Template:Infobox video game

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This is an infobox for video games.

Usage[change source]

{{Infobox video game
|title          =
|collapsible    =
|state          =
|show image     =
|image          =
|caption        =
|aspect ratio   =
|resolution     =
|developer      =
|publisher      =
|distributor    =
|license        =
|series         =
|engine         =
|version        =
|released       ={{vgrelease|}}
|genre          =
|modes          =
|ratings        ={{vgratings|}}
|platforms      =
|media          =
|requirements   =
|input          =
}}

Add the following fields for notable people (if required). Please read inclusion notes below

|director       =
|producer       =
|designer       =
|programmer     =
|artist         =
|writer         =
|composer       =

Add these fields for arcade games:

|cabinet        =
|arcade system  =
|cpu            =
|sound          =
|display        =

Add these fields for games that are still updated after their initial release:

|latest release version =
|latest release date    =
|latest preview version =
|latest preview date    =

All fields are optional. See talk page for examples and standards.

Syntax guide[change source]

Nintendogs
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The latest version of Nintendogs, Dalmatian and Friends.
Developer(s) Nintendo EAD
Publisher(s) Nintendo
Designer(s) Kiyoshi Mizuki
Platform(s) Nintendo DS
Release Original versions
  • JP April 21, 2005
  • NA August 22, 2005
  • EU October 7, 2005
  • AUS September 29, 2005
Best Friends version
  • NA October 24, 2005
Dalmatian & Friends version
  • NA October 16, 2006
  • EU June 16, 2006
Genre(s) Life simulation game
Mode(s) Single-player
Multiplayer via Bark Mode

Microformat[change source]

The HTML mark-up produced by this template includes an hCalendar microformat that makes event details readily parsable by computer programs. This aids tasks such as the cataloguing of articles and maintenance of databases. For more information about the use of microformats on Wikipedia, please visit the Microformat WikiProject.
Classes used

The HTML classes this microformat uses include:

  • attendee
  • contact
  • description
  • dtend
  • dtstart
  • location
  • organiser
  • summary
  • url
  • vevent
Please do not rename or remove these classes
nor collapse nested elements which use them.

Old styles[change source]

Here's a record of previous styles that were very different from one another:

  • Gray with alternating colors, but with a gap between cells: [1] (Discussion)
  • Gray but no alternating colored rows: [2]
  • Purple with dark borders: [3]

Related pages[change source]

Other websites[change source]

  • Deveria's Infobox Maker – a simple form based website that generates infobox code that can be copied and pasted into articles