What’s it like when a video game totally flops, selling less than 150 total copies? Read this interesting Gamasutra blog by Airscape designer Daniel West if you want a glimpse at how tough it is to get games noticed these days. “It’s no longer enough to make a good game.”
In today's battle-hardened edition of Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter Dracosummoner asks you to square off against a corporate executive, developer, designer, or member of the gaming press in your ultimate game industry boss fight. Cue battle music!
Most people that express a desire to enter the video game industry profess to not care how much money they can make doing something they love. Those people can probably skip the annual Game Developer Salary Survey results. The rest of you can read on to see who's making the most money in the business.
Maxim has listed the the average game industry salary, courtesy of Game Developer Research. Let's have a look:
Sometimes it seems like I write this post every year. Mega retail gaming store GameStop has announced that the 2007 holiday season saw a record $2.3 billion dollars, an increase of 35% over last year's holiday sales. To put this in perspective, this is more money than I have in my pocket right now. GameStop boss Dick…