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Pandora’s Tower was one of the three games from the Operation Rainfall community led effort to breed awareness for Pandora’s Tower, Xenoblade Chronicles, and The Last Story in the United States. These three Wii games were announced for Japan and … Continue reading
This post has spoilers for the the Metroid series in general and Metroid: Other M in particular. On the surface, there seemed a lot of promise for Metroid: Other M (and yes, I’ve already given my hand), particularly in the … Continue reading
In a previous post I discussed the issue of text size in console interfaces. But gaming accessibility does not end at the interface screen. In-game text size can be a large barrier for visually impaired gamers. AbleGamers recently named Dragon … Continue reading
Text size in console games can be a huge issue for visually impaired individuals. The ideal situation would be options that allow for larger text or icons to make the interface more accessible to gamers. So, how are the Nintendo … Continue reading
Santa brought me the new Wii Fit Plus for Christmas and I’ve been playing for the last week and a half. I mostly missed the Wii Fit hype and shortage last year, so I began knowing very little about this … Continue reading