For this WordPress roundup, we loaded up the best gaming magazine themes available for 2017. Aspiring publishers, writers, reviewers and game bloggers looking to build the next IGN, PC Gamer, or Game Informer can pull a cost-effective, quick, and easy starting point from this list.
We tried to keep our selections as recent as possible, and limit the picks to game magazine themes released within the last year (with a couple of exceptions). Industry-appropriate design was our top priority–gaming magazine themes ought to tap into a fairly specific, familiar aesthetic–and the features set was our secondary consideration. Features like WooCommerce shopping cart functionality, and support for popular third-party community/forum building plugins (like bbPress) are nice to have. Many of these themes offer Visual Composer, or a comparable drag & drop page builder. Read More
In this article, we take a look at the best responsive WordPress gaming themes. If you’re building a gaming magazine, gaming portal, or game review site on the WordPress platform, and want to save a bit of money by using a theme instead of an expensive custom design, these themes are good place to start.
Most of the themes in this round-up were designed for use as magazine or review themes. As such, the most basic requirements are mostly covered by WordPress itself, but a built-in rating systems and support for reviews is a nice feature. Most of the themes on this list include review capability of some kind. A few of these themes integrate bbPress and BuddyPress, which will be worth having if you intend to build a gaming community as well. Finally, a few support gaming directly on the site, with the help of the MyArcade plugin. Read More
In this article, we’re going to take a look at some of the best WordPress magazine themes and WordPress news themes currently available.
These themes were selected by hand, based on aesthetic and quality of features. All are responsive, unless otherwise noted. The list is numbered for readability, but is not intended to imply any sort of ‘best to worst’ ranking. Read More