Interested in working in video games? You might want to check out G4TV’s new series, G4 University, which focuses on video games jobs by interviewing the big names in the industry. The BioWare doctors encourage people to create their own game, Adam Sessler gives advice on game journalism, Ken Levine says some of their best people came from quality assurance.
More G4 University and Comments after the jump.
Today’s installment is an article about becoming a community manager.
G4TV will be posting new interviews and articles all week, so keep an eye on their site.
Being at a game development company is the most obvious path to being in the game industry, but there is also a huge secondary industry to actual video game production. I started Guild Launch because I love video games, but I didn’t really want to make them. I get to interact with game developers and I get to keep my ear to the ground on industry news.
When it comes to hiring, the most important quality we look for is a passion for gaming. That will fuel a person’s ability to connect the dots on disparate elements that transform an idea from good to brilliant.