Microsoft Renews Killer Instinct Trademark

on September 17, 2012 7:00 PM

Old school gamers will fondly remember Killer Instinct, a stylish fighting series developed by Rare that rose to fame in the 90s. After just three installments – one of which was only a Nintendo 64 port of Killer Instinct 2 – the series faded from relevance. Today, Microsoft themselves have announced that they have renewed the Killer Instinct trademark. What this means exactly is anyone’s guess, but it’s a fair assumption that either a new release or a re-release  (or both) is planned somewhere down the line.

Microsoft owns Rare, so any Killer Instinct re-release or new installment will probably be Xbox 360 exclusive. We’ll keep watch for new developments.

 /  Staff Writer
Kenneth is a Graphics and Game Design student who's worked as an author for DualShockers.com since June of 2010. His favorite gaming genres are Fighting, Role Playing and Sadistic Action games like Ninja Gaiden and Bayonetta. In addition to gaming, he is also strongly interested in music, fashion, art, culture, literature, education, religion, cuisine, photography, architecture, philosophy, film, dance, and most forms of creative expression.
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