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: 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: 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!
Summary: Parents need to know that this is a movie trivia game that shows stills and clips from a wide variety of films and that a healthy interest in movies on behalf of the player is assumed. Also be aware that included among the films referenced in the game are some that are unsuitable for younger audiences, such as Manhunter , The Fisher King , and Robocop .
Excerpt: After sports and music editions of the hugely popular stable of quiz games from the good fellows at Sony, a film themed version was of course the next logical move, and it goes far further than 39 steps in the right direction. If any round at a pub quiz is enduringly popular with every member of every team, it is the movie round, which connects generation gaps like a bridge over the River Kwai.