Patents by Inventor Yasushi MIKAWA

Yasushi MIKAWA has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20210129022
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer readable recording medium having stored thereon instructions to be executed on by a game server, the game server and corresponding method which cause the game server to perform the steps of: provide a networked multiplayer battle game over a network, storing a battle history including an identifier of an opponent with whom a user has battled in the multiplayer battle game; determining, based on the battle history and an identifier of an opponent with whom a battle begins, a procedure for conducting the battle in the battle game to be one of a first mode for conducting the battle based on user operations and a second mode for conducting the battle with fewer user operations than in the first mode, and conducting the battle with the determined procedure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2021
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: GREE, INC.
    Inventors: Masahito MAEDA, Yasushi MIKAWA
  • Patent number: 10918942
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer readable recording medium having stored thereon instructions to be executed on by a game server, the game server and corresponding method which cause the game server to perform the steps of: provide a networked multiplayer battle game over a network, storing a battle history including an identifier of an opponent with whom a user has battled in the multiplayer battle game; determining, based on the battle history and an identifier of an opponent with whom a battle begins, a procedure for conducting the battle in the battle game to be one of a first mode for conducting the battle based on user operations and a second mode for conducting the battle with fewer user operations than in the first mode, and conducting the battle with the determined procedure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: GREE, INC.
    Inventors: Masahito Maeda, Yasushi Mikawa
  • Publication number: 20190255438
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer readable recording medium having stored thereon instructions to be executed on by a game server, the game server and corresponding method which cause the game server to perform the steps of: provide a networked multiplayer battle game over a network, storing a battle history including an identifier of an opponent with whom a user has battled in the multiplayer battle game; determining, based on the battle history and an identifier of an opponent with whom a battle begins, a procedure for conducting the battle in the battle game to be one of a first mode for conducting the battle based on user operations and a second mode for conducting the battle with fewer user operations than in the first mode, and conducting the battle with the determined procedure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2019
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Applicant: GREE, INC.
    Inventors: Masahito MAEDA, Yasushi MIKAWA
  • Patent number: 10322340
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer readable recording medium having stored thereon instructions to be executed on by a game server, the game server and corresponding method which cause the game server to perform the steps of: provide a networked multiplayer battle game over a network, storing a battle history including an identifier of an opponent with whom a user has battled in the multiplayer battle game; determining, based on the battle history and an identifier of an opponent with whom a battle begins, a procedure for conducting the battle in the battle game to be one of a first mode for conducting the battle based on user operations and a second mode for conducting the battle with fewer user operations than in the first mode, and conducting the battle with the determined procedure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: GREE, INC.
    Inventors: Masahito Maeda, Yasushi Mikawa
  • Publication number: 20180229118
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer readable recording medium having stored thereon instructions to be executed on by a game server, the game server and corresponding method which cause the game server to perform the steps of: provide a networked multiplayer battle game over a network, storing a battle history including an identifier of an opponent with whom a user has battled in the multiplayer battle game; determining, based on the battle history and an identifier of an opponent with whom a battle begins, a procedure for conducting the battle in the battle game to be one of a first mode for conducting the battle based on user operations and a second mode for conducting the battle with fewer user operations than in the first mode, and conducting the battle with the determined procedure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2018
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: GREE, INC.
    Inventors: Masahito MAEDA, Yasushi MIKAWA
  • Patent number: 9956484
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer readable recording medium having stored thereon instructions to be executed on by a game server, the game server and corresponding method which cause the game server to perform the steps of: provide a networked multiplayer battle game over a network, storing a battle history including an identifier of an opponent with whom a user has battled in the multiplayer battle game; determining, based on the battle history and an identifier of an opponent with whom a battle begins, a procedure for conducting the battle in the battle game to be one of a first mode for conducting the battle based on user operations and a second mode for conducting the battle with fewer user operations than in the first mode, and conducting the battle with the determined procedure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: GREE, INC.
    Inventors: Masahito Maeda, Yasushi Mikawa
  • Publication number: 20170232341
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer readable recording medium having stored thereon instructions to be executed on by a game server, the game server and corresponding method which cause the game server to perform the steps of: provide a networked multiplayer battle game over a network, storing a battle history including an identifier of an opponent with whom a user has battled in the multiplayer battle game; determining, based on the battle history and an identifier of an opponent with whom a battle begins, a procedure for conducting the battle in the battle game to be one of a first mode for conducting the battle based on user operations and a second mode for conducting the battle with fewer user operations than in the first mode, and conducting the battle with the determined procedure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2017
    Publication date: August 17, 2017
    Applicant: GREE, INC.
    Inventors: Masahito MAEDA, Yasushi MIKAWA
  • Patent number: 9669308
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer readable recording medium having stored thereon instructions to be executed on by a game server, the game server and corresponding method which cause the game server to perform the steps of: provide a networked multiplayer battle game over a network, storing a battle history including an identifier of an opponent with whom a user has battled in the multiplayer battle game; determining, based on the battle history and an identifier of an opponent with whom a battle begins, a procedure for conducting the battle in the battle game to be one of a first mode for conducting the battle based on user operations and a second mode for conducting the battle with fewer user operations than in the first mode, and conducting the battle with the determined procedure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: GREE, INC.
    Inventors: Masahito Maeda, Yasushi Mikawa
  • Patent number: 9554119
    Abstract: A method for generating a stereoscopic panorama image may include acquiring panorama images respectively captured by three or more panorama cameras located in a real space. A left-eye image and a right-eye image for stereoscopic display may be generated by synthesizing parts of the acquired panorama images. The generated left-eye image and the generated right-eye image may be displayed stereoscopically on a display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2017
    Assignee: NINTENDO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi Kira, Shinya Saito, Yasushi Mikawa
  • Publication number: 20170001114
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer readable recording medium having stored thereon instructions to be executed on by a game server, the game server and corresponding method which cause the game server to perform the steps of: provide a networked multiplayer battle game over a network, storing a battle history including an identifier of an opponent with whom a user has battled in the multiplayer battle game; determining, based on the battle history and an identifier of an opponent with whom a battle begins, a procedure for conducting the battle in the battle game to be one of a first mode for conducting the battle based on user operations and a second mode for conducting the battle with fewer user operations than in the first mode, and conducting the battle with the determined procedure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2016
    Publication date: January 5, 2017
    Applicant: GREE, INC.
    Inventors: Masahito MAEDA, Yasushi MIKAWA
  • Patent number: 9468849
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer readable recording medium having stored thereon instructions to be executed on a computer, the instructions causing the computer to perform the steps of: storing a battle history (112) including an identifier of an opponent with whom a user has battled in a battle game; determining, based on the battle history (112) and on an identifier of an opponent with whom a battle begins, a procedure for conducting the battle in the battle game to be one of a first mode for conducting the battle based on user operations and a second mode for conducting the battle with fewer user operations than in the first mode; and conducting the battle with the determined procedure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2016
    Assignee: GREE, INC.
    Inventors: Masahito Maeda, Yasushi Mikawa
  • Patent number: 9294673
    Abstract: A left panorama image and a right panorama image respectively captured by a left panorama camera and a right panorama camera are acquired. A rearward image area, of a rearward area, included in the right panorama image and captured by the right panorama camera is synthesized to the left panorama image, instead of a rearward image area, of the rearward area, included in the left panorama image and captured by the left panorama camera, to generate a left-eye image. The rearward image area, of the rearward area, included in the left panorama image and captured by the left panorama camera is synthesized to the right panorama image, instead of the rearward image area, of the rearward area, included in the right panorama image and captured by the right panorama camera, to generate a right-eye image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2016
    Assignee: NINTENDO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi Kira, Shinya Saito, Yasushi Mikawa, Mitsuhiro Kanaya
  • Publication number: 20150038226
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer readable recording medium having stored thereon instructions to be executed on a computer, the instructions causing the computer to perform the steps of: storing a battle history (112) including an identifier of an opponent with whom a user has battled in a battle game; determining, based on the battle history (112) and on an identifier of an opponent with whom a battle begins, a procedure for conducting the battle in the battle game to be one of a first mode for conducting the battle based on user operations and a second mode for conducting the battle with fewer user operations than in the first mode; and conducting the battle with the determined procedure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2014
    Publication date: February 5, 2015
    Inventors: Masahito MAEDA, Yasushi MIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20140132706
    Abstract: Panorama images respectively captured by three or more panorama cameras located in a real space are acquired. A left-eye image and a right-eye image are generated by synthesizing parts of the acquired panorama images.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2013
    Publication date: May 15, 2014
    Applicant: NINTENDO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi KIRA, Shinya SAITO, Yasushi MIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20140132705
    Abstract: A left panorama image and a right panorama image respectively captured by a left panorama camera and a right panorama camera are acquired. A rearward image area, of a rearward area, included in the right panorama image and captured by the right panorama camera is synthesized to the left panorama image, instead of a rearward image area, of the rearward area, included in the left panorama image and captured by the left panorama camera, to generate a left-eye image. The rearward image area, of the rearward area, included in the left panorama image and captured by the left panorama camera is synthesized to the right panorama image, instead of the rearward image area, of the rearward area, included in the right panorama image and captured by the right panorama camera, to generate a right-eye image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2013
    Publication date: May 15, 2014
    Applicant: NINTENDO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi KIRA, Shinya SAITO, Yasushi MIKAWA, Mitsuhiro KANAYA