Take-Two Interactive, the publishing company that owns Rockstar Games, has filed for a new trademark for their popular action-adventure franchise Bully.
The trademark application, filed last Thursday, covers “computer and video game programs” as well as other digital media like wallpapers or digital videos, so whatever Take-Two is planning, it involves more than just physical merchandise.
The publisher has said before that they might return to the Bully franchise in the future. CEO Strauss Zelnick also said that Take-Two has “an extraordinary pipeline of titles in development for next-generation platforms, including groundbreaking new intellectual property and releases from our proven franchises.” Put these two thoughts together and we could be looking at a next-gen Bully game.
Rockstar’s Bully first released in 2006 and hasn’t seen a sequel since. Could the developer be planning the sequel fans of the game have been dreaming of for years? Or is this trademark application much ado about nothing? Nothing is certain, but fans of the series have been desperate for some news for years, so imaginations are running wild.
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