Rabbids to 'Travel in Time'?

Ubisoft files USPTO trademark application indicating disturbed lagomorphs' next game will play fast, loose with four-dimensional continuum.

When Ubisoft spun off its psychotic bunny-like raving rabbids into their own franchise last year, it stood to reason that the publisher didn't plan on walking away from it anytime soon. That notion was confirmed in January, when Ubisoft said that as part of its full-year earnings revision a new game featuring the off-kilter critters would arrive sometime during its upcoming fiscal year, which runs April 1, 2010, to March 31, 2011.

Rabbids make bad decisions frequently, giving them all the more reason to invent a way to travel back in time.

Lost in the tumult that was the 2010 Game Developers Conference last week, the publisher appears to have settled upon a final name for what had heretofore been known as Raving Rabbids 4. According to a filing with the US Patent and Trademark Office, Ubisoft may be looking to name the game "Raving Rabbids: Travel in Time."

As with other trademark applications of this ilk, the filing seeks to secure the name for "game software and electronic game programs, namely, software games recorded on CD-ROM and digital video discs for computers." No other details on the game were included in the filing, though the title alone appears to indicate that Ubisoft's rabbids will embark on some kind of time-trotting expedition.

The Raving Rabbids series has thus far been limited to Nintendo's DS and Wii--two platforms Ubisoft plans to redirect resources away from. The most recent installment in the franchise, Rabbids Go Home, received generally positive reviews upon its debut in November.

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22 comments
rabbids4eva
rabbids4eva

YEAHHH! Rabbids! and please see my blog!

shinigamikid
shinigamikid

I'd prefer playing the very first Rayman game for the PS. The first and best one will ever be. They need to stop making Rabbid games now...

Gargaglio5tatus
Gargaglio5tatus

i want a rayman game where its a 3d action platformer, and you play as Rayman, but in this one you get to kill all the rabbids for ruining what was once a good series

wiidsduelpack
wiidsduelpack

"The Raving Rabbids series has thus far been limited to Nintendo's DS and Wii--two platforms Ubisoft plans to redirect resources away from. The most recent installment in the franchise, Rabbids Go Home, received generally positive reviews upon its debut in November." Ubisoft keeps making games to the DS and Wii. Is gamestop still being biased to Nintendo.

Marcster1994
Marcster1994

That new Rayman game that you promised us better come out before this

OursTeh1337
OursTeh1337

Wouldn't this be Raving Rabbids 5, not 4?

SAF64WII
SAF64WII

@ stevenskistg TMNT in Time (SNES) LoL :P That was a good game!

nezardm
nezardm

who cares, its garbage now like crash, spyro, sonic etd. Is...

stevenskistg
stevenskistg

Where are they time traveling to? Big Apple: 3 AM!

wahyudil
wahyudil

YAY!!! I hate RAYMAN, but I love Rabbid ... I won't miss it

sonic0491
sonic0491

I REALLY want to get Rabbids Go Home. I only liked the appeal of the Rabbids in the first 3 but Rabbids Go Home is their own adventure game and it seems to have been made well.

gold163
gold163

I want to travel back in time so that I can stop these things from killing Rayman. No hard feelings.

Cruse34
Cruse34

These games always look fun, but I've never bought one maybe this time

Gohan_Egret
Gohan_Egret

Rabbids Go Home was a "full-fledged" game, and no one bought it. I can only assume that those looking for another Raving Rabbids game failed to find one in RGH, and enthusiast consumers were too busy waiting for MW2 and the like.

pwlodarczyk
pwlodarczyk

They should finally bring these awesome Rabbids to next-gen platforms, especially 360, PS3 and PC. They deserve a full-fledged game instead of another half-baked collection of mini-games. Who knows - with Ubi "abandoning" Wii and with Natal & Move on horizon, this may actually happen!

cowmaster2k3
cowmaster2k3

YES! This just made my day!!! Rabbids Go Home was a much needed push in the right direction for this series. I'm a happy gamer :D

Flint247
Flint247

This series is still alive? o.o