20210717 – The Sento team: An overview of console and video game accessibility

The Sento Showdown Team Presented An overview of Console and Video Game Accessibility:
Have you wondered what it would be like to experience video games using elements of assistive technology? Ever considered pursuing your own experience playing video games? Attendees joined the team of organizers that hosted The Showdown during the Summer 2020, the first ever Mortal Kombat 11 tournament exclusive to players who are blind and visually impaired occurred. They provided an overview on navigation using Narrator, the Microsoft screen reader that was implemented into the Xbox One and later consoles. Travel in this virtual tour, filled with narrated examples of playable game designs across the universes of Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered, Microsoft’s Killer Instinct, Capcom’s Resident Evil 6, NetherRealm Studios’ Mortal Kombat 11, The Coalition’s Gears 5, and the latest golden standard title of our time, Naughty Dog’s the Last of Us Part II. Attendees were invited to engage with the group and ask your questions afterwards.
 Disclaimer: Mortal Kombat 11, Resident Evil 6, Gears 5 and The Last of Us Part II. are all games rated M for mature audiences by the ESRB. Viewer discretion is advised
♠ Gable Meade, Gamer, Cedar Rapids, IA
♠ Carlos Martinez, Gamer, Los Angeles, CA
♠ Carlos Vasquez, Gamer, Houston, TX
♠ Dexter Roberts, Gamer, Los Angeles, CA
♠ Alex Vasquez, Gamer, Los Angeles, CA
Sponsored by: ACB Students

  • Recorded during the 2021 ACB National Convention on July 17
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