Monthly Archives: April 2009

Trivial Pursuit

Trivial Pursuit

I don’t know about you, but I usually associate Trivial Pursuit with either snobby dinner parties or dull Christmas Day afternoons. Amazingly, then, EA has managed to change my stance by delivering this surprisingly stylish and fun to play console iteration. The commentator is pleasingly random too: “You got that question wrong, no goldfish flavoured ice lolly for you this time!”

The main reason it’s entertaining is because the questions are up to date and relevant to us Brits. There’s stuff about UK bands, TV shows and football teams while modern questions consist of events in last year’s Olympics and films released in the last few months. Some questions give you pictures to choose from, others ask you to stick a pin on a map or point to a country. The majority though are multiple choice, so even if you don’t know the answer there’s still a 25% chance of getting it right.

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Formula 1 games in two stages

Codemasters have been talking to IGN about the new Formula 1 games they’ve got in the pipeline. Formula 1 2009 will be first, out in the autumn for just Wii and PSP. It’s sounding reasonably comprehensive: KERS, strategy calls and weather systems...
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Fit as a Fiddle

UK Charts Another week, another load of cash for Nintendo’s coffers. Wii Fit stays on top of the chart, and has now been #1 for 11 weeks (not running, mind) making it Nintendo’s longest serving ‘all formats #1’. Nintendo’s previous longest running...
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