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Diablo III: Hell Is Other People

Apparently there are wheelchair ramps in hell. While there are plenty of criticisms of this particular game (high MSRP, requiring a constant Internet connection to play, and even the way items are bought and sold). Let's just gloss over those and consider them all said.   Like both previous Diablo titles, movement is mouse-based.  …
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VoiceAttack: Let Your Vocal Cords Be Your Thumbs

Several voice recognition programs allow you to interact with your computer. Dragon NaturallySpeaking is an extremely powerful one, especially for word processing, and has the ability to store macros. But the macro process uses Visual Basic and can be very complicated, especially if the user lacks programming experience. Windows Speech Recognition is another voice control program, and with…
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TrackIR Head Tracking Mouse: Play Video Games with Your Face

It's ridiculously overpriced, but it's probably the best piece of equipment I use   TrackIR head piece. to interact with my computer. I use it when I play games, I use it when I surf the Internet, and I'm using it right now. I purchased it from Broadened Horizons, and in order to get both…
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This War of Mine: A Good Mouse-Only Game for a Good Cause

This War of Mine is inspired by the siege of Bosnia. It is played from the perspective of the civilians who are affected by war, instead of a front line soldier holding a gun, mowing down rebels. You are stuck in an abandoned home where snipers keep you trapped inside by day, and you can…
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Eve Online: A Terrible Game That Is Amazingly Accessible

Here's how it was: sometime in the future, people from Earth found a wormhole. They called it the Eve Gate, and it took them to a distant part of the universe they named New Eden. They found all manner of solar systems and planets to colonize. Then, one day, the gate closed. This is about…
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The Accessible lowdown on Audiosurf 2

Audiosurf 2 is an extremely clever casual "Racing" game. It uses a song from your personal mp3 collection (which is, of course, 100% legally obtained), and creates a racetrack populated with multicolored blocks for you to run over and spikes for you to avoid. The gameplay is simple: move your car left and right using…
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