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Video Game-related patent applications - as published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).


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Gaming peripheral with built-in audio support
Performance Designed Products Llc
July 20, 2017 - N°20170206054

Various embodiments described herein are directed toward gaming peripherals with built-in audio support. The gaming peripheral may include a plurality of input mechanisms configured to control a video game. The video game may be controlled via the plurality of input mechanisms in a first mode. Handheld input devices applicable to some embodiments may include, without limitation, computer controllers, video game ...
Camera based safety mechanisms for users of head mounted displays
Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
July 20, 2017 - N°20170203213

Methods and systems for warning a user of a head mounted display (hmd) during game play of a video game. A game is executed causing interactive scenes of the game to be transmitted for rendering on a display portion of the hmd. Coordinates of the hmd are determined in a three-dimensional space of a real-world environment in which the user ...
Systems and methods for providing a video game using information stored by physical objects
Disney Enterprises, Inc.
July 20, 2017 - N°20170203204

A system and method for providing a video game using information stored by physical objects are disclosed. The video game may take place in a virtual space. Users may access the virtual space via client computing platforms. Users may participate in the video game by controlling game entities in the virtual space. Individual ones of the game entities may be ...
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Adaptive scene complexity based on service quality
Amazon Technologies, Inc.
July 06, 2017 - N°20170195390

Content, such as a video game, may be delivered by a content provider to a destination using, for example, streaming content delivery techniques. The transmission of the content may be monitored in order to determine transmission conditions such as a quality of the network connection from the content provider to the destination. The determined transmission conditions may then be used ...
Resource allocation to game titles in a remote gaming environment
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc
July 06, 2017 - N°20170195251

Embodiments of the present invention monitor and dynamically allocate computing resources to a game service. A game service provides a remote gaming environments to which users connect over a wide area network, such as the internet. A game session runs a single instance of a game title. The game session runs the video game code responsible for creating the playing ...
Wearable activity tracking systems and technology
Acshun, Inc.
July 06, 2017 - N°20170189815

In some aspects, an activity tracking system is provided, comprising at least one activity tracking device configured to track activity of a user and to generate activity data corresponding to an amount of the activity performed by the user, a server communicatively coupled to the at least one activity tracking device via a network to receive the activity data, the ...
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Handheld controller grip attachment
The Bearded Bear, Llc
July 06, 2017 - N°20170189800

Embodiments of the present disclosure include a grip attachment that changes the shape of a handheld controller, allowing individual users to comfortably hold the controller while they interact with the controlled system. For example, some embodiments include a video game controller grip attachment having features that conform to fit securely with the video game controller, allow the user to hold ...
Automatic game comparison and recommendation
Electronic Arts Inc.
June 29, 2017 - N°20170182424

Methods and apparatus for automatic game generation are described. The method may include collecting, by a hardware processor of a server over a network, first information associated with a first video game player, second information associated with a second video game player related to the first video game player, and a plurality of events that the first video game player ...
System and method for recharging battery in augmented reality game system
Spin Master Ltd.
June 29, 2017 - N°20170182407

In an aspect, an augmented reality game system is provided including a mobile smart device such as a smart phone and a remotely controlled drone. The mobile smart phone device is programmed to display an augmented environment, being the real environment viewed by the camera and a virtual environment superimposed over images of the real environment. The drone is controlled ...
Method and apparatus for joining electronic conference
Kabushiki Kaisha Square Enix (also Trading As Square Enix Co., Ltd.)
June 22, 2017 - N°20170180434

According to the present invention, even while a chat opening process is in progress, users can join chats by means of a simple procedure from a video game machine. Once a chat has been opened, an invitation signal can further be transmitted to other chat guests. A video game machine of an expected guest receiving the invitation signal displays a ...
Image-based deformation of simulated characters of varied topology
Electronic Arts Inc.
June 22, 2017 - N°20170178381

A graphical asset associated with a simulated character of a video game is received. A first image and a second image associated with the simulated character are subsequently received, the first image comprising graphical displacement mapping information for a first topology of image deformation and the second image comprising graphical displacement mapping information for a second topology of deformation. A ...
Message encryption with video game
Texta, Inc.
June 22, 2017 - N°20170173476

A system that may be utilized for sending and locking text messages is provided. The system may allow a user to send an electronic message that is encrypted, locked, hidden, or otherwise made unviewable by the system to form a locked message. The locked message may be formed by associating a game with the message and requiring that a recipient ...
Program and system
Kabushiki Kaisha Square Enix (also Trading As Square Enix Co., Ltd.)
June 22, 2017 - N°20170173469

A non-transitory computer-readable medium including a program product for causing a user terminal to realize functions to control progress of a video game is provided. A set constituted by at least one game element is used in the video game. A user owns the at least one game element in the video game. The functions include: a specifying function configured ...
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Program and system
Kabushiki Kaisha Square Enix (also Trading As Square Enix Co., Ltd.)
June 22, 2017 - N°20170173463

A non-transitory computer-readable medium including a program product for causing a user terminal to realize functions to control progress of a video game is provided. The functions include: a specifying function configured to specify an event in the video game, a set, and a basic privilege, the set being constituted by a plurality of game elements, the basic privilege being ...
Video game communications platform
Minigamr Llc
June 22, 2017 - N°20170173461

Apparatuses, systems, methods, and computer program products are disclosed for video game communications. A message module is configured to receive a message from a first user to a second user specified by the first user and to send a link to a portion of a video game associated with the message to the second user. A trigger module is configured ...
Entertainment system for performing human intelligence tasks
Minigamr Llc
June 15, 2017 - N°20170165564

A game engine is configured to accept human intelligence tasks as in-game content and present the in-game content to the game player. A method performed by the game engine enables performance of human intelligence tasks, such as visual discrimination, in a video game context. The game engine may receive a definition of human intelligence tasks from one or more remote ...
Game device, control mechanism of the game device and storing media
Capcom Co., Ltd.
June 08, 2017 - N°20170157519

A game system including a server device connected to a network and one or more terminal devices operated by users and executing a video game that a player character plays a quest in a game space which has a quest data storing unit which stores quest data, a playing status storing unit which stores playing status of the quest, a ...
Methods and systems for computer video game streaming, highlight, and replay
Sliver Vr Technologies, Inc.
June 08, 2017 - N°20170157512

Methods and systems for generating a highlight video of a critical gaming moment from a source computer game running on a game server are disclosed. The method, when executed by a processor accessible by a processing server, comprises receiving video recordings recorded using at least two game virtual cameras positioned at predetermined locations during a source game play, wherein at ...
Program product and system
Square Enix Co., Ltd.
June 01, 2017 - N°20170151503

A non-transitory computer-readable medium including a program product for causing a user terminal to realize functions to control progress of a video game that proceeds in a three-dimensional virtual space in which a virtual camera is arranged is provided. The functions include to: generate first output information on the basis of information obtained by the virtual camera; generate second output ...
Video game gaming system
Square Enix Co., Ltd.
May 25, 2017 - N°20170148271

Described are methods, systems, and media for adapting single player games of skill to a gaming environment. This game gaming comprises: accepting, through the gaming machine, initiation of play by a player; providing one or more games of video game skill, wherein a playfield is chosen from a playfield selection pool wherein the playfield is set to have a maximum ...
System for providing additional event participation to electronic video game customers
Square Enix Co., Ltd.
May 25, 2017 - N°20170148266

The present invention provides a closed-loop system that allows the operator of video gaming machines or other systems to offer an event for customer participation, receive funding for participation in the event, and providing feedback regarding the results. More specifically, a video game customer may receive notification of an invitation to place a bet on an event, participate in a ...
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