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Buzz! The Hollywood Quiz

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Overall 6

Buzz! The Hollywood Quiz

Video Game Generation
20 January 2008
  • Summary: Buzz!: The Hollywood Quiz can be a nice addition to any trivia buff’s collection. Wait, make that movie buff. Hold on, make that movie buff who only watches moronic summer spectacle drivel . Whoops, one more – make that moronic summer spectacle drivel from the last decade or so ONLY , to cater to those with a very short term memory.
  • Pros: You, do, have the option to edit out the lamer games, or just flat out go with the Quickfire Quiz, Another great party game…if you have that unique combination of low tastes and great short term memory for crap. We’re not exactly talking Jeopardy here, folks. Come on, even, You Don’t Know Jack, blew this one away in all respects, from breadth of knowledge to snarky commentary that was actually amusing on occasion.
  • Cons: Buzz (the announcer) isn’t the least bit funny, and his lame shtick gets REALLY old, REALLY fast, His irritating intros are (get this) UNSKIPPABLE, regardless how many times you play the game in a row. THE SAME SHTICK. EVERY TIME. UNSKIPPABLE., Some of the mini games involved are pretty lame (pie fight? Rankings? How anal do you have to be to succeed at rankings?), 90% of the questions focus exclusively on recent (mainly Sony/MGM) movies, with naught but a token nod t...
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Overall 6

Expert Review

Realm of Gaming
17 October 2007
  • Excerpt: Sony has been quite successful at marketing its PlayStation 2 to the casual gaming market, bringing out the likes of EyeToy, SingStar and the Buzz! Series in an attempt to appeal to those who don’t traditionally play games. And what better a way to do so than to bring out an assortment of games that are perfect in a party atmosphere? Those familiar with the Buzz!
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Buzz!: The Hollywood Quiz

Geek Culture
8 February 2008
  • Conclusion: Er man Naruto-fan, er spillet sikkert ikke til at komme udenom, men for os andre er der bare tale om endnu en dr�be i et uendeligt hav af n�sten ens anime-kampspil, som man i hvert fald g�r klogest i at vente p� dukker op i en tilbudskasse.
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