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Giving Disabled Gamers A Voice

*Header image courtesy of Ian Hamilton’s Twitter: @ianhamilton_* I pride myself on being a gamer. Despite my physical limitations, I have yet to let my disease prevent me from partaking in my favorite hobby. My consoles, handhelds and computer provide gateways to hundreds of realms, where none of my avatars have been diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy type II. However,

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An Unexpected E3 Surprise

*Header image courtesy of Square Enix* It’s only the second day of E3, and my greatest gaming wish has come true. Earlier today, Square Enix director Tetsuya Nomura revealed a new gameplay trailer for Kingdom Hearts III! Behold the 2:41 video in all of its spectacular glory. The trailer showed off what appeared to be an extension of the Olympus

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The Emotional Roller-coaster of Nintendo’s Latest Direct

*Header image courtesy of Nintendo* On June 5, Nintendo announced that their latest Direct would focus solely on the Pokémon franchise. Immediately, my mind began to (unfortunately) fill with countless possibilities. Maybe we would finally see footage of the fabled Pokémon Stars, a Nintendo Switch version of the 3DS’ Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon! Or, what if Niantic added accessibility

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Immigration and Video Games

UPDATE: Earlier today, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied the President from acting upon this ban. Read the full report here. *Header image courtesy of Business Insider* ORIGINAL STORY: On Jan. 27, President Trump signed an executive order temporarily banning the citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations from entering the country. In conjunction with the ban, owners of visas found

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Cheers, Love!

*Header image courtesy of Blizzard Entertainment* Surprise! Tracer is “Overwatch’s” first LGBTQ character! Yesterday, Blizzard Entertainment released another web comic, further developing the back story of characters for the hit game “Overwatch.” “Reflections” explores the ways in which the colorful cast of heroes celebrate the holidays, with special attention being paid to the cheeky Brit, Tracer. The comic showcases the

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End of the Line for Wii U

*Header image courtesy of Nintendo* Nintendo will be releasing their latest console, the Nintendo Switch, to the masses in March. Yet, as we say hello to new adventures on the Switch, we must bid our final goodbyes to arguably one of the biggest console failures in recent years — the Wii U. Weeks ago, Eurogamer received rumors mentioning that the

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The End of Paid DLC?

*Header image courtesy of Respawn Entertainment* With modern video games, it is rare for developers to not include post-release content. Full expansions, upgrades to arsenals and even cosmetic additions have dominated virtual markets, slowly but surely draining the bank accounts of players. Gamers may find themselves spending an egregious amount of money, just to receive the latest features. However, one

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