Some companies that employ game testers are Epic Games, Nintendo and Gunfire Games. The education and experience required by each company for game testers varies.
Epic Games, located in Cary, North Carolina, employs game QA testers. The QA tester analyzes the games and looks for potential issues. QA testers provide stability reports and data, write feedback and try to find different bugs.
Nintendo, located in Redmond, Washington, also frequently hires game testers. Testers at Nintendo look for programming issues, test development software and look at different quality assurance checklists during the testing process. Gunfire Games, located in Texas, also hires QA testers on a contract basis.