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

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...]

SkylandersPatriots.com domain registration by Activision adds to mystery

Almost a week after I first reported that Activision had purchased several "Skylanders Giants" domain names like skylandersgiants.com and skylandersgiantsgame.com, it appears the video game company has registered another new Skylanders domain, further adding to the mystery of the company's future … [Read more...]

Domains show Activision may create a new game called “Skylanders Giants”

Activision, which is a known client of the internet brand protection company MarkMonitor, has apparently gone on a small buying spree for "Skylanders Giants" domain names, hinting that a new game is in the works. On January 19, the video game company that released Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure … [Read more...]

Google apparently registers Googan domains, slang for lowlife webmaster

If you're not familiar with the term Googan, according to Urban Dictionary, "Googan" can be used to describe a lowlife webmaster who "posts ads and web pages typically with no meaningful content, no regard for adwords copywriting, or consideration for other people, especially those who click on … [Read more...]

Top 10 Stories of 2011: #9 Sony confirms next James Bond title will be Skyfall

Number 9 in this year's Top 10 stories is the story of the upcoming James Bond film Skyfall, which will land in theaters in November 2012. On October 3, more than a dozen domain names having to do with Skyfall were registered.  Though privately registered initially using DNStination Inc., what … [Read more...]

Zynga goes on record about new iOS game by filing Forestville trademark

I first broke the news last week about Zynga developing a new "Ville" game after several Forestville domains were privately registered through MarkMonitor, an internet brand protection company Zynga regularly uses. While I had nothing more to work on than new domain registrations, an anonymous … [Read more...]

Small preview of unannounced iOS game by Zynga called Forestville

Over the weekend, I wrote about Zynga registering several new domain names for a possible up-and-coming game called Forestville, which the company has not yet announced.  Today, an anonymous reader has tipped me to the fact there is a Facebook page that has been online almost a week, which offers … [Read more...]

Zynga has plans to launch Forestville, tipped off by domain name registrations

Zynga recently launched Castleville, but now the social gaming giant appears to have plans to launch a new game called Forestville. This week Zynga registered several domains with the word Forestville in the name like ForestvillewithFriends.com and ForestvilleZynga.com. All of the names were … [Read more...]

Slew of ‘Justice League Heroes’ domains registered by brand protection company

In 2006, Warner Bros. Games released Justice League Heroes, a video game based on the DC Comics' Justice League of America. Fast forward five years later to November 30, 2011, and a slew of 'Justice League Heroes' domains have been newly registered like justiceleagueheroes.org and … [Read more...]

New Pinocchio film? Domains secretly registered by brand protection company

It's only speculation, but according to several new domain registrations made through the internet brand protection company MarkMonitor, it appears a new Pinocchio film could be in the works. On November 22, pinocchio-the-movie.com, pinocchiofilm.com, pinocchiothefilm.com, … [Read more...]