One of the coolest Portal Shirts ever and it can be yours!

Ben Heckendorn, creator of the Portal Shirt When it comes to hacking hardware, Ben Heckendorn is considered something along the lines of a god. Mr. Heckendorn has been known to make hacks of hardware such as the Xbox 360 laptop and the Nes-On-A-Chip portable device. Well this time he went a different route and instead of focusing on a console...

Accessible Gaming: Games helping people recover from a stroke.

Playing computer / video games help stroke victims in recovery. Medical scientists have discovered that video games can help in the recovery of a patient from paralysis after suffering from a stroke. From the information found here, it states from an article published in the Journal of Neuro Engineering and Rehabilitation, computer simulations and techniques used mainly in the film...

A Little Helps a Lot

A Little Helps a Lot Everyday my email gets spammed with tons of junk mail, but the most pile up junk mail I receive is from daily deal sites. (And yes this is my own fault for originally signing up, but sometimes they have some great deals!) The other day I was contacted by the Philanthoper.com. And their websiteintriguedme. The...

EVIL CONTROLLERS IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THEIR PARTNERSHIP WITH ABLEGAMERS

EVIL CONTROLLERS IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THEIR PARTNERSHIP WITH ABLEGAMERS Tempe, AZ. (May 2011) – After having worked closely together in the past, Evil Controllers is pleased to announce their partnership with The AbleGamers Foundation, a nonprofit organization committed to helping those with limited mobility. AbleGamers is located in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia and they are dedicated to bringing greater...

Modded Controllers: NOMAD

Modded Controllers: NOMAD Controller This controller is based off the gamer Randy Fitzgerald, who is also known as N0M4D. Despite his challenges he faces on a day to day basis, he continues to inspire people today with his gaming skills and overcoming all obstacles by his highly skilled gameplay in various various like Call of Duty and Halo. So in...

Accessible Gaming News: Mike "Broly" Begum

Meet Mike Begum, avid Street Fighter 4 and gamer who overcame his challenges. Kotaku and CrossCounter TV met up with Mike Begum, who is probably one of the best Chun-Li using fighting game fans out there. Mike was born with arthrogryposis. Arthrgryposis is arare congenital condition which is characterized by multiple jointcontractualand can lead tomuscularweakness and fibrosis. In Mike's case...

Kinect Technology to Help The Blind

German University students unlocks the capability of the Kinect to help the blind. At the Universität Konstanz in Germany, some graduate students have put together a project in using the Kinect to help the blind. Seen here, the students are using a helmet-mounted Kinect and its visual data to relay audio instructions to a wireless headset. These audio instructions would...

The Blind are Able to Game as Well.

Terry Proves Gaming While Blind is Possible. Terry Garrett, a mechanical engineering student from Colorado is able to play an almost perfect game of Abes Exoddus. Not impressed? When if I told you this player was not only an excellent gamer but that he is also blind. Having lost his first eye at the age of five and his second...

IGN combines video games with charity to support the Children's Miracle Network

Industry / Accessible Gaming News: IGN works with Children's Miracle Network Video games for charity! Who doesn't love a business with a heart? Combining video games with an amazing cause,ÂÂIGN andÂÂExtra Life are pairing up for a 24-hour video game marathon to support the Children's Miracle Network. On October 16, a team of IGN editors will play video games for...

Quadriplegic Gamer Calls For Custom Button Remapping In Console Games - Evil Controllers

The call of Chuck Bittner and his request for action to re-map controller buttons Chuck Bittner has spoken. His call to action to access the technology to re-map buttons on today's great games has not gone unheard. Bittner is a Quadriplegic "Able Gamer" who is frustrated by the lack of attention that Developers, Publishers and Hardware creators have given to...
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