Homeworld trademark acquired by THQ

Ludwig Kietzmann
L. Kietzmann|11.05.07

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Ludwig Kietzmann
November 5, 2007 8:03 PM
In this article: Homeworld, PC, Relic-Entertainment, RTS, THQ
Homeworld trademark acquired by THQ
Shacknews has picked up on a US trademark document which indicates that ownership of the Homeworld name recently transferred from Vivendi Universal to THQ. The trademark information, initially uncovered by a forum user on fan site Relic News, has given rise to speculation regarding the space-faring franchise's return, though such an event would also necessitate THQ's licensing of Homeworld's intellectual property.

Add the fact that THQ owns Relic Entertainment, developer of the critically acclaimed 3D RTS (and last year's Company of Heroes), and you have enough to raise your hopes for a possible Homeworld 3. It's really been too long since we last escorted enormous, vaguely taco-shaped spaceships into the great beyond.
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