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20 Mar
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I’m Legally Blind and I Love My PSVR

Submitted by Carlos Cruz Cordero As a low vision gamer, I didn’t know quite what to expect when I purchased Sony’s PSVR (PlayStation VR).   The headset had knocked down one of two significant barriers for me to jump into the VR scene — cost. But I still didn’t know what the experience would be like […]

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20 Mar
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The Problem and Joys of Thane from Mass Effect

Submitted by Elizabeth Rogers  “If Thane is going to be the only scraps that I get, I’ll take it.” “I’m dying,” is one of the first things Thane Krios says to you in the video game Mass Effect 2. It’s a powerful introduction in a game that’s filled with it, reinforcing Bioware’s ability to create […]

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20 Feb
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The Potency of Unity: An Open Letter from A Gamer of Color

Just over a month after I began working with AbleGamers, I was asked by someone what it meant for me to be a black individual in the gaming industry and I admit, the question caught me off-guard. Not because I hadn’t thought of inclusion in the gaming space (both in video game companies and the […]

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18 Feb
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The Super Bowl Ad That Spoke for Millions

If you ask anyone who watched the Super Bowl what their top moment was, many would say the ad for the Xbox Adaptive Controller (XAC). It was certainly mine. Seeing kids with physical disabilities enjoying games with their friends — their faces lit up with smiles — was something I never thought I’d see on […]

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18 Feb
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Finding Games That Fit

In this day and age, you’d think your friends could play any of the most popular video games out there; sometimes, that’s far from reality. There’s been plenty of times where my friends and I get hyped for a game after seeing a trailer and gameplay demo. Sometimes we’re lucky and can participate in a […]

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18 Feb
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Why the Xbox Adaptive Controller Super Bowl Ad Meant So Much For AbleGamers

  Did you see it?! The Xbox Adaptive Controller was featured in a Super Bowl LIII commercial thanks to our friends at Microsoft! If you didn’t already know, the Xbox Adaptive Controller (XAC) developed in partnership with the Xbox Accessibility team, some of us at The AbleGamers Charity, some of our favorite gamers, and other […]

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13 Feb
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AbleGamers Launches Accessible.Games Website to Connect Disabled Gamers and Developers

In the process of pushing accessibility practices further, AbleGamers began a new program to bring people with disabilities and game developers closer than ever before. AbleGamers revealed their new site Accessible.Games to give developers multiple resources for creating more accessible games, as well as giving people with disabilities a direct line to game developers to […]

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15 Jan
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Community Member Feature: Lee Williams

AbleGamers sits down with Lee Williams, a streamer with an incredibly inspiring story and an even bigger love for his community — his saving grace. This month, AbleGamers sat down with Handikillcam, known by some as Lee Williams. Lee is a streamer who broadcasts on Twitch 5 days of the week with a steady, and […]

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15 Jan
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Quest To Game: Connor

When a standard mouse and keyboard were no longer cutting it, Connor began his Quest to Game. This Quest to Game installment focuses on Connor, a gamer who just wanted to be able to play games and enjoy one of his favorite hobbies comfortably. Connor all too frequently found that gaming with a standard mouse […]

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17 Dec
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Quest to Game: Jennifer S.

Like most disabled gamers, Jennifer needed a more comfortable and accessible way to play video games. Enter AbleGamers. Jennifer is just your average gamer. Like all gamers, she wants to be able to play games comfortably on her own time, without pain and with ease of access. For Jennifer, such a goal is not so […]

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