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

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NEW Video game gaming system
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 ...
NEW System for providing additional event participation to electronic video game customers
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 ...
NEW Video game recording and playback with visual display of game controller manipulation
May 25, 2017 - N°20170144074

A system and method for recording and playback of game data is provided. A recording engine may be configured to record and playback game data, including broadcast data received over a network. The recording engine may be included in a game console or at other network-enabled devices, such as a desktop computer. The recording engine may be configured to record ...
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NEW Companion gaming experience supporting near-real-time gameplay data
May 25, 2017 - N°20170144064

A companion gaming experience is associated with a particular game title, but a user interface for the companion gaming experience is generated by a separate program from the associated game title and is presented on a device separate from the device on which the game user interface itself is presented. When an associated game of the video game title is ...
NEW Games controller
May 25, 2017 - N°20170144061

A wireless controller for a video game playing device includes electrically conductive contacts on portions of the surface of the controller positioned so that a first contact is contactable by one hand of the user and a second contact is contactable by the other hand of the user during operation of the controller. Electrical circuitry applies a voltage between the ...
Enhanced method and apparatus for selecting and rendering performance data
Nintendo Co., Ltd.
May 18, 2017 - N°20170136360

Enhanced methodology and apparatus for use in a multi-player video game for generating a array of user selectable options for choosing real or computer generated users to play with and/or compete against. For example, in a simulated multiple driver racing game application, the user of a computing device is presented with an option for selecting any of various ȁ...
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Video game processing program, video game processing system and video game processing method
Tokyo Rpg Factory Co., Ltd.
May 18, 2017 - N°20170136358

A non-transitory computer-readable medium including a video game processing program product for causing a user terminal to realize functions to control progress of a video game in response to an operation of a user is provided. The functions include: a time measuring function configured to measure an elapsed time for a character on the basis of the elapsed time, the ...
Resolving graphical conflicts between objects
Electronic Arts Inc.
May 11, 2017 - N°20170132849

A request is received to assign a first graphical asset and a second graphical asset associated with a three-dimensional (3d) geometry of a simulated character of a video game to the same physical location on the 3d geometry. A graphical conflict between the first graphical asset and the second graphical asset is detected, where the graphical conflict indicates that at ...
Video game system with spectator mode hud
Riot Games, Inc.
May 11, 2017 - N°20170128842

The field of the invention relates to multi-user online gaming systems, and more particularly to systems and methods that enable a spectator's experience for online active games. In an embodiment, an online multiuser game system includes an online game session server system communicatively coupled to a public network for access by a plurality of users to establish a plurality of ...
Video game processing program and video game processing method
Kabushiki Kaisha Square Enix (also Trading As Square Enix Co., Ltd.)
May 11, 2017 - N°20170128833

A plurality of characters including a player character appears in a video game. An arrangement position of at least one of characters is specified in a virtual space in accordance with progress of the video game. A display mode is set up to any one of a first display mode and a second display mode. A game control is carried ...
Method and system for poker gaming
Kabushiki Kaisha Square Enix (also Trading As Square Enix Co., Ltd.)
May 04, 2017 - N°20170124810

A novel method and system of game play and game components referred to herein as hula or hula poker that in one embodiment includes playing cards. In the present invention, a texas hold 'em community card poker game incorporates the addition of a separate deck referred to herein as hula cards and a series of hula action elements and hula ...
Systems and methods for awarding user accounts associated with users of a video game based ...
Disney Enterprises, Inc.
May 04, 2017 - N°20170124804

Users may access a virtual space and/or video game taking place in the virtual space by logging into user accounts via computing platforms. The user accounts may include values for one or more attributes of the user accounts. The user accounts may be periodically rewarded based on values included in the user accounts matching a winning value. The values ...
Video game incorporating safe live-action combat
Disney Enterprises, Inc.
May 04, 2017 - N°20170120144

Video games can be improved upon by combining traditional gameplay mechanics (e. G., a player's use of a controller) and live-action combat elements that may be measured and scored. For example, a player may fire projectiles at a target when prompted by a game, may have to dodge projectiles fired at the player as part of the game, may have ...
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System and method of inferring user interest in different aspects of video game streams
Activision Publishing, Inc.
April 27, 2017 - N°20170113136

A system and method is provided that generates a game log that specifies game events during gameplay to enable efficient distribution of video game playback, facilitates the annotation of gameplay through content from users and others, and generates a video game stream that includes the game log and content. The system facilitates the efficient sharing of video game playback, as ...
System and method of generating and distributing video game streams
Activision Publishing, Inc.
April 27, 2017 - N°20170113135

A system and method is provided that generates a game log that specifies game events during gameplay to enable efficient distribution of video game playback, facilitates the annotation of gameplay through content from users and others, and generates a video game stream that includes the game log and content. The system facilitates the efficient sharing of video game playback, as ...
System and method for playing an interactive game
Mq Gaming, Llc
April 27, 2017 - N°20170113133

An interactive treasure hunt game is provided. Game participants receive a card, map and/or identification badge configured with an rfid tag, bar-code or a magnetic “swipe” strip or the like. The rfid tag or other identifying device is used to store certain information identifying each play participant and/or describing certain powers or abilities possessed ...
Systems and methods for creating and maintaining real money tournaments for video games
Versus, Llc
April 20, 2017 - N°20170106290

A system and method of awarding a participant with a real or virtual prize over a network, the system and method comprising present one or more details of a match in the session application to the participant over the network to the remote participant computer for selection of the match, wherein the match is associated with at least one prize ...
Interactive video game system comprising toys with rewritable memories
Activision Publishing, Inc.
April 20, 2017 - N°20170106288

The invention disclosed herein relates to a video game system comprising a video game console and an object or toy used in connection with the video game console, wherein the object or toy has a rewritable data storage device, and wherein the video game console stores information in the rewritable data storage device in response to game play events occurring ...
Method for simulating video games on mobile device
Gaijin Entertainment Corporation
April 20, 2017 - N°20170106286

A system and method for providing players with real-time information on any device capable of running a web browser is provided. The system solves the problem of game interface overloads and also brings the following benefits: provides for control optimization and for more options for a team game play. A usual game play experience is completely simulated on any remote ...
Automated generation of game event recordings
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc
April 20, 2017 - N°20170106283

Game data representing a game event generated during gameplay of a video game on a client computing device is received from the client computing device. The game data is provided as input to a machine-learning analyzer to determine whether the game event is an event of interest. The machine-learning analyzer is previously-trained using previously-recorded game events deemed popular based on ...
Systems and methods for portable exergaming
Pexs Llc
April 20, 2017 - N°20170106282

In a first aspect, a system for playing a video game is provided that includes (1) one or more sensors adapted to monitor one or more biometric parameters of a user and communicate the one or more monitored biometric parameters (mbps); (2) a computing device adapted to communicate with the one or more sensors and to receive the one or more communicated ...