Archives for May 2013

Microsoft files dispute over XboxOne.com and XboxOne.net domain names

Microsoft has filed a complaint (Case Number 1501205) with the National Arbitration Forum (NAF) over the domain names XboxOne.com and XboxOne.net. The filing appeared online today, just two days after the company announced its next-generation console the Xbox One. For months speculation, often … [Read more...]

Lucasfilm registers slew of domains for Star Wars Alliance, Bothan Spies, Order 67, Star Wars Rebels, many more

It was announced this week, that Electronic Arts and The Walt Disney Company signed a multi-year video game agreement which allows them to create Star Wars games. Now Lucasfilm, which was acquired by Disney last year, has registered a slew of new domain names that include titles like:  Star Wars … [Read more...]

Electronic Arts registers domains for Battlefield 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, and 20

Call it defensive or call it long-term planning, but Electronic Arts has gone out and registered dot-com domains for Battlefield 13 all the way through Battlefield 20. On May 2, EA registered each of the names through the brand protection agency Corporation Service Company (CSC), adding to its … [Read more...]

Beware: Fake ‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ beta websites already springing up online

Another new video game announcement, and with it comes the scammers. Activision officially revealed Call of Duty: Ghosts this week, and now a number of fake beta websites are already online promising unsuspecting users free beta keys to the game. Not only do the sites use the game's artwork, … [Read more...]