Today we look at some of the best video game WordPress themes, based on 130 recommendations from gaming reviewers, Youtube personality and more. Whether you want a retro or modern template your sure to find it below.

Here’s 27 Best Gaming WordPress Themes:

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    Gauge Theme

    23.0
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    Gauge is my next recommendation which is a multipurpose review specific theme, which can be used for gaming niche too, in case if your plan is to review as many games as .... Read full review

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    Youplay Theme

    11.8
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    If you’re looking for a theme which not only looks super gaming but also covers the best possible web estate space as possible, then Youplay should be your pick. It co .... Read full review

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    ORNG Theme

    4.2
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    ORNG is a premium magazine theme that is perfectly suitable for bloggers, entrepreneurs, and media site owners. The striking homepage design is aided by the unique fly-out menu design, both of which a .... Read full review
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    Blackfyre Theme

    3.3
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    If you’re looking for something dark theme, then have a look at Blackfyre which comes with a completely black theme with multiple red and blue accents to improve the v .... Read full review

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    Extra Theme

    1.7
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    Extra is a powerful and customizable magazine-style theme powered by the Divi builder that extended in new and exciting ways that focus on the needs of bloggers and online publications. Extra is like .... Read full review
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    Star Theme

    1.0
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    Star is a highly popular magazine theme that can be used to create movie reviews, gaming, technology, sports, or personal blogs. The dark color scheme and stylish homepage design will help you draw th .... Read full review
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    Rawdrop Theme

    1.0
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    The unique, attractive design of Rawdrop is perfect for creating viral gaming, health, and other relevant blogs. The default homepage design allows you to feature a post on the full-screen hero sectio .... Read full review
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    Gameleon Theme

    1.0
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    This first product I’m recommending is not a top selling one, but it truly deserves the attention. It is a Read full review

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    ColorMag Theme

    0.5
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    If you’ve been looking for an impressive WordPress magazine theme to bring your projects to life, ColorMag is the best choice given the fact it is still relatively new on the market but has .... Read full review
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    GoodLife Theme

    0.5
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    It’s a multipurpose magazine specific theme which holds two sports niche Demos, pre-re .... Read full review

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    ViralMag Theme

    0.0
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    Viral Mag could be your best choice for creating highly popular fashion, entertainment, lifestyle, beauty sites and get a huge amount of traffic from search and social media. As it comes with a flexib .... Read full review
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    Mashup Theme

    0.0
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    Tech news and review sites are a special type of website that has some specific requirements. If you are thinking about creating such a website, Mashup should be one of your top choices. The professio .... Read full review
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    Distractifymag Theme

    0.0
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    Here’s another viral magazine theme that could be an excellent choice for creating your next viral website. Distractifymag comes with multiple menu locations so that you can show different menus on .... Read full review
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    WPro Theme

    0.0
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    News and review sites based on the latest gadgets and technologies are very popular among the internet users. You can take advantage of this trend by creating such a website with the WPro theme. It en .... Read full review
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    Bovds Theme

    0.0
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    Bovds can be an excellent choice for developing fashion, entertainment, news, reviews, or tech blogs. The grid-style homepage allows you to highlight three of your best posts, while you can display th .... Read full review
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    Dalux Theme

    0.0
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    Dalux is another awesome magazine theme from ThemeStop. This beautifully designed theme could be a great choice for your upcoming content-focused website. Publish posts in four different layouts and d .... Read full review
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    Observe Theme

    0.0
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    Getting more pageviews and keeping the visitors engaged for a longer period of time are two of the most common desires of any website owner. Observe is a professional theme that is created to help you .... Read full review
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    Pixel Block Theme

    0.0
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    Still looking for a theme suitable for your blog, magazine, or other content-heavy websites? Look no further as Pixel Block is the type of theme you are looking for. Feature two of your most popular p .... Read full review
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    Flex Mag Theme

    0.0
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    The best way to describe Flex Mag is that it is simple but trendy. It packs a whole lot of different options for your users. Some of the highlights include:
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    BeTheme

    0.0
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    BeTheme is one of the most popular multipurpose WordPress themes. The feature-rich theme comes with useful SEO tools which can be useful in getting better ranking for your website. Being fully compati .... Read full review
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    Daily post Theme

    0.0
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    Daily post is another excellent WordPress theme to consider ideal for those who are looking to start a magazine or a news based website. It comes with an array of features which will get into shortly .... Read full review
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    Video Theme

    0.0
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    This theme’s design is as simple and clear as its name. All the post have video format, which makes it video bloggers and vloggers' best friend. Every topic will fit since Video is a multipurpose .... Read full review
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    Noticia Theme

    0.0
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    Like other WordPress themes, Noticia offers designers and readers a simple and easy-to-navigate forum. Some of its best features include:
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    SevenMag Theme

    0.0
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    SevenMag is another game specific magazine theme for WordPress which offers brand new layout, and tons of features. If you don't believe me on the “brand new layout” .... Read full review

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    Bimber Theme

    0.0
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    Bimber is said to be a viral magazine aimed at those wanting to gain massive traffic from social media. Everything about this theme is geared towards getting the maximum amount of pages and allowing y .... Read full review
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    Implicit Theme

    0.0
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    It’s a magazine related excellent theme. It offers HTML5 and CSS3 oriented great features to the designers to tweak the web page by applying these latest techniques. It offers some brilliant hover e .... Read full review
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    Vlog Theme

    0.0
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    Video is quickly becoming the most popular type of content. Both the video-sharing platforms and social media platforms are experiencing a rapid boost in video consumption. If you have always wante .... Read full review
27 Best WordPress Gaming Community Themes (2018 Compared) Summery
NameEditor's RatingPricing Model
Gauge Theme 3.8/5One time license
Youplay Theme 3.8/5One time license
ORNG Theme 3.8/5Subscription
Blackfyre Theme 3.5/5One time license
Extra Theme 3.8/5Subscription

THAT’S REALLY ONE OF THE THINGS I LOVE ABOUT VIDEO GAMES. IT’S A WHOLE NEW WORLD EVERY TIME YOU START. – JENNIFER HALE

I guess you truly believe in the aforementioned words and now planning to run your own gaming niche blog or website.

Trust me, this decision of yours is not only going to embrace your love for games but will also make you earn some reputation online and not to forget, the green paper.

But to become an authority in this niche, you need to use a graphics heavy theme, which still stays lightweight to gain a better scorecard in SEO norms.