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Microsoft renews an interesting IP, Killer Instinct

Microsoft renews their trademark for Killer Instinct

| Gaming News | Posted: Sep 19, 2012 12:59 am

Some of our readers might remember a class fighting game by Rare called Killer Instinct, well, if you do, this news might put a smile on your dial. When Microsoft acquired the game developer, they also acquired the rights to their IP, in this case, Killer Instinct.

 

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Microsoft's PlayXBLA talked of the renewal, saying that Microsoft's legal department authorized the following statement regarding the franchise: "We either renewed or refiled a trademark application in various jurisdictions". So, we might not see a new Killer Instinct game after all, it looks like the Redmond-based company is just protecting their rights.

 

Would you like to see another Killer Instinct game made? Maybe as a next-gen title with some truly mind-blowing graphics and realism?

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