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  • 1. BTec Level 3Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production – Games Design
  • 2. BTec Level 3Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production – Games Design
  • 3. BTec Level 3Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production – Games DesignGaming Ethics
  • 4. BTec Level 3Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production – Games DesignGaming EthicsEthicsThe science of morals in human conduct.
  • 5. BTec Level 3Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production – Games DesignGaming EthicsEthicsThe science of morals in human conduct.MoralsConcerned with the goodness or badness ofcharacter. The principles of what is right and whatis wrong.Oxford Reference Dictionary
  • 6. BTec Level 3Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production – Games DesignGaming EthicsIntroduction to Gaming EthicsVideo games are widely played for entertainment andamusement; in addition, they can act as an aid in relievingstress. Due to advancing technology, video games haveevolved and grown into a large empire impacting thosewithin this realm.
  • 7. BTec Level 3Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production – Games DesignGaming EthicsIntroduction to Gaming EthicsThus many ethical issues are brought to our attention dueto this development. As a result, we should recognizehow new video games are ethically affecting people whoplay them.
  • 8. BTec Level 3Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production – Games DesignGaming EthicsIntroduction to Gaming EthicsThe ethical issues of video gaming that influences manypeople include: violence, rating, education, stereotypingagainst women, community and addiction. Ultimately,each topic is linked to violence involved in video games.
  • 9. BTec Level 3Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production – Games DesignGaming EthicsIntroduction to Gaming EthicsIt is the players’ responsibility to be aware of the negativeeffects of video gaming. However, the gaming industryshould also take part in some social responsibilities aswell. What they develop and sell can affect peoplepositively or negatively.
  • 10. BTec Level 3Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production – Games DesignGaming EthicsIntroduction to Gaming EthicsFor this reason, both the gamers and the gaming industryshould acknowledge the ethical issues regarding videogaming, and both need to address these ethical concernsaccordingly.
  • 11. BTec Level 3Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production – Games DesignGaming EthicsIntroduction to Gaming EthicsAlthough video games can have many positives, they canalso affect gamers in a harmful way.
  • 12. BTec Level 3Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production – Games DesignGaming EthicsIntroduction to Gaming EthicsDescribe and discuss each of the following ethical issuesby using examples you have sourced yourself:ViolenceRatingEducationStereotypingAddiction
  • 13. BTec Level 3Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production – Games DesignGaming EthicsIntroduction to Gaming EthicsIt can be agreed that engaging in video games does havemany ethical concerns. Through violence, there are manygames involving violent acts as well as other contentrelated to violence. This may lead many people to believethat playing these types of video games can cause aperson to be more violent.
  • 14. BTec Level 3Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production – Games DesignGaming EthicsIntroduction to Gaming EthicsThrough the ratings of the games, it helps the parents ofyoung children to pick the right game for their kids.Though, others are concerned that this rating systemdoesnt prevent people from acquiring video games thatare considered to be inappropriate for their age.
  • 15. BTec Level 3Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production – Games DesignGaming EthicsIntroduction to Gaming EthicsRatings - PEGI
  • 16. BTec Level 3Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production – Games DesignGaming EthicsIntroduction to Gaming EthicsRatings - PEGIThe Pan-European Game Information (PEGI) age rating system wasestablished to help European parents make informed decisions onbuying computer games. It was launched in spring 2003 and replaceda number of national age rating systems with a single system nowused throughout most of Europe.
  • 17. BTec Level 3Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production – Games DesignGaming EthicsIntroduction to Gaming EthicsRatings - PEGIThe Pan-European Game Information (PEGI) age rating system wasestablished to help European parents make informed decisions onbuying computer games. It was launched in spring 2003 and replaceda number of national age rating systems with a single system nowused throughout most of Europe.The system is supported by the major console manufacturers,including Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo, as well as by publishers anddevelopers of interactive games throughout Europe. The age ratingsystem was developed by the Interactive Software Federation ofEurope (ISFE).http://www.pegi.info/en/index/id/952
  • 18. BTec Level 3Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production – Games DesignGaming EthicsIntroduction to Gaming EthicsThrough the education perspective, there are differentthings gaming can teach us, some are positive whileothers are negative.
  • 19. BTec Level 3Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production – Games DesignGaming EthicsIntroduction to Gaming EthicsThrough stereotyping, the video game industry focusestowards men more than women, therefore, many peoplethink it is stereotyping against women.
  • 20. BTec Level 3Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production – Games DesignGaming EthicsIntroduction to Gaming EthicsLastly, through addiction and community, participating inan immense amount of time in video game play havecaused people to be addicted to it. As a result, they losevaluable time within their communities and missopportunities from other activities that could be morebeneficial for them.http://www.ethicapublishing.com/ethical/3CH12.pdf

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