリッツTOUCH
商願2010-011026 プロ野球スピリッツ

Sega
商願2010-009238 DINOSAUR KING
商願2010-009472 §BALANCE\UFO BALANCE CATCHER
商願2010-010394 §Arabian JeweL\アラビアンジュエル

SE
商願2010-008788 DRAGON QUEST

Capcom
商願2010-009673 えどたん
商願2010-010040 CAPCOM

Koei
商願2010-010178 戦国武将祭
商願2010-010257 ステラ・ミュージカル

SCE
商願2010-007758 MASSIVE ACTION GAME
商願2010-007759 マカロンリバーシ

Level 5
商願2010-009781 タイムトラベラーズ (Time Travellers)
 

WYWY

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neo2046 said:
SCE
商願2010-007758 MASSIVE ACTION GAME
商願2010-007759 マカロンリバーシ

Level 5
商願2010-009781 タイムトラベラーズ (Time Travellers)
マカロンリバーシ Sounds like a PSN game.

タイムトラベラーズ Probably handheld.
 

WYWY

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Nirolak said:
Does anyone happen to know what this one says?

Google Translate wasn't very helpful here.
Edo-Tan I think. I guess as in 'Edo' period, guess 'Tan' as similar meaning to carried by the expression 'Densetsu'.

Sounds like a causal game. Or maybe a sim-like game. Or a samurai-period style of game. At any rate it doesn't sound like what one would expect a 'A' class game will be named. It's equivalent to 'WW2 Tales', or '1800s Legends', or 'Medieval Stories' - you get the idea. So I won't read too much into it, as of now.
 

neo2046

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http://hokanko3.blog13.fc2.com/blog-entry-263.html

任天堂 / Nintendo
商願2010-011763 立体かくし絵 アッタコレダ (Rittai Kakushi e Attakoreda)
商願2010-011764 アクアリビング\テレビでながめる魚たち (AQUA Living)
商願2010-011765 Lightstream
商願2010-011766 X-RETURNS
商願2010-011767 PENTA TENTACLES
商願2010-013026 DrawDrawPenner\どろどろぺにゃ~
商願2010-013027 どうも、DSです
商願2010-013028 オトト\ototo
商願2010-013029 てんつなぎ
商願2010-013171 SIN & PUNISHMENT\SUCCESSOR OF THE SKIES
商願2010-013172 FlingSmash
商願2010-013173 LIGHT TRAX
商願2010-013174 WARIOWARE\DO IT YOURSELF
商願2010-013175 PHOTO DOJO
商願2010-013176 METAL TORRENT
商願2010-013475 SIN & PUNISHMENT

BNGI
商願2010-011487 Dancing Spirits
商願2010-012831 ピチピチおみせっち
商願2010-012832 Majin and The Forsaken Kingdom
商願2010-012833 Majinn and The Forsaken Kingdom
商願2010-013404 Vandia Breaker
商願2010-013405 ギガントバトル\Gigant Battle
商願2010-013732 PAC-Match\Party
商願2010-013733 PAC‐MAN Match
商願2010-014763 Retribution
商願2010-014764 劇奏

SQEX
商願2010-011883 VOICE FANTASY
商願2010-014103 アビセアの死闘
商願2010-014104 アビセアの覇者
商願2010-014105 禁断の地アビセア

Sega
商願2010-011572 LET’S GO GOLF!

Taito
商願2010-011909 大富豪パーティ
商願2010-014211 Western Gun
商願2010-015939 TWINYTWIN
商願2010-015940 SPY WARS

Temco
商願2010-012468 逆シューティング (Reverse Shooting )
商願2010-012469 サカサドロップス (dsiware game)
商願2010-012470 サカサですけど。

Konami
商願2010-012634 ラプティアス\raptias
商願2010-012635 武装神姫アーティル\BUSOU SHINKI artille
商願2010-012636 プロキシマ\proxima
商願2010-012637 マリーセレス\maryceles
商願2010-014132 ポケット農園直送便
商願2010-015866 バトル カスティバル
商願2010-015871 隠し神の棲む館
商願2010-015872 まんかい プリンセス
商願2010-015873 まんプリ
商願2010-015874 TACTICAL ESPIONAGE OPERATIONS
 

EatChildren

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商願2010-015874 TACTICAL ESPIONAGE OPERATIONS
Mrrmmm...Metal Gear...
 

Vamphuntr

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EatChildren said:
Mrrmmm...Metal Gear...
It's probably for peace walker since they changed the name of the genre from tactical espionnage action to operations since you have to manage a base and everything.
 

duckroll

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Some new trademarks. I'll just post the ones I'm interested in:

Square Enix:
Larger-than-life Gallery
光と闇の戦士 (Warriors of Light and Darkness)
Final Fantasy Legends
Tactics Ogre

Game Republic:
Dragon Hunters
 

duckroll

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faridmon said:
I will love you forever SE if you do something about this..............
Yeah I think they plan to do something with it soon.

Probably PSN release of the shitty PS1 port. :p
 

faridmon

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duckroll said:
Yeah I think they plan to do something with it soon.

Probably PSN release of the shitty PS1 port. :p
*sigh*
well, at least you destroyed my hope, instead of Se themselves.
 

neo2046

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商願2010-021055 DS Sound
商願2010-021086 DS Name Card
商願2010-021087 DSMagazine
商願2010-021088 DSMovie
商願2010-021089 DSCamera
商願2010-021090 DSCinema
商願2010-021091 DSMessage
商願2010-021092 DSMusic
商願2010-021093 DSAlbum
商願2010-021709 3DSPlay
商願2010-021710 Nintendo 3DS
商願2010-021711 ニンテンドー3DS (Nintendo 3DS)
商願2010-021712 3DSWare
商願2010-021713 Nintendo 3DSWare
商願2010-023066 N3DS
商願2010-024659 ポケモンカードゲーム (Pokemon Card Game)
商願2010-024660 トレーナーズウェブサイト (Trainers Web Site)
商願2010-024661 トレーナーズ (Trainers)

NBGI
商願2010-021337 LOVE EXバーゲン (Love EX Bargain)
商願2010-021338 BANDAI\NAMCO∞Live Creative
商願2010-021339 GOD EATER\ゴッドイーター
商願2010-021705 タッグバーサス\TAG VERSUS
商願2010-022203 トライアルフロンティア\TRIAL FRONTIER
商願2010-023054 GOD EATER\ゴッドイーター
商願2010-023188 バナポ\BANAPO
商願2010-023745 Assault Horizon
商願2010-023746 Impact Horizon
商願2010-023747 おしゃれコレクション (Dressing up Collection)
商願2010-025340 正義の章
商願2010-025341 信念の章

SQEX
商願2010-022625 LARGER-THAN-LIFE GALLERY
商願2010-023679 光と闇の戦士 (Warriors of Light and Darkness)
商願2010-023722 FINAL FANTASY LEGENDS
商願2010-023741 TACTICS OGRE

Sega
商願2010-022754 天魔大戦 (Tenma Taisen)
商願2010-024291 まかおでん (Makaoden)

Temco
商願2010-021322 Zombie Recycling Inc.

Koei Temco
商願2010-021323 Game Ludens

Kadokawa Games
商願2010-025040 LOLLIPOP CHAINSAW
商願2010-025041 LOLLIPOP CHAINSAW

Game Republic
商願2010-025320 ドラゴンハンターズ (Dragon Hunters)

MS
商願2010-022142 BIGPARK

Level-5
商願2010-025318 ブラックボックス (Black Box)
商願2010-025319 BLACK BOX

コナミ
商願2010-019983 NEVERDEAD
商願2010-022612 STARSTRIKE BLAST
 

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duckroll said:
Some new trademarks. I'll just post the ones I'm interested in:

Square Enix:
Larger-than-life Gallery
光と闇の戦士 (Warriors of Light and Darkness)
Final Fantasy Legends
Tactics Ogre

Game Republic:
Dragon Hunters
Interesting. Four Warriors of Light sequel, maybe?
 

duckroll

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B.K. said:
Interesting. Four Warriors of Light sequel, maybe?
Kinda early to be filing a trademark if it's a sequel to that. They would have only started development this year, and in general it takes 2 years for even a DS RPG to be completed. It's probably something else. Maybe it's another iPhone game.
 

androvsky

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neo2046 said:
Sega
商願2010-022754 天魔大戦 (Tenma Taisen)
商願2010-024291 まかおでん (Makaoden)
... something Taisen? From Sega? o_O
Must... not... get hopes up... >_<

edit: Apparently Tenma's the name of a constellation in Japanese. The Sakura Wars characters are always named after stars or constellations. Someone stop me before I become optimistic!
 

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Xater said:
What's up with those two God Eater trademarks? New games? Ports?
Probably just merchandise. Trademarks are registered in different classes depending on the type of product the mark is used with, so previously they may have only registered God Eater under the video games class whereas now they might want to make T-shirts, books etc. so are registering the mark under those extra classes.
 

Xater

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BluWacky said:
Probably just merchandise. Trademarks are registered in different classes depending on the type of product the mark is used with, so previously they may have only registered God Eater under the video games class whereas now they might want to make T-shirts, books etc. so are registering the mark under those extra classes.
That makes sense. I would have liked new games more.
 

Xater

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Spiegel said:
God Eater 2, or at least a new God Eater game, was pretty much confirmed on their latest financial report.
Hopefully we will see this also getting a release in the west.