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Playing with Steam – how accessible is it?

 a screen capture of Steam's shop webpage

 

This week, I decided to test out one of the leading games platforms available for the computer, for its accessibility, particularly for users with limited vision. A games platform is a gaming centre with a library of games available to buy and download – a bit like iTunes – as well as a community with forums where people can share tips and ideas on different games. Many games now require either Steam, Origin or Uplay so I best find out if I can use them with my screen-reading software.

Moving into Gaming

Kinnectimals

I want to find out how games consoles have changed since I used to play them years ago. I’m going to be looking particularly at the new ways that can be used to play games using movement.  I promised that there would be a blog on the accessibility of games consoles and here it is!