PowerUp is the WordPress theme built for the video game enthusiast. Our goal was to achieve a dark, detailed, super-unique design with a look and feel thatâs pitch perfect for sites related to games and gaming. Itâs suitable for the gaming blogger as well as the aspiring video game journalist.
Please be sure to visit the demo site here to see a live example of PowerUp. And do read through the different posts there to dive a bit more into the nitty-gritty of this WordPress gaming theme. And if you have any questions or suggestions, please donât hesitate to ask.
Update (no theme version change) - The premium Twitch Status for WordPress plugin is now included
Update 1.7 - Continued updating font selection - Added options to customize scrollbar colors
Update 1.6 - Added a second, more visually striking featured stories design for the front page (this layout is now the default one, previous layout is still available and can be switched on through the settings, in the 'Misc' section) - Re-reviewed typography and began moving the theme to a font family more suitable for a gaming site - Fine-tuned numerous design elements/animations
Update 1.5.5 - Added related content area below posts (can be disabled in the settings) - Updated video shortcode plugin (shifted some embed codes from 'http' to 'https') - Minor styling adjustments
Update 1.5 - Added author box to end of posts. The author's Gravatar, description and position at the site can now be displayed - Added Gravatar support to comments - Some styling improvements
Update 1.4 - Header tabs now support multi-level dropdown menus - Main dropdown menu now closes when clicked anywhere outside of it - When gallery image is full size, the full-screen background is now transparent
Update 1.3.5 - It is now possible to add content like videos and galleries above the post title, into the featured image area. Please browse through the demo site's content for live examples (usage details in the documentation) - Included a shortcode plugin which allows for quick entering of fully responsive videos (usage details in the documentation)
Update 1.3 - In preparation for future updates, the entire layout is now liquid responsive - Post/page layouts now stretch wider - Latest posts on the front page are now ungrouped by default (grouping posts by date can be enabled in the "Misc" section) - Minor design fine-tuning
Update 1.2 - Various improvements: --- improved contrast, brightness, readability across the entire theme --- re-worked spacing of some elements --- added animated underline effect to the 'Read more' link
Update 1.1 - Added option to disable grouping by date for posts on the front page - Every download now includes a document with tips & tricks for running a gaming site, penned by an industry veteran with 5+ years of experience in operating video game news and review sites.