A trailer is also known as a teaser or a preview. It is a form of marketing.
Because games are very active, trailers often serve as an excellent way to show the awesome results of a game. Trailers often cover one of two things, although they may cover both.
- They provide glimpses of gameplay footage, allowing the player to know what can be expected of how the game plays.
- They show parts of the story and the characters, in order to entice those interested in the plot.
Questions under the purview of this tag cover topics such as strategies for building an attractive trailer, methods to record or create a trailer, and how to distribute it for maximum viewing.