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8616946 Game device, control method for game device, and information storage medium  
A game situation information storage section (71) stores game situation information. A moving destination acquiring section (72) acquires one of a plurality of positions and a plurality of regions...
8619867 Video game system using pre-encoded macro-blocks and a reference grid  
A method and related system of generating a frame of video is disclosed. In the method, a request is received and a frame of video is generated using a plurality of pre-encoded macro-blocks....
8620850 Dynamically manipulating an emoticon or avatar  
Graphical user representations, such as emoticons or avatars, used to convey mood and emotion, can be dynamically modified and manipulated, e.g. by squeezing, rotating, distorting, coloring, etc....
8616971 Automated enhancements for billiards and the like  
Position data is generated. The position data describes a respective current position of each of one or more billiard game objects in relation to a billiard table having a playing surface. A state...
8616970 System and method for managing a multiplicity of text messages in an online game  
A system and method for providing text of interest to a player from text messages in an online game is provided. A player profile for a player participating in an online game is maintained. Text...
8616978 Managing wagering game applications and events  
A wagering game system and its operations are described herein. In embodiments, the operations can include managing multiple instances of gaming applications associated with a wagering game client...
8616969 Gaming machine with LED display that is an integral part of game play  
An embodiment of a gaming machine has at least two gaming states; and an LED (light emitting diode) display having at least one of two colors respectively associated with the at least two gaming...
8613663 Multi-monitor support for gaming devices and related methods  
Various embodiments are directed to gaming machines having multi-monitor support for controlling up to four monitors on a gaming device. According to one embodiment, the gaming device includes a...
8613651 Gaming device method and apparatus  
A gaming device method and apparatus is disclosed, and is based on simulated movement of a train, or a vehicle, on a route from an origination point to a destination point. In a preferred...
8613674 Methods, devices, and systems for video gaming  
There is a game console, wherein the game console further comprises a set of computer readable instructions for: transmitting login data to at least one game server, wherein the at least one game...
8613664 Wagering interface for a gaming system  
A gaming system includes a wagering interface that may include a plurality of player-selectable quick-bet elements with each quick-bet element indicating a different total wager for a spin of the...
8613667 Position-based lighting coordination in wagering game systems  
A wagering game system and its operations are described herein. In some embodiments, the operations can include detecting an indication to initiate a lighting presentation on a wagering game...
RE44658 Storage medium having input processing program stored thereon and input processing device  
An input processing device comprises a display screen and a pointing device for inputting corresponding 2-dimensional coordinates on the display screen. A 3-dimensional space is displayed on the...
8608563 Method for exchanging NPC data between computer devices  
A special enemy character appears in a game world when a given appearance condition has been satisfied in a node (game device). When a game status relating to the special enemy character has...
8608562 Method and system for automatically managing a content approval process for use in in-game advertising  
A method for approving data wherein a request for approval of advertising content for being impressed upon video game players within a known advertising spot within a known video game is provided....
8608536 Bankruptcy in a virtual environment  
A virtual environment in which characters are able to engage in a variety of financial transactions is provided. Characters who are unable to fulfill their financial obligations may enter into...
8608560 Non-deterministic animations with predetermined result  
A method, system, and computer readable storage medium to display sports and other animations using a reduced amount of assets. Pregenerated clips can be stored and combined to create complete...
8608561 Computer-readable storage medium having object control program stored therein and object control apparatus  
When a game apparatus detects a double-touch in an area other than an area where an enemy character is displayed, the game apparatus causes a player character to perform a forward roll motion. On...
8602887 Synthesis of information from multiple audiovisual sources  
A system and method are disclosed for synthesizing information received from multiple audio and visual sources focused on a single scene. The system may determine the positions of capture devices...
8602872 Method and apparatus for outputting outcomes of a gaming device  
In accordance with one or more embodiments, a method for outputting an outcome for a game of a gaming device is presented, wherein the method comprises first outputting an apparent outcome for the...
8602862 Gaming machine displaying special symbol having randomly selected functions  
Disclosed herein is a game played on a gaming device that displays a randomly selected array of symbols, where the symbols across one or more pay lines are evaluated by circuitry to determine an...
8602891 Image display system and illumination device  
The present invention is directed to an image display system for displaying an image on a display screen. The image display system includes a light-emitting portion, a lighting portion, a display...
8605115 Recommendations for object use in virtual environment  
Techniques are disclosed for helping users determine the “best” places to use and acquire inventory objects within a virtual environment, as well as to notify users of useful inventory items when...
8602833 Puzzle with conductive path  
System and method for additional amusement, entertaining and surprising visual or audible reward provided upon completing the reconstructing of a two-dimensional or three-dimensional jigsaw...
8597119 Gaming machine having video stepper displays  
Various embodiments are directed to converting a conventional video-based gaming machine into a mechanical reel gaming machine with physically-spinning stepper reels having video displays affixed...
8597120 Game device and storing medium that stores game program  
A game apparatus includes a CPU, and in this game apparatus, a proceeding direction of a player object in a switched scene is detected when the scene is switched. Regarding the proceeding...
8597102 Gaming machine and control method thereof  
A gaming machine 10 includes: a display device configured to display a plurality of symbols to be continuously arranged; and a controller 30. The controller 30 executes processing operations of:...
8597118 Method, apparatus and system for video tuning of a video switching device for a gaming machine  
A method, device and system are set forth for controlling a video switching device (VSD) configured to display video from multiple video streams at a video display. Where video signals are...
8591342 Game system, game control method, portable game device, and computer-readable storage medium  
An example game device automatically receives character data from another game device positioned nearby through wireless communication, and generates an other-player character based on the...
8591332 Video game video editor  
A video editor for a video game is discussed. The video editor manipulates information of video game play to provide videos of game play and in some embodiments scoring of videos.
8591320 System and method for managing casino chip using RFID  
When RF signals of a plurality of RFID tags installed in a plurality of casino chips are received through a plurality of reader antennas, a system for managing casino chips using RFID (radio...
8591310 Gaming device with wild activation symbols and wild termination symbols  
A gaming device having a wild activation symbol is displayed on a set of reels or set of cards within a display device. The processor causes other symbols or cards to become wild within the...
8591327 Game machine and data storage medium having game program stored therein  
If a random number is larger than a selection coefficient SF, a room unit RU is given a high priority for disposition in a map area. If the random number is not larger than the selection...
8591323 Gaming machine including a feature gamble  
A gaming machine has a display and a game controller arranged to control images of symbols displayed on the display. The game controller is arranged to play a game wherein at least one random...
8591329 Methods and apparatuses for constructing interactive video games by use of video clip  
The invention provides a method for processing a frame-recording based video clip without the need of modifying the video clip and/or directly inserting any form of signals into the video clip....
8591315 Environmental effects for near win events  
An establishment can coordinate devices (e.g., lights, speakers, displays) to enhance a game playing environment based on events detected in a network of wagering game machines. A system can be...
8595299 Portals between multi-dimensional virtual environments  
A computer-implemented method enables participation by a plurality of clients in a first multi-dimensional virtual environment and a second multi-dimensional virtual environment. A first client...
8591328 Mechanical-based control of video reels in a game machine  
In some example embodiments, a method includes executing a wagering game that generates instructions for control of a number of mechanical reels. The method also includes converting the...
8591304 Selecting and displaying branded virtual objects in a virtual environment  
A system, computer-readable storage medium storing at least one program, and a computer-implemented method for providing branded virtual objects in a virtual environment are presented. A game...
8591330 Gaming machine with mechanical reels having flexible displays  
Various embodiments are directed to converting a conventional video-based gaming machine into a mechanical reel gaming machine with physically-spinning stepper reels having video displays affixed...
8591331 Display control system, display control method, display control device, and computer-readable storage medium  
An exemplary game device displays on a display a character within a virtual space. A predetermined user operation is received by a touch panel. Further, the CPU moves the character within the...
8589423 Systems and methods for generating enhanced screenshots  
Systems and methods for generating and providing enhanced screenshots may include executing instructions stored in memory to evaluate at least a portion of a viewing frustum generated by the...
8585498 Image processing apparatus and storing medium that stores image processing program  
An image processing apparatus includes a CPU, and viewpoint location data each of which is correlated with each plurality of operating objects different in size, which are stored in a main memory,...
8585486 Method of gaming, a gaming system, and a gaming controller  
A method of gaming including: selecting in each game round a plurality of symbols for display to a player in a set of display positions arranged in a plurality of rows and columns, subsets of the...
8589905 Game device and information processing apparatus  
A version file retrieving unit of a game device retrieves via a network a version file including version information identifying an OS recommended for the execution of game software running. An OS...
8585476 Location-based games and augmented reality systems  
Handheld location based games are provided in which a user's physical location correlates to the virtual location of a virtual character on a virtual playfield. Augmented Reality (AR) systems are...
8585499 Gaming machine display with a plurality of zones independently addressable to selectively operate in one of two modes  
A gaming machine display (14) includes a game playing arrangement (16) mountable in a cabinet (62) of a gaming machine (10). An electronically controlled display element (50) overlies the game...
8579706 Game program and game device  
A piece of coordinate data indicating coordinates, which are inputted via a touch panel, is sequentially stored into a RAM. A piece of coordinate data in a coordinate data array stored in the RAM...
8574072 Visually presenting wagering game options  
In some embodiments, a wagering game server includes an options visualization controller configured to receive search criteria and filter information for searching wagering titles, wherein the...
8574060 Gaming machine arranging two symbol columns in the same order  
The present invention may be gaming machine, including a mechanical reel which is configured with a plurality of rotatable reels, each reel indicating indicia on a circumferential surface of the...