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!
A fact made famous by the movie "Ready Player One", "Adventure", a game released on the old Atari 2600 in 1979, had the first Easter egg, which was the name of its creator hidden in the game.
Since the release of the original "Mario Bros." in 1983, it has been established that Mario (and Luigi) is an Italian-American plumber.
Answer: Ryan Reynolds
The live-action "Detective Pikachu" is voiced by none other than Ryan Reynolds, who also provided the character's facial movements.
Students at MIT took control of the lighting system of the Green Building and conducted a 21-storey (300-foot) game of "Tetris".
Answer: Wolfenstein 3D
"Wolfenstein 3D" is credited with being the original first-person shooter, though games using a similar point-of-view date as far back as 1973 with a program called "Maze Wars" developed for students of NASA.
Tetris' blocks come in four squares (Tetriminos), of which there are only seven variants available in the game.
Answer: New York City
Liberty City was based on New York City, while Vice City and San Andreas were respectively inspired by Miami and California.
Answer: Gold farming
Some people, particularly in developing countries, actually make a livable income from gold mining videogame currencies.
The fictional Lylat System consists of 12 planets, including Corneria.
Answer: Space Invaders
Originating in 1978, as of the beginning of 2019 the "Space Invaders" franchise has generated almost $14 billion in revenue.