Bomberman (Series) Accessibility Report
We've documented 8 accessibility features for Bomberman in the Getting Started, Reading, Controls, Audio and Communication areas to aid enjoyment of the game for different players. This report is created with input from accessibility experts and the player community to help people find games that have the accessibility features they require. Once you have found potential games on the database, there are excellent specialist accessibility sites that offer in-depth reviews to guide your purchasing decisions.Bomberman is the spiritual ancestor to last-player-standing battles like Fortnite and Apex Legends, but here you all play on the same screen and have the same bomb weapon. There are lots of versions, but in all of them you battle with up to eight players in a variety of modes, power-ups and abilities.
Content Rating: PEGI 7
Release Date: 15/03/2018
Platforms: 3DS and 2DS, Android, DS, Mac, PC, PS2, PS3, PS4, Stadia, Switch, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One and iOS
Genres: Action and Fighting
Accessibility: 8 features
Players: You can play with 8 players in the same room and up to 64 players online
Costs: Purchase cost
We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Difficulty in Bomberman which deal with how you can adjust the challenge of play, and assistance the game offers when you fail or get stuck. The following games are similar to Bomberman, and offer accessibility features for Difficulty:
We've documented 2 accessibility features for Getting Started in Bomberman which deal 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.
Assistance During Play
Assistance When Stuck: The game notices if you get stuck and provides assistance. This can offer hints or tutorials popping up during play. It can suggest which difficulty settings to adjust or offer to skip past problematic levels.
Tutorials: There are helpful tutorials and instructions on how to play. Information is provided in a timely manner, with appropriate level of detail.
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We've documented 1 accessibility feature for Reading in Bomberman which deals 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.
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.
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We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Navigation in Bomberman which deal with how the game provides guidance and assistance to navigate its worlds and spaces. The following games are similar to Bomberman, and offer accessibility features for Navigation:
We've documented 3 accessibility features for Controls in Bomberman which deal with how you control the game, different options for alternative inputs and whether you can remap these settings to suit your needs.
1 Button & Single Stick: Can play with button and stick.
Mouse And Keyboard
Mouse and Keys: Can play with mouse and multiple keys.
Can customise the controls for the game as follows:
Remap Buttons: Can re-map all buttons so that you can use alternatives that better suit your play.
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We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Visual in Bomberman 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 Bomberman, and offer accessibility features for Visual:
We've documented 1 accessibility feature for Audio in Bomberman 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.
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We've documented 1 accessibility feature for Communication in Bomberman which deals with how you can communicate with other players in the game and what options are available to customise and control this interaction.
Player-to-Player Online Communication
This is how players communicate with each other in online games. This can be to plan strategy, chat as they play or co-ordinate resources.
No Online Chat (Or Preset Phrases Only): Game is played online but no verbal or textual player communication. This includes games that offer player-to-player communication with word-less icons, sounds or preset phrases.
System Accessibility Settings
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).
Stadia offers some system accessibility features. Tandem enables you to use two controllers to play one character. This also enables you to connect other controllers like the Xbox Adaptive Controller.
Xbox One has a system features, the excellent co-pilot share controls mode and adaptive controller support for all games.
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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