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Nintendo Patents Multi-Screen Communication Usage

By Alistair . April 29, 2018 . 5:30pm

Earlier this month, Nintendo patented a multi-display communication method which could be a new way to play local multiplayer using the Nintendo Switch or various smart devices.

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Sony Patents Drone VR Technology That Changes Planes Into Dragons

By Alistair . April 9, 2018 . 4:00pm

A newly published patent filed by Sony Interactive Entertainment shows that Sony may be working on some sort of game that works with drones through the use of VR and image translation technology.

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Nintendo Patents Donkey Konga Drums And A Keyboard For Nintendo Switch Use

By Alistair . March 8, 2018 . 5:00pm

Recently, a patent for Donkey Konga drums and a keyboard for the Nintendo Switch was found from the US Patent and Trademark Office. They were patented on August 28, 2017.

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These Are The Five Patents Involved In Colopl v Nintendo

By Alistair . February 22, 2018 . 4:00pm

Nintendo sued Colopl of White Cat Project fame in early January, and the case continues to go on even today. New information has recently surfaced regarding what sort of patents were infringed in the case.

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Nintendo Sues Colopl Over Five Patent Infringements In White Cat Project

By Alistair . January 10, 2018 . 8:30am

Nintendo has filed a lawsuit against mobile game company Colopl over five patent infringements, including one which entails ‘the special technology used to operate a joystick over a touch panel’ in White Cat Project, for 370,000 dollars worth of damages.

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Unused Patent Shows That Nintendo Had Interest In Mobile Phones 15 Years Ago

By Sato . May 4, 2016 . 12:00pm

A recently shared Nintendo patent from 2001 shows that the company had interest in mobile devices for a good while now, and it it appeared to have had options to purchase classic Game Boy titles to play on the device.

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Capcom Suing Koei Tecmo For Patent Infringement

By Sato . August 26, 2014 . 4:25am

Capcom are suing Koei Tecmo Games due to the patent infringement in games such as Samurai Warriors: Xtreme Legends and 49 other titles.

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Jury Rules Nintendo Infringed On Patent With Nintendo 3DS Technology

By Ishaan . March 13, 2013 . 4:30pm

A New York federal jury has ruled that Nintendo infringed on the patent of an inventor, Seijiro Tomita, pertaining to 3D display technology.

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Level-5 Says Inazuma Eleven Does Not Infringe On Sega’s Patents

By Spencer . December 12, 2012 . 1:30pm

After examining the discrepancies, Level-5 responded with a statement saying Inazuma Eleven does not infringe on Sega’s patents and Level-5 is prepared to fight their case in court.

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Sega Suing Level-5 For $11 Million, Says Inazuma Eleven Infringes Two Patents

By Spencer . December 11, 2012 . 12:15am

Sega filed a lawsuit against Level-5 and their popular soccer RPG series, Inazuma Eleven. Yomiuri Online reports the lawsuit is for 900 hundred million yen ($11 million) and to stop sales of eight Inazuma Eleven titles.

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Nintendo Patent Reveals Accessory That Turns A Wii Remote Into A Touchpad

By Spencer . November 3, 2011 . 1:34pm

A Japanese patent application filed by Nintendo reveals an accessory you slide on to a Wii remote and turns it into a touchpad.

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Sony Patent Reveals Biometric PS3 Controller And Handheld

By Spencer . November 1, 2011 . 1:00pm

Sony has a list of biometric gameplay mechanics too like difficulty levels that change depending on how stress a player is and characters that sync up to your physiological state.

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Nintendo Patent Reveals Unreleased "Wii Light" Accessory

By Spencer . April 5, 2011 . 4:02pm

Nintendo was (and perhaps still is) working on a mood lighting accessory for the Wii that reacts to how you play a video game.

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Namco Bandai Patent Details Ghost Tapping Alternate Reality Game

By Spencer . December 1, 2010 . 3:50pm

Namco Bandai, it seems, is working on an alternate reality game. A patent filed in the USPTO details a ghost tapping game played on a device that looks a lot like a Nintendo DS.

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Sony Patent Unveils Kinect-Like Device For Consoles

By Spencer . November 15, 2010 . 2:19pm

Sony Computer Entertainment America may have a Kinect rival. Not a controller-free environment, but a new device that tracks the location of players and has voice control.

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