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The Microsoft made console the Xbox 360 needs at home testers and beta testers to find bugs and glitches in their games. Xbox 360 is an American made product so all the testing can be done in America or the UK. The games may be sent to you at your home depending on stipulations and the type of testing you get into.

As a video game tester you will find bugs, glitches, errors, geometry problems, graphical malfunctions and anything that got past alpha game testers or the early stages of development. This job can't be done by anybody, and a good amount of gaming experience is needed. After reading the site and checking out some of our articles Sign up to get started.

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Interview with a Professional Woman Game Tester - Her Path to Game Testing

So lately I have been seeing articles about how it can be difficult to get into the gaming industry. While some of these articles have valid points, it's not as hard as it may seem. Now, before you get ahead of yourself and start applying to EA, some things need to be explained. Firstly, the term gaming industry is a loosely thrown around phrase. There are now many layers to the gaming industry all having their own importance.

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3 Ways to get into the Gaming Industry

So lately I have been seeing articles about how it can be difficult to get into the gaming industry. While some of these articles have valid points, it's not as hard as it may seem. Now, before you get ahead of yourself and start applying to EA, some things need to be explained. Firstly, the term gaming industry is a loosely thrown around phrase. There are now many layers to the gaming industry all having their own importance.

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The Developers we want to Test Games for the most

There is a lot of really great developers out in the gaming community, but there is even more bad ones. All that crappy shovel ware that gets put on your console of choice has to come from somewhere. It is even possible that if you are looking to learn how to test games for a living you might be testing software for these kinds of previously mentioned developers in the entry stages of the job. Still, a person can dream about testing for their favorite developers. In this editorial we've done just that, these are the developers that we would do anything to test games for, well almost anything.

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Video Game Testing on the PS3 and Wii

The times are changing and it is becoming easier for potential game testers to test on the Nintendo Wii and Playstation 3. Find out why.

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Game Testing Facts

find out the facts and falsities about the video game industry and game testing jobs. Go through our list of facts and falsities to clarify what you may or may not have heard about testing video games.

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Getting a game testing job, Does location matter?

Someday you might want to work as a game tester inside a revered gaming studio or company. Being an Xbox 360 tester working with the dev team and the production staff. Of course this could be a hard task if you have minimal education or experience. People are wondering if they need to live in certain location to find a school that specializes in video game testing. Most of the time the answer is no, most areas offer a tech school of some sort such as ITT tech.

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Video Game Testing can hardly be considered a scam

Whenever you hear about a job being accessible over the internet or something that you do at home, everybody can easily coin the term scam, deceit, lie, or my personal favorite: Shamble. Not that I object to such reasonings when there are jobs floating around the internet like filling out surveys for money. I still have to act as the antithesis, me being someone who braved the front and decidedly signed up with one of those programs, and had nothing but success.

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The Non Gameplay Work of Game Testing

It has been said that you have to be able to play games for hours at a time in order to become a Xbox 360 game tester or a tester for another gaming console. This statement is still very much true, but there other aspects of the video game testing world that might not be considered playing games. If you are working at home, independently as a xbox game tester you will not have to deal with these aspects. But if you choose to work in a gaming studio you will be required to test the games and hardware in many different ways.

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Grand Theft Auto Game Tester Chat

Shooting RPG's from helicopters! Grand Theft Auto is going to be awesome. That should be the main consensus that runs through peoples minds when they hear a new grand theft auto game is coming out. The carnage, mayhem, free roaming world, cars, guns and hookers, all equal over 50 hours of play time. Yet, it is still hard for me to get excited about the game.

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Xbox 360 Game Testers Wanted

If your dream is that you always wanted to test on the Xbox 360 game system then you have to take the business very seriously. It goes beyond just playing xbox 360 games in your spare time. You have to track companies, be updated on all the latest media, and you have to play Xbox 360 games for hours a day. Here is an article on the subject, to help see what is game companies want.

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Read the Rest of This ArticleBeing a Game Tester: Living the dream? or just living?

How could a job where you test games not be the greatest thing in the world? We will almost answer this question, kinda. Being a freelance tester you have the opportunity to test Xbox 360 games, Playstation 3 games, Wii games and whatever games you can get your hands on. The problem is that you are not always promised work tomorrow. You might have to work real hard for your next game, or you just might be in the right place at the right time and get a Xbox 360 Game dropped in your lap (keep your fingers crossed).

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Don't Let This Be the End of Stay at Home Game Testing

There is a consensus to the game testing world lately, or at least in the stay at home game testing and freelance game testing world. That many representatives from video game companies and Xbox 360 game companies alike are skeptical of hiring freelance testers due to the fidelity of game testers in their history.

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The Education Needed to Become a Game Tester: Schools and Colleges

Becoming a freelance tester for the Microsoft driven game platforms can be a good career choice, but it isn't for everyone. Some choose to solidify the foundation of their game testing job and get a proper education. I find that doing both freelance and going to college works out an even balance, and helps you gain experience and money.

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How to Market Yourself as a Xbox 360 Game Tester

Marketing your name can increase how much work you get and the quality of the work you get. Being recognized can lead to different opportunities and increase your gaming status. There are several different kinds of ways to get your name out in the open.

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