Video Games Trivia and Answers

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Hard

Which iconic videogame character originated as a simple placeholder?

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Answer: Kirby
As can probably be ascertained by his simple appearance, Kirby is the one that was original intended to be a circular placeholder for another character.

VeryHard

What popular videogame character goes by the codename "Killer Bee"?

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Answer: Cammy
Cammy White, a female character who debuted in 1993's "Super Street Fighter 2", sometimes goes by the name Killer Bee.

VeryHard

How many different shapes of four-connected blocks are there in "Tetris"?

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Answer: 7
Tetris' blocks come in four squares (Tetriminos), of which there are only seven variants available in the game.

Easy

The Nintendo Game Boy utilized which type of display system?

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Answer: LCD
As with most handheld videogames from the classic days, the Game Boy used a liquid-crystal display (LCD).

VeryHard

Which musicians were behind the hit song "Pac-Man Fever"?

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Answer: Buckner & Garcia
Buckner & Garcia, a duo from Ohio, came out with a number of songs about videogames, with "Pac-Man Fever" (1982) selling over one-million copies and reaching number nine on the Billboard Hot 100.

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.

Hard

In 2012, students at MIT hacked the lighting system of an entire building to play which game?

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Answer: Tetris
Students at MIT took control of the lighting system of the Green Building and conducted a 21-storey (300-foot) game of "Tetris".

Hard

Who were the first rappers to have their very-own mainstream videogame?

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Answer: Wu-Tang Clan
Released in 1999, "Wu-Tang: Shaolin Style" even resulted in PlayStation producing a custom controller shaped like the Wu-Tang Clan's logo.

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Who provides the voice of Pikachu in the 2019 "Pokémon: Detective Pikachu" movie?

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Answer: Ryan Reynolds
The live-action "Detective Pikachu" is voiced by none other than Ryan Reynolds, who also provided the character's facial movements.



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