Madden Creator Tackles EA With Royalty Suit

Law360, New York (March 31, 2011, 6:52 PM EDT) -- A video game programmer who developed the original version of Electronic Arts Inc.'s Madden NFL series sued the company in California on Wednesday for allegedly trying to deny him millions of dollars in royalties in violation of a contract.

The complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California accused the company of fraudulently concealing the fact that it used Robin Antonick's programming breakthroughs from the original version of the game in later versions in order to avoid paying him royalties under...
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