Alpha Centauri trademarks registered by EA

Tom Senior


Alpha Centauri

A clutch of Alpha Centauri trademarks have been gobbled up by EA, report Eurogamer . The trademark applications were spotted by NeoGaf , and cover an online service and computer game software . EA originally published Firaxis' cosmic take on the Civilization formula way back in 1999.

Alpha Centauri appears regularly in our annual selection of the top 100 PC games of all time , because it's great. Could EA be planning a long-awaited sequel?

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Tom Senior

Tom stopped being a productive human being when he realised that the beige box under his desk could play Alpha Centauri. After Deus Ex and Diablo 2 he realised he was cursed to play amazing PC games forever. He started writing about them for PC Gamer about six years ago, and is now UK web ed. Tom will be attending the PC Gamer Weekender in London in March. Click here to find out how to attend!

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