Video Game History Test! Trivia Quiz

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Video Game History Test! Trivia Quiz

Do you know anything about video game history? Video games have been around ever since early on in the 1970s. The earliest commercial arcade video game, computer space by Nutting Associates, was launched in 1971. In 1972, Atari presented Pong to the arcades. Nolan Bushnell created Atari, and he was also the man who created computer space. If you would like to understand further about video game history, try this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What company created the Odyssey?
    • A. 

      ATARI

    • B. 

      NINTENDO

    • C. 

      SONY

    • D. 

      MAGNAVOX

    • E. 

      SNK

  • 2. 
    What did Nintendo start off as?
    • A. 

      A Video Game Publisher

    • B. 

      A Video Game Developer

    • C. 

      A Playing Cards Manufacturer

    • D. 

      A Console Manufacturer

    • E. 

      As Part Of Universal Pictures

  • 3. 
    The protagonist of the God Of War series (Kratos) started out as:
    • A. 

      Just a more graphically inferior version of his current self

    • B. 

      Hercules

    • C. 

      Just some guy with a sword and a shield

    • D. 

      Just some guy with a spear

    • E. 

      A Cloud Strife wannabe

  • 4. 
    The director of the Super Smash Brothers games is also the creator of:
    • A. 

      Kirby

    • B. 

      Zelda

    • C. 

      Resident Evil

    • D. 

      Ninja Gaiden

    • E. 

      Mario

  • 5. 
    Why is Megaman (Rockman) blue?
    • A. 

      So he can fit the name "The Blue Bomber"

    • B. 

      Because blue is a 'calm' color

    • C. 

      Due to the limitations of the NES

    • D. 

      The director just wanted it that way

    • E. 

      The color blue was very big in Japan (see Sonic)

  • 6. 
    The actress Megan Fox who stared in the movie Transformers stated she:
    • A. 

      Is a big Halo fan

    • B. 

      Hates Gears Of War

    • C. 

      Doesn't play games

    • D. 

      Is huge Mortal Kombat fan

    • E. 

      Hates the so-called 'console wars'

  • 7. 
    What franchise created the formula we now see in almost every Action/Adventure Hack n' Slash game?
    • A. 

      Bayonetta

    • B. 

      Devil May Cry

    • C. 

      God Of War

    • D. 

      Castlevania 64

    • E. 

      Ninja Gaiden Sigma

  • 8. 
    Which console has the superior Hardware from the following list:
    • A. 

      SEGA DREAMCAST

    • B. 

      SONY PLAYSTATION 2

    • C. 

      SEGA 32X

    • D. 

      ATARI JAGUAR

    • E. 

      NINTENDO GAMECUBE

  • 9. 
    What was the original idea for the Biohazard (Resident Evil) franchise?
    • A. 

      A FPS with Aliens

    • B. 

      A 3rd Person RPG with Ghosts

    • C. 

      A FPS with Zombies

    • D. 

      An Alone In The Dark game with Zombies

    • E. 

      An RPG with Mythical Creatures

  • 10. 
    What was the primary reason for the Sega Dreamcast's failure?
    • A. 

      It was a bad console

    • B. 

      It was too expensive

    • C. 

      It couldn't compete with the PlayStation 2

    • D. 

      It had faulty hardware

    • E. 

      It couldn't compete with the 3DO

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