Posts by Bobby Stein

Breaking into the Business – Pt. 2

Breaking into the Business – Pt. 2

We covered some basic game industry career information in part one of our feature on how to break into the video game business. Let’s assume you’re now ready to apply for jobs, but aren’t sure where to start. The following sections should point you in the right direction. This article assumes that you have no previous game industry experience and that you’re looking for work in the United States. Show Us What You’ve Got It’s crucial to have both a...

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Breaking Into the Business – Pt. 1

Breaking Into the Business – Pt. 1

“How do you break into the video game business?” If I had a dollar for every time I heard that most oft asked question of game developers, let’s just say I’d be piloting a diamond-encrusted jetpack to the studio. It feels like ages ago when I sought the same answer. But it wasn’t until I bullied my way into my first paying gig that I realized there are countless ways to break in to the game industry. You just need to understand your options and...

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