Thursday, May 31, 2007

How to Become A Game Tester?

Video game testers are in demand due to massive growth in the gaming industry. Individuals are receiving hundreds of dollars per assignment to simply play and share their thoughts on the latest video games to hit the market. Anyone can land a job as video game tester. The only requirement is that you own a video game system to test the games. Here is a three step system for cashing in on a job as a video game tester.

1. Find a Video Game Tester Job

Finding a video game tester job can be a difficult process. Unless you're connected to someone in the video game industry, you'll be hard pressed to locate a company to hire you has a video game tester. Your best shot at landing a game testing job is getting help from someone connected to the industry. Once you're in, you must make sure you continue to complete each assignment given to you. If you fail to complete each job, you'll soon lose your dream job.

2. Check Your Mailbox

After being hired as a video game tester, you'll soon begin to receive assignments via mail. The package will include a video game and an assignment sheet for you to fill out and return after your job has been completed. The company will also inform you of your hourly pay. Be sure to thoroughly read the assignment sheet before playing the game. You'll want to make sure you understand the goal of your assignment before you start. Typically, the assignment will ask you to find glitches and how the game play was for single /multiplayer gaming. Once you've finished playing, fill out your assignment sheet and return it to the gaming company.

3. Cash Your Check

Getting paid for gaming is one of the most exciting aspects of being a video game tester. After you complete each video game testing job, you'll receive your check in the mail. Each check will arrive approximately two weeks after completing each job given to you. Plus, you'll also be keeping the free video game you received for the job.

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

Think you could help me out?
dekinmoreno@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

what do you have to be to be a video game tester... if it's over sixteen then dang, but if not could you help me or tell me about someone that could. thanks

if the age is eightteen you don't have to bother writting back

Anonymous said...

oh and my e-mail address is getnluky@msn.com

Anonymous said...

Thank you for taking the time to write this article. If you do not know someone in the industry, what do you suggest? keez34@aol.com

skyler said...

hey man thanks for writing the article. could u help me out on how to get started with a company?

skylermessmer@hotmail.com


thanks

Anonymous said...

honestly ...not a very good guide..infact..there wasnt much guiding at all.

to find a game company tat are lookin for testers is easy..how u end up inside...tats the whole tip of the article.ive been there..i know..but its ur blog..i doubt my contribution here is worth it

Anonymous said...

anyone know where to start?
skipy.thetard@yahoo.com