Hogwarts Legacy accessibility review
Hogwarts Legacy has a few accessibility shortcomings, but it gets accessibility right when it counts the most.
Dreams Realized — A Farewell From Our Co-Founder
Can I Play That co-Founder Courtney Craven reflects on the exciting new partnership between DAGERSystem and looks back on the highs and lows.
What’s Happening at Can I Play That?
After a while of internal struggles, Can I Play That? talks about what's next in store for the accessibility focused video game outlet.
Can I Play That? Accessibility Awards 2021 — The Winners
After another year of video games across the industry, it's time to announce the winners of the Can I Play That? Accessibility Awards 2021
Can I Play That? Accessibility Awards 2021: Voting Begins
The Can I Play That? Accessibility Awards 2021 are now available for public voting and our Susan Banks Advocacy Award is sponsored by Ubisoft.
5 Games for Blind and Visually Impaired Players
Wondering what our top 5 games for blind and visually impaired players are? Here are the games we think make the cut for different reasons.
5 Third-Person Video Games for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Players
If you're looking for recommendations for third-person video games for deaf and hard-of-hearing players, we've listed 5 of our favorites!
Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Accessibility Review
There are two things I’ve come to accept when doing accessibility reviews: Remasters, remakes, and ports rarely, if ever, feature any meaningful accessibility improvements. 2. Nintendo IPs aren’t really doing the most when it comes to accessibility. Combine the two and what do you get? The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD, an enormously frustrating […]
That Isn’t Mii
By Bobby K. Miitopia for Nintendo Switch came out recently, and everyone’s having a great time, including myself! It’s a quirky game about casting whoever you want in the standard roles that come with a fantasy RPG. Your dog can be the princess, your neighbour can be a baby and your ex can be the […]
How I Play Video Games While Hyperfixating
By Latonya Pennington Hyperfixation aka “hyperfocus” to some psychologists is when you’re so intensely focused on something that you tune out everything else for hours at a time. Although this term is commonly applied to people with autism or ADHD, people with mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder can also hyperfixate. It […]
Gaming Privilege Checklist – Screen Reader Friendly Version
Characters that look like me are usually not excluded for “historical accuracy.” In character creation, I can always find my skin tone. Demographic markers I can relate to (disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation) are not problems that need to be fixed in the game’s story. I have many choices for hairstyles in character creation when making […]
Isolation, Loneliness, and Aloy – A Hard of Hearing Gamer’s Connection to Horizon Zero Dawn
By Melanie Ashford When I sat down to play Horizon Zero Dawn, the first thing I did was check the menu and switch the captions on. It’s my favorite thing about gaming — accessibility is everywhere across the industry these days, and uncaptioned games are now a rarity. I suffer from moderate-severe hearing loss, and […]
Astro’s Playroom — Mobility Review
Guest review by Bobby. Find him on Twitter @WheelyBadTweets. Astro’s Playroom is a free game, pre-installed to every PlayStation 5 console. Whilst initially awestruck by the game, it didn’t take very long to see why Sony’s catchy ‘For the Players’ tagline is an admirable slogan built on a history of gaming icons. Yet, in practice, […]
Can I Play That’s 2020 Accessibility Awards
So many incredible games have been released this year with many of them making massive strides in accessibility. On top of that, we’ve got developers and studios being more vocal than ever in their commitment to making accessible games, and streamers and game journalists showing us every day why accessibility matters so very much. So […]
Xbox Series X — Q & A with Microsoft’s Brannon Zahand
With the launch of next-generation gaming upon us, we at Can I Play That? have been waiting in anticipation for what this generation means for inclusive gaming. Over the last few years, we’ve seen publishers and developers alike make new innovations in the way everyone can play. Microsoft hasn’t been subtle about its enthusiasm for […]
Can I Play That? Won an Award!
We are thrilled to share with you that Can I Play That? has been recognized by Women in Games Global Games Award for our advocacy work in the industry. 2020 has been a massive year for CIPT and as we move forward with our mission to obtain funding, we hope you are as excited as […]