Friday, June 18, 2021

Tag: Video 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...

Quadriplegic Record-Breaking Esports Gamer RockyNoHands Signs with Luminosity

Rocky Stoutenburgh, a.k.a. RockyNoHands, has just made history yet again. The pro gamer was previously inducted into the Guinness World Records 2020 and Guinness World Records 2020 Gamer's Edition, earning two different records in Fortnite while using...

Logitech’s Adaptive Gaming Kit Makes the Xbox Adaptive Controller More Accessible

Microsoft’s Xbox Adaptive Controller (XAC) facilitates gaming for players with accessibility needs. While a forward-thinking device, the XAC isn’t without limitations. To get the most out of the peripheral, users must purchase separate triggers,...

Quadriplegic ‘Halo’ Fan Builds Custom Controllers for Players With Disabilities

https://youtu.be/s83PiNLZ4Mo Quadriplegic 'Halo' Fan Builds Custom Controllers for Players With Disabilities Spencer Allen was always passionate about video games. He got into it because of the social aspect. Halo was a particular favorite. In 2016, things took a...

The new Gods of esports are paralyzed from the neck down

Players with quadriplegia are using neuroscience and video games to take on the world. On a mostly sunny July afternoon in 2014, Chris Scott jumped out of a plane. For Scott, a thrill-seeking instructor at...

Adaptive Video Game Controllers Help Disabled Vets Recover

Some VA medical centers have realized that helping vets get back in the game can also help with their recovery. On a recent afternoon, 26 year-old Mike Monthervil sat in a small room filled with...

Xbox Adaptive Controller’s next mission is helping veterans game again

The Xbox Adaptive Controller is a pretty impressive piece of kit, and though its uses in helping people with limited mobility game against are clear, it has a new mission. Microsoft announced today that...

Wearable sensor may cut costs and improve access to biofeedback for people with incomplete...

A new electromyography biofeedback device that is wearable and connects to novel smartphone games may offer people with incomplete paraplegia a more affordable, self-controllable therapy to enhance their recovery, according to a new study...

How a Man With Tetraplegia Plays Gran Turismo Sport with His Mouth

Injured in a motorcycle accident, Alvaro Blanco is now able to play video games with something called a Quadstick. After a motorcycle accident injured his spinal cord, Alvaro Blanco was no longer able to use...