08169406 is referenced by 64 patents and cites 1277 patents.

A wireless input device for playing an interactive motion-sensitive game using a wireless-compatible game console in which a virtual play environment is represented through one or more computer-animated visual, aural or tactile effects is provided wherein game play is conducted by moving, shaking, twisting, waiving or pointing the input device in a particular manner. The input device can include motion-sensitive circuitry and/or command circuitry for generating control signals and/or an effects generator and associated control circuitry to enable the input device to selectively generate at least one visual, aural or tactile effect comprising sound, lighting or vibration. The input device can include a wireless transceiver for providing two-way wireless communication with the wireless-compatible game console.

Title
Motion-sensitive wand controller for a game
Application Number
13/231813
Publication Number
8169406 (B2)
Application Date
September 13, 2011
Publication Date
May 1, 2012
Inventor
Denise Chapman Weston
Wakefield
RI, US
Jonathan A Barney
Newport Beach
CA, US
Agent
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear
Assignee
Creative Kingdoms
RI, US
IPC
G09G 5/00
View Original Source