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Heavenly Sword Accessibility Report

Heavenly Sword offers 1 accessibility feature in the Controls area 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.

Heavenly Sword, similar to Enslaved, offers a heady mix of heroic storytelling and narrative. The fighting is styled on martial arts and the main character, Nariko, uses a weapon called the Heavenly Sword which changes into one of three forms depending on what attack stance the player uses as part of a unique fighting style.

DetailsGame Details

Rating: PEGI 16+

Release Date: 12/11/2007

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting and Narrative

Accessibility: 1 feature

Developer: @NinjaTheory

Players: This is a single player game

Costs: Purchase cost

 

DifficultyDifficulty

Heavenly Sword has no accessibility features for Difficulty 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 Heavenly Sword, but offer accessibility features for Difficulty:

ReadingReading

Heavenly Sword has no accessibility features for Reading 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. The following games are similar to Heavenly Sword, but offer accessibility features for Reading:

NavigationNavigation

Heavenly Sword has no accessibility features for Navigation which deal with how the game provides guidance and assistance to navigate its worlds and spaces. The following games are similar to Heavenly Sword, but offer accessibility features for Navigation:

ControlsControls

Heavenly Sword has 1 accessibility feature for Controls which deals with how you control the game, different options for alternative inputs and whether you can remap these settings to suit your needs.

Motion

Motion Aiming: Can use small movements of the gamepad to fine-tune aiming or as the main aiming mechanism. This is sometimes known as Gyro-Aiming.

 

Similar Games With More Accessibility Features for Controls

If you want to play Heavenly Sword, but it doesn't offer the Controls accessibility features you require, these similar games extend the Controls accessibility:

VisualVisual

Heavenly Sword has no accessibility features for Visual 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 Heavenly Sword, but offer accessibility features for Visual:

AudioAudio

Heavenly Sword has no accessibility features for Audio which deal 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. The following games are similar to Heavenly Sword, but offer accessibility features for Audio:

System Accessibility Settings

In addition to the accessibility features provided in the game, you can also use system-wide accessibility settings:

PC
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.
 
Xbox One
Xbox One has a system features, the excellent co-pilot share controls mode and adaptive controller support for all games.
 
Read more about system accessibility settings.

Accessibility Report supported by VSC Rating Board, PlayabilityInitiative and accessibility contributors @GeekDadGamer



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