08313379 is referenced by 22 patents and cites 801 patents.

A home entertainment system for video games and other applications includes a main unit and handheld controllers. The handheld controllers illumination emitted by emitters positioned at either side of a display, and information derived from the sensed illumination is used to calculate the orientation of the controllers. The controllers can be plugged into expansion units that customize the overall control interface for particular applications including but not limited to legacy video games. Further, the controllers can be used in one-handed or two-handed modes of operation.

Title
Video game system with wireless modular handheld controller
Application Number
12/889863
Publication Number
8313379 (B2)
Application Date
September 24, 2010
Publication Date
November 20, 2012
Inventor
Masahiro Urata
Kyoto
JP
Genyo Takeda
Kyoto
JP
Ryoji Kuroda
Kyoto
JP
Kuniaki Ito
Kyoto
JP
Akio Ikeda
Kyoto
JP
Agent
Nixon & Vanderhye P C
Assignee
Nintendo
JP
IPC
G06F 3/033
A63F 9/24
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