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Oh, Please, Video Game Maker Says

SAN JOSE (CN) - "As virtually any 3-year-old with a set of building blocks can attest, no one owns the idea of a 'stacking' game, where the object is to see how high one can build a tower before it falls," NGMOCO says in a complaint against Gameloft. So the plaintiff's "Topple" game does not infringe on defendant's "Wonder Blocks," as the idea behind both games is "wholly unprotectable," NGMOCO says in Federal Court.

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