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Ha1 task 1

  1. 1. Unit 13: Understanding the computer Games Industry Developers; The creators and developers of game titles, they can usually range from 100 to under 5 people, they can be individual workers or can be working under a publisher. Projects are either commissioned by a publisher or initiated by a developer and then pitched to a publisher for funding and take-up. Publishers; Responsible for publishing, marketing, promoting and usually financing.
  2. 2. Console Manufacturers/First Party Publishers; The companies that produce the hardware like consoles such as Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo. They are responsible for the games being put onto shelves; they have high power over what becomes a released game.
  3. 3. Mobile Platforms and Social Networking; They are highly used methods of spreading adverts to show off the game before it comes out, with the ever growing number of people using social networks now, it has become an increasingly popular method of showing off games. Press and Media; Similar to mobile and social media, using television and newspapers in order to make people want to purchase the games.
  4. 4. Distribution and Retail; Distributers sell to the retailers by delivering games in bulk to them. Retailers are the stores with the games on the shelves, where the public can go to find their games.

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