Nintendo loses bid to take control of WiiU.com

(Credit: Nintendo) Nintendo has failed in its bid to obtain the rights to WiiU.com. Late last month, a panel of arbitrators ruled that Nintendo could not obtain the rights to WiiU.com, a case summary originally obtained by GamesIndustry.biz shows. Nintendo had hoped to take control over the domain, which currently houses ads and a search bar that the owners are ostensibly generating revenue from. It’s not clear from the filing why Nintendo’s request was denied, but it appears likely now that in order for the company to take control over that domain, it’ll need to buy it from the current owners. Nintendo ran into a similar issue with the Wii.com domain back when that console launched. The company was forced to buy the domain for an undisclosed sum. [Read more] ]]> http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/cnet/sDKW/~3/RqIA5VHAnZw/