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The WikiProject dedicated to the world of video games!


The goals of this WikiProject is to work and improve all items about video games, adding the necessary missing information (e.g. labels, descriptions, statements), as well as other necessary tasks.

As new games are released each day, the goal will also be to keep up with the new releases of games, to make Wikidata's coverage of video game data as comprehensive as possible.


This section includes useful resources to be used on video game items.


Title ID Data type Description Example Inverse
instance of P31 Item the subject is an instance of the object (should be video game)
series P179 Item the item is part of a series, whose sum constitutes the object
genre P136 Item genre of a creative work or genre in which an artist works (Sinistar: Unleashed) genre (action game)
based on P144 Item work used as basis (The Hobbit) based on (The Hobbit)
manufacturer P176 Item the main manufacturer (excluding sub-contracted manufacturers) (Wii U) manufacturer (Nintendo)
developer P178 Item the person or organisation that developed this item (Mozilla Firefox) developer (Mozilla Foundation)
director P57 Item (Crysis 3) director (Cevat Yerli)
author P50 Item (Crysis 3) author (Steven Hall)
designer P287 Item person(s) in charge of designing an item (Schleicher ASK 21) designer (Rudolf Kaiser)
composer P86 Item (Lost Odyssey) composer (Nobuo Uematsu)
publisher P123 Item name of organisation responsible of the publication of subject (Sinistar: Unleashed) publisher (THQ)
software engine P408 Item engine used to develop a software product (System Shock 2) software engine (Dark Engine)
distribution P437 Item distribution method used to release a work (Sinistar: Unleashed) distribution (Steam)
platform P400 Item platform for which a software has been developed or released; en:Template:Infobox software and en:Template:Infobox video game (Sinistar: Unleashed) platform (Microsoft Windows)
operating system P306 Item operating system (OS) on which a software works (Mozilla Firefox) operating system (Microsoft Windows)
game mode P404 Item available game mode(s) in a video game (The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time) game mode (single-player video game)
programming language P277 Item the programming language(s) in which the software is developed
language of work P407 Item language of a work (Sinistar: Unleashed) language of work (English)
original language of this work P364 Item original language of a work (Sinistar: Unleashed) original language of this work (English)
version P348 String up to date stable version of the software (Mozilla Firefox) version (19.0.2)
logo image P154 Commons media file graphic mark or emblem commonly used by commercial enterprises, organizations (only for images on Commons)
image P18 Commons media file a relevant illustration (only for images on Commons)
review score P444 String review score received by a creative work
score by P447 Item the issuer of a review score (also known as the reviewer)
ESRB rating P852 Item North American video game content rating
CERO rating P853 Item Japanese video game rating system
PEGI rating P908 Item European video game rating system
USK rating P914 Item German video game content rating
GSRR rating P916 Item Taiwanese video game content rating

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The WikiProject has its articles separated by year of release:

pre-1990 1990s 2000s 2010s

Other articles[edit]

Game companies








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