Robot-like game apparatus
Electric boxing game
Electronic educational game with responsive animation Patent #: 5413355
ApplicationNo. 672763 filed on 05/22/1996
US Classes:463/30, Perceptible output or display (e.g., tactile, etc.)273/148BAll video game accessories
ExaminersPrimary: Harrison, Jessica J.
Assistant: O'Neill, Michael
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassA63F 009/22
Foreign Application Priority Data1995-05-26 JP
AbstractA highly entertaining game apparatus wherein three-dimensional toy bodies and a game machine are combined and characters corresponding to the toy bodies are displayed on a monitor comprises a game main unit 3, a robot toy 5 connected to the game main unit 3, a monitor 9 for displaying a character corresponding to the robot toy 5, a controller 11 for controlling movements of the character displayed on the monitor 9, a principal robot part (body part 21) of the robot toy 5 and a plurality of robot parts (arm parts 23, 25, leg part 27) removably attached to the principal robot part. The principal robot part has non-volatile memory in which self-related data is stored and each of the robot parts has an identification part for identifying itself. The game main unit 3 has reading-out means (reading-out part 19) for reading out data from the non-volatile memory of the principal robot part and specifying means (reading-out part 19) for decoding the identification part of each of the toy body parts and individually specifying the toy body parts and has controlling means (control part 15) for controlling movements of the character according to the data read out by the data reading-out means and the details specified by the specifying means and manipulation of the controller 11.
Field of SearchPerceptible output or display (e.g., tactile, etc.)
Martial-art type (e.g., boxing, fencing, wrestling, etc.)
In a game requiring an element of a participant`s physical skill or ability (e.g., hand-eye coordination, reflex, etc.)
Simulated martial-art-type game (e.g., boxing or fencing robots, etc.)
All video game accessories