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 Jul
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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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21 May
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What AbleGamers Has Been Up To For May 2019

    AbleGamers has had another busy month! Besides the wonderful work with developers all across the industry to help push accessibility, all of the grants sent out to get people into gaming, we’ve also made a few trips this month to help share the message of AbleGamers! Two places this month were the Accessible […]

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17 Apr
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What Has AbleGamers Been Up To?

A look inside AbleGamers: April 2019 This month, AbleGamers has been very busy sharing information about game accessibility all across the games industry! With speaking engagements at GAConf, GDC, and PAX East, the AbleGamers staff crossed the United States and helped share knowledge with developers about how best to make their games more accessible, as […]

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20 Mar
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A Farewell to a Friend

A Farewell to a Friend – Susan Banks One of the hardest parts about being in the accessibility field is that many of the people to work with every day have terminal illnesses. Susan Banks was one of those amazing allies. This month we lost a brilliant light in the fight for accessibility. On March […]

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20 Mar
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What Have We Been Up To? March 2019

What has AbleGamers been up to since February? A whole lot of basketball, that’s what! This month, on March 3rd, new ground was broken with a new first for AbleGamers. The Cleveland Cavaliers and AbleGamers partnered for a special fundraiser that put guests front and center for the action! For the event, guests purchased tickets […]

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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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