Conclusion: Buzz! The Hollywood Quiz isn't perfect; it has an annoying host and some of the different events kind of suck. But for all its faults, this new Buzz game still gives you a lot of questions to answer and has just enough character to keep you coming back for more. Buzz is perfect for people who plan on doing a lot of entertaining in the near future!
Summary: Buzz! The Hollywood Quiz isn't perfect; it has an annoying host and some of the different events kind of suck. But for all its faults, this new Buzz game still gives you a lot of questions to answer and has just enough character to keep you coming back for more. Buzz is perfect for people who plan on doing a lot of entertaining in the near future! This product was submitted by the publisher for review. As a rule, Defunct Games does not review games we spent money on.
Excerpt: I’m a sucker for trivia games. After You Don’t Know Jack graced PCs in the 90s, I became a sucker for trivia-based videogames. Unfortunately, there’s still not a very big market for the genre, with only a handful of titles out there worth their weight in salt. Thankfully, we have a series like Buzz! which regularly delivers fun quiz show action through our home consoles. The latest installment, Buzz!
Summary: Buzz! The Hollywood Quiz allows up to eight players to take part in an interactive quiz show experience featuring 5,000 questions based on Hollywood trivia, incorporating new and improved round types including Rollover, Fact or Fiction and Hollywood Stars, as well as hundreds of celebrity images and movie clips.
Excerpt: Trivia games are a lot of fun. You'd have to be a very unusual type of person to not enjoy them. I've always been a fan of game shows such as Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy, Millionaire, and the horde of other trivia shows TV has seen over the years. Playing trivia games with friends, usually a Milton-Bradley product of some sort, is always fun, too. But the days of picking out and reading trivia cards are long gone, as products such as Buzz!
Excerpt: You might have read my review of Buzz! The Mega Quiz back in late October. If you missed out on it, well now there's a new Buzz! game for you to try. This time, they decided to go with a theme for the game, so Buzz! The Hollywood Quiz was born. The Hollywood Quiz is very much like The Mega Quiz game, with some improvements. The graphics have improved from the previous incarnation.
Excerpt: the core parts of the game are largely unchanged; you've still got the marginally insane/borderline creepy host Buzz and his vapid-sounding Vanna wannabe Rose assisting, still got a handful of clever round types that have you balancing quick responses with quick recall (and a few others that let lagging players even the score or everyone to gang up on the points leader), and still have five does a fantastic job of mixing questions about actors and flicks from just about...