“When Everyone Plays, We All Win” – How Gears 5 Leads the Industry with Accessibility

The topic of accessibility in games (and in technology in general) feels like it has been more widely discussed than ever.

With Special Effect’s ‘One Special Day’ charity event happening this week, Universally Speaking looks at how Gears 5’s vast suite of accessibility options are leading the industry forward.

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The Art of the Video Game Trailer

Every year brings with it a series of new blockbuster video game titles, and the next best thing to playing them when they release is waiting for their trailers to drop at a big industry event.

This week, Universally Speaking examines the place of trailers in the gaming industry, their artistry, and looks back at some of our all-time favourites.

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A Love Letter to Void Bastards

In space, no one can hear you starve to death (because you ran out of food after your last jump and the derelict vessels before you offer only fuel to keep your ship going – you hope your imminent successor will fare better)…

This week, Universally Speaking looks at Void Bastards and why it’s widely considered to be one of the best games of 2019 thus far.

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