Roadmap to Referencing

for use with Harvard-UniSA Style referencing

Sound and Visual

Video game

Description: An electronic game played by manipulating images produced by a computer program on a video device


  • Types of games include games played on/designed for PC, PlayStation, Xbox, Wii, smartphone, or any other gaming device.
  • For most video games, cite the developing company as authoring body, unless citing an independently produced game with a single author or team of cited authors.
  • Italicise the titles of games, e.g. Assassin’s creed, Little big planet.

In-text citation

Format and layout:
(Authoring body year)
Authoring body (year)
Halo: reach (Bungie 2010), a prequel to...
Bungie (2010) devised Halo: reach as...

Reference List / Bibliography

Format and layout:
Authoring body year of publication, Title of game, video game, Console type, Publisher.
Bungie 2010, Halo: reach, video game, Xbox 360, Microsoft Game Studios.