There is exciting news today for people who love games and American Sign Language (ASL). Today, PlayStation released their newest console, PlayStation 5 (PS5).
One of the new PS5 video games that are released today, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, includes ASL! Miles Morales, who knows ASL, communicated with Hailey the Wall-Crawler in ASL. Here is an article by ComicBook to learn more.
OH MY GOD! I am in awe right now and full of abundance to see myself in the @insomniacgames game! This is epic. American Sign Language rules! #SpiderManMilesMorales #SpiderMan #blackdeafactress #gratitude https://t.co/VCMuuhro3V
— Natasha Ofili (@Natasha_Ofili) November 6, 2020
The actress who plays Hailey is Natasha Ofili. A well-known Black Deaf actress who is continuously breaking barriers in the entertainment industry. To learn more about Natasha, read here.
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It is a huge step toward inclusive representation and awareness about this beautiful language.
And you can start learning ASL online today!
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Just like what Natasha says, American Sign Language rules!