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You Don't Know Jack is coming back

A little part of gaming history died when the final You Don't Know Jack episode went live on Jellyvision's website. Fortunately, if you thought that was the end of the long run for the classic quiz games, then you don't ... well, you know. As originally heard on the Giant Bomb podcast and later con...

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Encleverment Experiment begins on XBLA Nov. 11

Aside from being a pretty cool name for a band, Encleverment Experiment is a new Xbox Live Arcade game from Blitz Arcade. Debuting on Wednesday, November 11th, the Avatar-supporting bout of brainage offers 16 different minigames and puzzles, including word searches, mathematical exercises and odd-on...

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Hong Kong students bring PSP to school, compete in exams

Next time your teacher tells you to put away your PSP in class, point them to this. In Hong Kong, a program called the "Mobile Learning Platform" takes advantage of various electronic devices (PSP included) and uses them to give students quizzes. According to the PlayStation HK site, "students can u...

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This Quiz Ends With You

If there's any publisher that can demand gamers invest more than money and their time into a game, it's Square Enix. Their fans are among the most devoted in gaming. Now, after many of you hunted down a copy of The World Ends With You, played through the lengthy title. Square Enix wants more from ...

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Ubisoft bringing us Hell's Kitchen, Price is Right games (... thanks?)

And the Ubisoft mehware continues. Siliconera just spotted a listing on the site of EB Games for a game version of long-running quiz show The Price is Right. According to the retailer, the title will be released on the DS and the Wii on September 9th, almost 20 years after the game show made its ...

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Quiz Magic Academy presents worthwhile trivia on the DS

Arcades aren't doing so hot in the U.S., but Japanese gamers still love frequenting them and inserting coins into the humble machines. Through arcades, series that most of us in the West are unfamiliar with become super-popular in Japan. Take, for instance, Quiz Magic Academy. Since popularity often...

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This week, you probably Do Know Jack

Sacre bleu! Something odd seems to have happened to our favorite sardonic online flash quiz for its March 31 edition (embedded above). Questions like "Repeat after me!" and a comparison between lines from Great Expectations and Jackass 2: The Movie seem completely out of pace with the g...

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Quiz time: Can you spot the "real" gamers?

If there's one thing you can count on this holiday season (besides annoying relatives), it's holiday ads full of glossy, high-res pictures of people pretending to play games. But are they really just pretending? And would you be able to tell if they weren't? MTV's prolific Stephen Totilo has set up ...

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Buzz! makes beeline for North American PS2

Alright, so the connection between Buzz! and bees is no more than a tenuous one meant to serve the purposes of a trite headline, but in our defense, it's entirely possible that Sony's quiz game may ask you a question about bees at some point. This seems especially likely in the one called "Junior Ju...

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The long-awaited first screens of Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader

Go get your "You Might Be a Redneck If" calendar and mark today as the day we finally saw the Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader game. And, if it's possible to be disappointed by Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader, that's how we feel. The two screens we are shown are nothing but text and the game/show...

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