The SpecialEffect DevKit is a new free resource for developers with information on making games accessible to players with physical challenges
Dislectek the new accessibility plugin for UNITY which helps dyslexic players to play and enjoy videogames can be downloaded entirely FREE for the whole of Dyslexia Awareness Week.
Dislectek is a new Unity plug-in that will make your game more accessible to dyslexic players. The plug-in was developed by Dundee’s Lowtek Games in collaboration with InGame and is OUT NOW the Unity Asset Store.
PlayAway: Ally Low – Lowtek Games. The SGN team talk to Ally about his passion for retro games and his work on dyslexia in gaming.
When asked if they thought game publishers should take a stance on societal issues, an overwhelming number of the 4000 players who took part in the Gamer Sentiment Study on Diversity and Inclusion said they were either neutral on the issue or in favour of it. Whatsmore, that sentiment held true across all demographics, regardless of race, gender identity, sexual orientation, or having a disability.
Tony Gowland, the man behind Ant Workshop spoke to Gamesindustry.biz about accessibility and ‘easiness’