Accessible Gaming

Accessible Gaming

In this episode of Double Tap on YouTube, Steven Scott and Shaun Preece discuss the accessibility of gaming consoles and games for visually impaired people.

They chat about their hesitation in purchasing a gaming console due to the lack of accessibility features in most games but also highlight the Game Accessibility Conference and the progress being made in game accessibility.

We hear from blind gaming advocate Sightless Kombat, also known as Ben Breen, on the state of accessible gaming in 2024, as well as Ross Minor who is also a blind game advocate who is enjoying the game Forza Motorsport, which is fully accessible for totally blind gamers.

The conversation also touches on the potential accessibility of Grand Theft Auto VI with comment from the Blind Gamer, Steve Saylor.

00:00 Introduction and Hesitation in Purchasing Gaming Consoles
06:19 Forza Motorsport: A Fully Accessible Game
13:29 The Uncertainty of Grand Theft Auto VI’s Accessibility

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Hosted by the insightful duo, Steven Scott and Shaun Preece, Double Tap is a treasure trove of information for anyone who’s blind or partially sighted and has a passion for tech. Steven and Shaun not only demystify tech, but they also regularly feature interviews and welcome guests from the community, fostering an interactive and engaging environment. Tune in every day of the week, and you’ll discover how technology can seamlessly integrate into your life, enhancing daily tasks and experiences, even if your sight is limited.

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