Video Games Trivia and Answers

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Easy

What are the professions of Mario and his brother Luigi?

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Answer: Plumbers
Since the release of the original "Mario Bros." in 1983, it has been established that Mario (and Luigi) is an Italian-American plumber.

Medium

What are the name of the cartoon-like interludes that interrupt videogame play to narrate the story?

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Answer: Cutscenes
A cutscene or event scene is a non-interactive break from gameplay, with the term being coined by the creator of the graphic-adventure game "Maniac Mansion".

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.

Hard

What was the first videogame to feature basketball legend Michael Jordan?

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Answer: Jordan vs. Bird
Michael Jordan first made an official appearance in 1988's "Jordan vs. Bird: One on One" by Electronic Arts. He could not be featured in prior NBA-based games due to opting out of the NBA Players Association.

Hard

Which technology company were the manufacturers of the Turbografx-16?

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Answer: NEC
NEC Home Electronics first released the Neo Geo in Japan during 1987.

Hard

Nintendo began as a company selling which products?

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Answer: Playing cards
Founded in 1889, Nintendo originally produced traditonal-Japanase playing cards called Hanafuda.

Hard

Pac-Man ghost enemies are dubbed Blinky, Pinky and Inky. What is the name of the fourth member of the crew?

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Answer: Clyde
Clyde is the orange ghost and is also known as "Pokey" in the English versions of Pac-Man.

Easy

What color do the ghost enemies turn to once Pac-Man eats a Power Pellet?

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Answer: Blue
Once Pac-Man devours a Power Pellet the ghosts panic and turn blue, meaning they can now be eaten also!

Medium

Which videogame is generally considered to be the original third-person shooter?

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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.

Easy

The original designer behind the game "Tetris" is from which nation?

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Answer: Russia
The creation of "Tetris", first released in 1984, is primarily credited t Alexey Pajitnov, who at the time was an artificial intelligence researcher at the Soviet Academy of Sciences in Russia.



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