Dead Island 2 lets you mock zombies with your Amazon Alexa

AMAZON has announced a new feature for Amazon Alexa that allows you to talk directly to your video games.

With the feature called Alexa Game Control, you can use your voice to enter commands into your games.

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A bigger win for gamers, you won’t need Alexa to access the feature.

Alexa Game Control works with any microphone connected to your Xbox console or PC.

The first game announced to work with this feature is Dead Island 2, a game revived after 11 years of development hell and launching on February 3rd, 2023.

Reported by The edgethe feature will launch in English only, but Amazon hopes to extend control to other languages.

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It also wants to partner with PlayStation and Nintendo to bring the feature to those consoles as well.

Companies have attempted to incorporate voice commands into games since the 80’s, with one of the earliest examples being the original The Legend of Zelda.

The enemy Pols voice could be destroyed by speaking into the Famicom controller’s microphone.

Nintendo has continued to try to integrate voice commands into games, with mixed results.

Many games on the DS family of consoles have attempted to integrate voice commands, although gamers have reported embarrassment upon seeing them speak to a game.

The difficulty of controlling games with one’s voice has also created frustration for those who want to be in control of their hands.

Despite previous missteps, Alexa voice control could be the key to greater accessibility for gamers.

Xbox pioneered accessibility in games by encouraging developers to add accessibility options like the option for an on-screen sign language interpreter in Forza Horizon 5.

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An adaptive controller has also been introduced for players struggling with hand mobility.

If voice control can be done well, it would open up video games to a large number of players.

Written by Georgina Young on behalf of GOOD LUCK AND HAVE FUN.

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