Your starter for ten: Is EA's latest franchise worth a look?
Quiz games are something of a pet peeve for me. Being a hot-blooded male I obviously loathe TV quiz shows, and the particularly cynical side of me can see straight through the numerous dial-in competitions that exist purely to generate additional revenue for TV stations. However, the recent emergence of videogame-style quiz titles has me..
About The Game
From the EA Casual Entertainment label, Smarty Pants finally levels the playing field for people of all ages, allowing simultaneous play using age-targeted trivia plus action-based gestures, making it a truly trans-generational game made exclusively of the WiiTM.
Tailoring questions to the contestant's age, gamers from eight to eighty can join in on the fun all at the same time. Every player's answer is tracked, and the game automatically adjusts the difficulty level to provide continous stimultion and interactive challenges that are age appropriate. Exciting Wii gestures make everything a game, from spinning the category wheel and tug-of-wars over correct answers, to "dance-offs" for additional points.
Smarty Pants boasts multiple game modes including a family mode, a single team race against time and a rapid-fire competitive mode perfect for groups of friends. With both competitive and collaborative game modes and 20,000 questions in multiple categories, the fun is virtually endless!
- It's Anybody's Game! - 20,000 questions in multiple categories are filtered according to age, giving every player an equal shot at being the ultimate Smarty Pants.
- Raise Your Hands and Dance! - From cracking the spinner and dancing to the intuitve gesture of raising your hand, Smarty Pants features user-friendly controls. Use 1-4 Wii remotes - no nunchuck required!
- The Fun Never Ends! - Take on your friends and your parents in multiple game modes including quick-fire versus and team based co-op. Get a 4-player game going for some incredibly fun, fast-paced multiplayer mayhem!#
- Fully localised! - Categories and questions that are fuly localised with country appropriate content for North America, UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy!