Reviews and Problems with Buzz! The Hollywood Quiz
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3 June 2008
Summary: I love game shows. Don't get me wrong, I don't love all game shows, but more times than not I find myself drawn into the fake studio world full of cash prizes and trips to exotic locales. I don't care if it's The Match Game, Family Feud, Jeopardy!
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.
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!
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. The game incorporates new and improved round types including Rollover, Fact or Fiction and Hollywood Stars, as well as hundreds of celebrity...
Excerpt: Game shows are one of those things that no matter what the show uses as a gimmick, you always find yourself sitting down to answer the questions. So having trivia games migrate to the consoles …
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...
Conclusion: Graphically there’s not much to say as the layout is basic and the characters still feature some jaggies around the edges. Everything works well in terms of presentation values, but the game’s not meant to wow anyone. It's all clean and clear, as it should be.
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.