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

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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...]

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

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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...]

League of Legends Fantasy League? Tencent owned ZAM registers domains

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The idea of launching a fantasy league for online battle arena game "League of Legends" has been the subject of many forum messages on LeagueofLegends.com, so the idea is nothing new. But now it looks like a fantasy league is being developed by ZAM Network, a Tencent owned company that operates a … [Read more...]

Florida man wanted $200,000 for ‘League of Legends Porn’ dot-com domain name

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In late September, a decision was handed down by the World Intellectual Property Organization in a domain complaint brought by Riot Games against the owner of LeagueofLegendsPorn.com. As reported earlier in the week, the ruling went in favor of Riot Games (the complainant), and as a result, … [Read more...]

Riot Games wins dispute over ‘League of Legends Porn’ domain name

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This is the second dispute over a LoL domain involving porn in some way No graphic adult images or video were ever shown on the site Over 27,000 global monthly searches occur for "League of Legends Porn" In yet another domain dispute involving the 'League of Legends' name, Riot … [Read more...]

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

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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...]

Riot wins LeagueofLegends.co dispute, web address redirected users to porn site

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In June, Riot Games won a case against a scam website claiming to offer online support for its smash hit PC game League of Legends.  Now, the company has won another dispute that it had filed in early August against the owner of LeagueofLegends.co (missing the 'm') which redirected users to a porn … [Read more...]

Riot Games files complaints against League of Legends porn domain names

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Riot Games, the maker of League of Legends, the most played PC game in North America and Europe, has filed two separate complaints with the World Intellectual Property Organization over the domain names LeagueofLegendsPorn.com (Case Number: D2012-1516) and LeagueofLegends.co (Case Number: … [Read more...]

Riot wins battle over League of Legends scam site, domain ordered transferred

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Riot Games has won a case (Case Number: D2012-0744) against a scam website claiming to offer online support for the real-time strategy game League of Legends (LoL).  For those not aware, Riot Games provides official player support at the web address support.leagueoflegends.com, not … [Read more...]