It is unfortunately common to see a headline in gaming magazines telling of a gaming company having crushing financial trouble, sometimes leading to a massively popular studio having to shut down. The games industry, despite its worth and size, can be extremely volatile.
Companies of all shapes and records can fall victim to these financial downfalls, from THQ’s unexpected bankruptcy to the Yogsventure fiasco, the market can be turned on its head with little or no warning, and destroy dreams in a matter of hours. Well if you’re still reading, and you know that you really, really want to start your own games development company, here are a few tips to get you on the right path.
A certain level of self-help may also be necessary. If you’ve already done well enough in the first couple of points, and knew from an early age that you wanted to work in the video game industry, then you probably already have some kind of in as your full time job. If you are a late bloomer, however, and already have a job, along with a family and a whole host of other obligations, then you may need to find the self-discipline to work on your video game passion in your spare time. If you’re absolutely desperate to make money from your hobby, you might be able to sell a design for an online slot machine here and there. Check out this page for Lawfirm Malta to read more about the virtual gambling industry here