We've documented 7 accessibility features for Inked, including One Tap Targeted, Fully Subtitled (Or No Speech), Minimal Reading, Tutorials and Vibration Optional. Its accessibility is strongest in Controls and Reading but it also has features in Getting Started and Audio to reduce unintended barriers.
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Release Date: 26/04/2018, updated in 2023
Out Now: Android, PC, PS4, Switch and iOS
Content Rating: PEGI 7
Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds
Accessibility: 7 features
Components: 2D Overhead and Hand-Made
Costs: Purchase cost
We've documented 3 accessibility features for Controls in Inked which deal with how you control the game, different options for alternative inputs and whether you can remap these settings to suit your needs.
Can play with the following:
Mouse and Keys: Can play with mouse and multiple keys.
Can play with the following. Additional gestures may be required for games played with a screenreader like VoiceOver.
One Tap Targeted: Can play with touchscreen, tap in specific locations.
Vibration Optional: Controller vibration not used in the game or you can disable it.
If you want to play Inked, but it doesn't offer the Controls accessibility features you require, these similar games extend the Controls accessibility:
We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Difficulty in Inked which deal with how you can adjust the challenge of play, and whether this is locked once chosen or can be adjusted as you play. The following games are similar to Inked, and offer accessibility features for Difficulty:
We've documented 1 accessibility feature for Getting Started in Inked which deals with what support is offered to get started with the game. This includes customising the experience when you first open the game via any onboarding processes it provides as well as tutorials and other assistance when you first start playing.
These features aid your play of the game in terms of cognitive load on learning controls, dealing with pressure and coping with the environment and challenges.
Tutorials: There are helpful tutorials and instructions on how to play. Information is provided in a timely manner, with appropriate level of detail.
If you want to play Inked, but it doesn't offer the Getting Started accessibility features you require, these similar games extend the Getting Started accessibility:
We've documented 2 accessibility features for Reading in Inked which deal with how much reading or listening comprehension is required, how well the game provides visual and audible access to the text and whether subtitles and captions are a good fit for purpose.
How much reading is required to play the game's main path or story and how complex the language is. The presence of voiced characters doesn't reduce this requirement, as it's recorded as a separate datapoint.
Simple Minimal Reading: Minimal reading is required. The quantity and complexity of reading are at a level that a primary/elementary student (9-year-old) could understand.
All Speech Subtitled (Or No Speech In Game): All spoken content has subtitles, or there is no speech in the game. This means there is no requirement to hear spoken dialogue or narrative to play the game.
If you want to play Inked, but it doesn't offer the Reading accessibility features you require, these similar games extend the Reading accessibility:
We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Navigation in Inked which deal with how the game provides guidance and assistance to navigate its worlds. These are only for games that have traversal and exploration in 2D and 3D spaces. The following games are similar to Inked, and offer accessibility features for Navigation:
We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Visual in Inked which deal with how you can adjust the visuals to suit your needs, and offer additional information if you can't hear the game. The following games are similar to Inked, and offer accessibility features for Visual:
We've documented 1 accessibility feature for Audio in Inked which deals with how you can adjust the audio of the game and whether audio cues compensate for aspects of the game that are hard to see.
Balance Audio Levels: Set music and game sound effects separately. This enables you to select your preference as well as ensure critical game sounds aren't obscured by other audio.
If you want to play Inked, but it doesn't offer the Audio accessibility features you require, these similar games extend the Audio accessibility:
In addition to the accessibility features provided in the game, you can also use system-wide accessibility settings:
Android has accessibility settings including ways to navigate and interact, although not all games support this.
Nintendo Switch has some built-in features, including a lockable zoom, that can be used on all games.
Windows has extensive accessibility features. Some, like colour correction, work with games. Lots of accessibility software can be used with PC games, from voice recognition to input device emulators.
PlayStation 4 has a range of accessibility settings. Some are system only, some work in games (invert colours and button mapping).
iOS has a very extensive suite of accessibility settings including ways to navigate with voice and comprehensive screen reading, though most of the features don't work with games.
Read more about system accessibility settings.
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