The Gaming Industry is thriving and expanding competitvely.
Big players like Blizzard Entertainment, ZeniMax Media (The Elder Scrolls Online), Riot Games (League of Legends) have been recruiting players into their teams for innovations and user-based QoE (Quality of Experience).
Many Global Startups are following as well, recruiting gamers for creative, innovation and developing partnerships. Your voice is a valuable asset to them.
This is a partnership, not a career-change. Commitment is needed, definitely, but not on a 8-5 conventional way.