The gaming industry is growing each and every year, which makes it a market worth taking a look at. Casual gaming has exploded since the early days of the internet, from a PC based economy into the mobile and social realms, bringing with it a demographic of users not traditionally associated with video games.
Consoles are no longer the most popular gaming devices but they are still booming. I guess you might have noticed that latest Sony and Microsoft sold over 1 million Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in less than 24 hours. And gaming console market is far behind iPads, iPhones, Android devices and Windows Phone.
The console generation may no longer be in their heyday, but the consoles themselves are still able to make money. Sony and Microsoft still sells lots of Xbox Ones and Playstation 4s every day, bring in a no small amount of income for the companies. More importantly, we can’t forget to mention about the most popular gaming device currently which are the smartphones and tablets.
Gamers are currently being supported very well as nowadays, there are multiple ways to play games like using flash web, playing on the PC, console, mobile device... Because of that, now is the perfect time to participate in the gaming industry due to having a lot of potential with the enormous amount of gamers young and old, whether a grown-up or a kid, a guy or a girl can be a gamer. However, 1 of the most important factors for you to be able to create your own gaming community is the players’ first impressions about the visuals and the unique features of your game. This is a huge concern for game publishers as they try to show everything that’s great about their games through blogs, fanpages, homepages...
And so today, we would like to introduce you to 20 awesome WordPress themes for you to rely on, and from there you will find it easier to understand the success of the gaming industry.
1.Gillion (Trending Item)
Gillion is a WordPress theme that tells you about the publishing and online writing fields. It has a control panel that’s in charge of many functions and can meet most of your requirements. It was created by Visual Composer and combined with Unyson. There are multiple pre-existing features that are easy to use with just a few simple commands. Gillion is designed to fit with different screen sizes from PCs to tablets and smartphones.
Besides that, Gillion has also optimized the SEO and especially the page’s load speed, giving the viewers’ a better experience when entering your page. You can say that this is truly an awesome theme for you to advertise your game so you should try it now!
At number 2 is Newsmag PRO, a theme that’s design leans more towards the magazine type with incredibly versatile features. It has a beautiful style that attracts viewers along with some handy features. Newsmag PRO is a standard for many types of subjects and fits with every career so you can use it to advertise any product you want. Newsmag PRO has multiple features used for designing websites, reviews, blogs... and multiple pre-existing designs for you to choose for your website and save a lot of time.
Game websites are especially suitable with Newsmag PRO because it was designed with the ability to quickly adapt onto mobile, show pictures that have a high capacity very quickly, making the page load faster so that gamers don’t have to wait for a long time to see your website. With multiple options to choose from, you can easily show the introductions, the reviews or the popular posts on the market... at the best and most easy-to-see locations.
Newspaper is a WordPress News theme that is known by many and has multiple versions sold. The theme allows you to design a website in the most spectacular and attracive way possible. It has an easy-to-view interface as well as features that meet the viewers’ requirements. Newspaper brings in the "Mobile theme” from tag Div to make your website pretty, and have a faster load time when viewed from any type of screen.
One aspect of Newspaper is that its design to handle a huge load, being able to run smoothly even with accessing it multiple times as well as store a lot of content with no sign of lagging. The admin tool’s design is also easy to view which helps you understand and manage your website more easily.
Magellan is a WordPress theme with an elegant look that is leaning a bit towards the technological side, though it is very easy to use and has a fast load time. Magellan was created to help you make evaluation systems, review, share information...
With features like writing articles, uploading pictures, videos... Magellan is truly suitable for making reviews, introductories, sharing information about games, and can even have demos for the games. Your customers will be able to evaluate and see other people’s evaluations through the theme’s own evaluation system which is incredibly useful, convenient and reliable. Try Magellan for yourself and you’ll see its differences.
Malabar is a versatile theme, with a very youthful-looking design. Malabar has a strong foundation, allowing you to create a personal website very quickly. You can create a website or a magazine site with stunning designs that’s easy to look at using only a few simple actions. Malabar allows you adjust the layouts to make the design of the website more vibrant and fit with how you want it to be while also providing you with an incredibly handy admin tool containing multiple features. Malabar’s foundation is also really solid, allowing your website to always operate smoothly and stably.
Malabar is designed to fit with any foundation, any type of device and any screen size. That is also the reason why people often use Malabar to create websites the talk about gams. You can experience the popular features of a website like putting videos into the site, creating a posts-evaluating system for viewers, a comment section for viewers to freely discuss with each other...
If you’re looking for a modern, stable and elegant WordPress theme, SevenMag is the theme for you. It’s entirely suitable for making magazines, games, news, reviews, asdvertisements and blogs on websites. There are a lot of awesome features for both PC and mobile devices, and works with all screen sizes.
Your website will have RTL support for every language in the world. The introductory version of the feature allows you to try out pre-existing content templates. The loading speed of this theme will really surprise you as this is SevenMag’s big advantage.
Your website’s symbol can be used to identify text or pictures so you can upload anything you want. SevenMag is even compatible with the Retina screen with its high resolution.
CrystalSkull is a theme that has a perfectly beautiful image design. With its colorful visuals and having a handful of features, using modern technology and having a friendly interface, this is truly a theme that fits with the subject about media, game magazines or the types of review blogs. CrystalSkull is an awesome and flashy theme, design by the gaming community. The user interface of CrystalSkull s familiar-looking to help viewers feel comfortable when accessing your website.
CrystalSkull contains a lot of modern technology, from W3C’s HTML5 to CSS3’s moving images as well as a roll feature and an impressive Parallax effect. With CrystalSkull, your viewers will be amazed by the technological power that your website shows.
Blackfyre is a reliable search tool, with a modern and user-friendly interface that works with the gaming themes. Blackfyre is a theme that was developed and programmed to serve the gaming community with its many cool features. The theme provides features like letting users make accounts, form Guilds with unique features depending on the creator’s needs.
Blackfyre integrates a Visual Composer which allows you to create websites with your own unique designs. The theme also supports videos, the Parallax effect and much more, as well as having lots of handy features based on Widget such as an evaluation system. With it, you can manage your gaming community more easily. Start your game with Blackfyre!
With Gameleon, you can create your own unique gaming website and impress the viewers. With multiple great and handy features, Gameleon will be a wonderful choice for your projects, and once you know how to use Gameleon you’ll want it immediately.
If you are not looking to make a gaming wbsite, then that is such a waste. Ever since the the newsest update, this theme has no other gamer versions with a simliar function though its unique design is noteworthy.
Buddy is the 10th theme that I want to introduce to you. This is a WordPress theme with a refined and modern design and can accomodate the need of any type of website, whether it be about business, gaming, online communities, magazines, tourism, service... Buddy is an ideal choice for subjects on PC and mobile gaming. It’ll help you to easily create a website that is unlike any other.
If you have the intent of making a website then you should give Buddy a shot.
Soledad is a versatile theme that’s easy to use. Its design is modern, eye-catching and impressive-looking. Soledad is made for the development of websites using the latest technology with a beautiful interface. Soledad gives you over 300 unique sample pages and from there you’ll find the difference between Soledad and other themes and come to find that this theme is perfect for your every demand, no matter what it is.
Soledad has a design that’s oriented towards creativeness, like the websites about photography, tourism, fashion... It has features like choosing a library and adjusting lightboxes, sidebars. It can also help you create special comfortable user experiences. Soledad is compatible with WooCommerce, which allows you to turn Soledad into a unique product, an online store or a service website in a short amount of time, with full cohesion and synchronization. Soledad’s Bootstrap foundation will help it run well on every device and browser.
The Forca theme is designed for playing games, making useful websites, with subjects like sports, vehicles... With a signature evaluation system and a customizable design for the diverse subjects, Forca promises to bring you an incredibly high-class design.
Forca was developed and programmed by the latvian community so if you find that there are faults or have any complaints about it, you can contact them.
In the gaming industry, any publisher is concerned with advertising their products. GoddLife is one of the few themes that can help publishers with advertising their products. You can see that it has a very professional-looking layout, with an awesome, easy-to-see design and is compatible with all devices.
GoodLife allows you to freely design however you like by using the Premium Composer plugin (Visual Composer). With this feature, you’ll be able to customize almost all of the settings until you are completely satisfied with your website.
The viewer’s avatar, separate icons for each post or the evaluation system are some of GoodLife’s typical features. However, you can customize even further like for example sorting posts by number of views and comments...
FunnyGames is a modern WordPress theme that is highly customizable (thanks to the folks at Flexithemes). FunnyGames was specifically made for creating gaming websites and blogs.
FunnyGames even lets you create an online store in it. Further more, this theme has multiple customization options to help make it easier for you to add things like advertisement banners, quick view pop-ups, HOT content... in easy-to-see spots.
GamesPad is a WordPress theme with a classic style for gamers that is suitable for blogs and websites that talk about games. You’ll be amazed by the beautiful designs and interface, all looking perfect for you to add game images and introduce them to everyone.
The GamesPad’s features are quite reasonable for the subject of games. There will be social media links for you like Facebook and Twitter for viewers to easily link to the large communities. You may be interested with the advertisement options that GamesPad provide like having advertisements appear in posts or in the titles depending on your own policies. You are also able to add an online store to your website.
In the 16th spot is a theme with a beautiful design, the name Skt Magazine speaks for its compatibility with web samples about the press, especially on the subject of games. Skt Magazine’s designs makes it look very modern and eye-catching. This theme’s features are alsovery interesting. You’ll have reviews from gamers, can enlarged or retract images in the posts...
The theme has web demos that you can find and pick for the one that fits with your intentions. You can add social media links like Facebook and Twitter into your website as Skt Magazine supports this. Besides that, the theme is also compatible with multiple WordPress plugins like Facebook Comments, Nextgen Gallery, WooCommerce…and more.
This is a WordPress theme that talks about the subject of games and has a simple but elegamt design with multiple features, options and is overall easy to use. It gives you hints on prefered color combinations (for example gamers like black and blue), and the theme will even allow you to upload pictures or related videos, disscusion topics as well as reviews from the gaming community.
Adding to it, Game Center also allows you to add social media links and personal icons on each post.
Minefun is a WordPress theme that brings the familiarity from Minecraft (a video game with pixelized graphics). Minefun has a green interface and a decorated slider bar on the main page. This slider bar will have links to posts which will give the user easier access to the posts in your website.
The theme has a design that’s specifically for uploading videos so you can introduce the features of a game for viewers to see as well as allowing viewers to go to the game’s social media pages such as Facebook, Twitter...
In the 19th spot, we have Gamescript. This theme mostly centered on gaming. It has many awesome features that will surely leave a powerful impression on gamers, an example being that you can upload large images with high capacities as well as game introduction videos.
Gamescript also allows you to create an online store where you can easily sell your product right onthe website. Another interesting feature is that it comes with Google Map which allows customers to easily find their way to your store. There are social media icons to help customers track and share the information about your products through Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus.
The final theme in this review that I want to introduce to you is Paraxe, a theme that has an incredibly eye-catching and professional-looking design.
With its design being mainly for blogs and game magazines, Paraxa has a dark background in combination with the Parallax effect that will leave a strong impression on everyone that comes to your website. The social media icons are placed on the top, a location that’s incredibly easy to spot by customers. Paraxe also has an auto-translate feature that helps people who speak in different languages understand more easily what’s written on the website. Finally, with its diverse and unique features, Paraxe allows you to freely design a website however you want it to be.