We’re hiring!* We are looking for articulate, clever and irreverent writers to contribute features, analysis, reviews and opinion for www.thumbsticks.com.
Thumbsticks is a home for articles that explore all aspects of video game culture and industry. We are looking for careful analysis of game art, sound, story and design and anything else that will bring a fresh and unexpected view on these subjects.
- Re-appraising past releases and reconsidering them, with an emphasis on both the historical and the personal.
- Explore how a game changed an aspect of your life. How did a virtual world impact the real world?
- Examine something specific within a game and using it to explore wider issues and ideas.
- Or cover any aspect related to the various themes including favourite characters, defining moments, major themes, and legacy.
To apply, please e-mail a sample of your writing (100-250 words), along with a brief description of your background (with links any published samples if possible). Articles should be written for a general reader in lively, accessible language.
*For the love
Alas we cannot pay for contributions, but we’ll share all perks and invitations to industry events. If the site ever becomes popular enough to pay it’s own way, we’ll revisit it this honestly and openly.