05820462 is referenced by 170 patents and cites 30 patents.

A manipulator includes a housing which consists of right and left handles, and a coupling for coupling the handles. Both handles are formed with grips and direction instructing switches for instructing the character moving direction. The direction instructing switches are disposed in the thumb position area of the player in the upper parts of the grips. A step is formed between the operating regions for the direction instructing switches and the grips, such that the thumb of the player draws a spontaneous arc along the step.

Title
Manipulator for game machine
Application Number
30441
Publication Number
5820462
Application Date
July 31, 1995
Publication Date
October 13, 1998
Inventor
Kenichi Sugino
Kyoto
JP
Gunpei Yokoi
Kyoto
JP
Agent
Nixon & Vanderhye P C
Assignee
Nintendo Company
JP
IPC
A63F 9/22
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