[games_access] Family Play

Reid Kimball reid at rbkdesign.com
Thu Jul 5 13:16:15 EDT 2007


I'm really excited to see this in action. Sounds like it's really what
we've always been recommending, alternate controls and assistance
modes for those who want them.

If this get popular, people won't shun our ideas anymore.

-Reid

On 7/5/07, Eelke Folmer <eelke.folmer at gmail.com> wrote:

> http://wii.ign.com/articles/801/801326p1.html

>

> EA games will offer a "simplified interaction" for their sports games

> Madden, FIFA & NBA. AI is used to take over the more difficult parts of the

> interaction while the

> wii mote will be used to map the required interaction to gestures or

> movements which most players already know. This is exactly like we have done

> it for the FPS for the torque engine. (I will finally send out a demo

> tomorrow).

>

> This is pretty cool and might also make hardcore games more accessible for

> those with disabilities.

>

> Cheers Eelke

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