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Hypercharge: Unboxed Accessibility Report

Hypercharge: Unboxed offers 4 accessibility features in the Difficulty and Controls 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.

Hypercharge: Unboxed is a shooting game where you play a small toy from the 1990s in human-sized arenas like a toy shop, back garden and a garage. It combines base defence play with exploration and collection running and jumping in a wide range of single player, co-operative and competitive battles.

DetailsGame Details

Rating: PEGI 12+

Release Date: 31/01/2020

Price: 30% off

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Adventure, Shooting and Strategy

Accessibility: 4 features

Developer: @DCyberCherries

Players: You can play with 4 players in the same room and up to 8 players online

Costs: Purchase cost

 

DifficultyDifficulty

Hypercharge: Unboxed has 1 accessibility feature for Difficulty which deals with how you can adjust the challenge of play, and assistance the game offers when you fail or get stuck.

Difficulty Options

Select Difficulty: Select the level of difficulty from a range of presets. This not only offers a way to adjust the challenge of a game but enables you to do so without dealing with individual criteria.

 

Similar Games With More Accessibility Features for Difficulty

If you want to play Hypercharge: Unboxed, but it doesn't offer the Difficulty accessibility features you require, these similar games extend the Difficulty accessibility:

ReadingReading

Hypercharge: Unboxed 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 Hypercharge: Unboxed, but offer accessibility features for Reading:

NavigationNavigation

Hypercharge: Unboxed 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 Hypercharge: Unboxed, but offer accessibility features for Navigation:

ControlsControls

Hypercharge: Unboxed has 3 accessibility features for Controls which deal with how you control the game, different options for alternative inputs and whether you can remap these settings to suit your needs.

Motion

Motion Controls Available: You can use motion controls, tilting the controller to steer for example.

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.

Motion Controls Not Required: You don’t need motion controls to play the game.

 

Similar Games With More Accessibility Features for Controls

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

VisualVisual

Hypercharge: Unboxed 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 Hypercharge: Unboxed, but offer accessibility features for Visual:

AudioAudio

Hypercharge: Unboxed 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 Hypercharge: Unboxed, but offer accessibility features for Audio:

CommunicationCommunication

Hypercharge: Unboxed has no accessibility features for Communication which deal with how you can communicate with other players in the game and what options are available to customise and control this interaction. The following games are similar to Hypercharge: Unboxed, but offer accessibility features for Communication:

System Accessibility Settings

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

Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Switch has some built-in features, including a lockable zoom, that can be used on all games.
 
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.
 
PlayStation 4
PlayStation 4 has a range of accessibility settings. Some are system only, some work in games (invert colours and button mapping).
 
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 Hannah Robertson and @GeekDadGamer



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