08 Mar
  • By AbleGamers Charity
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FCC Accessibility Waiver Extension for Video Games

Did you know that accessibility in video games are partly regulated by the United States Federal Communication Commission? Back on October 8. 2010, then-President Obama signed the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010, known shortly as CVAA. This amended the Communications Act of 1934 to include providers of and equipment manufacturers that […]

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24 Feb
  • By AJ Ryan
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My Year With The Sega Saturn

In my final year of college, I realized that I had surprisingly little knowledge on the Sega Saturn. Sure, I knew its top games and basic hardware, but not much else; especially compared to my knowledge of the Sega Genesis and Dreamcast. I decided I would dedicate my final year of college to the Saturn; […]

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23 Feb
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Ablegamers and GDC Send Two Game Developers With Disabilities to Four-Day Train Jam and GDC 2017

Harpers Ferry, WV (February 22, 2017) –  AbleGamers — the leading charity and organization wielding the power of gaming to break down the barriers of economic and social isolation for people with disabilities — is thrilled to announce its first life-changing sponsored event of 2017. In partnership with Game Developers Conference (GDC), AbleGamers will provide […]

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21 Feb
  • By Brian Conklin
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Finding Serenity in Hidden Folks

When the world feels overwhelming, it’s difficult to get back on course. It may be outside influences from the world starting to affect daily life, or maybe it’s just a personally busy time with work and family and all sorts of small tasks keeping oneself from getting proper rest and relaxation. With so much going […]

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13 Feb
  • By Josh Zirl
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New Accessibility Features Make Deathstate Stand Out

I originally purchased Deathstate because one of the top user reviews at the time said that they had contacted the developer (Workinman Interactive) about the limited controls and they added in mouse movement just for him.  To my delight, it turned out that the game itself had the added bonus of being unique, fun, and […]

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03 Feb
  • By AJ Ryan
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Accessibility Analysis of the NES Classic

I love retro games. Despite being born the same year the Atari Jaguar released, I’ve always enjoyed playing games on consoles before my time, such as the NES and Genesis. Even today, I still buy games for many systems released back then. When I saw Nintendo was making a miniature NES, I knew I had […]

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03 Feb
  • By Amy Kneepkens
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Seasons After Fall Arrives with Few Clouds, Cute Foxes

Seasons After Fall is a beautiful platformer where you play a little fox that is trying to gain the power of the four seasons. You must travel to the guardians of the seasons in order to gain their power, and then use this power to progress in the game. This game has beautiful music, a […]

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