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Following its trademark filing in Europe that happened last year, video game publisher and developer Square Enix has also filed a trademark for the Parasite Eve title in the United Kingdom recently.

Two regions have already been filed for a trademark for the said title but as of this time, it is still not for certain if this will be a process to release an upcoming game for the popular franchise or just remakes for the old games to be ported for the latest consoles.

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Square Enix filed a trademark to the Parasite Eve franchise at the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) last November 2018. The company has not released any big announcements related to the title yet but fans are anticipating for what this trademark filing is intended.

In order for a trademark to be successfully approved and filed, Square Enix must prove that it has specific intent to use the trademark. This could be in any form of different media (video games are included).

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Parasite Eve is considered by fans as one of the most popular video game series for the Sony PlayStation. The first game made its debut in 1998 and was also the first mature-rated video game series that the company has acquired. This was also the first collaboration of Square Enix’s American and Japanese developers. Its second game, Parasite Eve II was released in 1999 still for the Sony PlayStation. Years later, the third game of the series The 3rd Birthday was released in 2010 for the PlayStation Portable.

This action role-playing video game series is a sequel to the Japanese science fiction horror novel of the same name written by Hideaki Sena in 1995. The story follows Aya Brea, a New York City police officer as she attempts to stop the Eve, a woman who plans to eliminate the human race through mutation or human combustion. In the game, players explore different levels set in New York City, obtain and upgrade equipment, engage in a real-time combat system, and other several role-playing game elements.

The Parasite Eve novel was the first horror novel to be awarded in the Japan Horror Novel Award. It was also been translated and published into English by Vertical Inc. on December 2005.

Source: Siliconera

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