One of the most impressive things I've seen yet during Awesome Games Done Quick 2015, the speedrunning marathon for charity, is disabled gamer "halfcoordinated" demolishing Platinum Games' Vanquish with only one hand.
Here's a lovely little story: Lee, a British gamer with spinal muscular atrophy, was able to play and complete Grand Theft Auto V thanks to the British charity Special Effect. His testimony is worth your time—it's interesting and poignant. Video above.
Gaming, even with the help of a well-designed controller, can be a physically demanding task. It requires coordination, skill, and hand-strength, even for the simplest first-person games. Not everyone has that strength.
Engineering students in London have developed a controller that enables eye-controlled movements in a video game, signaling the possibility someday for people with severe physical disabilities to enjoy video games for the first time.
Undoubtedly, the Spike Video Game Awards' Best Music Game was going to go to The Beatles: Rock Band, and the show lined up a presenter with enough star power to do the job last night: Motown legend Stevie Wonder.