Monday, June 21, 2021

Tag: Games

Quad Gods: The world-class gamers who play with their mouths

Chris Scott was falling towards the ground above Long Island, New York, when he realised that something was wrong. An experienced skydiving instructor with around 6,000 jumps behind him, this should have just been another...

First Annual Gaming Accessibility Awards 2020

https://youtu.be/XNzFnOaRQGY The First Annual Gaming Accessibility Awards! Alanah Pearce, Steven Spohn, and many more celebrate the games and developers who’ve helped make games more accessible in 2020, in collaboration with AbleGamers. As an additional celebration for...

Beau Vernon became a quadriplegic at 23. He has since coached two country teams...

As Beau Vernon scooped up the football one Saturday afternoon at Leongatha seven years ago, he was collected in the head by a Wonthaggi opponent. It wasn't a big hit, he said, just "wrong...

“I have a lot of sports to play”, says wheelchair basketball player Kartiki Patel

Kartiki is headed for the Asian Para Games qualifiers in Bangkok next month Almost 10 years ago, Kartiki Patel woke up in a hospital bed and couldn’t feel her legs. She was relieved, though,...

Finding a new outlet through quadriplegic rugby

https://youtu.be/95QF3-JK4Xs Team captain Earl Bowser uses the backs of his hands to push his titanium wheelchair across the battle-worn gym floor, carrying a volleyball in his lap and several lifetimes of optimism. Eight players take...

Inspirational Story of a Quadriplegic Gamer Who Streams Diablo 3 on His Twitch Account

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XrMivdZ-mbI After a construction accident left him paralyzed from the neck down 20 years ago, Ken Worrall has been confined to a chair and left in the care of others. For a man who describes...

How a quadriplegic ex-wrestler reached Gold in League of Legends

A week before he was due to compete in a wrestling tournament in Korea, 17-year-old Carl-Akira Fujinami took a dive into a shallow wave in Australia and hit sand, hard. 19-year-old Carl doesn’t wrestle. Damage...

Doctors use gaming to mend spinal injuries

NEW DELHI: The rehabilitation department of Indian Spinal Injuries Centre has introduced a new and engaging form of rehabilitation: video games. This new form of virtual reality therapy has helped patients become more motivated...

QuadStick: A Game Controller for Quadriplegics

A mouth and voice operated game controller, mouse, and keyboard to assist a disabled gamer in playing games on the PS3, PC or Android The QuadStick has a joystick, four sip & puff sensors, a...

Casa Grande man’s controller lets people with spinal cord injuries get their game on

CASA GRANDE, Arizona — A Casa Grande man who is a former U.S. Border Patrol agent created and patented a video game controller for people with severe spinal cord injuries. Luis Pena formed LP Accessible...