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Electronic Arts registers domains for Battlefield 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, and 20

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Call it defensive or call it long-term planning, but Electronic Arts has gone out and registered dot-com domains for Battlefield 13 all the way through Battlefield 20.

On May 2, EA registered each of the names through the brand protection agency Corporation Service Company (CSC), adding to its ever-growing collection of Battlefield-related web addresses which includes its crown-jewel, a name that EA spent $80,000 USD to acquire.

As of today, EA now owns,, and – – are owned by other parties, not associated with Electronic Arts.

By comparison to its biggest competitor, Activision, through and beyond, are not registered at the time of this story being published.

EA is expected to release Battlefield 4 this fall.

In late April, EA acquired from its owner for $9,000 USD.

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EA buying up Battledrome domains, game originally published in the nineties

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Electronic Arts has been quietly buying up “Battledrome” domains, according to recent name acquisitions made through the brand protection agency Corporation Service Company (CSC).

In early January, the domain (WHOIS) switched owners from a resident of Australia to CSC.  Though it’s “officially” unknown who is really behind the dotcom, because CSC is currently the listed registrant, you can bet it was Electronic Arts using CSC as an intermediary in order to keep the price lower.

But there’s no doubt Electronic Arts is working on a project called “Battledrome”.  With the dotcom acquired, on January 16, EA went ahead and registered a slew of related domains through CSC, like (WHOIS), (WHOIS), (WHOIS), (WHOIS), (WHOIS), and (WHOIS).

So, what is Battledrome?


In the mid-nineties, Battledrome was a videogame published as part of the Metaltech series, where players commanded giant HERCs in head-to-head combat over a network.

The game wasn’t developed or published by EA, but the game sure seems like a good candidate for online battle.

At the time of this story, Electronic Arts has made no official announcement and none of the domain names resolve to a web page.

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PopCap’s parent Electronic Arts registers ‘Bookworm Heroes’ domain names

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It’s been a few years since PopCap Games has released a new Bookworms title, but it looks like something new may be on the way for the word-forming computer puzzle game, according to new domain registrations by PopCap’s parent EA.

On November 1, 2012, Electronic Arts registered several names like,, and even

All of the names were acquired through the internet brand protection company MarkMonitor.

Below is a list of some of the names the company registered:

An empty Twitter account is also online at, but it’s unknown whether PopCap grabbed the social network name.

Not much is known beyond the domain names.

At the time of this story being published, none of the domains resolve to a web page.

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EA follows up ‘Jet Set Detectives’ trademarks, with ‘JetSet Secrets’ filings


UPDATE – AUG. 29, 2012: Electronic Arts Inc. announced the first details regarding their newest Facebook game, JetSet Secrets.

ORIGINAL STORY: Electronic Arts earlier this week filed trademark applications for Jet Set Detectives and now the company has submitted two additional filings for ‘JetSet Secrets’.

The trademark filings (Serial Numbers: 85694205 and 85694206) cover online computer games and computer game software.

There’s not much speculation as to what Jet Set Detectives will be and it may be the same case for JetSet Secrets.

While it appears the video game company took steps to secure the domain name (Whois) through the brand protection company CSC Global, it didn’t act fast enough to register  According to Whois records, the name was registered this past May.  A website offering tips on obtaining the best international flight deals is what appears online as of today.

EA did however register the name in a number of different extensions.  It even picked up the dotXXX adult domain as shown in the screenshot below. Whois

Other domains registered include:

No announcement has been made by EA, but with the number of trademark filings appearing on the United States Patent and Trademark Office website, it seems we can expect to hear something soon.

UPDATE: EA is investing big time in ‘JetSet Secrets’ related domain names.  After a little digging, I found more domains registered by EA.  Here’s a look at the list.

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EA files trademarks for ‘Jet Set Detectives’, privately registers domain

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Two new trademark filings by Electronic Arts have popped up on the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) website.

On July 31, 2012, EA submitted applications (Serial Number: 85691049) and (Serial Number: 85691046) for ‘Jet Set Detectives’.

The filings cover “Entertainment services, namely, providing an on-line computer game” and “Computer game software; Downloadable computer game software via a global computer network and wireless devices; Video game software”.

EA also appears to have secretly registered the matching domain (Whois) back in June through the internet brand protection company CSC Global.  Despite the owner’s name being marked private, EA is likely the registrant as they are a well known client of Corporation Service Company, which protects many of the world’s most valuable brands.

Upcoming EA titles include Overstrike (pictured above), Crysis 3 and Dead Space 3, but the video game company hasn’t made any announcement about ‘Jet Set Detectives’.

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