It’s time for another batch of video game reviews here on Robotman’s blog. This time, I’ll be focusing on the exciting, engrossing and exhilarating world of quiz games. Hang on to the edge of your seat, because nothing gets the blood pumping like a round of 20 Questions played on your old 8-bit computer, am I right? Even more thrilling than golf games!
In all seriousness, the modern genre of quiz games has grown into a multi-billion dollar industry, and all but sustains the rest of the video game business around it*. In fact, quiz games outsell any other video game genre by a factor of three to one**. So delve into the past with me as I unearth some of the genre’s origins and standout moments. Like my previous rounds of video game reviews The Golfyssey and Video Carnage, I’ll proceed by hardware release date, console by console and computer by computer.
So if you’re nerdy like me, and you’re mind is a storehouse of useless trivia like mine, then get ready for…
*this is a lie.
**this is also a lie.