Ellie from The Last of Us Part II
Ellie from The Last of Us Part II

There was a moment where I desperately wanted to just turn off The Last of Us Part II and never finish it.

You know, I kinda wish I had done just that.

This is a super spoiler heavy critique of the game, so please be aware that if you haven’t played both The Last of Us and The Last of Us Part II yet, the games will be ruined for you.

Okay, so let me give you a quick recap of the main plot events of both games, so that we’re all on the same page.

The original The Last…

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It’s an unspoken downside of innovation: Sometimes a push into new technology can leave certain people behind. Ideas like virtual reality, touchscreens, and 3D television might promise new experiences for most of us. But for people with disabilities, they can mean motion sickness, muscle pain, or worse.

This innovation-disability gap is a major problem in video games, and one company is doing a particularly bad job dealing with it. While Nintendo rides high on the success of its new Switch console, people with disabilities struggle to enjoy the company’s games. These gamers complain of trouble navigating hits like Super Mario…

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