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Number: 463/45
Name: Amusement devices: games > Including means for processing electronic data (e.g., computer/video game, etc.) > Data storage or retrieval (e.g., memory, video tape, etc.) > Cartridge adaptor
Description: Subject matter including structure arranged to be attached to a self-contained electronic data storage housing (i.e., cartridge) to either: (a) structurally alter the cartridge in a manner that would allow it to be functionally engaged with a processing structure other than that for which the cartridge is intended to be used; or (b) add to or otherwise alter an intended function of a cartridge.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8678922 Entertainment device and method Mar. 25, 2014
8608564 Connector for video game controller, and video game controller including the same Dec. 17, 2013
8589905 Game device and information processing apparatus Nov. 19, 2013
8454435 Storage medium, game apparatus, game controlling method and game system Jun. 4, 2013
8435116 Gaming machine that displays instruction image of game input operation on display May. 7, 2013
8376848 Gaming machine that displays instruction image of game input operation on display Feb. 19, 2013
8187091 Gaming machine that displays instruction image of game input operation on display May. 29, 2012
8167724 Guest management in an online multi-player virtual reality game May. 1, 2012
8157654 Hand-held video game platform emulation Apr. 17, 2012
8133119 Adaptation for alternate gaming input devices Mar. 13, 2012
8083587 Gaming machine with dialog outputting method to victory or defeat of game and control method thereof Dec. 27, 2011
8016681 Memory card for a game console Sep. 13, 2011
8016682 Quick change glass mounting arrangement for gaming cabinet Sep. 13, 2011
7976392 External interfaces for a 3D graphics system Jul. 12, 2011
7846025 Method and apparatus for managing data in a gaming system Dec. 7, 2010
7833096 Button encounter system Nov. 16, 2010
7774155 Accelerometer-based controller Aug. 10, 2010
7771280 Game console connector and emulator for the game console Aug. 10, 2010
7662041 Game system Feb. 16, 2010
7654904 Game machine, backup control program of game data and backup control method Feb. 2, 2010
7452279 Recording medium of game program and game device using card Nov. 18, 2008
7347780 Game system and game programs Mar. 25, 2008
7314414 Game device, storing medium storing game program, and game method using ultraviolet rays Jan. 1, 2008
7275994 Game machine having wireless communication capability Oct. 2, 2007
7155604 Game system having selectable startup display image wherein system processor selects between internal display image or display image from external memory card Dec. 26, 2006
7089427 Security system method and apparatus for preventing application program unauthorized use Aug. 8, 2006
6863609 Method for controlling movement of viewing point of simulated camera in 3D video game, and 3D video game machine Mar. 8, 2005
6820265 System method and data storage medium for sharing data between video games Nov. 16, 2004
6716103 Portable game machine Apr. 6, 2004
6500070 Combined game system of portable and video game machines Dec. 31, 2002
6466450 Game machine apparatus Oct. 15, 2002
6392613 Portable electronic device May. 21, 2002
6347993 Video game device, character growth control method for video game and readable storage medium storing growth control program Feb. 19, 2002
6338680 Method for editing game saves transferred between a game console and a computer Jan. 15, 2002
6290604 Video game apparatus and memory used therefor Sep. 18, 2001
6270416 Video game apparatus and method, and storage medium Aug. 7, 2001
6238291 Cartridge, game machine and bi-directional communication type game system May. 29, 2001
6220964 Game system operable with backup data on different kinds of game machines Apr. 24, 2001
6203431 Video game apparatus and memory medium used therefor Mar. 20, 2001
6048270 Data-transfer device Apr. 11, 2000
6006319 Coprocessor system for accessing shared memory during unused portion of main processor's instruction cycle where main processor never waits when accessing shared memory Dec. 21, 1999
5996033 Data compression device comprising input connector for connecting to game player system, output connector for connecting to memory card, and virtual memory page switch Nov. 30, 1999
5973656 Image display device Oct. 26, 1999
5967895 Portable electronic bingo device Oct. 19, 1999
5809520 Interchangeable cartridge data storage system for devices performing diverse functions Sep. 15, 1998
5759104 Connector and adapter utilizing connector Jun. 2, 1998
5717938 Coded cartridges for electronic books Feb. 10, 1998
5692162 Video entertainment system adapter and image display method of a video entertainment system using a video entertainment system adapter Nov. 25, 1997
RE35520 Interfacing device for a computer games system May. 27, 1997
5624316 Video game enhancer with intergral modem and smart card interface Apr. 29, 1997

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