The long, tortured development cycle of Team Ico's The Last Guardian may have come to a sorry end, as Sony has abandoned the US trademark. The game had been originally for the 2011 holiday season.
On the 2nd August, the trademark "ABANDONED - NO STATEMENT OF USE FILED.", with the videogame registration for The Last Guardian now updated to
Back in December 2011, US retailersThe Last Guardian, as producers from the project. In a effort to save the game, UK and US developers were brought in to help work on it.
It seems that all the effort has been futile. Stay tuned.