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Alpha Centauri TMs

GameSpot notes new trademark applications by Electronic Arts for Alpha Centauri, one for "entertainment services, namely, providing an on-line computer game," and another for "computer game software." Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri is the sci-fi turn-based strategy game released to much acclaim back in the twentieth century (and recently rereleased on GOG.com), so the obvious implication is that this somehow relates to a revival of that. On the other hand, GameSpot notes that EA has filed trademarks for several vintage games without seeming to pursue developing them, with the possible exception of ongoing reports that Starbreeze is developing a Syndicate revival for the Syndicate trademark EA filed one year ago.

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14. Re: Alpha Centauri TMs Aug 11, 2011, 16:21 Cutter
 
venomhed wrote on Aug 11, 2011, 12:59:
EA sits on the largest treasure chest of classic games. Wasteland, Starflight, Sentinnel Worlds, all the Origin stuff (Ultima, Moebies, Autoduel, 3400 AD), Archon and too many more for me to recall.

Not all have to be remakes, but there are some great games there.

Yes, and it makes us all sick. They don't need to "reboot" any of these games just update them with new graphics. I'd love to see the Ultima series remade in glorious 3D. But it'll never happen because the market isn't big enough for them anymore. Now it's all dumbed down soap-opera'ish RPG tripe like Bioware has been forced to make.
 
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