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...]

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...]

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

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...]

Xbox720.com owner redirects domain to US PlayStation 3 website [UPDATED]

Update 2 on Feb. 24 at 8:16pm Est: Jeremiah Germany has commented on the story by e-mail.  Jeremiah wrote, "Yes, I still do own the domain.  I switched to namecheap after the godaddy SOPA fiasco, which came with free Whois Privacy.  Yesterday I was testing the redirect with namecheap.  Apparently … [Read more...]

Neither Sony, Nintendo, nor Microsoft own the domains for their next consoles

The console wars are heating up, but there's just one problem: the three major companies don't own the matching domains to their next-generation consoles. Nintendo doesn't own WiiU.com, Sony doesn't own Playstation4.com, and Microsoft doesn't own Xbox720.com. Will the companies submit a domain … [Read more...]