Category Archives: Opinions and Personal

Dear Nintendo

*Header image courtesy of alexdiepie98* Nintendo, I think it’s time that you and I had a little chat. I’ve been a devoted fan throughout my entire gaming life. I’ve purchased every system (including the egregiously inaccessible Wii), knowing that your vast array of titles will keep me entertained. But, your recent inabilities to accommodate disabled players has left me sick

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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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Press Start: The Life Of A Disabled Gamer

*Header image courtesy of Microsoft* Over the past few years, I’ve written quite a lot about my disability. I’ve had professors, friends, family and complete strangers read my articles, giving them small glimpses of how I cope with Spinal Muscular Atrophy type II. Some of my pieces are humorous, others serious, yet they all have a core message: physically speaking,

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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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