Bethesda VP of marketing Pete Hines is providing some context for its case
-dev Mojang's coming title, Scrolls
, saying Mojang hasn't fairly presented Bethesda's side of the fight (probably because it's on the side against Bethesda). "Mojang's public comments have not given a complete picture as it relates to their filings, our trademarks, or events that have taken place," Hines said.
Bethesda has an obligation to protect its trademark -- Elder Scrolls
-- at the risk of diluting or losing it entirely. In that regard, this isn't something Bethesda wants to do, but it is something it has to
do: "Nobody here enjoys being forced into this," Hines said. "Hopefully it will all be resolved soon." I bet that Quake 3 duel
is looking pretty good to both sides right now.