Judge says Madden monopoly suit can move forward


We feel like we're in some kind of topsy-turvy bizarro dimension this morning. Not only did a couple of guys sue EA for having a monopoly on football games, but a U.S. District Court Judge in San Francisco has said the case can move forward, denying the company's request to dismiss it. In the process, the judge recognized that "interactive video football software" is a distinct enough market for antitrust consideration.

Next up on Joystiq: Valve reads anti-Left 4 Dead 2 petition, totally cancels it. At least the Madden guys have a fair argument, which GP lays out for you right here.

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