Video games: careers, writing tips and expert interviews


Love playing video games? Have you ever thought about turning it into a career? Try our pack for writing your own video game and get tips from industry experts. We've also got a book list to help you learn more and an interview with top video game writer Rhianna Pratchett.

Rhianna Pratchett and Andy Robertson in conversation

Watch video game writer Rhianna Pratchett and journalist Andy Robertson discuss Rhianna's career in the industry and learn how playing video games can help improve your reading and writing skills.

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    Write your own video game

    Write your own "choose-your-own-adventure" game for your friends or family to play.
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    Video games book list

    These titles from Penguin Random House are perfect for gaming fans to dip into.
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    Video games with a literacy twist

    Check out these video games that will also help your literacy, including The Sims, Halo and Marvel's Spider-Man.
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    Video games careers

    Get advice and a glimpse behind the scenes from key figures from the video games industry.
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    Complete our employability checklist

    Now that you've investigated careers in video games, complete our employability checklist to help you stand out.
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