Alan Wake could be making a comeback. Remedy entertainment has filed a trademark application for Alan Wake's Return with the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market, according to entry found in the European organization's database.
The filing for Alan Wake Returns lists "games software" as the relevant category.
This news comes after Remedy announced that the original Alan Wake would be included in all copies of its latest game, Quantum Break. Perhaps the move is meant to reintroduce the character prior to his official return.
Alan Wake was a psychological horror game released in 2010. Players took control of the title character, an author struggling to write his next novel, as a cabin retreat turns weird in scary and frequently metafictional ways.
Alan Wake was followed by spinoff Alan Wake's American Nightmare, a more combat oriented standalone game. A sequel, Alan Wake 2, was planned, and partially developed, but never saw released.
There's been no official word on the trademark from Remedy at this time.