Square Enix's original, classic-style Final Fantasy
for DS appears to be heading westward. Square Enix trademarked "The 4 Heroes of Light" in the US, which matches pretty closely with the translation of Hikari no 4 Senshi: Final Fantasy Gaiden
("4 Warriors of Light"), the streamlined DS Final Fantasy released in Japan in October. To see the trademark filing, it's number
85006964, searchable in the USPTO database
. It might just be the next game you pay the Square Enix tax (by which we mean the customary $40 price for Square's DS games) on!
Square Enix's subsidiary Taito also trademarked "Dariusburst," (serial number
85008406) which, unless some bizarre trick is involved, refers to last year's PSP shooter
, which updates the company's classic robo-fish-shooting Darius