Template:Cite video game

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Usage

{{cite video game
| title = 
| developer = 
| publisher = 
| date = 
| platform = 
| version = 
| scene = 
| level = 
| language = 
| quote = 
}}
Or use the inline version
{{cite video game |title= |developer= |publisher= |date= |platform= |version= |scene= |level= |language= |quote= }}

Sample input:

{{cite video game
 |title=[[Halo 3]]
 |developer=[[Bungie]]
 |publisher=[[Microsoft Game Studios]]
 |date=2007-09-25
 |platform=[[Xbox 360]]
 |version=1.0
 |level=The Storm
 |language=
 |quote='''Arbiter''': "More Brutes?" / '''Master Chief''': "Worse."
}}

Sample output: Bungie (2007-09-25). Halo 3. Xbox 360 (v1.0). Microsoft Game Studios. Level/area: The Storm. "Arbiter: "More Brutes?" / Master Chief: "Worse."" 

Required parameters

  • title: Title of the game.
  • developer: Developer of the game.

Optional parameters

  • date: Full date of publication of the specified version, in ISO 8601 YYYY-MM-DD format, eg. 2006-02-17. Must not be wikilinked.
  • publisher: Publisher, if applicable to translation/edition; omit if identical to developer
  • language: language of publication (don't specify "English" as this is the default)
  • version: version, if applicable
  • platform: platform, if applicable to the reference. (If citing something that is the same across all versions, this is unnecessary)
  • quote: the quote that is used as the reference. (use quotation marks when quoting direct speech)
  • scene: scene within which the referred event or quote (if any) occurs (e.g. opening, staff credits).
  • level: level or area within which the referred event or quote (if any) occurs.

TemplateData

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Cite video game

Template parameters
Parameter Description Type Default Status
Title title Title of the video game string empty required
Developer developer Developer of the game string empty required
Publisher publisher Publisher, if applicable to translation/edition; omit if identical to developer string empty optional
Platform platform Platform, if applicable to the reference. (If citing something that is the same across all versions, this is unnecessary) string empty optional
Version version Version number of the video game cited, if applicable string empty optional
Scene scene Scene within which the referred event or quote (if any) occurs (e.g. opening, staff credits) string empty optional
Level level Level or area within which the referred event or quote (if any) occurs string empty optional
Date date Full date of publication of the specified version. Must not be wikilinked. string empty optional
Quote quote The quote that is used as the reference string empty optional
Language language Language of publication; specify only if it is not English string empty optional