ACCESSIBILITY GAME REVIEWS

Accessibility Game Review – Savage Halloween

Accessibility Game Review – Savage Halloween

 Visual Barrier Free  Fine-Motor Thoroughly Accessible Auditory Thoroughly AccessibleThoroughly AccessibleIt isn't often that a hectic run-and-gun-style game is thought of as accessible. The very nature of the genre requires a lot of dexterity, and most are fairly...

Accessibility Game Review – Oddworld: Soulstorm

Accessibility Game Review – Oddworld: Soulstorm

 Visual Thoroughly Accessible Fine-Motor Partially Accessible Auditory Barrier FreeThoroughly AccessibleOddworld: Soulstorm is the latest offering from the mind of industry veteran Lorne Lanning and the folks at Oddworld Inhabitants. After the success of the remake of...

Accessibility Game Review – New Pokémon Snap

Accessibility Game Review – New Pokémon Snap

 Visual Barrier Free  Fine-Motor Barrier Free  Auditory Barrier Free Barrier Free Take pictures of your favorite Pokémon again, and explore the archipelagic islands of the Lental region, a brand-new area of the Pokémon world! New Pokémon Snap is an on-rails...

Accessibility Game Review – Spacebase Startopia

Accessibility Game Review – Spacebase Startopia

 Visual Partially Accessible Fine-Motor Inaccessible Auditory Barrier FreePartially AccessibleDeveloped by Realmforge Studios and published by Kalypso Media Digital, Spacebase Startopia is a modern reboot of the beloved Startopia RTS series. This installment marks the...

Accessibility Game Review – SaGa Frontier Remastered

Accessibility Game Review – SaGa Frontier Remastered

 Visual Thoroughly Accessible Fine-Motor Barrier Free Auditory Thoroughly AccessibleThoroughly AccessibleIn 1998, when it was first released in North America, SaGa Frontier was the kind of game that stood out right away. At the time, most JRPGs featured a single...

Accessibility Game Review – Beach Buggy Racing 2

Accessibility Game Review – Beach Buggy Racing 2

 Visual Barrier Free  Fine-Motor Barrier Free  Auditory Barrier Free Barrier Free Since its creation over 30 years ago, kart racing has been a popular way to blend combat with more traditional racing games, but it can be a mixed bag when it comes to being accessible....

VIDEO – Accessibility Game Review – Outriders

VIDEO – Accessibility Game Review – Outriders

In this Accessibility Game Review, Kyle "onehandmostly" Abbate discusses Outrider's features, controls, and settings and rates it for auditory, visual, and fine-motor accessibility so you know if you can play it before buying. Let us know what you think!

Accessibility Game Review – Bravely Default II

Accessibility Game Review – Bravely Default II

 Visual Barrier Free Fine-Motor Thoroughly Accessible Auditory Barrier FreeThoroughly AccessibleThe Bravely Default series began as a spiritual successor to a lesser-known Nintendo DS entry that used both turn-based combat from earlier mainline Final Fantasy games and...

Accessibility Game Review – Persona 5 Strikers

Accessibility Game Review – Persona 5 Strikers

 Visual Barrier Free  Fine-Motor Partially Accessible Auditory Thoroughly AccessibleThoroughly AccessibleThe musou genre has surged in popularity over the last decade, with new and unexpected franchises entering the fray seemingly every year. Dragon Quest and the...

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Accessibility News – Ubisoft Forward at E3

Accessibility News – Ubisoft Forward at E3

E3 begins Saturday, June 12, and Ubisoft has a ton of new content they're unveiling in their upcoming exclusive and accessible event! Ubisoft Forward is their live streaming event on June 12 at 12 p.m. PST, as a part of E3's digital conference this year. Many new...

Editor’s Choice – HyperDot

Editor’s Choice – HyperDot

HyperDot came out of nowhere for me! It's an action-arcade game by solo developer Charles McGregor. I wasn't too familiar with this genre, but the game's bright visuals and electronic music drew me in. However, what really stood out to me was the creator's dedication...

Editor’s Choice – The Last of Us Part II

Editor’s Choice – The Last of Us Part II

With each release, Naughty Dog and Neil Druckmann have consistently proven why they are some of the most talented minds in the business. Releasing last summer to near universal critical acclaim, The Last of Us Part II is all the practices the studio has learned and...

Developer of the Generation – Naughty Dog Studios

Developer of the Generation – Naughty Dog Studios

One of the mottos I use when describing the accessibility movement is “progress, not perfection.“ After all, game development is a highly complex endeavor with many facets, and at the end of the day, it’s simply a business; if games don’t sell, games don’t get made....

DAGERSystem Barrier Breakers

DAGERSystem Barrier Breakers

The Barrier Breaker Award is presented to development teams who implement exceptional accessibility features that we view as industry leading. Unlike the DAGERSystem Diamond Award, Barrier Breaker Awards are not given out annually, but only given when a game exhibits...

Introducing: The Accessible Games Database

Introducing: The Accessible Games Database

The Accessible Games Database takes the gamble out of buying games for disabled consumers! It's a searchable platform in which a user selects accessibility features they need to access a game from a menu of filters, and the AGD provides a list of games that offer...

2020 Diamond Award Nominee – The Last of Us Part II

2020 Diamond Award Nominee – The Last of Us Part II

With each release, Naughty Dog and Neil Druckmann have consistently proven why they are some of the most talented minds in the business. Releasing last summer to all but universal critical acclaim, The Last of Us Part II is all of the things the studio has learned and...

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