How to Create a Game? (Game, Sale, Gallery, Trailer, Review etc.)

Create Game Taxonomies

Before create a game, create game taxonomies.

  1. Go to the ‘Games > Categories’ from the admin panel. You can game categories from this page. (Example: Early Access, Free to Play, Game Application etc.)
  2. Go to the ‘Games > Tags’ from the admin panel. You can game keywords from this page.
  3. Go to the ‘Games > Genres’ from the admin panel. You can create game genres from this page. (Example: War, soccer, RPG etc.)
  4. Go to the ‘Games > Companies’ from the admin panel. You can create game companies for publisher, developers etc from this page.
  5. Go to the ‘Games > Platforms’ from the admin panel. You can create game platforms from this page. (Example: PS4, Xbox One etc.)
  6. Go to the ‘Games > OS’ from the admin panel. You can create game OS from this page. (Example: Linux, Windows 10 etc.)
  7. Go to the ‘Games > Modes’ from the admin panel. You can create game modes from this page. (Example: Co-op, multi player, single player.)
  8. Go to the ‘Games > Languages’ from the admin panel. You can create game languages from this page.

How to Create a Game?

  1. Go to the ‘Games > Add New Game’ from the admin panel menu after created the taxonomies.
  2. Enter a game name from the ‘Title’ field.
  3. Enter a details for the game from the ‘Content’ field. If you want to use the WPBakery Page Builder on the content, look this article.
  4. Choose game categories from the ‘Categories’ field.
  5. Choose game genres from the ‘Genres’ field.
  6. Choose game companies from the ‘Companies’ field.
  7. Choose game platforms from the ‘Platforms’ field.
  8. Choose game OS from the ‘OS’ field.
  9. Choose game modes from the ‘Modes’ field.
  10. Choose game languages from the ‘Languages’ field.
  11. Create/Choose game keywords from the ‘Tags’ field.
  12. Upload a game image from the ‘Featured Image’ field. (It will be default image of the game)
  13. Scroll to the ‘Game Details’ field. You can create main details of the game from here.
  14. Open the ‘Layouts & Design’ tab. You can change header, footer, sidebar etc. from ‘Layouts & Design’ tab.
  15. You can upload a custom page title background image from the ‘Page Banner Background’ fied. Recommended size: 1920×450

How to Create Image Gallery, Video Gallery, Game Poster and Slider Image of the Game?

Open the ‘Media’ tab. You can create image and video galleries from here.

  1. Image Gallery:
    1. Choose a gallery from the ‘Image Gallery Type’ field.
    2. Upload gallery images from the ‘Image Gallery for Gallery’.
  2. Video Gallery:
    1. Click on the ‘Add more’ button from the ‘Video Gallery’ field.
    2. Enter a title for the trailer/video.
    3. Enter a description text you want to show.
    4. Enter a video URL to the ‘Video URL’ field.
    5. You can create game trailers from the ‘Video Gallery’.
    6. Upload a thumbnail image from the ‘Thumbnail Image’ field. This will be thumbnail image of the trailer on the video gallery.
  3. Upload a game poster from the ‘Game Poster’ field.
  4. If you want to a slider element on your pages and you want to add a custom image for this game when showing on the slider, you can add a custom slide image from the ‘Slider Image’ field.
  5. Upload a slider image from the ‘Slider Image’ field. Do you want to add a poster description, you can add it from the ‘Game Poster Description’.

How to Create Game Details?

Open the ‘Content’ tab. You can create game details from this tab.

  1. You can enter a release date from the ‘Release Date’ field.
  2. You can choose game publishers from the ‘Publishers’ field.
  3. You can choose game developers from the ‘Developers’ field.
  4. You can language list of the game from the ‘Language List’. Click on the ‘Add more’ button and create a language and create informations.
  5. You can create image informations from the ‘Image Information List’ field.
  6. You can create unlimited contents from the ‘Content Box List’ field.
  7. You want to add create unlimited sidebar boxes for the game; you can create from the ‘Extra Sidebar Boxes List’ field.
  8. You can list reviews of the other websites or companies from the ‘Game Reviews List’ field.
  9. You can create a system requirements from the ‘System Requirements’ field.
  10. You can enter a text for the copyright field from the ‘Copyright Text’.

How to Create Social Links?

Open the ‘Network’ tab. You can enter social links of the game from here.

How to Create Game Sale Boxes?

Open the ‘Game Sales’ tab. You can create game sale boxes from this tab.

  1. You can enter main price for the game listing elements of the WPBakery Page Builder from the ‘Main Price’.
  2. You can enter currency of main price for the game listing elements of the WPBakery Page Builder from the ‘Main Price Currency’.
  3. Click on the ‘Add more’ button for create a price list.
    1. Enter a title from the ‘Title’.
    2. You can choose type from the ‘Type’ field. WooCommerce, External Link or Contact Form. (You want to sell the game on your site choose the ‘WooCommerce’)
    3. You can choose platforms of this product/game version/package versin/DLC version from the ‘Platforms’ field.
    4. You can enter a price for package from the ‘Price’ field. If you use WooCommerce, the price comes from the product.
    5. You can enter a description text from the ‘Text’ field.
  4. You can create a purchase button for this package from the ‘Purchase Button Text’ field. If you choose the ‘External Link’; Enter a link to ‘Purcahse Button Link’ and choose a target from the ‘Purchase Button Target’.
  5. You can create a details button from the ‘Details Button’ area. You want to show the details on a popup, choose a ‘Popup’ from the ‘Details Button Type’.
  6. You can enter a text for the details button from the ‘Details Button Text’ field. Default: Details
  7. If you will use a popup details, you can enter the details of the popup from the ‘Content for Popup Details’ textarea.
  8. If you chosen the ‘Contact Form’ from the ‘Type’;  You can choose contact form settings from the ‘Contact Form’ field.
  9. You can enter a contact form shortcode from the ‘Contact Form’ under the ‘Contact Form’. If you can’t choose a contact form, you can use default contact form. You can change default contact form from Customize panel.
  10. You want to add an image gallery to this package, you can upload images from the ‘Images’ field under of the ‘Media’ field.
  11. Finally, you can add a background image to the package. You can upload the image from the ‘Background Image’ field under of the ‘Media’ field.

How to Create Game Review and Analysis Blocks?

  1. Open the ‘Review’ tab.
    1. Activate the block from the ‘Review’ field.
    2. Next, click on the ‘Add more’ button for create a review block from second ‘Review’ field.
    3. Enter a title, text and total score from the first accordion. This is general review and score field.

    4. Next, click on the ‘Add More’ from the inner field.
    5. You can create review sub-list with this way.
      1. Review :
        1. Title: It is title of the list item.
        2. Style Type: You can choose a type, progress bar or star.
        3. Score Type: You can choose a score type. If you use star type, you should choose scoring over 5 or 10.
        4. Score: You can enter a score. For example: 90, 50 or 5
      2. Analysis:
        1. Activate the block from the ‘Analysis’ field.
        2. Next, click on the ‘Add more’ button for create a review block from second ‘Analysis’ field.
        3. You can enter a title, text and design column from the first accordion. This contents show at the top of the analysis content.
        4. Click on the ‘Add more’ button from the inner accordion. You can create inner columns from here.
        5. Next, create sub items of the columns and column title from the next inner accordion.

How to Add a Short Description?

Scroll to the ‘Excerpt’ field. You can enter a short description for the game. (If you can’t see the field, you can activate the field from the ‘Screen Options’ at the top of the page.)