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Using song lyrics to name my game?

08-05-2013, 03:15 AM
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 10,660
Originally Posted by EvilArev View Post
In my opinion it's utterly uncool. I have no emotional attachment to this song you're quoting (players won't have it either, unless you're only targeting the band's fans), so I can't get anywhere past how it sounds. It's different alright, but that doesn't mean it's good. "Coin grabbing and pipe plumbing" is also different, but for some reasons the guys at Nintendo decided to go with "Super Mario". Is there something in your game that makes the word "Synthetica" special? Why not derive from just "Synthetic"? Not Synthetic, Synthetic NOT, Unsynthetic, etc. If it's an option at all, that is : )
Ha ha nice post.

I havent even heard of that band hes on about, unless the game has something 'vaguely' to do with the songs lyrics i dont see the point

I would purposely avoid a game with a silly long title on the app store, just seems quite pretentious. (sorry!)
08-05-2013, 03:17 AM
Joined: Feb 2013
Location: UK
Posts: 180
Thanks guys. Yeah, this is just an idea I have and its in no way related to either the game or SEO/ASO/sale purposes - more just a personal thing/preference really, because end of the day i'm building my own games and just fancied the possibility of giving it a different random name.

Interesting to hear about the One Direction game and the SEO link bait stuff though...