Actually, testing brand new video games and getting paid to do it is possible
. A lot of people are making serious amount of money doing it. This is a dream come true opportunity for every video game fanatic but there are also potential problems that could ruin all the fun.
As you know very well video games are a multi-billion dollar business. So companies want to make sure a new game has no flaws and problems, no matter how big or small. As a video game enthusiast you know very well how annoying it is, when a small issue ruins your fun. That is why video game testers are needed.
Your job as a game tester, is simple to test the games in any way you can to find problems. For example you are asked to run through doors and walls and see if anything out of the ordinary happens. Basically test the game in every way you can. Of course the better feedback you get the more work you can get and the more money you can make.
It is really important to treat this as a serious job and pay attention to every detail. Because if you play games and just have fun without doing your job then their offer some other person to do your job. There are so many different games coming out all the time and if you show yourself as a serious game tester, then not only can you enjoy the latest games, but of course make money.
Nothing is guaranteed for you and you also have to understand that most people fail because they are not taking their job seriously. Companies do not pay game tester millions of dollars just to have fun, they want accurate and informative feedback. Surely you should take advantage of this money making opportunity, you have nothing to lose but so much to gain.