Superannuation reports of a series of new trademarks registered by Warner Bros. relating to Netherrealm Studios.

The registrations offer little info, merely indicating that the studio will design and develop video games.

However, given the name's relation to Mortal Kombat - in the franchise deceased souls or entities who have committed major crimes descend into the Netherealm to undergo endless torture - it's possible this is a re-branded name for Warner Bros. Chicago, formerly Midway Games Chicago in charge of the Mortal Kombat franchise.

The studio is currently working on a new entry in the Mortal Kombat franchise.

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