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Media Studies Unit 2a - Media Industries and Audiences 

Week 3 - the video game industry

Lesson Powerpoint

The powerpoint used in this week 's lessons is to the right.  You can look through this on this page or you can download it to your computer.

Lesson Content

This week's lessons covered the following key areas:

  • Video Games

  • The Video Game Industry

  • Note Taking

  • Planning Exam Questions

Scroll down the page for information on the homework task and resources used in the lessons.


Complete a lesson summary sheet for this week and last week's lessons.

Prepare for your mock exam next week.

Lesson Resources

Charlie Brooker's Gameswipe

- A history and background of video games and the video game industry.


- A short video showing some basics of Minecraft gameplay.

Minecraft Fact Sheet

Use this sheet to help you acquire the basic content you will need to create exam responses on this topic.

Go to Week 4

Back to Week 2

Basic Essay Plan

Use this essay plan to help get you started on planning your response for the digitally convergent media platforms question.

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