Video gaming is by no means a niche hobby. Billions of people around the world have found ways to enjoy video games, so you’re not alone. But this also means that there are opportunities in the video game industry if you want to make money.
While the classic way to enjoy video games is to play them yourself, a lot of people also entertain themselves by immersing in the gaming world in other ways. Social media, like everything else, has opened up a whole new world of communication, entertainment, and even education.
So how can you break into this niche?
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Publisher: Same Guy
Released on Feb 26, 2016
Stardew Valley is a timeless farming simulator that leaves you with a feeling of satisfaction–the perfect game for anyone who wants to sit down and relax after a long day at the office. If you’ve ever dreamed of becoming fully self-sufficient, then you’re in luck because Stardew Valley is all about living off of the land by turning an overgrown field into your very own farm!
Genre: An Indie Farming Simulator
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Developer: Last Day of Work
Publisher: Same as Above
Released on Sep 27, 2007
Plant Tycoon is my go-to waiting game right before finals week. It is a relaxing gardening simulator where you grow and nurture plants, then crossbreed mature ones to produce new offspring. Being a gardener, the goal is to pollinate different species of plants until you finally discover the six magical plants to restore the ecological balance to the island of Isola.
Genre: Casual Sim
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Developer: GameArt Studio GmbH
Publisher: Same as Above
Released on Apr 20, 2015
Fermi’s Path is a straight-shooter featuring a subatomic particle’s intense journey through hyperspace. As a huge science nerd, I was really looking forward to trying this one since it had a chemistry theme. I got into flash games in high school, which is why I played so many shooters. This arcade game will test your reaction time to catchy techno music. Can you beat your last high score on every difficulty?
Genre: A Classic Indie Racing Game
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Hatfall – Hatters Gonna Hat Edition
Developer: Ben “Yahtzee” Croshaw
Publisher: Addicting Games, Defy Media
Released on Nov 20, 2015
Hatfall – Hatters Gonna Hat Edition is a short and sweet minigame produced by the famous YouTuber, Zero Punctuation, the guy who rants about every video game in no more than a single sentence. He has decided to bestow upon the fandom the opportunity to catch as many hats as possible, and by any means necessary.
Genre: An Action Game about Hats
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