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This is an infobox for video games.

Usage

{{Infobox VG
|title                  = 
|image                  = 
|caption                = 
|developer              = 
|publisher              = 
|distributor            = 
|designer               = 
|writer                 = 
|artist                 = 
|composer               = 
|license                = 
|series                 = 
|engine                 = 
|aspect ratio           = 
|resolution             = 
|version                = 
|platforms              = 
|released               = {{vgrelease|}}
|latest release version = 
|latest release date    = 
|latest preview version = 
|latest preview date    = 
|genre                  = 
|modes                  = 
|ratings                = {{vgratings|}}
|media                  = 
|requirements           = 
|input                  = 
|cabinet                = 
|arcade system          = 
|cpu                    = 
|sound                  = 
|display                = 
}}

Syntax

title
The full name of the game including punctuation and style. Avoid wikilinking the name of the game.
image
An image of the game, usually an English-language cover or a promotional flier, in the case of an arcade game. Try to keep the image to 250px.
caption
A short description of the image. This field doesn't display if the image field is blank.
developer
The popular name(s) of the game developer(s), e.g. Konami Computer Entertainment Japan.
publisher
The popular name(s) of the video game publisher(s).
distributor
The popular name(s) of the game's distributor(s).
designer
The popular name(s) of the game designer(s).
writer
The popular name(s) of the game's writer(s).
artist
The popular name(s) of the game's artist(s).
composer
The popular name(s) of the composer(s) who worked on the game's music.
license
The software license the game is released under, largely used for free software.
series
The video game series the game is associated with.
engine
The game engine the game uses.
aspect ratio
Information on the aspect ratio of the game's video output. Traditionally, this is 4:3 for classic TVs, displays and arcade cabinets, 16:9 for more modern wide-screen TVs, or 16:10 for wide-screen computer monitors.
resolution
The native resolution that a game is rendered at.
version
The latest version number of the game.
plaforms
The platforms the game is released on.
released
If possible use the game's exact release date. Use the {{vgrelease}} template.
genre
Any genres the game fits in e.g. action, first-person-shooter, etc.
modes
Playing modes the game offers: single/multi-player, online or cooperative modes, etc.
ratings
The game's censorship rating in countries it is released in. Use the {{vgratings}} template.
media
Tools used to store and deliver information or data, e.g. Blu-ray Disc, DVD-9, etc.
requirements
Any requirements to play the game, e.g. iPhone OS 3.0, 512 MB RAM, etc.
input
Controller type(s) used to play the game. Normally "Gamepad" if it is a console game and "Keyboard and mouse" if it is a PC game.
cabinet
The type of arcade cabinet the game uses, e.g. upright, sit-down, cocktail, custom.
arcade system
The name of the arcade system board hardware.
cpu
The names and number of CPUs present.
sound
The names and number of hardware present.
display
The characteristics of the arcade hardware's video output, such as graphical technique, display resolution and monitor orientation.
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