Featured video: Michelle Hinn
This site features a small interview with Michelle Hinn, chair of IGDA's Game Accessibility Special Interest Group about game accessibility. Follow the image link above to view the video (with captions).
This website is part of the Game Accessibility project, a research project that focuses on the accessibility of electronic games for gamers with disabilities. This website aims to inform disabled gamers about the availability of accessible games, and functions at the same time as an academic resource for developers, publishers and researchers in order to stimulate accessibility in games.
Ear monsters is a full audio game for the Iphone. It is a fast-paced, arcade-style action game for iOS devices that requires a keen ear and quick reflexes. What makes EarMonsters so unique is that its fast-paced action relies on sound rather than visuals for the gameplay, using custom 3D audio processing engine to place aural enemies around the listener. You can’t see the monsters, but you certainly hear them!
Although not designed as a game for the blind per-se, EarMonsters is a fully Accessible game, making extensive use of Apple’s VoiceOver technology and other features for the visually impaired gamer. You can download Ear Monsters from the app store.
Zombies from out of space invaded earth. Took all the women, good food and Jack's rubber ducky. Jack sets out on a zombie killing rampage to get back his rubber ducky so he can take a bath. Armed with a shotgun, machete and surrounded by zombies, Jack is certain to introduce those rubber-ducky-stealing alien zombies to a world of pain! There's only one problem: Jack is blind. Use your hearing to locate the zombies before they attack. Pull the trigger or machete the hell out of 'm to retake Jack's rubber ducky.
Where's my Rubber Ducky app is an awesome 3D shooter that is also accessible for the visual impaired. Specially for people who hate monsters stealing their rubber ducky! It uses 3D Augmented Audio Reality technology. It feels like you're surrounded by zombies from out of space! Download the Where is my Rubber Ducky app for your iPhone from free at the App Store.