Earning Curve: Video games

Nintendo, UK sales of Wii games ('08): £481m

Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013

John S Riccitiello, CEO Electronic Arts, total earnings ('08): £3.6m

Michael Hollick, lead actor, fee for Grand Theft Auto IV: £72k

Video game designer, p.a.: up to £55k

Game tester, average salary p.a.: £13k

Alexey Pajitnov, inventor of Tetris, royalties: £0

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