ACCESSIBILITY GAME REVIEWS

Accessibility Game Review – Nick Kart Racers 2

Accessibility Game Review – Nick Kart Racers 2

 Visual Partially Accessible  Fine-Motor Barrier Free  Auditory Thoroughly Accessible Thoroughly AccessibleThe first Nickelodeon Kart Racers game from 2018 felt like a rough draft that was shoved out the door as a final product. It had a solid foundation but lacked...

Accessibility Game Review – Mafia: Definitive Edition

Accessibility Game Review – Mafia: Definitive Edition

 Visual Inaccessible  Fine-Motor Partially Accessible Auditory Thoroughly AccessiblePartially AccessibleMafia: Definitive Edition is the latest offering from Hangar 13, and it seeks to reinvigorate the 2002 classic by giving it a dose of modern technology. As a fan of...

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Accessibility News Roundup – Oct 3 – 10, 2020

Accessibility News Roundup – Oct 3 – 10, 2020

Xbox Series X Accessible HardwareClick here to read more Back in 2018, Microsoft surprised a lot of people when they announced the Xbox Adaptive Controller, which was designed to give disabled gamers more customization with customizable gaming tech (switch control,...

Accessibility News Roundup – Sept 27 – Oct 3

Accessibility News Roundup – Sept 27 – Oct 3

Marvel's AvengersClick here to read moreLast month Marvel's Avengers launched with an already impressive array of accessibility features! There's combat camera recovery to help those with motion sickness, button press customization, color coded subtitles, remappable...

A Letter From the Editor-In-Chief – Oct 8, 2020

A Letter From the Editor-In-Chief – Oct 8, 2020

Dear DAGERSystem Readers, It’s with gratefulness and some amount of awe that I look back on the last eight years. If you had told me when I founded the site as a one-man game accessibility blog back in 2012 that it would grow into the community it is today, I would...

2019 Diamond Award Nominee – Gears 5

2019 Diamond Award Nominee – Gears 5

Perhaps the most surprising nominee for the 2020 DAGERSystem Diamond Award is Gears 5. When compared to our review of Gears of War 4, it almost seems like the games exist in two different universes. It’s as if The Coalition systematically addressed nearly every...

2019 Diamond Award Nominee – Borderlands 3

2019 Diamond Award Nominee – Borderlands 3

Usually, when we review first person shooters here at DAGERSystem, we have to look at the game in terms of what trade offs it makes in order to be accessible. Typically, FPS games can be either forgiving or flexible. Often, you have either an arcade shooter, which may...

2019 Diamond Award Nominee – Devil May Cry 5

2019 Diamond Award Nominee – Devil May Cry 5

When Devil May Cry V came out in March of 2019, many disabled gamers quickly realized it wasn't just a return to form for the series but also a game with accessibility options that fire on all cylinders. Its options menu addresses a variety of ability profiles in some...

2019 Diamond Award Nominee – The Outer Worlds

2019 Diamond Award Nominee – The Outer Worlds

Few games in 2019 gave players an engaging and accessible experience like Obsidian Entertainment’s The Outer Worlds. While it doesn't offer anything particularly novel in terms of story or gameplay, it is the incredible amount of choice the player has that makes The...

2019 Diamond Award Nominee – Mortal Kombat 11

2019 Diamond Award Nominee – Mortal Kombat 11

Few publishers’ names are as synonymous with consistent accessible high-quality content as NetherRealm, and the house that Boon built did not disappoint with the release of Mortal Kombat 11. It maintains the high bar of physical accessibility in arcade fighters set by...