GameSkinny is the video game destination for guides, community news, features, listicles, and reviews. The editorial team is looking for freelance writers anywhere in the world to join our team. This role is fully remote.

Interested candidates should have in-depth knowledge of gaming and must be comfortable writing about various gaming-related topics. This is a great opportunity to cover the gaming community, new releases, and popular live-service titles. Applicants should be motivated self-starters with an attention to detail. We’re a global, digital newsroom filled with passionate and dedicated team members.

Applicants with experience regularly covering Minecraft, GTA, ARK, Fortnite, and new release games will be prioritized.

Please provide a portfolio or writing examples to showcase your work.

We're looking for multiple types of writers who will each cover different beats. These include:

  • New video game releases
  • Live-service games
  • Lists and features
  • Community-driven news coverage


  • Help cover news, features, and guides around game releases
  • Work with editors to develop pitches
  • Meet deadlines for publishing stories
  • Follow trending topics through Google Trends and social media
  • Understanding online game communities and the games themselves

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience writing about the gaming industry
  • Familiarity with Google Trends, Trello and WordPress
  • Knowledge of SEO practices

Compensation ranges from $11-$60 USD per article. Pay rates may vary for international candidates based on location.