Nintendo of Japan recently registered one of its more intriguing trademarks: the right to use the name "Napoleon" in a game. What on earth could Nintendo want with one of the most renowned French military leaders in history [insert French military joke here]? Are we about to receive Napoleon Bonaparte's Military Training? Super Napoleon Kart? Guess what: it's probably neither of these.

Siliconera's Spencer, who also found the trademark, predicts that Nintendo could be preparing a title based on a popular card game in Japan, also called Napoleon. A second, more tantalizing possibility: this is a remake of/sequel to the GBA strategy title of the same name. That was developed by Genki, but was published by Nintendo in Japan and France. Nintendo isn't adverse to publishing the odd strategy title, and we hear those turned out okay!

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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