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Video Game Trivia

Test your knowledge on various genres of video games!
Quiz by Apollyon061
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Last updated: February 20, 2022
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1. If Xbox's signature color is Green, and PlayStation's color is Blue, then Nintendo's is...?
Purple
Red
Yellow
Orange
The Nintendo logo is clearly red, and it is also the primary color of their mascot, Mario.
2. What does "Tetris Effect" mean?
Seeing Tetris blocks in real life
Refers to Tetris' rapid growth in popularity
Game never gives you the line block when you need it
When you clear 4 rows at once
This refers to when you play a video game so much, that it causes you to see patterns in real life.
3. EA Sports BIG, the label behind the FIFA/NBA/NFL Street series, is also well known for which other sports game franchise?
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater
Fight Night
SSX
MX vs. ATV
SSX is a series of wildly popular snowboarding games from the 2000's.
4. What was a hallmark feature of Hideo Kojima's 2019 adventure game, Death Stranding?
Realistic walking mechanics
You suffer cuts, fractures, and other injuries
You can gain/lose fat and muscle
One-to-one scale map of the US
Though a mindless activity in other games, walking in Death Stranding requires care, and losing your footing is a real danger.
5. The Darksiders series is about the 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse. Which of them has not had their own solo outing yet (as of 2022)?
Fury
Strife
War
Death
Darksiders 1, 2, and 3 starred War, Death and Fury respectively. Strife shows up in Genesis, but only alongside his brother War.
6. Which of the following strategy games had an expansion named 'Brood War'?
Total War: Warhammer
Starcraft
Homeworld
Warcraft 3
The Brood War expansion of Starcraft still has devout fans that prefer it over the latest entry, Starcraft 2.
7. Which Tom Clancy video game is known primarily as a stealth game franchise?
Splinter Cell
Ghost Recon
The Division
Rainbow Six
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell is one of the most renowned stealth series of all time, alongside Metal Gear Solid.
8. Who are the 3 Gods that make up the Tribunal from The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind?
Akatosh, Stendarr, & Julianos
Azura, Boethiah, & Mephala
Vivec, Almalexia, & Sotha Sil
Nerevar, Dagoth Ur, & Dumac
Vivec, Almalexia, & Sotha Sil used the Heart of Lorkhan to attain god-like powers.
9. Of these tracks featured in the Gran Turismo games, which one is original to the series and NOT a real-life racetrack?
Red Bull Ring
Fuji Speedway
Goodwood Motor Circuit
Kyoto Driving Park
Kyoto Driving Park is a fictional circuit in Kyoto, the historic former capital of Japan. It was introduced in Gran Turismo Sport.
10. Out of these Smash Bros characters, which one has been in the series since the original N64 release?
Sonic
Ganondorf
Ness
Meta Knight
Ness is the protagonist of Earthbound. He is one of the unlockable character in Super Smash Bros 64.
11. Of these Dark Souls bosses, who does NOT use a sword?
Great Grey Wolf Sif
Gwyn, Lord of Cinder
Crossbreed Priscilla
Chaos Witch Quelaag
You find Priscilla in the Painted World of Ariamis. She wields a massive scythe.
12. Who is the final boss in the original Castlevania?
Dracula
Vergil
Lucifer
Hades
The entire Castlevania series is based around the mythos surrounding Dracula and other vampires.
13. What do Cacodemons from Doom look like?
Bull-like demon that charges at you
Floating demon head with one eye
Small fireball-throwing imp demon
4-legged spider demon with machine gun
These flying, round monsters have been around since the first game. Their gaping mouth is their weakness.
14. The 2012 indie game Journey, starts you off in what type of locale?
Grasslands
Space
Desert
Underwater
You begin in a vast desert, gaining speed by sliding down sand dunes and gliding off them.
15. In the fighting game Tekken, what do the four face buttons (square, triangle, cross, circle on PlayStation) do?
Left punch, Right punch, Left kick, Right kick
Weak punch, Strong punch, Weak kick, Strong kick
Weak attack, Strong attack, Guard, Special
Punch, Kick, Guard, Special
Each face button in Tekken controls a different limb. There is no 'stronger' limb, and you guard by holding back.
16. Which of these guns from the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare series was popular in the competitive scene for having low recoil, to the point of being a 'laser beam'?
AK47
ACR
Intervention
M249
The ACR was one of the most popular and reliable assault rifles in Modern Warfare 2 & 3.
17. What is the name of the first person puzzle game, where you explore an island and solve line puzzles on various panels?
Braid
The Witness
The Talos Principle
Thomas Was Alone
The Witness has you solve various line puzzles based on environmental clues and various symbols.
18. What kind of weapon is the Kusarigama from Nioh?
A sickle, with a ball and chain
Pair of axes
Pair of wooden batons
A transforming scythe
The sickle is used up close, and the chained ball is swung around to inflict damage.
19. In Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, what plane spawns when you enter the cheat code 'JUMPJET'?
AT-400
Hydra
Hunter
Leviathan
The Hydra is a fighter jet capable of vertical take-off and landing (VTOL), based on the real-life Harrier.
20. Which of these is unlikely to improve the performance of a game on a low-end PC?
Muting all sound
Closing other applications
Lowering resolution
Disabling shadows
The performance of a game is affected far more by how it looks than how it sounds.
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Level 85
Feb 20, 2022
Difficult but fun! Also try my Video Game by Picture quiz!
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Level 30
Feb 20, 2022
Turns out I already have, that was a nice one as well! Glad you had fun