30°
Submitted by -Mezzo- 722d ago | article

Why games need color blind modes – see SimCity with simulated color blindness

PC Gamer - My eyes don’t have as many green receptors as normal eyes. The common color deficiency is called deuteranomaly, and it isn’t really a handicap as long as I’m not trying to distinguish between subtle variations in green and yellow. When would I ever have to do that? Oh right, games! They’re full of color coded data, and if they give me any trouble, then they give people with full color blindness lots of trouble. (PC, SimCity)

Attached Video
Sniperwithacause  +   722d ago
I didn't read the article, but with myself being color blind. Its would really make a world of difference. I'm by no means the best, but when I changed the color blind settings in COD BO2 I was really able to see who was on my team and who wasn't.

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
30°

Impressions: EVOLVE Brings an Original Flavor of Gameplay Innovation That’s Worthwhile

12m ago - Jon Iro and Jermain Jackson share their impressions on the Evolve Beta and Technical Test: "Ev... | PC
30°

Why Is Lara Croft Suffering From Multiple Personality Disorder?

18m ago - While the world knows Lara best from the genre-defining Tomb Raider games, she's carved an unlike... | Xbox 360
40°

Bethesda Sale on PSN; Up to 50% Off Select Titles

20m ago - There’s a Bethesda sale currently taking place on the PlayStation Network. There are a variety of... | PS3
20°

Future Nintendo Rewards and Life Beyond Club Nintendo

22m ago - Following the recent announcement around the closure of long running rewards program Club Nintend... | Wii U
Ad

Study Game Design at DeVry

Now - DeVry University, is an accredited* university offering you the flexibility of over 90 locations, online courses and a wide variety of bachelor's a... | Promoted post
20°

Assassin's Creed Unity: Dead Kings Review | TSA

22m ago - TSA: "When it launched back in November, Assassin’s Creed: Unity was hardly met with the warmest... | PC