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The Titan One came in the mail today! We are going to test this promising device in which way it’s compatible with the different consoles we’ve got.

This week we were searching for some other game controllers for Quadriplegics, but there’s not a lot out there besides of the Quadstick. This is a controller specifically designed for people who are paralyzed. Video gaming is made accessible for them aswell but the Quadstick hasn’t been on the market for a long time yet. We would like to get …

Since we’ve launched the new website it’s accessible for most audiences. However, for a small part of cognitive disabled persons it’s hard to use the internet like other people do. They can’t process all the information given, so using the internet can be difficult because they can’t read or write for example. Specific text needs to be written for this group …

Last week, a small Game Accessibility crew visited the control conference 2015. The control conference is a yearly returning event where the focus is on developers. Names like Bioware, steamspy, Nintendo etc. are all attending this conference, which took place in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Product design, world building, immersive design, virtual reality, practically everything regarding games is being talked about. Applied …

Dark souls, a game known for it’s unforgiving gameplay has been beaten live on twitch by “bearzly”. “VoiceAttack” was the primary software used to accomplish this run and you can download the vap file (containing all the voice commands) from his dropbox. Its a test of patience, skill and dedication, not only because the voice commands induce a 1.5 second …

If you have one-arm, don’t think it’s impossible to play a game. Even a FPS is possible. But how do you do that? We’ve found Robbie MacGillivray who has just one arm but plays several games (like Eurotruck Simulator although he is an Aussie). He uses various input methods to play PC games. Voice control, a gaming mouse and keyboard …

iOS 9, the new operating system version for iPhones has been released yesterday and one of the new accessibility feature included is called the “Switch Control Recipes”. This feature will make it easier to play the many single switch games on the appstore that require rapid multiple button presses. Ian Hamilton has written a blog post specifically about this feature The …

The new Xbox One experience is going to have new accessibility features. Coming out around november after testing, several features will be included. Mike Ybarra, from Xbox Engineering: “We have a lot of features coming in. This launch we will have new features on accessibility to make sure the broadest set of audiences can engage for the Xbox One. Which ones …