Replace: Ubisoft has denied ideas that Immortals Fenyx Emerging‘s call replace took place after felony power from Monster Power. In a remark supplied to Eurogamer, the corporate has stated that the replace “displays an inventive determination”.
“The call replace for Immortals Fenyx Emerging displays an inventive determination and isn’t a results of felony issues. As mentioned previously, the additional building time allowed us to push our preliminary imaginative and prescient even additional and discover new avenues for the sport. As this imaginative and prescient was once coming to existence and growing a extra mature tone, we felt the sport wanted a brand new call to higher mirror the ones adjustments.”
Authentic Article (Tue 15th Sep, 2020 14:30 BST): Ubisoft’s Immortals Fenyx Emerging has been a in particular attention-grabbing sport to observe during the last few months, now not least on account of the suspicious name-change which was once formally unveiled previous this month.
As you might take note, the sport was once firstly referred to as Gods & Monsters. Ultimately, Ubisoft began regarding it as ‘the sport previously referred to as Gods and Monsters’, earlier than deciding on its now-confirmed identify, Immortals Fenyx Emerging.
In an interview with VGC previous this month, affiliate sport director Julien Galloudec stated that “the replace of brand name was once totally on account of the imaginative and prescient of the sport”. It sort of feels like this will not be the case, then again, as a newly-discovered submitting displays that Monster Power – sure, the power drink corporate – took felony motion in opposition to the call.
Opposition paperwork expose that Monster Power believed the Gods & Monsters sport identify would injury its trade – the corporate highlighted its gaming trade sponsorships and gaming web page to again up its level (thank you, TechRaptor / VGC). The opposition was once filed in April of this 12 months, simply a few months earlier than Ubisoft published it will be converting the sport’s identify.
The sport’s set to release on Nintendo Transfer on third December, with its new Immortals Fenyx Emerging call very a lot intact. Here is hoping Monster Power hasn’t ever heard of Monster Hunter…