W3C Accessibility Guidelines for Mobile Games

Amy Wilson, Michael Crabb

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In the past decade, video games have become one of the fastest growing forms or entertainment around the world. In particular, mobile gaming has continued to evolve, becoming increasingly popular for billions of people worldwide. An ongoing issue within this subject is the accessibility issues users’ face when playing these types of games. The purpose of this work is to investigate how well current W3C accessibility guidelines support mobile game development. This paper introduces a study that was carried out to determine the current knowledge that participants have of these guidelines, along with the opinions on how important these accessibility guidelines are when creating accessible mobile game content.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)49-61
Number of pages13
JournalComputer Games Journal
Issue number2
Early online date2 May 2018
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2018


  • Accessibility
  • Mobile gaming
  • Interview
  • Guidelines


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