Players with disabilities score in video game world – France 24

Players with disabilities score in video game world

Issued on: 04/04/2022 – 03:44

Chris Robinson plays a video game in his apartment on March 26, 2022, in Justice, Illinois. Robinson, who was born deaf, hosts DeafGamersTV channel on video game streaming site Twitch KAMIL KRZACZYNSKI AFP

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San Francisco (AFP) – Carlos Vasquez is a master of video fighting game “Mortal Kombat” despite being unable to see the action on screen because he is blind.

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The Texas resident — who relies on sound to time punches, kicks and dodges — is among a chorus of voices calling for better access to gaming for people with disabilities.

“You have two characters across the screen fighting each other, left and right, and you just have to memorize the buttons,” said Vasquez, explaining what drew him [...]

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