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Letter from DAGERSystem President Josh Straub

Letter from DAGERSystem President Josh Straub

Dear Readers, It’s hard to believe but this August will mark the 10-year anniversary of the creation and founding of DAGERSystem. It has been a fantastic experience both writing in the field of game-accessibility journalism and helping others find their voice and...

2021 Editor’s Choice – Deathloop

2021 Editor’s Choice – Deathloop

Every year, I look back on the games I’ve played and try to figure out which game I most enjoyed. You would expect most games that I choose as my favorite each year to be both highly accessible and high quality, but as I think I illustrated last year with my Editor’s...

2021 Diamond Award Nominee – Far Cry 6

2021 Diamond Award Nominee – Far Cry 6

Far Cry is one of Ubisoft’s flagship franchises, and like many other titles in their recent catalogue, continues to raise the bar with regards to accessibility. It is rare to see a first-person shooter that offers such extensive customization. Far Cry 6 is a game that...

2021 Diamond Award Nominee – New Pokémon Snap

2021 Diamond Award Nominee – New Pokémon Snap

Every year when DAGERSystem gives out its annual Diamond Award there is a tension: do we award it to games that are accessible by nature or to games that have impressive suites of accessibility features built into them? Normally, we side with the latter, because games...

Accessibility Update – Quake

Accessibility Update – Quake

Click here to read moreHave you ever heard of a 26-year-old game receiving an update to offer more accessibility options? Quake just did! To be clear, Bethesda rereleased Quake last August on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox, PC, and Nintendo Switch, which included...

Accessibility Game Review – Elden Ring

Accessibility Game Review – Elden Ring

 VisualPartially Accessible Fine-MotorPartially Accessible AuditoryPartially AccessiblePartially AccessibleElden Ring is a masterpiece, and that’s putting it mildly. Tight, addictive game design, haunting visuals and soundtrack, and an open-world system that’s...

Indie Spotlight – Tunic

Indie Spotlight – Tunic

Over the past decade, we have seen many top-down Legend of Zelda-like games on the market. Some have gone for more of an homage, like Blossom Tales, while games like Ittle Dew have focused more on deconstructing the genre with humor. 3D Dot Game Heroes was probably...

Accessibility Game Review – Horizon Forbidden West

Accessibility Game Review – Horizon Forbidden West

 Visual Partially Accessible Fine-Motor Partially Accessible Auditory Barrier FreePartially AccessibleDisclaimer: Review code provided by PlayStation   Horizon Forbidden West is the eagerly anticipated sequel to the hit open-world action RPG Horizon Zero Dawn created...

Indie Spotlight – Grapple Dog

Indie Spotlight – Grapple Dog

Precision platformers have grown in popularity since the rise of the genre with Super Meat Boy in 2010. While the love of the sub-genre has expanded, so too has the demand for games to be accessible for as many people as possible. Platformers have long been viewed as...

Accessibility Game Review – Edge of Eternity

Accessibility Game Review – Edge of Eternity

 Visual Barrier Free Fine-Motor Thoroughly Accessible Auditory Barrier FreeThoroughly AccessibleJRPGs can be one a very approachable and accessible genre when done correctly. We have seen great strides made when it comes to making them easier to navigate, and things...

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