Tony Hawk 1 and 2 (Series) Accessibility Report
Tony Hawk 1 and 2 offers 9 accessibility features in the Difficulty, 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.Tony Hawk's is a skateboarding game series. It features the famous skater in 19 different games. From its start in 1999 on PlayStation it is now available on most consoles and has recently been rereleased in updated as Tony Hawk's 1 + 2.
Subtitles are available although they don't have a solid background option.
Rating: PEGI 12+
Release Date: 04/09/2020
Price: 17% off
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, PC, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox One
Accessibility: 9 features
Players: You can play with 2 players in the same room and up to 8 players online
Costs: Purchase cost
Tony Hawk 1 and 2 has 4 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.
Customise Difficulty: Customise different aspects of the game to create a challenge of an appropriate level. Adjusting elements individually enables you to tailor gameplay to suit your needs and style of play.
Assistance With Controls: The game can automatically assist with aiming, steering, reloading, jumping, running etc. This reduces the challenge of certain aspects of play to remove barriers and make control of characters more accessible.
Practice Area: You can practice freely without opponents or time pressures. This can be a specific practice option, or the ability to play levels with the easiest opponents to improve understanding and skill.
Tutorials: There are helpful tutorials, instructions and tips. Information is provided in a timely manner, with appropriate levels of detail. Ideally, this includes ongoing tips that relate to contexts in the game where the player is failing.
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Tony Hawk 1 and 2 has 2 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.
Simple Minimal Reading: Minimal reading is required. The quantity and complexity of reading are at a level that a younger child could understand.
Any Speech has Subtitles: 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.
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Tony Hawk 1 and 2 has 1 accessibility feature for Navigation which deals with how the game provides guidance and assistance to navigate its worlds and spaces.
Large Clear Navigation: The in-game navigation and maps are clear to read. They offer large text and offer markers that are large and of high contrast. Where text or information is small, there are settings to zoom-in and increase visibility.
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Tony Hawk 1 and 2 has 2 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.
Multiple Buttons & Two Sticks: Can play with multiple buttons and two sticks.
Can customise the controls for the game as follows:
Invert X/Y Axis: Can invert the direction required to control looking and aiming. This enables you to match your instinctive orientation when looking.
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Tony Hawk 1 and 2 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 Tony Hawk 1 and 2, but offer accessibility features for Visual:
Tony Hawk 1 and 2 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 Tony Hawk 1 and 2, but offer accessibility features for Audio:
Tony Hawk 1 and 2 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.
System Accessibility Settings
In addition to the accessibility features provided in the game, you can also use system-wide accessibility settings:
The Wii has a few helpful settings, like disable rumble, but you have to use gesture controls for most games and the system menu.
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).
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.
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