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Which 2013 action-adventure game developed by Naughty Dog follows the journey of a smuggler, Joel, and a young girl, Ellie, as they navigate a post-apocalyptic world?

a) The Last of Us

b) The Walking Dead

c) Resident Evil 6

d) Dead Space 3

Answer: a) The Last of Us

Which popular 2016 augmented reality mobile game developed by Niantic encourages players to explore the real world to catch virtual creatures?

a) Ingress

b) Pokémon Go

c) Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

d) Jurassic World Alive

Answer: b) Pokémon Go

In the 2015 action RPG game developed by CD Projekt Red, who is the protagonist and monster hunter also known as the White Wolf?

a) Geralt of Rivia

b) Ciri

c) Dandelion

d) Yennefer of Vengerberg

Answer: a) Geralt of Rivia (The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt)

Which 2018 open-world action-adventure game developed by Rockstar Games features a character named Arthur Morgan, an outlaw in the Wild West?

a) Red Dead Redemption 2

b) Far Cry 5

c) Call of Juarez: Gunslinger

d) Gun

Answer: a) Red Dead Redemption 2

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Which 2017 indie game developed by Team Cherry is a critically acclaimed action-adventure game featuring a bug-like protagonist exploring a vast interconnected world?

a) Hollow Knight

b) Ori and the Blind Forest

c) Dead Cells

d) Cuphead

Answer: a) Hollow Knight

Which 2013 game developed by Rockstar Games is known for its three playable protagonists and its open-world setting in the fictional city of Los Santos?

a) Grand Theft Auto IV

b) Mafia III

c) Saints Row IV

d) Grand Theft Auto V

Answer: d) Grand Theft Auto V

Which battle royale game, released in 2017 by Epic Games, became a cultural phenomenon and is known for its distinctive building mechanics?

a) Apex Legends


c) Fortnite

d) Warzone

Answer: c) Fortnite

In the 2014 open-world action game by Ubisoft, players hack into the city of Chicago's infrastructure using a smartphone. What is the title of this game?

a) Watch Dogs

b) Sleeping Dogs

c) Cyberpunk 2077

d) Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Answer: a) Watch Dogs

Which 2016 first-person shooter game developed by Blizzard Entertainment features a diverse cast of heroes and emphasizes teamwork and strategy?

a) Team Fortress 2

b) Paladins

c) Overwatch

d) Valorant

Answer: c) Overwatch

Developed by FromSoftware and released in 2015, which action RPG game set in the Gothic city of Yharnam is known for its challenging gameplay and Lovecraftian horror themes?

a) Dark Souls II

b) Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

c) Bloodborne

d) Demon's Souls

Answer: c) BloodborneLoved

Video Game Quiz

In this 2003 action-adventure game set in Los Angeles, which rapper and actor lent his voice and likeness to the main character, Detective Nick Kang?

Answer: True Crime: Streets of LA (Snoop Dogg)

This 1994 arcade shooting game featured a popular rock band and tasked players with rescuing the band and their kidnapped fans. Can you name the game and the band that appeared in it?

Answer: Revolution X (Aerosmith)

Released in 1994, which fighting game starred a legendary basketball player as a martial arts expert who battles evil forces to save a young boy?

Answer: Shaq-Fu (Shaquille O'Neal)

Which 2013 open-world action-adventure game featured a cameo from a professional wrestler-turned-actor as the voice of the game's Vice President?

Answer: Saints Row IV (Keith David)

The 2001 expansion pack for The Sims featured a real-life celebrity who would appear at house parties in the game. Can you name the celebrity who made a virtual appearance?

Answer: The Sims: House Party (Drew Carey)

Which 2008 entry in the Grand Theft Auto series featured a cameo from a popular American talk show host, who lent her voice to the in-game radio station Liberty City Public Radio?

Answer: Grand Theft Auto IV (Ricky Gervais)

Known for publishing various superhero games, which company was responsible for publishing Batman: Arkham Origins, an action-adventure game released in 2013?

Answer: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

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This game publisher, known for its iconic titles in the '80s and '90s, released the beat 'em up classic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time in 1991. Can you name the publisher?

Answer: Konami

This British video game publisher, which has since been acquired by a larger company, was responsible for introducing Lara Croft to the world in the original Tomb Raider game. Who is the publisher?

Answer: Eidos Interactive

Which company, known for its racing and sports games, published the 1998 Formula One racing game F-1 World Grand Prix?

Answer: Video System

Recognized for its iconic game characters and consoles, which company published the unique racing game Beetle Adventure Racing in 1999?

Answer: Electronic Arts (EA)

Buck Bumble, a 1998 action game featuring a futuristic bumblebee, was published by which company that has since shifted focus to online gambling games?

Answer: Ubisoft

Based on the iconic sci-fi film franchise, Terminator Salvation was published in 2009 by which company later filed for bankruptcy?

Answer: Equity Games Production (EGP)

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Developed by a British video game company, which publisher released the platformer James Pond, featuring an aquatic secret agent, in 1990?

Answer: Millennium Interactive

This short-lived gaming console, released in 1990 by Amstrad, a French company known for its home computers, was designed to compete with the Sega Master System and Nintendo Entertainment System. Can you name the console?

Answer: GX4000

Sega, a major Japanese company, released a gaming console in 1998 that was the first to feature a built-in modem for online play and introduced the world to the iconic blue hedgehog's 3D debut. Which console was it?

Answer: Dreamcast

Developed by Daewoo, a South Korean electronics company, this 1980s gaming console had a unique name and was designed as a mix of an MSX computer and a gaming system. Can you identify the console?

Answer: Zemmix

Known for its distinctive arcade-style games, SNK, a Japanese company, released a gaming console in 1990 that had a home system notoriously expensive at the time. Which console was it?

Answer: Neo-Geo

Launched in 1983 by Casio, a well-known Japanese electronics company, which gaming console had a limited game library and was quickly overshadowed by the more successful Famicom system?

Answer: PV-1000

NEC, a Japanese company, released an upgraded version of a popular 1980s gaming console that boasted improved graphics capabilities but ultimately failed to gain traction in the market. What was this console called?

Answer: SuperGrafx

Not to be confused with a line of Philips VCRs, which obscure gaming console from the early 1980s was developed by Interton, a German company, and featured interchangeable game modules?

Answer: Video 2000

Designed for children and released in the early 1980s by LJN, which gaming console focused on creativity and allowed users to create their own works of art using the included light pen?

Answer: Video Art

SEGA, a well-known Japanese gaming company, launched a gaming console in 1983 as their first entry into the market, featuring titles such as Congo Bongo and Girl's Garden. Which console was it?

Answer: SG-1000

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Released in 2004 by Valve, which highly acclaimed first-person shooter features a protagonist named Gordon Freeman and takes place in the dystopian City 17?

Answer: Half-life 2

Developed by Turn 10 Studios and first launched in 2005, which racing simulation game franchise is known for its realistic physics, detailed car models, and extensive customization options?

Answer: Forza Motorsport

Set in the underwater city of Rapture, this 2007 first-person shooter developed by Irrational Games combines elements of dystopian fiction with a unique gameplay mechanic involving genetic alterations called plasmids. What is the name of this game?

Answer: Bioshock

This 2007 puzzle platformer by Valve introduces players to the Aperture Science Handheld Portal Device, a tool that creates inter-spatial connections, and features a passive-aggressive AI antagonist named GLaDOS. What is this game called?

Answer: Portal

Developed by Ubisoft, which action-adventure series, first released in 2007, transports players to various historical settings and follows the ongoing conflict between the Assassins and the Templars?

Answer: Assassin’s Creed

This popular rhythm game franchise, first released in 2005 by RedOctane, allows players to mimic playing the guitar using a specialized controller while following prompts on the screen to hit notes in time with the music. What is the name of this game?

Answer: Guitar Hero

The fourth installment in a long-running open-world RPG series by Bethesda, this 2006 game is set in the province of Cyrodiil and features a massive world to explore with a main quest involving the closing of Oblivion Gates. What is the title of this game?

Answer: The Elder Scrolls: Oblivion

Rockstar Games released this action-adventure title in 2002, taking players to a fictionalized Miami in the 1980s as they follow the story of Tommy Vercetti, a mobster trying to rise through the ranks of the criminal underworld. What is the name of this game?

Answer: Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

Developed by Rare and released in 2001, this platformer game for the Nintendo 64 features a foul-mouthed squirrel named Conker as he navigates a world filled with dark humor, pop culture references, and mature themes. What is the title of this game?

Answer: Conker’s Bad Fur Day

This first-person action-adventure game, developed by Retro Studios and released in 2002 for the Nintendo GameCube, marks the return of a famous bounty hunter protagonist in a game that seamlessly blends exploration, platforming, and shooting. What is the name of this game?

Answer: Metroid Prime

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