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Kirby and the Rainbow Curse Accessibility Report

We've documented 6 accessibility features for Kirby and the Rainbow Curse in the Getting Started, Reading, Navigation 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.

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse is a rolling, dashing and jumping game where you draw rainbow ropes for Kirby to follow. You journey through the clay world on a mission to restore the colour that has been drained by a mysterious force. You are guided along by your paintbrush friend, fighting enemies, destroying bosses and avoid hazards.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 7-12 year-olds

Release Date: 20/02/2015

Platforms: Wii U

Genres: Action, Adventure, Creative and Platform

Accessibility: 6 features

Developer: Nintendo (@Nintendo)

Players: You can play with 4 players in the same room

Costs: Purchase cost

 

DifficultyDifficulty

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Difficulty in Kirby and the Rainbow Curse 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 Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, and offer accessibility features for Difficulty:

Getting StartedGetting Started

We've documented 1 accessibility feature for Getting Started in Kirby and the Rainbow Curse which deals 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

Tutorials: There are helpful tutorials and instructions on how to play. Information is provided in a timely manner, with appropriate level of detail.

 

Similar Games With More Accessibility Features for Getting Started

If you want to play Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, but it doesn't offer the Getting Started accessibility features you require, these similar games extend the Getting Started accessibility:

ReadingReading

We've documented 2 accessibility features for Reading in Kirby and the Rainbow Curse 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.

Reading Level

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.

Subtitles

All Speech Subtitled (Or No Speech In Game): All spoken content has subtitles, or there is no speech in the game. This means there is no requirement to hear spoken dialogue or narrative to play the game.

 

Similar Games With More Accessibility Features for Reading

If you want to play Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, but it doesn't offer the Reading accessibility features you require, these similar games extend the Reading accessibility:

NavigationNavigation

We've documented 1 accessibility feature for Navigation in Kirby and the Rainbow Curse which deals with how the game provides guidance and assistance to navigate its worlds and spaces.

Clarity

Visual Directional Cues: Additional visual cues that signpost where to go next and how close you are to arriving. This can be with camera movement to focus on your destination or important items. It can use light, breadcrumb trails, in-world pointers to identify your mission's target location.

 

Similar Games With More Accessibility Features for Navigation

If you want to play Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, but it doesn't offer the Navigation accessibility features you require, these similar games extend the Navigation accessibility:

ControlsControls

We've documented 2 accessibility features for Controls in Kirby and the Rainbow Curse which deal with how you control the game, different options for alternative inputs and whether you can remap these settings to suit your needs.

Gamepad

Multiple Buttons & Single Stick: Can play with multiple buttons and a stick.

Touchscreen

Additional gestures may be required for games played with a screenreader like VoiceOver.

Two Taps Targeted: Can play with touchscreen, two simultaneous taps in specific locations.

 

Similar Games With More Accessibility Features for Controls

If you want to play Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, but it doesn't offer the Controls accessibility features you require, these similar games extend the Controls accessibility:

VisualVisual

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Visual in Kirby and the Rainbow Curse 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 Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, and offer accessibility features for Visual:

AudioAudio

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Audio in Kirby and the Rainbow Curse 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 Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, and 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:

Nintendo Wii U
The Wii U has some limited settings, such as disabling rumble and selecting mono audio.
 
Read more about system accessibility settings.

VSC LogoAccessibility Report supported by VSC Rating Board, PlayabilityInitiative and accessibility contributors Hannah Robertson and @GeekDadGamer


Taming Gaming Book Written by parents for parents, the database complements the in-depth discussion about video game addiction, violence, spending and online safety in the Taming Gaming book. We are an editorially independent, free resource without adverts that is supported by partnerships.

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