Archives for November 2013

Electronic Arts files Desert Strike trademarks

Electronic Arts has submitted two new trademark applications for Desert Strike with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, hinting that a remake of the popular 1992 shoot 'em up video game is in the works. On November 25, 2013, the video game company filed the trademarks (US Serial … [Read more...]

Complaint Denied: Take-Two loses another domain dispute, this time over GTA.tv

Take-Two Interactive Software had a pretty good track record in 2013 when it came to domain complaints, winning more than two dozen disputes over names like gtatv.com and betagtav.com. But lately, the company has been running into trouble. The last two rulings have not gone in the company's … [Read more...]

Warner secretly registers domains for several possible Batman vs. Superman film titles

There's been a lot of debate over the official title of the upcoming Batman vs. Superman film scheduled to be released in 2015. This week, Warner Bros. secretly registered a host of possible titles through the internet brand protection company MarkMonitor. Now, it's likely the debate is going to … [Read more...]

New Trion Worlds game? CEO Scott Hartsman registers “Trove” game domains [UPDATED]

Could something new be in the works at Trion Worlds, maker of internet game Rift? Several domain registrations in the past week seem to point to the possibility. Trion Worlds' CEO Scott Hartsman and brand protection agency MarkMonitor registered a slew of names related to an unannounced … [Read more...]

Valve buys mysterious ‘Steam Static’ domain

It's been more than a month since Valve officially announced its Steam gaming machines.  Though the Steam Machine isn't scheduled to be launched until 2014, more details continue to emerge with a first look at Valve's Steam Machine prototype being revealed this past week. To make things a bit … [Read more...]

Disney registers DisneyConsole.com domain name through brand protection agency

It may be something.  Or it may be nothing.  What is for sure is that Disney Enterprises, Inc. has registered the domain DisneyConsole.com (WHOIS). The domain was registered this week through Corporation Service Company (CSC), a company that helps businesses protect their brands. In January … [Read more...]

Sony spends a few thousand dollars for TaketheOath.com as PS4 launch date nears [UPDATED]

In a little less than 2 weeks on November 15, Sony will launch the PlayStation 4 (PS4) in North America. Despite everything that's going on at the company, Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC for some reason acquired the domain name TakeTheOath.com. According to WHOIS records, the name … [Read more...]