Video Games Trivia and Answers

Video games have become such a normal part of our lives that many people don’t realize the rich history behind the industry and how influential it has become to modern society. Thus TriviaQN’s Video Game Trivia serves two purposes. First is our desire to see just how much you know about the characters, companies and other entities that make up the business. Second is to increase your knowledge and understanding of the world of gaming. And just like the subject being discussed, our Video Game Trivia is guaranteed to be fun!

Challenge yourself with a Video Games Trivia Quiz!

Easy

Which movie did Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson star in that was based on a videogame?

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Answer: Doom
Though not amongst his best works, the Rock starred in a movie based on the videogame "Doom" in 2005. He also starred in another film based on a videogame, "Rampage", in 2018.

VeryHard

What was the first videogame console with a CD-ROM embedded into it?

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Answer: 3DO
The innovative 3DO was released in 1993 but never achieved lasting success due its high price and the popularity of competing consoles.

Medium

What was the name of the long-standing official Nintendo strategy magazine?

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Answer: Nintendo Power
"Nintendo Power" was first published in 1988 and was discontinued in 2012, though it came back in 2017 in the form of a podcast.

Medium

A computer opponent's ability to adaptively challenge a player is known as what?

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Answer: Artificial Intelligence
Since classic games like "Space Invaders", "Galaxian" and "Pac-Man" successfully implemented artificial intelligence decades ago, it was become a stable in the videogame industry.

VeryHard

What was the name of the virtual pandemic that struck the "World of Warcraft" in 2005?

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Answer: Corrupted Blood
Corrupted Blood was intentionally introduced to the "World of Warcraft" by its programmers via a supervillian, but it soon spread out of control and could only be eradicated by game patches and resets.

Easy

Dr. Light is the creator of which classic videogame character?

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Answer: Mega Man
Mega Man was created by the fictional Dr. Light, who despite being a pacifist sees the need for force when necessary.

Hard

Ed Boon and John Tobias are the original designers of which renowned videogame franchise?

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Answer: Mortal Kombat
Ed Boon and John Tobias are more famous than the average videogame designers, as there is a well-known character named after them (Noob Saibot) who is part of the "Mortal Kombat" franchise, which they originated.

Medium

Which popular videogame creatures come from the Howling Abyss?

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Answer: Poros
The lovable and transformative Poros from "World of Warcraft" originate front the Howling Abyss in Freljord.

Medium

Superstar rapper/producer Dr. Dre played an arms' dealer in which videogame?

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Answer: 50 Cent: Bulletproof
"50 Cent: Bulletproof" (2005), which sold over one million copies, featured Eminem and G-Unit in addition to Dr. Dre.

VeryHard

How long did it take Markus Persson to create the first version of "Minecraft"?

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Answer: One week
Notch released the "alpha version" of "Minecraft" in just six days, with a fully-marketable version coming out two years later.



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