Destructoid is a place for passionate gamers to find engaging articles & information about their favorite franchises written by other passionate gamers. Currently, we're looking for freelance writers to join our fully remote and international newsroom.

Working with Destructoid means writing high-quality game guides for World of Warcraft, with the chance to write about other video games, too. Competitive applicants will have in-depth knowledge about World of Warcraft and MMOs. They will track current news and topics within the community to contribute in-depth guides, listicles, rankings, and breaking news. We encourage writers to use their own voice when writing.

Bonus points for diehard MMO players. If you’re an expert in Final Fantasy XIV, Runescape, or anything else, let us know!


  • Follow trending topics and stay up-to-date on all things World of Warcraft
  • Must be a self starter who can confidently pitch trending ideas
  • Meet deadlines for publishing stories
  • Good communication habits


  • At least 1-2 years of prior game writing experience (with Trello and WordPress training)
  • Deep knowledge of video games and their related communities
  • Excitement, dedication, and an ability to pivot when needed

While applying to this position, please provide us with a resume, 1-3 relevant writing samples (an application without a writing sample will not be considered), and a cover letter that explains your writing expertise as well as your ability to cover World of Warcraft as a weekly beat.

Rates: $16 to $90 per piece, depending on content type and length. Salary range may differ for international candidates, based on location.