September 25, 2022

Bandai Namco filed new trademark purposes for Time Disaster and Metal Gunner this month.

Emblems cowl items together with “arcade online game machines” and “recorded laptop sport software program” in addition to companies equivalent to “offering on-line video video games” and “a pc sport that may be accessed by community customers by computer systems all through the community.”

It’s unclear if the trademark filings point out any plans to revive the sequence with new entries.

Bandai Namco Time Disaster 5 Twin Pedal Arcade System

Metal Gunner was Namco’s first gentle gun sport. The arcade sport was launched in 1990 and a sequel quickly adopted.

Launched for arcades in March 2015, Time Disaster 5 was the latest sport within the sequence, in addition to the writer’s final sport with a light-weight gun.

The final gentle gun sport launched by the writer for consoles was 2010’s Time Disaster: Razing Storm for PS3.

Final month, Bandai Namco confirmed reviews that its servers had been hacked and delicate data had been obtained.

Following the ransomware assault, the writer of Pac-Man, Tekken and Darkish Souls mentioned it was investigating the extent of the leaks, which may embody buyer data, and is tightening safety measures to forestall a recurrence.