Photos: Midnight kickoff for 'Madden'

Photos: Midnight kickoff for 'Madden'

Summary: Fans head to the mall at midnight to purchase the first copies of this year's only NFL-licensed video game.

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  • Lining up

    Hundreds of video football fans encircled EB Games at the Cambridgeside Galleria in Cambridge, Mass., waiting for midnight and their chance to buy "Madden NFL 06." Rumors of ESPN showing up turned out not to be true.

  • Presold

    At GameStop in the Meadow Glen Mall in Medford, Mass., the wall is lined with presold games as Brett Favre, er Melissa Gavazzi, gets the next one ready. The game maker, EA Sports, purchased exclusive rights to make "Madden NFL 06" the only official NFL video game this year.

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