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Video Games QA

By Priyam Datta
[ Manager Operations | Dhruva Interactive ]




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What is Video Games QA?


A Career in Video Games QA is very interesting. One should first understand What a Career in Video Games QA entails before investing time and effort to figure out How to start a Career in Video Games QA. The internet is a great source of information on Video Games QA, but it is second best to learning about the same from a real professional.

Priyam Datta is an experienced professional with 17 years in Video Games QA. Here is how Priyam Datta detailed Video Games QA:

Video Games Quality Assurance is a process to ensure that the video games that you get to play are bug free and enjoyable.





How Priyam Datta got into Video Games QA?


After completing my schooling from Pragjyotish EMH School and Cotton College, Guwahati,I did my BE in Civil Engineering from NIT Silchar. Then I started my career as a Java Programmer and have been working in the Games Industry since 2003. Currently I am working with Dhruva Interactive.





Priyam Datta's Talk on Video Games QA



Starts with what is:
     1) Video Games Quality Assurance  

Next, it covers Education. In this Talk Education was discussed as theoretical topics needed to excel at Video Games QA, and not as Qualifications needed to enter Video Games QA. It discusses following headings for Education in Video Games QA:
     2) Language  
     3) Project Management  
     4) Quality Assurance  
     5) Testing Architecture  

Then, the Talk focuses on the most important component that is Skills. Anyone aspiring for Video Games QA needs to understand that Skill development is crucial for success. Here is a list of Skills required for Video Games QA:
     6) Eye for Detail  
     7) Interpretation  
     8) Articulation  
     9) Technical Bend Of Mind  
     10) Passion For Game  
     11) Teamwork  
     12) Communication  

Video Games QA has an interesting list of Positives. This Talk explains these Positives of Video Games QA:
     13) Technology Progressive  
     14) Global Presence  
     15) High Job Satisfaction  
     16) Rich Industry  

After a discussion on Positives, Challenges complete the caricature of Video Games QA:
     17) Low Visibility  
     18) Non-existing gaming culture  
     19) Not a serious career alternative  

In the final section of the Talk, Priyam Datta talks about How a day goes in a Career in:
     20) Passion  




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(Video Games Q A, Priyam Datta, Dhruva Interactive, Game Testing, Game Quality Assurance, Game Quality, Video Game Testing)





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