The Game of Life Classic Edition

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Description of App: 

My description:This is the iOS version of the classic Hasbro game called The Game of Life Classic Edition. This iOS App, like many other classic Hasbro board games, is developed by EA, Electronic Arts. As with most EA titles developed for iOS, this App is one hundred percent inaccessible to VO.App Store Description:The possibilities are endless...What does your future hold? Enjoy a new spin on the classic board game!LIFE IS BETTER IN 3DNavigate your animated tokens through a stunning, 3D environment of winding roads & lush landscapes!LIFE’S A BREEZEEnjoy the ease & fluidity of innovative touchscreen controls as you set out on your adventure.LET THE MUSIC PLAYListen & control music from iTunes® while you play.THE MORE THE MERRIERPass ‘N Play with up to 3 friends.LIFE’S MANY CHOICESSettle down and get married or stay single and indulge in lavish luxuries & risky investments!RETIRE IN STYLEGain tiles worth big bucks when you land on “Life Spaces” & collect “Share The Wealth Cards” for your shot at becoming a millionaire!** DON'T MISS OUR OTHER EXCITING GAMES! ** SCRABBLE, The Sims™ 3, TETRIS®, MONOPOLY, Madden NFL 11 by EA Sports™, Pogo Games FREE, Liqua Pop, ROCK BAND® Reloaded, Need for Speed™ Hot Pursuit & Surviving High School FREEGIFT THIS APP: Click the “Buy App” arrow on the iTunes® App StoreBe the first to know! Get inside EA info on great deals, plus the latest game updates, tips & more…VISIT US: ea.com/iphoneFOLLOW US: twitter.com/eamobileLIKE US: facebook.com/eamobileWATCH US: youtube.com/eamobilegames

Apple Watch Support: 

Not Known

Version: 

1.2.21

Free or Paid: 

Paid

Device(s) App Was Tested On: 

iPhone

iOS Version: 

7.1.2

Accessibility Comments: 

This App is not accessible using VO.

I have contacted both Hasbro Consumer Affairs and Electronic Arts several times over the past years to point out the lack of access to this App, to ask that they consider adding accessibility, and to inform them of the resources available to help guide them in designing equal access into their line of simple board / grid-style games.

VoiceOver Performance: 

VoiceOver reads no page elements.

Button Labeling: 

No buttons are clearly labeled.

Usability: 

The app is totally inaccessible.

Other Comments: 

This is another Hasbro board / grid style game I grew up with. I was disappointed to find that Electronic Arts and Hasbro have chosen to make the IOS version of this game inaccessible.