20 Feb
  • By Gregory Haynes
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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
  • By Erin Hawley
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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
  • By Prin DeJesus
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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
  • By Brian Conklin
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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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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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16 Dec
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An Interview With AbleGamers COO and Global Gaming Citizen Steven Spohn

Following Steven’s incredible win at The Game Awards, we sat down with the Global Gaming Citizen himself to talk AbleGamers and get into the nitty-gritty of how Steven got here and where he is going. “It’s an interesting thing being honored for something you’ve poured 15 years of your life into,” AbleGamers COO Steven Spohn […]

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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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22 Aug
  • By Amy Kneepkens
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Top Five Accessible Games Found at E3 2017

June marked what I personally see as the start of convention season, at least here in the United States. Amongst the many events going on, E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo took place in Los Angeles, California for almost a week. This was my second year getting to attend for AbleGamers, and it was fun and […]

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