Eric Piermont/AFP/Getty ImagesOn the surface, there's no way you'd think that working in the video game industry would be a "risky" career. AdvertisementAdvertisementWhile having a job in the game industry might seem like living the high life, that's only when you have the job. And the constant employee burnout from this process of hiring and rehiring — let alone from the deadline crunching — might make the video game industry feel dangerously unstable to someone looking for employment security. So while you might be able to find lots of jobs in the video game industry, you might not be able to have the same job for a long period of time. But hey, we hear you get paid to play video games.