 To be able to identify the main features of a
website
 To be able to explain what a game website is likely
to include
...
Which of the following is the odd one out?
Why?
(There is more than one possible answer... how
many can you think of?)
Mag...
Conventions of websites ?
3
Can label the websites you are given
4
5
6
7
8
9
Features of Websites
10
Menu bar Search box
Links to social
media (Facebook,
Twitter, Spotify)
Video bar
Photographs Graph...
1. Sound on/off 11. Gallery
2. Flash animation 12. Forum
3. Main focal image 13. Gameplay
4. Name of game 14. Characters
5...
12
Useful websites:
http://watchdogs.ubi.com/watchdogs/en-gb/home/index.aspx
http://littlebigplanet.playstation.com/
https...
13
Extension Questions
1. Give as many advantages as possible of a
website (for the games industry). This can
be done as a...
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 no...
Design a Homepage for the ‘New’
Video Game Idea
Don’t forget to include the must-have features:
 Navigation bar
 Search ...
Your designs
• The game..
16
 To be able to identify the main
features of a website
 To be able to explain what a game
website is likely to include
17
Exam time:
18
revision
• http://www.classtools.net/mob/quiz_53/Web
page_layout_terminology_video_games_6q26
C.htm
19
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Games websites lesson

  1. 1.  To be able to identify the main features of a website  To be able to explain what a game website is likely to include  To be able to design one in exam conditions 1
  2. 2. Which of the following is the odd one out? Why? (There is more than one possible answer... how many can you think of?) Magazine Website Smartphone application Odd One Out 2
  3. 3. Conventions of websites ? 3
  4. 4. Can label the websites you are given 4
  5. 5. 5
  6. 6. 6
  7. 7. 7
  8. 8. 8
  9. 9. 9
  10. 10. Features of Websites 10 Menu bar Search box Links to social media (Facebook, Twitter, Spotify) Video bar Photographs Graphics Music / mp3 player Stationary adverts Moving / pop up adverts Fonts Headlines Masthead / Logo Blog Forum Tabs Drop down menu Company details Contact us Web links Sign in / register option Scrolling images Main Articles Mode of address Main images
  11. 11. 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 9. Social networking links 19. Privacy policy 10. Videos 20. About Us What features can you identify? Game web page terminology 11
  12. 12. 12 Useful websites: http://watchdogs.ubi.com/watchdogs/en-gb/home/index.aspx http://littlebigplanet.playstation.com/ https://www.planetside2.com/home
  13. 13. 13 Extension Questions 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).
  14. 14. 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 ? 14
  15. 15. Design a Homepage for the ‘New’ Video Game Idea Don’t forget to include the must-have features:  Navigation bar  Search bar  Name of game  Developer and publisher logo  Age rating  Game platform Anything else is up to you! You should colour it in and annotate it to show the features. 15
  16. 16. Your designs • The game.. 16
  17. 17.  To be able to identify the main features of a website  To be able to explain what a game website is likely to include 17
  18. 18. Exam time: 18
  19. 19. revision • http://www.classtools.net/mob/quiz_53/Web page_layout_terminology_video_games_6q26 C.htm 19

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