• If you are looking for a VPN this is the one we recommend MaxSecVPN.com as they have the BEST PRICE I have found and also the best quality.
  • QSG is currently looking for forum local moderators. Meaning you would pick a forum on the website and you would only be able to moderate that forum. This comes with making sure people are following the rules and being respectful. You are also responsible for promoting your forum. Please fill out an application here.

Rockstar Owner Take-Two Locked in Trademark Dispute With Remedy Over 'R' Logo

Take-Two Interactive, the owner of
Please, Log in or Register to view URLs content!
developer Rockstar Games, and Remedy Entertainment, the studio behind
Please, Log in or Register to view URLs content!
, are locked in a trademark dispute over their R-depicting logos.


As first reported by
Please, Log in or Register to view URLs content!
, Take-Two filed a trademark dispute against Remedy in the United Kingdom over the rebranded logo it released last year. Its logo now solely depicts the letter R, or is sometimes styled with "Remedy" underneath, which Take-Two seemingly believes is too similar to Rockstar's own R logo.

The UK government's website lists both logos, available
Please, Log in or Register to view URLs content!
and
Please, Log in or Register to view URLs content!
, as opposed, with Take-Two named as the opponent.
remedy-1705412468495.jpg


Remedy's new logo was unveiled in April 2023 as a "refreshed visual identity" following its departure from being a developer known for just one game. The previous logo referenced the studio's first franchise Max Payne with a bullet, but Remedy has since developed the Alan Wake and Control franchises.

"The bullet in the letter R in the old logo represented the era of Max Payne, but the Remedy of now is much bigger than a single game; we have a whole portfolio of games, new and old," it said in a
Please, Log in or Register to view URLs content!
. "It was time to update and redefine our visual identity to bring more consistency, showcase our evolution over the years, and better express our vision of today’s Remedy."

IGN has asked both Take-Two and Remedy for comment.


What makes this trademark dispute even more bizarre is the fact Remedy and Rockstar Games are working together on
Please, Log in or Register to view URLs content!
. The two parties signed a new publishing agreement back in 2022 to remake the first two Max Payne games for PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X and S, with Remedy handling development and Rockstar financing the project.

Alongside its continued support for the decade old Grand Theft Auto 5,
Please, Log in or Register to view URLs content!
. The game isn't due out until 2025, but that hasn't stopped fans (
Please, Log in or Register to view URLs content!
) obsessing over
Please, Log in or Register to view URLs content!
.

As for Remedy,
Please, Log in or Register to view URLs content!
after releasing its psychological horror adventure Alan Wake 2 in October 2023.
Please, Log in or Register to view URLs content!
, IGN said: "Alan Wake 2 is a superb survival horror sequel that makes the cult-classic original seem like little more than a rough first draft by comparison."


Ryan Dinsdale is an IGN freelance reporter. He'll talk about The Witcher all day.

Please, Log in or Register to view URLs content!
 
Last edited by a moderator:

Users who are viewing this thread

  • We value your privacy

    We use essential cookies to make this site work, and optional cookies to enhance your experience.

    See further information and configure your preferences

    These cookies are required to enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility. You may not reject these.
    We deliver enhanced functionality for your browsing experience by setting these cookies. If you reject them, enhanced functionality will be unavailable.
    Cookies set by third parties may be required to power functionality in conjunction with various service providers for security, analytics, performance or advertising purposes.