Features of Websites
Menu bar Search box
Links to social
Photographs Graphics Music / mp3 player Stationary adverts
Moving / pop up
Fonts Headlines Masthead / Logo
Blog Forum Tabs Drop down menu
Company details Contact us Web links
Sign in / register
Scrolling images Main Articles Mode of address Main images
1. Sound on/off 11. Gallery
2. Flash animation 12. Forum
3. Main focal image 13. Gameplay
4. Name of game 14. Characters
5. Publisher logo 15. Advertisement for special edition
6. Developer logo 16. PEGI age rating
7. Game platform logo 17. Copyright info
8. Navigation bar 18. Terms and conditions
10. Videos 20. About Us
What features can you identify?
Game web page terminology
1. Give as many advantages as possible of a
website (for the games industry). This can
be done as a mind map activity.
2. Give a definition for each of the features
within a website.
3. Identify the effect of ‘value-added content’
such as photos, videos, forum, etc. on the
target audience (users of the website).
How are you going to draw one.. If
they ask that is!
• Lets look at last year’s students.
• What did they do well ?
And not so well ?
Design a Homepage for the ‘New’
Video Game Idea
Don’t forget to include the must-have features:
Name of game
Developer and publisher logo
Anything else is up to you!
You should colour it in
and annotate it to
show the features.