Games developers may now make games based on the Popeye charecter and use it in their games since it's been 70 years after creator's death and the copyright have expired.
Popeye's revenge.. Popeye wiv guns. Popeye idol (get it?). There you go, there are a few game titles to work with..
I can see it now: Popeye goes postal after having to eat so much spinach over the years and takes hostages demanding that unless he gets a good T-bone steak he'll pop off every one of em. Just some food for thought.
I thought this was already allowed. I remember seeing a whole episode of Popeye in The Darkness demo.
That would be cool
Little Big Popeye metal gear solid: spinach of popeye uncharted: olive's fortune popeyezone resistance: rise of popeye cool eh? thanks
No just one popeye game next year its going to be a sequel to the nintendo arcade game. Its going to have slightly bettergraphics and waggle controls.
thats why Cliff Richard was kicking up a fuss not so long ago, because people could use his earlier songs without paying a fee
Lol I can just see it now 4,000 Popeye games coming in 2009.
does anyone remember the arcade popeye game from the 80s that game was sweet :)
There already is a popeye game on the Atari. Its pretty good actually.
As long as he's not included in some mediocre 360 game. Being on the 360 would only ruin his image.
You have to many bubbles, allow me.
cant have a popeye on a weak console
One of my favorite arcade games growing up in the 80's was the Popeye game.
EA are going to love this.
only to find a way to legally do that since i dont really own the copyright lol :P
and this is the reason why copyrights expire... I do not think kids now in days care about Popeye... hell.. the FCC would probably make it MA simply because he smokes and have a Pipe all the time... Not to mention that kids hate spinach! cartoons today are completely different than they used to be... Do you guys remember this Daffy duck cartoon? http://www.youtube.com/watc... "Daffy The-Commando"... it was aired on TV... today.. it would be politically incorrect in all levels... not to mention not for kids. or this: http://www.youtube.com/watc... EDIT: "You mean the FCC? The FDIC insures financial institutions."... thanks.... you are right... I was just reading about WAMU take over by the FDIC and I got all mixed up.
You mean the FCC? The FDIC insures financial institutions.
Bob Dole misses the good ole' days of racist cartoons where everyone smokes and pulls shotguns out of their asses.
... I'd also like to say.. now THAT'S MY Daffy Duck!!! This wasn't nearly as bad as the blackface jokes that made it into cartoons back in the day...
Wonder if the quote : "BLOW ME DOWN" will take a new meaning.
even the author of the article doesn't understand what he is talking about. If any game development company made a "Popeye" game, they would get a letter from King features with a court date inside. Now if you put a popeye character in a game you wouldn't need anyones permission.
It's still technically illegal....and alittle mean...
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