OBTAINING INPUT FOR CONTROLLING EXECUTION OF A GAME PROGRAM

  • US 20070021208A1
  • Filed: 05/08/2006
  • Published: 01/25/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/27/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of obtaining input for controlling execution of a game program, comprising:

  • receiving controller input information from a user-manipulable game controller, the controller input information including at least one of a) information for identifying a current position of a user-movable control stick of the game controller in relation to a rest position of the control stick, or b) information identifying whether a switch included in the game controller is active;

    receiving supplementary input information from an environment in which the controller is being used; and

    obtaining a combined input for controlling the execution of the game program by processing the controller input information and the supplementary input information to yield the combined input.

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