Anything you want to know about how to break into the Gaming industry was answered at the IGDA (International Game Developers Association) panel at SGC 2014. They talk about what schools help, completing your first project, and networking. Anyone thinking about joining the gaming industry should watch this.
Marty McFly: Wait a minute, Doc. Ah... Are you telling me that you built a time machine... out of a DeLorean?
Dr. Emmett Brown: The way I see it, if you're gonna build a time machine into a car, why not do it with some style?