Template:Infobox video game

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This is an infobox for video games.

Usage[change | edit 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 | edit 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 date(s) 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
Rating(s) CERO: A
ESRB: E
OFLC: G
PEGI: 3+
Media 1 Nintendo DS Card
System requirements

System and Game Card need 2 of each to use Bark Mode

Input methods Touch Screen, Microphone

Microformat[change | edit source]

The HTML mark up produced by this template includes an hCalendar microformat, which makes the event details parsable by computers, either acting automatically to catalogue articles across Wikipedia, or via a browser tool operated by a person, to (for example) add the subject to a calendar or diary application. For more information about the use of microformats on Wikipedia, please see the microformat project on English Wikipedia.

Sub-templates[change | edit source]

Dates will only be included if you use {{Start date}} or {{End date}} (use the former for single dates; but do not use any of these if the date is before 1583 CE).

URLs will only be included if you use {{URL}}.

Please do not remove instances of these sub-templates.

Classes[change | edit source]

hCalendar uses HTML classes including:

  • 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 | edit 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 | edit source]

Other websites[change | edit source]

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