WordPress Themes for Gamers & Gaming
eGamer was one of the pioneering themes for game websites, laying the groundwork and setting the standard with which many themes would be compared against.
Designed to function as a video game blog, it is versatile and flexible enough to work with nearly any site or topic. Custom-built features of the theme include: the ability to embed video from the popular video-sharing sites (YouTube, Vimeo, etc.), automatic resizing of images, and even a custom author ratings and review system.
Additionally, you can optionally choose to turn on or off various sections or features of your site which include: a section for recent reviews, banner ad management/zones, post thumbnails, and sections for popular, random, and recent posts.
IndiGamer allows you to show off your creative and artistic flair while presenting your gaming content in a unique and stylish WordPress theme.
Built specifically for gamers and those whose websites or topics involve video games, this theme delivers one of the most creative designs you will find anywhere.
Whether you’re building an online information portal about a particular style, gaming system, or just games in general or you’re wanting to create a robust review site – this theme will help you achieve your goals.
With three custom layouts, a special reviews section (and accompanying “top reviews” widget), responsive layout and design, and many more features packed in the admin area that are awaiting customization – you can create a site that is unique to you.
Ithaca is a WordPress theme that was built specifically for game review sites.
With custom functionality that enables you to create a state-of-the-art site complete with reviews, overviews, photos, and more – everything you could need to have your own gaming site up and running is included with this theme.
This theme comes equipped with several custom features which you should find appealing including: custom ratings/reviews that allows you to assign and display a score, five unique color schemes, and the ability to customize your homepage and it also set up with a featured slider that is accompanied by 10 different transition effects.
Games Zone gives you the ability to set up your own gaming website that would rival the features, look, and functionality of even the most popular sites in the industry.
With one of the most modern and current designs of any theme you will come across, its features include: sliders for displaying your featured content, an events section, mega menu built into the design, Retina-ready and responsive layout, banner and ad management/zones included, built-in shortcodes, custom ratings and reviews capabilities, and trendy design touches that will give you a site that is both feature-rich and beautiful.
GamingMag is another excellent games-related theme for WordPress from Magazine3. With a more minimal approach than their other themes of its kind, this solution provides you with everything you need to create an online gaming publication.
With a magazine-style layout, the theme is able to support an amazing amount of content on its home page – everything from multimedia files (like photos, videos, etc.) to standard blog posts are incorporate into the design.
Additionally, the theme has a responsive design, drag-and-drop interface for building layouts and pages, custom page templates and widgets, and dozens of other features which have been custom-made specifically for gaming sites.
YouPlay delivers a rich and striking visual appeal, making use of images and carefully-chosen fonts to deliver a theme for gaming that is both beautiful and highly functional.
Just a few of the many features that you will find included with this theme: support/integration with WooCommerce & BBPress, unlimited layout options and color schemes to choose from, responsive design, built-in shortcodes, parallax design elements, coded with HTML5 & CSS3, the premium Revolution Slider WordPress plugin included, and a powerful theme options panel are just a few highlights of this powerful theme.
With a magazine-style layout, responsive design that was built with Bootstrap, custom widgets, ratings functionality, custom post type for upcoming games, and more – this WordPress theme would make a great foundation for any type of gaming site.
Built using Google’s Material design style, this responsive and Bootstrap-built features dozens of custom widgets, shortcodes, and features that allow you to create a truly amazing website for online games.
This theme allows you to create a full-featured gaming community via the integration with the free bbPress WordPress plugin, rate/review games with the robust rating system built-in, look good on any size screen with the responsive layout and design, sell stuff online via the WooCommerce support and integration, and customize the theme to your liking via the powerful theme options panel.
This is a full-featured solution for anyone wanting to set up a gaming news, reviews, or information site.
With built-in WooCommerce support/integration, a powerful review/ratings system, the ability to show off artwork and media, a responsive design that ensures your site looks good on all types of screens and devices, and a built-in slider that can be used to promote your featured or most important content.
About this collection…
If you are in the video game industry or have a site about video games and use WordPress, then you are in luck as there are a number of truly powerful and amazing themes at your disposal.
Whether you’re wanting to create an online gaming portal where you share the latest news, reviews, updates, and information – or you want to set up a simple games blog, there are plenty of WordPress themes to choose from that have been created specifically for gaming sites.
From the clean and minimal to the powerful and robust, here are some of the best game themes on the market today.