Sega Renews Virtua Fighter Tradermark, Files Trademark for 'Battle Genesis'
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Sega renewed its trademark for the logo of Virtua Fighter, its 3D fighting game franchise, with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on October 2. In addition the company filed a new trademark for "Battle Genesis" on the same date. Both trademarks are for use in coin-operated video games and arcade video games.
Sega released the first installment in its long-running Virtua Fighter series in arcades in 1993. The series is notable for its three-button punch/kick/block control system. Sega released five main installments in the series. The developer released the latest main installment, Virtua Fighter 5, in arcades in 2006. Sega released the latest Virtua Fighter 5 version, Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown, in 2010, and on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2012.
The game received a television anime adaptation in 1995.