EA files System Shock trademark

System Shock's rights to the spiritual successor may have been locked by Take-Two, but Electronic Arts is making sure the original franchise stays up. Electronic Arts registered a trademark last month on the title
"System Shock" for use in video games. Interestingly enough, it also
made note that the trademark was to apply to "a computer game that may
be accessed network-wide by network users," or "an online computer game
accessed and played via mobile and cellular phones and other wireless

The System Shock name has been in the news a bit lately as Irrational Games, developer of the classic System Shock 2,

was purchased
by Take-Two Interactive, which recently registered a trademark for
BioShock, Irrational's "spiritual successor" to the System Shock

News source: GameSpot

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