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Disability Game Review: Extinction

 Visual Partially Accessible  Fine-Motor Inaccessible  Auditory Inaccessible Inaccessible Extinction will have you sprinting up walls, grappling through the air, and using mystical energy to defeat these not-so-jolly green giants. In Extinction, you’ll be...

Disability Game Review: Far Cry 5

 Visual Partially Accessible  Fine-Motor Partially Accessible  Auditory Partially Accessible Partially Accessible I have often said that in a vacuum, open world games such as Ubisoft’s latest entry in the Far Cry series are more accessible than...

Disability Game Review: Dragon Ball FighterZ

 Visual Thoroughly Accessible  Fine-Motor Barrier-Free  Auditory Thoroughly Accessible Thoroughly Accessible Fighting games can be very accessible if designed right. Dragon Ball: Fighterz is a leap in that direction, of which other fighting...

GDC 2018 Rundown

Later in March, I had the opportunity to attend the 2018 Game Developers Conference. While video game accessibility is still largely unexplored by many developers, I was impressed by the level of accessibility exhibited by some smaller companies whose games I had the...

Announcing: DAGERS Barrier Breaker Award

Every year since 2012, DAGERS has awarded its annual Diamond Award. This award has served as our game of the year recognition that salutes the highest standards of accessibility and gameplay, but as the profile and interest in Game Accessibility has exploded over the...

Indie Spotlight: Bomber Crew

As a history buff, I often lament the fact that there aren’t very many unique World War II based games out there. However, this week I picked up Bomber Crew by Curve Digital and was impressed by not only how fun it was, but also how accessible it was. Longtime readers...

Why I can’t review Star Wars Battlefront 2

Many of my readers will remember that the original reboot of Star Wars Battlefront was a DAGERS Diamond Award nominee. Its relatively straightforward premise and forgiving and flexible gameplay offered players with disabilities a relatively accessible Star Wars...

Indie Spotlight – Undertale

A human child falls into the underground where magical monsters live peacefully. Are these monsters your friends or your enemies? Undertale is a retro-designed RPG with turn-based combat and was released on the PlayStation 4 and PC. The game is known for its quirky...

Consulting with DAGERS

Consulting with D.A.G.E.R.S. gives you an experienced partner in the field of Game Accessibility, dedicated to providing your game with maximum playability for all gamers. Games we've worked on:

Indie Spotlight – The Witness

Explore an abandoned island and solve the strange mysteries within it. Put your brain to the test and learn more about the inhabitants with each puzzle you solve. The Witness is a first-person open world puzzle game made by indie designer Jonathan Blow and published...

Destiny 2 Open Beta On Consoles In July

The week of July 18, 2017 Bungie is hosting an open beta for Destiny 2 on consoles. The open beta is July 21-23 with early access available for players who pre-order the game. Playstation 4 pre-orders grant access July 18-20 and Xbox One preorders grant access July...

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