As noticed by Gematsu, the applying was filed on December fifteenth, per the European Union Mental Property Workplace’s web site, with Sq. Enix listed because the proprietor. Gex was beforehand owned by Eidos Interactive, which turned mother or father firm of Crystal Dynamics in 1998. When Eidos Interactive turned a Sq. Enix property in 2009, Gex got here with it.
The primary sport within the sequence launched in 1995 on the PlayStation One, Sega Saturn, 3DO, and Home windows. The second and third video games launched in 1998 and 1999, respectively. Based on of us over at Unseen64, a fourth entry was in improvement for the PlayStation 2, however was later cancelled. Solely two items of idea artwork had been ever seen of the cancelled title, and the very last thing ever launched within the franchise was a guide in 2000.
Then, in 2017, Sq. Enix made a sequence of Eidos properties accessible as a part of Sq. Enix Collective – a program permitting builders to create video games primarily based on previous IPs. Gex was a part of the gathering.
It’s unclear if Sq. Enix is merely renewing its possession of the trademark or if somebody ended up making a brand new Gex sport. We’ll discover out in the end and maintain our readers posted.[Source: EUIPO via Gematsu]