The Requirements of being a Game 먹튀검증 Reviewer/Taster
The career of many game reviewers or more commonly known as ‘Tasters’ is more often than not frowned upon in Asian Communities. In countries with competitive gaming industries such as South Korea, it becomes more challenging for game reviewers to secure their corporate positions. Their careers are challenged by the major factors: A rise in individuals who intend to enter the field of reviewing games and websites dedicated to game reviews. An example of these websites is Toto Eats (토토먹튀), South Korea’s leading verification site (먹튀검증사이트). Popularly known as “the eating site” (먹튀사이트) by local and international gamers, this verification (먹튀검증) website has certainly given game tasters a run for their money. A combination of Toto (토토) and Eats (먹튀), the company has presented users the opportunity to register themselves in certified and legitimate processes. So what does it take to become a game reviewer?
Firstly, video games testers need need to possess education in field such as computer science, software development, computer programming, or another relevant technical field. Additionally, testers must be skilled in games and gameplay. Individuals who aim to review games with massively multiplayer online (MMO) games in mind would need to have background know-how in computer programming, popular operating systems and hardware skills. Besides, gaming firms have a stronger affinity towards tasters who are able to communicate effectively through both verbal and writing skills. A self-motivational game reviewer is often among the top selections of candidates for the position. Lastly, game reviewers must always have a keen eye to detail. Similar to designers, game reviewers must be able to make concrete observations and deductions about the gameplay as well as communicate these findings in a professional and concise manner. As this article shows, being a game reviewer is definitely not the walk in the park that most Asian communities deem it to be.