Wednesday, 12 June 2013


Game of your choice!
(You will need access to it and must be able to play it.)
Analyse the representations of the following in terms of
mediation: stereotypes and the theories of intentional,
constructionist and/or reflective.
Create a
CHALLENGE timeline of the evolution of the female role in video games .

Represantation of Women in Video Games

  • Who was the first woman video game character you can remember? Describe her.
Lara Croft – I remember watching my dad play the first few Lara Croft
  • Who was the first woman you knew that played video games? Describe her?
My Mum – she played lots of video games with me on the Play station 1 and 2
  • Do you think the woman gamer felt she was ‘represented’ in the character you described? Why, why not?
I don’t know I was like 6
  • Can you think of another female character that this woman would feel is a representation of her? Why?
Some one from the Sims because they are customizable.