Microsoft Renews Trademark For Rare’s Classic N64 Game Blast Corps

Viva Piñata, too.

Video game trademark renewals are always happening, and while they don’t necessarily mean something is on the horizon, they do tend to create some excitement whenever it’s a classic game or series we haven’t heard about for some time.

The latest one, as highlighted by Game Rant, is tied to the iconic British developer Rare, which is owned by Microsoft. Interestingly though, the latest trademarks are more of a retro throwback – with the renewals of Blast Corps (originally released on the Nintendo 64 in 1997) and Viva Piñata, starting out on the Xbox 360 in 2006.

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