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Pop Quiz!
How’s your revision going?
Section 1 – What’s the term?
1. Repeated imagery across a range of media texts
promoting the same product.
2. Wanting some...
Section 2: Case Study Knowledge
1. Which song soundtracked the Just Dance 4 trailer?
2. Which celebrity ran a competition ...
Case Study Knowledge continued
7. What is the name of the brothers behind the Grand Theft Auto
series?
8. Give three examp...
Section 3 – Explain the theory
In one sentence, explain what you understand by the
following:
1. Uses and gratifications t...
Final Round: Wipeout!
Name as many of the top ten games of 2012 as
you can
One point for each one correct
If you get one w...
The Answers…
Section 1 – What’s the term?
1. Repeated imagery across a range of media texts
promoting the same product. ICONOGRAPHY
2. ...
Section 2 - Case Study Knowledge
1. Which song soundtracked the Just Dance 4 trailer? Good Feeling –
Flo Rida
2. Which cel...
Case Study Knowledge continued
7. What is the name of the brothers behind the Grand Theft Auto
series? Houser (Dan and Sam...
Section 3 – Explain the theory
In one sentence, explain what you understand by the
following:
1. Uses and gratifications t...
Wipeout Round
Call of Duty: Black Ops
II
FIFA 13
Assassin's Creed III
Halo 4
Hitman Absolution
Just Dance 4
Far Cry 3
FIFA...
Scores on the doors?
Maximum possible – 34 points!
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GCSE Media Studies - Video Games Pop quiz

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Pop Quiz for revision of GCSE Media Studies set topic 2014 (the promotion and marketing of video games)

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GCSE Media Studies - Video Games Pop quiz

  1. 1. Pop Quiz! How’s your revision going?
  2. 2. Section 1 – What’s the term? 1. Repeated imagery across a range of media texts promoting the same product. 2. Wanting something better than what you have 3. A type of representation showing a perfect looking world 4. When two media texts work together to the benefit of both 5. A type of marketing which spreads on its own by word of mouth, often via social media
  3. 3. Section 2: Case Study Knowledge 1. Which song soundtracked the Just Dance 4 trailer? 2. Which celebrity ran a competition alongside the Just Dance 4 release? 3. Name three strategies which made the Just Dance 4 campaign effective? 4. Which studio made Red Dead – Redemption? 5. What was the first piece of marketing in the Red Dead campaign? 6. How many copies of Red Dead were sold by the end of the first month of release?
  4. 4. Case Study Knowledge continued 7. What is the name of the brothers behind the Grand Theft Auto series? 8. Give three examples of guerrilla marketing used in promoting Grand Theft Auto. 9. What was the song used to soundtrack the conventional and live-action trailers for Black Ops II? 10.What is the slogan behind the Call of Duty live action trailers? 11.Who directed the Black Ops II live-action trailer? 12.What phrase was used in the documentary trailer and on the packaging for Black Ops II?
  5. 5. Section 3 – Explain the theory In one sentence, explain what you understand by the following: 1. Uses and gratifications theory 2. Utopian Solutions theory 3. Two-step flow theory
  6. 6. Final Round: Wipeout! Name as many of the top ten games of 2012 as you can One point for each one correct If you get one wrong, you get zero for the round
  7. 7. The Answers…
  8. 8. Section 1 – What’s the term? 1. Repeated imagery across a range of media texts promoting the same product. ICONOGRAPHY 2. Wanting something better than what you have ASPIRATION 3. A type of representation showing a perfect looking world IDEALISED 4. When two media texts work together to the benefit of both SYNERGY 5. A type of marketing which spreads on its own by word of mouth, often via social media VIRAL
  9. 9. Section 2 - Case Study Knowledge 1. Which song soundtracked the Just Dance 4 trailer? Good Feeling – Flo Rida 2. Which celebrity ran a competition alongside the Just Dance 4 release? Justin Bieber 3. Name three strategies which made the Just Dance 4 campaign effective? Celebrity endorsement / idealised representations / utopian solutions / consistent iconography / synergy / viral marketing / interactive campaign 4. Which studio made Red Dead – Redemption? Rockstar San Diego 5. What was the first piece of marketing in the Red Dead campaign? Logo and seven screenshots 6. How many copies of Red Dead were sold by the end of the first
  10. 10. Case Study Knowledge continued 7. What is the name of the brothers behind the Grand Theft Auto series? Houser (Dan and Sam) 8. Give three examples of guerrilla marketing used in promoting Grand Theft Auto. Graffiti, stickers, fake websites, wanted posters 9. What was the song used to soundtrack the conventional and live-action trailers for Black Ops II? Back in Black by AC/DC 10.What is the slogan behind the Call of Duty live action trailers? There’s a soldier in all of us 11.Who directed the Black Ops II live-action trailer? Guy Ritchie 12.What phrase was used in the documentary trailer and on the packaging for Black Ops II? The future is not as far off as most people think
  11. 11. Section 3 – Explain the theory In one sentence, explain what you understand by the following: 1. Uses and gratifications theory Audiences choose media text which fulfil a need or provide pleasures 2. Utopian Solutions theory Media texts present a version of the world better than real life 3. Two-step flow theory Opinion leaders shape the response of the wider public
  12. 12. Wipeout Round Call of Duty: Black Ops II FIFA 13 Assassin's Creed III Halo 4 Hitman Absolution Just Dance 4 Far Cry 3 FIFA 12 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Borderlands 2
  13. 13. Scores on the doors? Maximum possible – 34 points!

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