Very much so. I’ve been a lifelong Nintendo fan and this is one area where they seriously have catching up to do—as someone with autism who went to a college for students with learning disabilities, accessibility is hugely important to me and it’s amazing to see a major player like Microsoft leading the charge in that… Read more
Guh, I love this, but at the same time, it highlights how difficult it is to get accessible gaming gear. Nintendo, in particular, routinely fails to consider mobility and access issues for those with disabilities. Even seemingly minor things, like changing text size and speed does so much for making games more… Read more
The MS accessibility controller is one of the most beautiful stories in gaming in the past decade. It doesn’t make any money, it’s for an extremely select audience and practically nobody knows about it. But it’s a game changer (literally ) for the people who use it. I’d love to see first party offerings from the other… Read more
Now this is one of the greatest posts of all time at this place.
I only started reading Kotaku in recent years, but as a decade+ reader of the AV Club its been painful watching that place slowly come apart over an even longer period, even before the GMG acquisition (of course, now with Spanfeller in charge it feels like that slow motion car crash could speed up at any time). I… Read more
This right here is a problematic mindset. Sometimes its important to trust people when they say the have experienced things you are not the target of. As “Well I havent see racism, maybe theyre just sensitive” is how racism still survives in so many mainstream communities, far beyond fandom, into workplace… Read more