Take-Two Renews Midnight Club Trademark

It’s been a long time since a Midnight Club game — five years in fact, with Might Club: Los Angeles. Once a very popular racing series, the franchise seemed to fizzle after LA, even though it received high marks critically. It looks like Take Two hasn’t given up all hope in the franchise, however, as they renewed the “Midnight Club” trademark on June 25:

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Of course, this could be merely to preserve their rights to the name and franchise (after all, it’s not hard or expensive to hold on to a trademark), but it does at least signal some hope for the continuation of the series. With Rockstar Toronto recently recruiting for a large-scale next gen game, there’s even a fingers crossed chance that these two events are related.