[games_access] Scene It? Xbox 360 more accessible controllers

d. michelle hinn hinn at uiuc.edu
Wed Aug 8 03:30:25 EDT 2007


I'll do a bit of investigating and report back. regardless, it's a
huge step in the right direction!

michelle


>I read conflicting reports about the top round disk on these

>controllers. I can't imagine it being very easy to use as a D-pad,

>but I'll wait and see... Still - very nice to see something appear

>on the Xbox 360 which has so few controllers available if you don't

>use an XFPS360 Playstation controller adapter.

>

>Barrie

>

>

>----- Original Message -----

>From: <mailto:reid at rbkdesign.com>Reid Kimball

>To: <mailto:games_access at igda.org>IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List

>Sent: Wednesday, August 08, 2007 5:08 AM

>Subject: Re: [games_access] Scene It? Xbox 360 more accessible controllers

>

>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

>

>

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