Critical Path: How to Review Videogames for a Living

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It’s your dream job: Playing video games. Writing about them. Getting paid. It will never happen, right? Actually, it can. It’s definitely not easy to get this dream job—it requires a lot of perseverance, plenty of patience, a certain amount of skill, and a fair amount of luck. But with the right combination of elements, this job can be yours. Critical Path: How to Review Videogames for a Living will tell you what you need to know and what you need to do to make a run at this career, for real. This includes how to write compelling reviews, how to pitch yourself as a writer, how to tackle some tricky ethical quandaries, and yes, even how to get free games. Based on Dan Amrich’s own experience as a game journalist for more than 15 years, it’s advice that can serve you for your entire career, from press start to game over.

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I'm so grateful to Dan Amrich. Now, when someone asks me how to become a game reviewer, I can bypass the ponderous email chain of heartfelt tutelage and simply say "Buy Critical Path."- Justin McElroy, founding editor, PolygonIf you've ever dreamt about playing video games for a living -- and getting paid for it -- Dan Amrich's Critical Path is a must-read for its accuracy, clarity and hilarity.- Marc Saltzman, syndicated video game columnist/USA Today contributorIf you take games seriously, Critical Path is required reading.- Andy Eddy, veteran game journalist

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Dan Amrich started reviewing videogames professionally in 1993. His work has appeared in Wired, Official Xbox Magazine, PC Gamer, GamePro, GamesRadar, Guitar World, and Time Out New York, among several other national publications. He is also the author of the 2001 book PlayStation 2 for Dummies. Dan currently lives in Los Angeles.

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