Write For Us
We always appreciate and encourage talented, creative and reliable writers who can contribute news and articles on PG. Writing for PakGamers is not only a awesome way to get exposure and spread your voice/opinion to thousands of people around the country & globe but it’s a great way to giving back to the community which has helped thousands of members in the past and working towards promoting the gaming scene in Pakistan since 2007.
You may write the following type of articles and columns for PG
– Gaming News
– Articles & Feature
– PC Hardware News & Reviews (related to gaming only)
– Guides & Tutorials (games, hardware, software)
– Random Stuff (anything which you think is related to video gaming)
While above is just a basic criteria for the content we accept but don’t limit yourself to them. We accepts any and all things related to video games.
WHY WRITE FOR PAKGAMERS?
– Exposure to huge targeted audience
– PG Writers Achievement (when you contribute 3 or more articles)
– Advance your online reputation and experience as a online writer/journalist
– Great way to giving back to the gaming community of Pakistan
GUIDELINE & RULES
1 – PakGamers will not tolerate Plagarism. Please provide us with an original article. If you use another site please be sure to cite or reference it in your post. You must attach image that you describes in your article.
2 – Use proper grammar and spelling so it is easily legible and readable to everyone, Always Check and Re-Check your article before submitting.
3 – Be creative in your reviews/previews to make it more enjoyable to read and do not writeup your article in a rush. Just remember, its not a race to the finish line. Take your time and make it legible and grammatically correct.
Reviews & Previews
4 – When reviewing a game, record a short gameplay video and do a voice over narration. You dont need to worry about editing, we will do that. It can be word-to-word what you have written, so think of your review as a script for video. *Please pay attention to video/audio
5 – Reviews must be minimum 750 Words anything less than 750 words will not be accepted. Previews or Demo Impressions can be shorter than reviews as they do not have enough information required making it as big as a review, the minimum for previews is 600 words anything less the minimum will not be accepted. You can divide your review in Story line (narrative), Environment, Graphics, Sound Design, Level Design, Multiplayer, Lasting Appeal, Etc categories if you like.
6 – Use proper paragraphs for reviews/previews do not make a jumbled up mess of lines.
7 – In a review scores for the following must be given: Gameplay, Sound, Graphics, Lasting Appeal and Overall DO NOT give a score if a game does not have multiplayer instead leave it as N/A also for the overall score DO NOT take an average of the scores.
8 – For previews the minimum amount of screenshot required is two although three pics are recommended. For reviews the minimum required amount of screenshots are 3 although five pics are recommended.
Game Review Rating Scale:
9 – Rating Scale: 1 to 10 stars/points (with 0.5 incremental): For example: 1.0 stars, 1.5 stars, 2 stars, 2.5 stars and so on.
10 – Rating Factors:
Overall (required, consider the game in its entirety and really think about it.)
11 – A Screenshot should be of exact size 600 x 305 (not smaller, a little bigger image will be accepted). If you don’t know how to resize images then just let us know and send us the original images and will handle the rest, however this might increase the time at our end in publishing your article.
TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR PUBLIC PUBLICATIONS
Before submitting your article to us, please read our “User Generated Content” terms and conditions. They are available at our “Terms & Condition” page under section-5. You can read it here. or http://www.pakgamers.com/terms-and-conditions/
– Your Name
– Two to four lines intro (in 3rd person view)
– 100×100 pixel picture or your PG avatar will be used.
– Social & Gaming network info (optional): Facebook, Twitter, XBL, PSN
You have to send us the above information only once for your first entry, for all your future entries, your bio will be automatically added.
If you think you’ve got what it takes, then just send over your entry via PM or Email to NaNoW http://www.pakgamers.com/forums/members/nanow/ or email email@example.com
Payment Structure :
For Game Reviews, Hardware Reviews and Feature Articles :
- Either we provide you with key. In this case, your compensation will be that key. You can sell it, keep it or do whatever you want.
- We will pay you 400 Rs for the review and video. This should follow the above mentioned guideline.
For news pieces or previews :
- We will pay you 2500 Rs / 10 news pieces of at least 250 words. That comes down to roughly 1 Rs for 1 word. These will be every alternate day ( so in 20 days / 10 pieces) exciting and hottest news. We dont want to be behind the curve, so search the internet and deliver us something fresh.