Game maker Ravensburger is reportedly putting pressure on Apple regarding iOS games with “Memory” in the title. The German game and puzzle manufacturer claims to hold a trademark on the term in over 40 countries. Ravensburger makes a popular line of games called “Memory” with international recognition. In fact, the group claims that 91% of Germans are familiar with Memory, the game.
Apple has not issued a comment, though Gamasutra claims that iOS developers whose games include the term “memory” and are internationally distributed have received notice to make a name change. If you’re on that list, let us know in the comments.
[Via The Register]
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