10 Nov
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What We’ve Been Up To: Twitchcon 2018

AbleGamers took part in TwitchCon 2018, which took place in the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. This year’s conference took place October 26th through October 28th.   AbleGamers participated in the Tiltify Charity Plaza, allowing the streaming community to come visit and network with AbleGamers staff face to face. Not only […]

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15 Oct
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A Quest to Game: Walter F

Every Quest to Game campaign starts different, yet ends the same: with a happy gamer able to rejoin the gaming community. When people think about the needs of veterans, rarely do they consider hobbies, a necessary form of entertainment and escape from the troubles of the real world. Walter is one of these cases. As […]

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11 Oct
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AbleGamers @ GDEX 2018

AbleGamers debuted the most recent revolution in accessible controllers at the GDEX 2018 Expo, where we also presented an award for Most Accessible Game at the show. A recurring presenter as well as a partner in GDEX, AbleGamers has attended all six past conventions and was happy to attend the latest event. AbleGamers had the […]

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11 Oct
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AbleGamers Community Feature: Susan aka OneOddGamerGirl

This month, we sat down with Susan, a gamer with a unique mission: help make games more accessible for deaf gamers. Susan, or OneOddGamerGirl, as you may know her, has been gaming since the 80’s, but her passion was reignited only a few years ago in 2014. What started out as a hobby, turned into […]

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14 Sep
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AbleGamers Community Member Feature: Mike Begum AKA BrolyLegs

Shining a light on our community is what keeps us in the know and allows us to recognize our amazing and inspiring community for the amazing individuals that they are.   This month, we sat down with streamer Mike Begum, a.k.a. Brolylegs, as you may know him, to talk about what makes him tick. We […]

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12 Jul
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Assistive Gaming Equipment to Children’s Hospital in New Orleans

Video Game Charity Teams Up with Microsoft, Humble Bundle and HyperX to Provide CHNOLA Patients with Disabilities the Tech to Run, Jump, Fly and Play in a Virtual World CHARLES TOWN, WV – AbleGamers Foundation — the leading charity organization using the power of gaming to break down the barriers of economic and social isolation for people with […]

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17 May
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Xbox Adaptive Controller – The Evolution of Accessibility

In 2009, Mark Barlet and Steven Spohn sat in a Boston hotel room at an accessibility conference with some of the greatest accessibility engineers in the business including, Adam Coe, CEO of Evil Controllers, and Ben Heckendorn, viral hacking genius. The group took to the task of figuring out what a controller would look like […]

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21 Feb
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AbleGamers Announces Global Winners Of 2018 Train Jam Sponsorship

CHARLES TOWN, WV (FEBRUARY 21, 2018) – AbleGamers Foundation — the leading charity and organization wielding the power of gaming to break down the barriers of economic and social isolation for people with disabilities — and its partner Train Jam are overjoyed to announce today the three disabled game developers selected to participate in Train […]

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16 Oct
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AbleGamers and Gamers Outreach Partner to Help Children with Disabilities in Need

Today, we’re thrilled to announce a new partnership with our friends at Gamers Outreach, an organization that installs kiosks of video games and standard controllers that could be moved by mobile go carts around the hospital as needed to help distract children from scary and lonely hospital situations. We’ll be partnering with Gamers Outreach to […]

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