Ah, the Kinect. The problem with the Kinect in Japan is that one of the requirements for using it, namely open space, is pretty much one of the most expensive commodities in the country. That, paired with substandard games making the headlines, and it's not surprising that Microsoft's motion detecting Xbox peripheral…
When a commenter on the website of Legend of Grimrock asked about clickable on-screen arrow navigation for the upcoming indie dungeon crawler, developers said they had no plans to implement such a feature. When they found out why the commenter asked, they quickly changed those plans.
While it's easy to think that - through the wonders of subtitles and the Wii Remote - making games accessible to the disabled is a recent trend, it's not. It's as old as the hills.