Grim Guardians is being rebranded to Gal Guardians over a trademark dispute

Gal Guardians

Inti Creates announced they’re changing the title of Grim Guardians: Demon Purge to Gal Guardians: Demon Purge in English countries, due to a trademark dispute.

Apparently, someone owns a trademark for the name “Grimguard”, so the game is being rebranded in western countries. During the name change the game may become temporarily unavailable on stores.

Grim Guardians: Demon Purge just launched on February 23rd across Windows PC (via Steam), Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5. In case you missed it, find our thorough written and video review for the game here!

Here’s the full word from Inti Creates:

INTI CREATES has announced that the title of their recently released 2D action platformer,

“Grim Guardians: Demon Purge,” will change its English title to “Gal Guardians: Demon Purge.” The change will be rolling out across all platforms in the coming weeks, including the Nintendo eShop, Microsoft Store on Xbox Series S|X, PlayStation Store on PlayStation 4 and 5, and Steam.

This change comes after INTI CREATES received a complaint regarding the title of “Grim Guardians: Demon Purge” from the owners of the trademark “GRIMGUARD” registered in the countries listed below.

Affected countries: United States, European Union, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand

In response to this complaint, the title of the game will be changed to “Gal Guardians:

Demon Purge” in the listed countries, as well as other English-speaking regions.

INTI CREATES is currently taking steps to change the title on all storefronts. Due to this, “Gal Guardians: Demon Purge” may be temporarily unavailable for purchase in some regions while undergoing this change. INTI CREATES offers sincere apologies to any customers who are affected as they strive to complete the name change as soon as possible and restore the game to sale across all platforms and regions.



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