Posts Tagged ‘accessible games’
Aidis has recently held two “gaming days” as part of a new project we’re trying to roll out to local charities in Manchester. We are helping disabled people to play videogames and showing them how they can also use computers. We’re calling it “Everyone Can Game”.
There’s been a lot of new developments happening in the world of gaming lately, and I thought it would be fun to do a bit of a roundup of the latest news. I also wanted to see if there was anything new that could potentially help people with disabilities – after all, technology is changing and improving all the time. Ready? Here we go!
On Tuesday, I went to the Aidis office in Manchester to try out some gaming. I wanted to test the Oculus Rift and a steering wheel used for driving games, to see how accessible they were to me – and how useful I thought they would be to others with disabilities. I have no vision in my left eye and about 10% vision in my right, so playing video games has always been challenging! I’m going to review the games I played using the equipment – whether they were easy to access and most importantly – fun!
Georgia from the Aidis Trust told me about a computer game for blind, visually impaired and sighted people called “A Blind Legend”. As soon as I found out there was a demo available for Mac users, I decided I should test it and review it, so here goes!