5 Must-Have Gaming WordPress Themes for Live Streamers and Gamers

5 Gaming WordPress Themes

Live streaming and gaming grow in popularity every day, and streaming careers are more accessible than ever before. While platforms like Twitch and YouTube are great for starting out, posting content on your own website is the way to go when aiming to go pro. We’ve rounded up five of the best gaming WordPress themes on the market for you to explore.

Do I really need my own site?

Don’t get us wrong, streaming platforms are great — we totally love them — but users are at the mercy of ever-changing rules and regulations of websites like Twitch. Having your own site ensures you’re in total control of branding, profits, and how you interact with your community. Explore our list of top gaming WordPress themes and find the perfect fit for your personal brand.

Ultima Gaming

Gaming WordPress Theme for Streamers, Esports, Teams, Clans and Guilds

Ultima Gaming - Premium Theme for Streamers (Ninja Demo)
Ultima Gaming Theme (Ninja Demo)

Launched in May 2020 by yours truly, Ultima Gaming comes integrated with Twitch, Mixer, and YouTube. Within minutes, effortlessly display your stream status, game, viewer count, and videos. Layouts for a variety of gaming sites mean you can unite your Esports organisations, teams, clans, and guilds in one professional space.

Designing your just-right site is simple with our flexible templates. Choose from 12 components, arrange (then rearrange) them in any order you like, and see your custom site effortlessly come to life. Ultima Gaming even comes pre-packaged with ACF Pro, the most popular plugin for extra fields, features, and custom options pages.

Features:

  • Custom colours
  • Simple admin screens
  • Desktop and mobile-friendly
  • No code necessary
  • Gutenberg-friendly
  • Future updates
  • 30-day money-back guarantee
RatingsPriceInstallsSupport Included
5£55 – £14910+Yes

“Maximum power with few clicks… You are not going to find a better theme to cover all your needs if you broadcast on Twitch, Youtube or Mixer.”

PixieBolt

Gaming WordPress Theme for Esports, Teams, and Clans

Created by PixieSquad for Esports organisations, teams, and gaming clans, PixieBolt offers over 100 customisation options without the need for any coding. The theme comes with Twitch, Asubu, and Hitbox streams, and WooCommerce integration means you can easily sell merch to your community. Changed your mind about something on your site? No problem! PixieBolt gives you the power to hide or reveal any section of your site at any time.

Features:

  • Custom colours
  • Easy admin panel
  • Desktop and mobile-friendly 
  • No code necessary
  • Future updates
  • Forums and eCommerce
RatingsPriceInstallsSupport Included
4.7$59750+6 months free

“The customizability is absolutely fantastic and the support from PixieSquad is without a question amazing.”

Eldritch

Gaming WordPress Theme for the Gaming Industry

If you’re looking for an other-worldly theme, look no further. Eldritch offers six fully customisable homepage layouts and a collection of mesmerising-yet-practical sub-page templates. The theme is compatible with bbPress, perfect for your forums or blogs, and it comes integrated with Twitch, Youtube, and Mixer. Ecommerce is easy with Eldritch — WooCommerce is supported and there’s a variety of shop layouts included.

Features:

  • Easy admin panel
  • Desktop and mobile-friendly 
  • Twitter and Instagram feeds
  • Parallax images
  • 800+ fonts
  • Future updates
  • Forums and eCommerce
RatingsPriceInstallsSupport Included
4.5$79610+6 months free

“Awesome and customizable template. All that you need for a good web[site].”

Broadcast Lite/PRO

Gaming WordPress Theme for for Twitch, Mixer and YouTube Streamers

Broadcast PRO (Ninja Demo)

A streamer’s dream theme, StreamWeasels’ Broadcast Lite/PRO comes bundled with Twitch integration. And it’s been designed to support Mixer and YouTube flawlessly via its companion plugins. Use six layout components to blog, make announcements, update users with your schedule, countdown to your next stream, and more. Broadcast PRO comes ad-free with unlimited colour schemes, layout control, and exclusive extras for an ultra-custom site.

 

  
 
Twitch API Integration
Mixer API Integration
YouTube Live Integration
WordPress Blogging Support
Mobile Responsive
User Comments
Layout Control
Title Control
Image Effects
Ad Free
Premium Support
Colour Schemes
Stream Countdown

Lite

FREE
Twitch API Integration : ✔️
Mixer API Integration : ✔️
YouTube Live Integration : ✔️
WordPress Blogging Support : ✔️
Mobile Responsive : ✔️
User Comments : ✔️
Layout Control :
Title Control :
Image Effects :
Ad Free :
Premium Support :
Colour Schemes : Two
Stream Countdown : Basic

Pro

£30
Twitch API Integration : ✔️
Mixer API Integration : ✔️
YouTube Live Integration : ✔️
WordPress Blogging Support : ✔️
Mobile Responsive : ✔️
User Comments : ✔️
Layout Control : ✔️
Title Control : ✔️
Image Effects : ✔️
Ad Free : ✔️
Premium Support : ✔️
Colour Schemes : Unlimited
Stream Countdown : Advanced
RatingsPriceInstallsSupport Included
Lite: 4.6
PRO: 4.7
Lite: FREE
PRO: £30 – £99
Lite: 500+
PRO: 150+
Lite: Yes
PRO: Yes

“Incredibly happy with the Twitch integration. Very user-friendly and easy to implement. Everything about it screams professional and I’ve gotten only positive feedback from the visitors on the site!”

Gameworld WordPress Theme

Gaming WordPress Theme for Gaming News

Custom-group your gaming articles with Gameworld, a sleek and simplistic solution for gaming bloggers and news sites. This theme comes with live-chat functionality so you can communicate with your visitors. And the mega-structured footer has zones for your newsletter sign-up form, contact details, social icons, and loads more. One of our favourite things about this theme is the ability to buy add-ons during check-out — you can even pay to have experts build your site if you lack know-how or time.

Features:

  • Live chat 
  • Desktop and mobile-friendly
  • Parallax effects
  • Cherry Framework 4
  • Supports multi-language pages
RatingsPriceInstallsSupport Included
5$75 – $14480+Yes

“Nice theme, great job.”

How do I choose the right WordPress theme for me?

Since every gaming WordPress theme offers different strengths, remember to think about your site’s purpose before doing any downloading. Is your focus streaming, selling merch, blogging, or something else altogether? Once you figure out your end-goal, choosing the perfect gaming WordPress theme will be much simpler.

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