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Disability Game Review: Super Smash Bros for WII U
Super Smash Brothers for the Wii U is one of the best party games in recent memory. From the standpoint of accessibility, there are some problems, but compared to the 3DS version, the Wii U version is miles ahead when it comes to being playable for disabled gamers.
Assassin’s Creed Unity is the newest entry in Ubisoft’s blockbuster franchise. Its gorgeously executed and tells the compelling story of Arno Dorian, an assassin raised by Templar as an attempt to bring peace to the two orders in France. Many critics are saying that Unity marks a much needed revamp of the Assassin’s Creed franchise that has given new life to a series that was running the risk of stagnation. Unfortunately, most of these changes have made the game so inaccessible that even though I love the franchise, I can’t recommend it to any but the most patient disabled gamers.
At last June’s Electronic Entertainment Expo, Turtle Rock Studio’s Evolve collected the most awards because its asymmetrical competitive multiplayer was set to reinvent multiplayer gaming on the next generation of console hardware. Evolve’s release date may be delayed from October 21, 2014 to February 10, 2015 but the Big Alpha gave players firsthand gameplay experience with the four Hunters versus one Monster matches.
Sorry for the long absence with the weekly freebie - life's been a bit chaotic, so in an effort to rebalance things, I had to shift priorities away from this. It's a shame too as there were some good freebies available mixed in with a ton of iffy ones. This week, we're going to focus on a precision-platformer that hit PC a year ago and later the Xbox One.
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