19 Sep
  • By Catherine Brody
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Anxiety & Gaming

Anxiety can be absolutely debilitating for those who have it, some more than others, and it can seriously affect your day to day life. For many, it is normal to experience anxiety a couple times in your life, but when its frequent activities, such as stepping outside because there might be a wasp or a […]

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22 Aug
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Xbox Adaptive Controller Coming to Gamescom 2019

Across the pond, big things are happening in the name of gaming accessibility. This year at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, the renowned Xbox Adaptive Controller will make an appearance on the show floor! In the Indie Arena Booth, the newly featured “Accessibility Arena”, which is an offset of the main booth that features a more […]

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22 Aug
  • By Aira Lee
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Respecting your Limits

Filthy Casual. Fake Gamer. Poser. That’s just a few of the names I’ve been called by self-proclaimed “hardcore” gamers. This is nothing new for me. I’ve been derided for the types of games I play and the way I play them for as long as I can remember – and all too often, the one […]

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22 Aug
  • By Kevin Casper
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It’s Okay To Ask

Independent game development has been one of the most incredible parts of the video games industry. The amount of tools, knowledge, and access that creative people have continues to grow, and they’re putting that to work in making news games of all kinds, filling niches of all sorts, and building something for all to enjoy. […]

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22 Jul
  • By Prin DeJesus
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Making Way For Accessibility

2019 seems like a year where more and more talks of accessibility are happening. Companies from different industries have been putting more research and development in this sector to improve the lives of people with disabilities. Microsoft has taken a huge step in its release of the Xbox Adaptive Controller which had its commercial showcased […]

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22 Jul
  • By Kevin Casper
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Quest to Game: Renato

Renato has been gaming for many years, starting when the SNES was in its prime. Now, he’s getting his game on with the PC and Xbox One. It hasn’t been the easiest, though, as Renato lives with muscular dystrophy – making the standard game controllers or mouse+keyboard setup difficult to use. Here’s where AbleGamers joins […]

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22 Jul
  • By Brian Conklin
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AbleGamer’s Twitch Channel: For Disabled Gamers, By Disabled Gamers

Always striving to discover new ways to push game accessibility forward, AbleGamers accepted a fundraiser looking to do something different for charities. The fundraiser involved three people playing video games live on the internet for an extended period of time. They had plans to play through the first two Gears of War games back to […]

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24 Jun
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That Hoodie With the Corgi – AbleGamers’ 2018 Fundraising Hoodie

In other exciting AbleGamers news, we shipped out our 2018 fundraising hoodies to fundraisers who raised over $500 in support of our mission between January 1, 2018, and December 31, 2018. Each year our hoodie will feature a new design inspired by and designed to represent what has happened in the world of accessibility. Some […]

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19 Jun
  • By Kevin Casper
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AbleGamers On (Almost) Every Continent!

What can I say? AbleGamers get around. If you didn’t already see it on Twitter, we shipped the controller setup for our first Peer Support case to Africa, meaning we’ve delivered support to every continent on Earth. Except Antarctica, FOR NOW! (Source: Chait Goli via Pexels) Gather around everyone, it’s story time from this article […]

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