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

Warner secretly registers 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]

Trove Game

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...]

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

nba-2k14

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...]

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

Nightwatch Optimus Prime [via Deviant Art: Art-Master-1983]

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...]

Microsoft secretly registers Halo Spartan Assault domains [UPDATED]

Halo Spartan Assault

There is a lot of buzz about Halo with E3 less than two weeks away.  Microsoft is expected to reveal Halo 5 but is not expected to share anything more about Steven Spielberg’s upcoming Halo TV series, of which little is known about. It does appear however the company is up to something related to … [Read more...]

Facebook acquires the domain name Instachecker dot-com

instachecker

According to WHOIS records, Facebook is now the owner of the domain Instachecker.com. Facebook acquired the name through the internet brand protection company MarkMonitor. Considering the word "insta" in the domain, instachecker likely has something to do with Instagram, the online … [Read more...]

Microsoft continues “Xbox Gold” domain buying spree following news of interest in name

Xbox Gold Concept Art

Since it was first reported Saturday that Microsoft had been obtaining "Xbox Gold" domains, the company has gone on the offensive registering a slew of "Xbox Gold" domains on Monday, including several international names. The newest domain registrations include XboxGold.biz, XboxGold.com.co, … [Read more...]

Activision registers new Skylanders domains – Kao’s Alliance, Super Force, Nano Force, Swap Force [UPDATED]

Skylanders

UPDATE 1: Activision revealed Skylanders SWAP Force, the next installment in the popular franchise at Toy Fair 2013. ORIGINAL STORY: Last month, Activision reported that the Skylanders franchise crossed $500 million in retail sales in the U.S. Now it looks like the company is set to expand the … [Read more...]

Riot Games continues scooping up domains, this time “eSports” names

League of Legends eSports

Riot Games looks to be expanding its online presence.  This week already the game studio registered the name ChampionshipSeriesLeague.com, but that's not all.    Riot has bought up even more domains, this time names centered around "league" and "esports", like LeagueeSports.com (WHOIS) and … [Read more...]

Riot Games registers the domain name ChampionshipSeriesLeague.com

Riot Games registers ChampionshipSeriesLeague.com

In August 2012, Riot Games announced The League of Legends Championship Series, a global league of the top professional, salaried teams that features multiple matches per week and playoff events leading up to the World Championship. As players begin to battle for spots in the League of Legends … [Read more...]