Media

Here are places you can find Brandon Cole in the media!

Events

Final Fantasy X Playthrough/community event:
Click here to view the Final Fantasy X Event page.

Videos:

Game Accessibility Conference Speech: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EvwN6c_AkOE&t=8s

Blind Gaming in a Sighted World from Gaming and Disability Bootcamp 2018: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sBGVJwXCCCE

The Challenge of Accessibility Support: Making Playstation the Best Place to Play: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PrjtznuD2VE&t=5s

Articles:

Spot On: The Blind Gaming the Blind: https://www.gamespot.com/articles/spot-on-the-blind-gaming-the-blind/1100-6215457/

Accessibility in Games: An interview with Brandon Cole, a gamer who plays without Sight: https://popcultureuncovered.com/2014/10/22/accessibility-in-games-an-interview-with-brandon-cole-a-gamer-who-plays-without-sight/

GDC Presentation: Beyond Graphics: Reaching the Visually Impaired Gamer: https://www.gdcvault.com/play/1020415/Beyond-Graphics-Reaching-the-Visually

Blind Games: The Next Battleground in Accessibility: https://www.polygon.com/features/2013/8/6/4550490/blind-games-rock-vibe

The Blind Gamers Who Kick Ass Using Only Game Sound: https://blog.turtlebeach.com/the-blind-gamers-who-kick-ass-using-only-game-sounds/

How Blind Gamers Use Sound to Play Their Favorite Games: http://www.ign.com/articles/2017/03/15/how-blind-gamers-use-sound-to-play-their-favorite-games

GAConf Celebrates Progress Towards Accessible Gaming: https://www.learningsolutionsmag.com/articles/2243/gaconf-celebrates-progress-toward-accessible-gaming

For the Love of the Game: https://mabvi.wordpress.com/2015/03/11/for-the-love-of-the-game/

No Wrong Way to Play Kingdom Hearts: https://nowrongwaytoplay.tumblr.com/post/116296318085/kingdom-hearts-beating-sephiroth-while-blind

Game Accessibility Guidelines: http://gameaccessibilityguidelines.com/use-distinct-sound-music-design-for-all-objects-and-events/

HOOKED: How Brandon Cole Uses Immersive Sound To Tap Into The Blind Gaming Community – Hooke Audio: HOOKED: How Brandon Cole Uses Immersive Sound To Tap Into The Blind Gaming Community – Hooke Audio

Audio Kinetic Blog: Blind Accessibility – Step One: Get to Know Your Players Audio Kinetic Blog: Blind Accessibility – Step One: Get to Know Your Players

My True Friends: Providing exposure to blind individuals in the community My True Friends

Podcasts

The Official Break Down Walls Podcast, hosted by Brandon ColeThe Official Break Down Walls Podcast! Or if you prefer, have this Spotify Link