It looks like one of the announcements for briefing may have been spoiled. Trademark applications for Pokemon Sun and Moon, including logos, have been published on a European trademark registry. , the listings state they were filed today, February 25. The Nintendo Direct briefing, during which is expected, takes place February 26.
Note that trademark registrations don’t always amount to product releases. Additionally, there is no mention in the listings that Pokemon Sun and Moon are games. Additionally, Pokemon Sun and Moon appear to be the names of fan-made games, .
Below are the full trademark applications, as filed with the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM). You can check out the logos for the rumored games in the slider image above.
The Pokemon-themed Nintendo Direct kicks off February 26 at 7 AM PST / 10 AM EST. GameSpot will have all the news for you as it’s announced.
February 27 is the 20th anniversary of the Pokemon franchise’s debut in Japan in 1996. Nintendo is planning a big celebration, including a .
The next major Pokemon game is, which comes to in March. The latest entries in the series for were , which came out in November 2014.
GameSpot has contacted The Pokemon Company about this report. We will update this post with anything we might hear back.