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Accessibility Game Review – Ghost of Tsushima

Accessibility Game Review – Ghost of Tsushima

 Visual Partially Accessible  Fine-Motor Partially Accessible  Auditory Partially Accessible Partially Accessible Ghost of Tsushima is a spiritual successor to the Assassin’s Creed franchise and a love letter to classic Samurai sagas, both of which hold a special...

Indie Spotlight – Disco Elysium

Indie Spotlight – Disco Elysium

Disco Elysium is the first endeavor from studio ZA/UM. It’s an RPG set in a world known as Elysium decades after a war ravaged it. The world of Elysium is the brainchild of Estonian novelist, musician, and ZA/UM studio founder Robert Kurvitz, and it first appeared in...

Resident Evil 3 Remake Accessibility Update

Resident Evil 3 Remake Accessibility Update

Escaping a zombie-invested city isn't easy especially when a giant hulking monster is out to destroy you and your friends! Resident Evil 3 remake is a modern retelling of the survival horror game Resident Evil 3: Nemesis developed by Capcom and released on the...

Accessibility Game Review – The Last of Us: Part II

Accessibility Game Review – The Last of Us: Part II

 Visual Barrier Free  Fine-Motor Barrier Free  Auditory Barrier Free Barrier Free Disclaimer: Naughty Dog provided DAGERSystem with a code to play and review The Last of Us: Part II in time for its June 19, 2020 release date. To say that The Last of Us Part II is the...

Indie Spotlight – Cloudpunk

Indie Spotlight – Cloudpunk

Cloudpunk is the latest game by Berlin-based developer Ion Lands. It’s a game that’s essentially Blade Runner meets The Transporter, and this is by no means a bad thing. The player assumes control of Rania, a woman starting her first shift at the eponymous parcel...

Accessibility Game Review – Doom Eternal

Accessibility Game Review – Doom Eternal

 Visual Barrier Free  Fine-Motor Inaccessible  Auditory Barrier Free Partially Accessible Doom Eternal is the latest entry in the franchise that can rightly be considered the godfather of the first-person shooter genre. As a follow up to 2016’s Doom, it follows the...

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...

Accessibility Game Review – Fire Emblem: Three Houses

Accessibility Game Review – Fire Emblem: Three Houses

 Visual Thoroughly Accessible  Fine-Motor Barrier Free  Auditory Thoroughly Accessible Thoroughly AccessibleIf you have been reading this site for very long, you will notice that I tend to really enjoy tactical turn-based RPGs. This is because not only do they tend to...

Accessibility Game Review – Luigi’s Mansion 3

Accessibility Game Review – Luigi’s Mansion 3

 Visual Thoroughly Accessible  Fine-Motor Inaccessible  Auditory Partially Accessible Partially Accessible                 In the latest installment in the series, Luigi and his friends get a mysterious invitation to a hotel for a vacation getaway, but...

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