Although common in the industry, trademark registrations always raise suspicions among players and fans; and this case is no exception. Today it was announced that Konami made a couple of registrations in Japan earlier this month, related to two different products: one for one of its most beloved franchises, and another related to one of its most popular action games. of the past decade.
The records in question were made by the Japanese company on April 6, although both came to light in the last hours. The first of these corresponds to the discharge by Akumajou Dracula, which has been the name of the Castlevania series in that country. For its part, the second is more specific since it belongs to the name of Metal Gear Rising, the action spin-off Hack & Slash of the Metal Gear series developed by Platinum Games and that we saw hit the market in 2013 for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC.
It is common for companies to make registrations to protect their brands and products, so this action may not have any additional objective. However, some consider this all too suspicious, especially considering that Konami recently confirmed its participation in E3 2021 and that it has no plans to announce anything in the coming weeks. Could it be that the Japanese company plans to announce something at the summer event?
Konami, still present in the world of videogames
Maybe Konami does not have plans to announce something in the near future, but that does not mean the company is disconnected from the world of video games. On the one hand, in recent days GetsuFumaDen: Undying Moon was revealed , a 2D action game with impressive visuals that is developed by the independent studio GuruGuru and will be published by the Japanese giant.