Christy Smith is a visually impaired gamer whose main goal in life is to snag a seat on the metro instead of having to stand so that she can play Switch on her commute. She/her/hers or They/them/theirs
With seemingly no internal consultation, Nintendo needs to release Mario Kart 9 so the public can provide accessibility feedback for its biggest franchise.
At CIPT, we have long advocated for inclusion in gaming – whether it be adding subtitles, creating adaptive controller technologies, or providing information to consumers before they buy. We spend most of our time focusing on what brings us together – a love of games, communities, and experiences – that we all share regardless of […]
When I unboxed my PS5 shortly after launch, I was excited to experience next-gen gaming, especially Spirit of the North. For me, this was a particularly large leap as I had never personally owned a PlayStation or Xbox, as I primarily gamed on the Nintendo Switch. The PS5 opened up a whole catalog of PS4 […]
Here's our Visually Impaired review on Nintendo's throwback collection, Super Mario 3D All-Stars. Find out what Christy thought of the game.
Christy talks about how the disabled community is often left out of the marketing hype surrounding new games or technology, and why this needs to change.
Have you ever had a dream where you knew you were in a dream? Have you ever then decided to see what you could do in your dream world? Superliminal is a game based on lucid dreams and forced perspective. You manipulate the appearance of objects by holding them closer or further away, so they […]
At CIPT?, we focus on accessibility features in games – such as text sizes, captions, and control options. These aspects are critical and fundamental to enjoying games as a disabled gamer. Today, I want to talk about moving beyond accessibility features and talking about what makes for accessible design. Design is a much more complicated […]
Burnout Paradise Remastered is now available on the Switch. Christy jumped in the driver's seat to see how accessible it is in our visually impaired review.
With Clubhouse Games launching on the Nintendo Switch recently, we have a look at exactly how accessible the party game from Nintendo is.