Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Interactive action figures for gaming systems










Image Number 5 for United States Patent #7862428.

An action figure is provided with a serial number that provides an access code which allows owners to engage in enjoyable games or other activities via the Internet or other gaming systems. The interactive action figure system comprises a toy, statue, or other three-dimensional figurine with a serial number, and preferably a computer network accessible over the internet and a particular gaming framework managed by a network device. Owners of action figure toys may "log onto" the network using the action figure serial number as an access code to activate a particular computer character identity and participate in games such as hand-to-hand combat games, action-adventure series, or learning games. The action figure may be, for example, a warrior, sports figure, doll or teddy bear to appeal to a wide range of users. Once a particular character is activated, game play proceeds according to preset rules. The game character's traits, powers, and other features may be enhanced or otherwise modified by purchasing preferably-three-dimensional accessories and inputting serial numbers into the gaming system that are also supplied with the accessories.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Oil extractor and the preparation method thereof
Plants and seeds of hybrid corn variety CH817100
Method and system for billing based on color component histograms
Vending machine
Software self-checking systems and methods
Packet transmission method, apparatus, and network system
Information repository search system
  Randomly Featured Patents
Squeeze bottle
Combination tumble and cabinet dryer
Temperature sensor
Off-grid interpolation in image processing
Sense amplifier and architecture for open digit arrays
Intermediates for the synthesis of irbesartan
High impact strength ceramic composite head pad material
Article converging/diverging, chamfered walls gripping anvils
System for tracking a spatial position of an object via a tracking system
Snap-on fluidtight pipe connecting device