Is Riot Games working on a top secret game project called “Project 425″?

Riot Games

Sometime in the mid-2000s, the domain name Project425.com was privately registered through the registrar Melbourne IT.  The organization behind the registration was unknown until November 2008, when the Whois record showed Riot Games President Marc Merrill as the name's owner. Merrill continued … [Read more...]

Sequel to be called Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare according to domains

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It looks like the folks at PopCap Games have settled on a title to Plants vs. Zombies 2, due out in the Spring of 2013. The company has registered a slew of domain names like GardenWarfare.net, PlantsvsZombiesGardenWarfare.com, and PvZGardenWarfare.com. In August, PopCap Games officially … [Read more...]

New RIM domains hint at BlackBerry 10 apps like Flick, Newsstand, Peek & more

Blackberry 10 Smartphone

Earlier this month, a photo of the upcoming BlackBerry 10 L-Series smartphone was leaked online that hinted at some new apps. Now, RIM has registered several domains that likely reveal more about the lineup of apps including Flick, Flow, Hub, Keyboard, Newsstand, Peek, PlayOn, Remember, Story … [Read more...]

Microsoft acquires Halo 7, Halo 8 & Halo 9 domains via brand protection company

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Microsoft hints at future of Halo franchise with Halo 7-9 domain names Halo5.com, Halo9.com domains acquired by Microsoft in Feb/March 2012 Halo4.com acquired in 2011 for undisclosed amount after E3 unveiling Halo.com does not belong to Microsoft, belongs to product … [Read more...]

300 prequel renamed – “300: Rise of An Empire” domains registered [UPDATED]

300: Rise of an Empire

UPDATE – SEP. 13, 2012:  Box Office Mojo has also backed up speculation that the 300 prequel will now be called "300: Rise of An Empire".  Several hours after this story was originally published, Box Office Mojo posted the movie title change to its website from "Untitled '300' Sequel" to "300: Rise … [Read more...]

Riot Games (League of Legends maker) builds mobile team, gets RiotGames.mobi

Riot Games Dublin Office

Riot Games may dominate the multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) market in the PC universe with League of Legends, but today, it has yet to enter the mobile MOBA market. A market that is very small but has big possibilities. Though League of Legends may not be ready for gaming on the go, … [Read more...]

Amazon acquired KindleFireHD.com domain right before announcement

Kindle Fire HD

Unknown if Amazon shelled out big bucks or threatened legal action Domain first registered on Sept 28, '11, same day Kindle Fire announced Amazon revealed as owner even though name anonymously registered Has better domain record than Apple, which still doesn't own … [Read more...]

Sony Pictures registers a slew of ‘Console War’ movie domain names

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The next generation of console wars between Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft is set to begin as all three manufacturers are due to release a new console in the near future.  Nintendo plans to release the Wii U in 2012, while the PlayStation 4 and Xbox 720 are expected in 2013.  Adding to the "war of … [Read more...]

Amidst The Hobbit trilogy talk, Riddles in the Dark and Smaug domains registered

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UPDATE - AUG. 31, 2012:. Collider reports the third installment in The Hobbit trilogy will now be called The Hobbit: There and Back Again. The second film has been re-titled, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.  No title or release date changes have touched the first film, The Hobbit: An Unexpected … [Read more...]

What’s Facebook got planned? Company registers Facebook Supplier domains

Facebook Suppliers

Domain name registrations made this week suggest that social networking site Facebook might be planning something new.  The company registered a handful of "Facebook Supplier" domain names like FacebookSuppliers.com and FacebookSuppliers.org, hinting at a new service or product. While Facebook … [Read more...]