Avengers: Battle for Earth video game headed to consoles [UPDATED]

The Avengers video game looks to have a title --- Avengers: Battle for Earth. On May 3, 2012, a day before the film was released in the United States, the domain name avengersbattleforearth.com (Whois) was registered through the brand protection company MarkMonitor. The name was registered by … [Read more...]

Microsoft files trademark for “Avatar Famestar” for video game services

It appears Microsoft is working on something new for the Xbox called "Avatar Famestar" according to a recent trademark filing with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. On February 13, 2012, filed to trademark "Avatar Famestar". The goods and services covered in the trademark filing … [Read more...]

Ubisoft registers MotionSports Adrenaline Urban Jungle domain names

Ubisoft released 'Motion Sports Adrenaline' in late October on the Kinect for the Xbox 360.  The video game lets players participate in extreme events like wingsuit, rock climing and other dangerous activities. Now it looks like Ubisoft might have downloadable content planned for MotionSports … [Read more...]

Microsoft to release the Xbox Kinect Accelerator; it registered the domains

With the one year anniversary of the debut of the Kinect taking place earlier this month, a lot of news has been coming out on the motion sensing device for the Xbox 360. One of the announcements is that the Kinect SDK for Windows, which enables developers to create new uses for the Kinect, will … [Read more...]

Nearly a month after acquiring domain name, Microsoft starts redirecting Kinect.com to Xbox web page

Earlier this month, I was the first to report that Microsoft acquired the domain name Kinect.com for its controller-free add-on for the Xbox.  However, if you typed the URL, kinect.com, into your browser's address bar in the past 30 or so days, you were taken to Bing's search engine results … [Read more...]

Confirmed: Microsoft Corporation now owns the domain Kinect.com

When Microsoft launched its now-popular Kinect, the controller-free add-on for the Xbox in early November, it didn't own the domain name Kinect.com.  Kinect.com has been registered since the nineties and the domain name re-directed to CAHG.com, a company that helped others grow their leadership … [Read more...]