Starting from today, and running until December 10th at 6PM GMT/ 10AM PST, players who have not yet joined the ranks of the Company of Heroes 2 faithful will be able to get the game free on STEAM!
My Xbox One X just updated today with around 500MB update which brings mouse and keyboard support to the console. So far Microsoft announced couple of titles with support and it looks like there are a lot more to come. (more…)
There are certain games that you just have to play because you’re either a fan of some franchise or just know that it’s going to be amazing. This is when Red Dead Redemption 2 comes to mind. If you’ve played Rockstar Games titles over the last decade you probably do realize that their products tend to be more complex, innovative (I hate that word) and bigger than ever with each new installment. (more…)
Seriously one of the best games ever released is finally here, here are some screenshots from my Xbox One X. I hope Red Dead Redemption 2 comes to PC sooner or later… but for now this should be enough. (more…)
NBA 2K19 developer 2K asked players to "contact local government" about the Belgian loot box ban. One of the 2K's senior producers told Trusted Reviews (via PCGamesN) that its games' Virtual Currency "is an…
Hey guys! Our friends from Racing Auditory Display have a message for every handicapped player out there :-)
Most of us strive to make the world a better place for everybody. It’s evident by the campaigns throughout the world to make every public good or entertainment option accessible to all is a part of this scheme. But still, there are many public goods and facilities that are not equally enjoyable by all.
One such not-fully-accessible-to-all facility is video gaming, especially racing games. Though racing games have been played by blind people using driver assistance systems, they have never been played by them with the same efficiency and sense of control that sighted players have.
But this condition is all set to change, thanks to the effort of Brian A. Smith, a Ph.D. candidate in computer science in the department of engineering at Columbia. Brian has developed a new audio-based user interface for visually challenged gamers, which will enable them to enjoy racing games with the same speed, control and excitement that sighted players experience.
The new audio-based interface, called the racing auditory display (RAD), can be integrated into racing video games rather easily and is set to make these games equally accessible to people who are blind. Unlike common driver assistance systems, RAD uses sonification techniques rather than speech. To be precise, RAD uses two sonification techniques, which Smith describes as ‘the “sound slider” for understanding a car’s speed and trajectory on a racetrack and the “turn indicator system” for alerting players of the direction, sharpness, length and timing of upcoming turns.’