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Hope springs eternal for fans of Rare’s classic over-the-top fighting game, Killer Instinct. It originally appeared in arcades in 1994, before making its way to the SNES and Game Boy a year later. For over a decade, fighting game enthusiasts have been clamoring for a return to Ultratech’s absurd Killer Instinct tournament.
Just a few days ago, Fox and Microsoft signed a Trademark Coexistence Agreement, as discovered by intrepid NeoGAF user Rösti. These documents are used by two corporations that are comfortable with each other utilizing similar branding. Fox aired a short-lived crime drama back in 2005 with the same name, which caused problems for Microsoft when they attempted to renew the trademark for the video game in 2012. Given that the show has been off the air for almost eight years, withholding permission from Microsoft would have been malicious.
Whether this is a precursor to the much anticipated return of Fulgore, Riptor, Spinal, and “friends,” or simply a way to secure the trademark again is unknown. We’ve reached out to Microsoft for more information, but haven’t heard back as of yet.
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... Interesting ... I guess this is something Microsoft might use to try n sell whatever their next Xbox is called to those who are on the fence or thinking not to bother with them ..., Well it's nice but not something that'll get me , I have no nostalgia for it
PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE!!!!!
Killer Instinct reboot on XBox 720? Yes please.
I remember playing this on the SNES but I don't remember much about it lol. Hopefully we see at least an HD remake.
Wow. At least they signed a document saying that they both can use that name.
Hope that something awesome comes out of this. . .
How in the hell does cinder not make the first name on the list & not get shoved into the "friends" category.
Not only at the arcades but,also on snes did just about everyone use or get abused by his awesome cheap combos.
Cinder for something...I dunno...I need sleep rant finished...
I was actually thinking about this the other day and now its coming true, nice.
I remember renting this for SNES! A new one in HD? Awesome.