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who would own the rights to make a G.I. Joe game?

Old 09-19-02, 03:34 PM
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who would own the rights to make a G.I. Joe game?

Of course I'm talking about the 1980's incarnation, where G.I. Joe was a special ops team that battled the terrorist orginization COBRA.

I know there was one game years ago for the NES. With Socom such a huge hit, I think the potential for a single/multi-player would be there but it would have to be executed properly.

Anyone know who owns the rights to it?

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Old 09-19-02, 03:45 PM
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I think just about every game (2600, C64, NES) was by a different developer. Hasbro almost certainly holds the rights.
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Old 09-19-02, 03:47 PM
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http://www.planetwolfenstein.com/taskforce/

http://www.wildfiregames.com/insurrection/

http://www.woody2000.dk/files/gr/ski...ra_attacks.exe (Download GI Joe mod for Ghost Recon)

There's more I'm sure... There were a bunch of mods like this during the Quake 2, Half-Life, Soldier of Fortune days...
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Old 09-19-02, 05:47 PM
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Infogrames would own the rights to GI Joe games, since I believe they now own Hasbro (or at least Hasbro Interactive).
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Old 09-19-02, 06:20 PM
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And Infogrames is all about licenses, so you never know. It's one of the reasons I left the company. As long as they had the cool license, who cared whether the game was any good.

Seriously though, they bought Hasbro to get the Atari license. I doubt anything in the G. I. Joe universe will ever come about.
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Old 09-20-02, 12:03 AM
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I think Mame.dk is dead now, but you can probably dig up the Mame rom of G I Joe the arcade game from the early 90s elsewhere -- works well enough using the mouse to aim and a key to fire. That was a lot of fun. Haven't tried any Joe mods though.

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