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Interactive video lesson plan for: Mailbag #2 - Questions About the Game Industry - Extra Credits

Activity overview:

This week, we answered some more of the popular questions from our inbox. See the full timestamped index here: (---More below)

(0:20) What's with all the grey-brown, "gritty" REALISM in game these days?

(1:15) Why are games based on film licenses always so BAD?

(1:42) Okay... so why do all video game MOVIES suck?

(2:31) What are your thoughts on [eSports]?

(2:46) What makes Minecraft so awesome?

(3:13) What the HELL happened to Sonic? What would it take to put him back on top?

(4:13) Have you guys thought about doing a podcast or weekly column?

(4:26) Do you mind if I reference one of these videos or show it in class?

(4:38) When are all those episodes you guys promised coming?

(5:00) A lot of the stuff you guys talk about are things that consumers can't really do anything to change. How can I help to impact or fix ANY of these things?

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♪ Intro Music: "Penguin Cap" by CarboHydroM

♪ Outro Music: "Metroid Metal" by Stemage

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