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Indie Spotlight – Islanders

Indie Spotlight – Islanders

Quarantining during COVID-19 is especially tough when it means I have limited access to my local used games store, so more and more I’ve found myself plumbing the depths of Steam looking for inexpensive accessible games that are worth playing, and I do believe I found...

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Accessibility Update

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Accessibility Update

          It's time again to visit the slums of Midgar in order to save the planet from earth decay and ride some chocobos along the way! The new Final Fantasy 7 Remake is a modern reimagining of the 1997 classic RPG by Square Enix. There's an active battle system,...

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...

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

 Visual Partially Accessible Fine-Motor Inaccessible Auditory Thoroughly AccessiblePartially AccessibleThe team over at EA was gracious enough to send me a PS4 review code for Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order as part of an accessibility study they were running. I have...

Disability Game Review: Greedfall

Disability Game Review: Greedfall

 VisualInaccessible Fine-MotorBarrier Free AuditoryBarrier FreeTHOROUGHLY ACCESSIBLEGreedfall is the most recent title from Paris-based developer Spiders, the development team behind 2014's Technomancer and 2016's Bound by Flame, Greedfall is the most ambitious title...

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