Thursday, December 8

Sony renews the brand and logo of Psygnosis, the creators of Wipeout

Sony has re-registered the name and logo of Psygnosis, the studio responsible for Wipeout Y Lemmings which more than two decades ago was renamed as SCE Studio Liverpool, who threw the blind ten years ago. Everything indicates that it is a usual process so that other companies cannot use the mark.

Video game industry analyst Roberto Serrano has been the one who has detected that Sony renewed the brand on December 1, 2021 in the United States, where records of this type last for ten years. as they remember in VGC, Sony registered the trademark in North America for the first time in 1997 and the government body granted it on July 10, 2001.

The July 7, 2011Ten years later, Sony submitted a trademark renewal form even though the studio had already changed its name. Last summer, the July 7, 2021, Sony sent another renewal form, which as we said, was approved on the 1st of last month. Thus, the Psygnosis brand name and logo are owned by Sony until 2031.

to create Lemmings Y Wipeout to be divided into other studies

The British studio was founded in 1984 and soon became one of the greats in the industry with productions for computers such as Lemmings Y Shadow of the Beast. Sony acquired the company nine years later and from there sagas like Wipeout, Destruction Derby and the Formula 1 for PlayStation. the signature cerr en 2012when they launched Wipeout 2048 for PS Vita.

The closure of SCE Studio Liverpool led to the founding of several independent studios by its employees, including Firesprite in 2013. Sony acquired Firesprite in 2021 after the firm collaborated with the PlayStation maker on programs like The Playroom Y The Playroom VR. They are currently co-developing with Guerrilla Games Horizon Call of the Mountain for PlayStation VR2, and supposedly the new Twisted Metal.

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