Foul! Original creator of Madden NFL Football computer game suing Electronic Arts for 'tens of millions in unpaid royalties'

Foul! Original creator of Madden NFL Football computer game suing Electronic Arts for 'tens of millions in unpaid royalties'
 

Over the years the game has become more sophisticated, but he claims the basic premise is still based on his original code, giving him a right to a cut of the $4billion profits the game has generated.
The lawsuit filed in California states: "Only recently, as a result of publicity surrounding the 20th Anniversary of the 'Madden' videogame did Antonick become aware that Electronic Arts did not independently develop subsequent versions of its Madden NFL software.
"Instead, according to recent statements by Electronic Arts founder Trip Hawkins, the current generation of software... read more

 
3 April 2011 in Science &Technology, Views: 2
Source: Daily Mail
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