Excerpt: Trivial Pursuit is a well known board game that families all over the world have enjoyed. I initially thought that the home console version of this game would instantly score in the mid to upper nineties. Unfortunately for this game, I am very thorough.
Excerpt: When games based on board games are released, there has to be a very good reason to purchase them. Lets face it, it would be pretty damn criminal to just take the good name of a famous board game and give us nothing to make it worthwhile over the physical, cheaper original.
Summary: Parents need to know that this is a video game based on the Hasbro board game of Trivial Pursuit. There is one minor reference to alcohol in terms of complimenting your success by popping bottles of champagne.
New version of classic board game adds a fun twist.
Common Sense Media
27 October 2009
Summary: Parents need to know that Trivial Pursuit: Bet You Know It lets players compete in a traditional version of the Trivial Pursuit board game as well as a new, more rapid-fire version in which all players get a chance to answer every question.
Excerpt: There’s no doubting that the Wii is going to become the home of the digital board game iteration. You’ve already got Monopoly and a handful of board game compilations, but more are sure to come soon.
Excerpt: After playing a ton of shooters and RPGs for the last few months, I decided to rent a bit of a “relaxation game”. An advertisement on the Nintendo Channel told me that Trivial Pursuit was available as of last week, and I figured that I'd give it a shot.
Conclusion: Eventually, after playing for a long time and getting pretty much nowhere (we should have known not to play the long version), we gave up without actually finishing the game. But we all had fun anyway. I definitely recommend this game for my fellow Gen-Xers.