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...]

Activision hints at new Call of Duty gaming glasses via domain names

It looks like Activision may be marketing some new glasses with its upcoming launch of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, which is slated to be released on November 18, 2012 in the USA. The speculation comes way of several domain names that were privately registered back in July 2012 according to Whois … [Read more...]

Activision applies for ‘The Roman Numeral II’, other Black Ops 2 trademarks

Activision applied for several U.S. trademarks this past week related to Call of Duty: Black Ops II which is scheduled to be released this November.  The trademark applications include "The Roman Numeral II", "The Future is Black" and "There's a Soldier in All of Us". Activision submitted two … [Read more...]

Sequel may be closer as Activision secretly acquires BlackOps2.com domain

A sequel to Call of Duty: Black Ops, one of the best-selling games of all-time, may seem more likely as it appears Activision has secretly acquired the domain name blackops2.com. First registered in May 2010 shortly after Black Ops was announced, the domain remained under Whois privacy up until … [Read more...]

Top 10 Stories of 2011: #2 Activision battles for ModernWarfare3.com domain

Activision won rights to the domain ModernWarfare3.com in early September, bringing a saga that dragged on for months to a close. My coverage of the whole affair from beginning to end drew thousands of thousands of page views, along with mentions from nearly every major video gaming news site and … [Read more...]

Finally, ModernWarfare3.com points to official Call of Duty MW3 website

The domain name ModernWarfare3.com is finally being re-directed to the official Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 website. Activision won rights to the web address in early September, after online taunting by the previous owner Anthony Abraham who had lashed out at Activision in a series of … [Read more...]

Activision may go up to Modern Warfare 6, Black Ops 6 with its newest domains

Activision has apparently gone on a domain name shopping spree through the registrar MarkMonitor, acquiring over a dozen Call of Duty-related domain names that hint we might see the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Call of Duty: Black Ops series go up to at least six titles. Domain names like … [Read more...]

ModernWarfare3.com owner lashes out at Activision, voices online support for EA’s Battlefield 3 with parody site

The owner of ModernWarfare3.com is lashing out at Activision, the publisher of Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3, in a series of statements and videos that appear on the ModernWarfare3.com website, and throwing support instead to Electronic Arts' Battlefield 3 due out two weeks before the release of … [Read more...]

Activision misses out on Modern Warfare domain names, ModernWarfare4.com still hostage

There's a lot of buzz surrounding the next Call of Duty game title.  It is being rumored that Activision will be releasing its next title in November 2011, and there are plenty of gaming blogs and news sites thinking it will be Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, focused on a character named "Ghost" … [Read more...]

As Call of Duty: Black Ops sets records, BuyDomains increases prices of Warfare domain names

With Call of Duty Black Ops setting a record for Activision as the company's best selling game, Warfare-related domain names owned by BuyDomains continue to increase in price.  It's a safe bet that Activision's next installment for Call of Duty will take place in outerspace in a Halo-like … [Read more...]