Take-Two registers ‘NBA 2K14 Greatest Shots’ domain near the time of media event [UPDATED]

There was a media event for the next-generation version of NBA 2K14 earlier this week and the buzz continues to grow for the video game. Interestingly enough, around the same time of the event, Take-Two Interactive Software, the parent company of 2K Sports, registered the name … [Read more...]

Take-Two wins dispute for GTAtv.com domain name, GTA.tv case still pending

Video game company Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. won a domain name dispute (Case No. D2013-1434) for grandtheftautovideos.com, gtaextreme.com, gtarevolution.com and gtatv.com. The decision comes shortly after Rockstar ruled out the possibility for a GTA 5 movie, but hinted at a TV show for … [Read more...]

Manhunt 3? Take-Two goes after domain name of fake snuff website it used to own [UPDATED]

Much of the buzz surrounding Take-Two has been over the recent release of Grand Theft Auto V.  What you may not know, though, is that Take-Two just filed a dispute over the domain name valiant-ent.tv (WHOIS), which used to be a fake snuff website used to promote the psychological horror video game … [Read more...]

Microsoft may not like “Xbone” nickname, but they just acquired Xbone.com

Major Nelson may not like the idea of the Xbox One being nicknamed the "Xbone", but that hasn't stopped the company from acquiring the domain name Xbone.com. According to the latest WHOIS records, Microsoft Corporation is the name's new owner. While it's only speculation, it's very possible … [Read more...]

Transformers 4 film to be titled Apocalypse or Last Stand? Domains privately registered [UPDATED]

The same brand protection agency that registered TransformersDarkoftheMoon.com back in 2010, has registered a few new domain names that could be possible titles for Michael Bay's untitled Transformers sequel. MarkMonitor, which is also the registrar for the Transformers 4 official website, … [Read more...]

Google Cache reveals info on Ubisoft’s next-gen game Fighter Within [UPDATED]

Just a few days ago, newly discovered domain registrations hinted at a next-gen game by Ubisoft called Fighter Within.  Not much was known about the game at the time, except for the domain names and the fact they redirected visitors to a "Coming Soon" page on Ubisoft's official website. Thanks to … [Read more...]

Take-Two quickly takes control of GTAV.com domain name following complaint

Well that was quick.  Just over a week ago, Take-Two filed a domain dispute against the owner of GTAV.com with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Though decisions can take up to several months to be reached, it appears the previous registrant handed over the name to Take-Two … [Read more...]

Ubisoft’s new next-gen IP may be called “Fighter Within”, domains registered [UPDATED]

Video game company Ubisoft appears to be up to something. Judging by changes to some domain names, the company looks to have registered Fighter-Within.com earlier this week and also secretly registered the name FighterWithinGame.com back in June.  Both names were registered using Go Daddy's proxy … [Read more...]

Take-Two goes after GTAV.com domain name, files dispute with WIPO [UPDATED]

With the release of the highly-anticipated Grand Theft Auto V fast approaching, Take-Two has been aggressively going after fake beta websites like gta5betacode.com by filing complaints with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Since the beginning of the year, the video game … [Read more...]

Take-Two Interactive registers HungoverX.com domain name [UPDATED]

Take-Two appears to have made an interesting domain registration in late July.  On July 25, the video game company registered HungoverX.com, according to WHOIS records. Though the name was privately registered through Network Solutions, the WHOIS record clearly shows Take-Two.  The information … [Read more...]