[games_access] Scene It? Xbox 360 more accessible controllers

d. michelle hinn hinn at uiuc.edu
Wed Aug 8 00:24:32 EDT 2007


Yes, I agree -- it will be ultimately up to the studios as to whether
they will support it. Ah...the big button is a D-Pad. I was wondering
about that.

michelle


>I can't find the quote, but I read an interview and the MS rep did

>say they want more games to use the peripheral. We can be sure to

>see more games using it. I won't be surprised if it's up to

>developers to contact MS and say, "We want to make this game using

>that peripheral."

>

>The big button at the top acts as a D-Pad as far as I know, rather

>than one big button.

>

>-Reid

>

>On 8/7/07, d. michelle hinn <<mailto:hinn at uiuc.edu> hinn at uiuc.edu> wrote:

>

>Yes, I'm asking my friends at user research to see if they might

>consider using this for a 360 game. I was waiting for them to

>announce this. Could be very promising. Thanks for bringing it up on

>the list!

>

>Michelle

>

>>Thanks to Reid, I found out that Microsoft did make

>>a low-key announcement for their more accessible controllers:

>>

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><http://switchgaming.blogspot.com/2007/08/xbox-360-scene-it-controllers.html>http://switchgaming.blogspot.com/2007/08/xbox-360-scene-it-controlle

>rs.html

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>

>

>Not mind blowing, but could be nice for one-switch games and other

>simplified control schemes for games. Hope Microsoft support this...

>

>

>

>Barrie

>

><http://www.OneSwitch.org.uk>www.OneSwitch.org.uk

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