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202 Video Game Trivia Questions To Level Up

Do you love to game? Do you spend hours sitting in front of your tv, remote in hand, completely lost in a fantasy world? Do you enjoy watching Twitch live casts of other people on the internet beating an impossible level in record time? You’re not alone, and now you can test your knowledge of video games against other experts from around the world.

These questions will cover the history of video games, various consoles, popular games, characters, and much more. 

Regardless of how many games you’ve beaten or how many hours you spend controlling an entire world with your thumbs, you can’t call yourself an expert gamer until you take this video game trivia quiz. Put down your remote and get ready to answer these fun, challenging questions!

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What game was released with the Nintendo 64 upon its launch?

Mario Kart 64′

Wave Race 64′

Super Mario 64′

Donkey Kong 64′

Which character did NOT appear in the game Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles?

Donatello

Michelangelo

Leonardo

Raphael

What is ‘E3’ also known as?

Entertainment Education Environment

Electronic Entertainment Expo

Electronic Ecstasy Expo

Electronic Economic Exposition

Altair must assassinate nine people who belong to what group?

The Brotherhood

Knights Templar

Al-Maim

Queen of Crusades

Name the MMORPG developed by Actoz Soft?

LOTR

Gunz

A3

WOW

What does Desmond Miles do for a living?

Teacher

Firefighter

Bartender

Police Officer

Watch Dogs 2′ is set in which are of the United States?

New York

Los Angeles

Rocky Mountains

San Francisco

How many players can simultaneously play in Super Mario Bros Wii?

4

2

1

6

What is the second video game console produced by Microsoft?

Xbox Eye

Xbox 360

Xbox 350

Xbox 380

According to the Entertainment Software Ratings Board, what do video game titles rated ‘EC’ mean?

For eldest child only

Age 5 and older

Age 3 and below

For age 3 and older

Which company released the iconic video game ‘Donkey Kong’?

Matrix Games

Nintendo

Square Enix

Electronic Arts

Which game on the original NES used the Zapper gun?

Spy Hunter

Duck Hunt

Shotgun Sammy

Q*Bert

What N64 game’s final boss is the Master Hand?

Super Smash Bros.’

Super Mario 64′

Perfect Dark’

Banjo-Kazooie’

What is the name of the developers of the ‘Halo’ series?

Bungie

Universal Studios

Disney

Nintendo

Video game ‘SimCity’, released in 1989, involved doing what?

Being A Cop

Exploring Nightlife

Managing A City

Seeing Monuments

Sole Survivor’ and ‘Tiberian Twilight’ are games in which series?

Command & Conquer

Halo

Call of Duty

Grand Theft Auto

Which developer produces the Starcraft, Hearthstone and Overwatch games?

Typhoon

Hurricane

Storm

Blizzard

In which fictional world does the Warcraft III takes place?

Azeroth

Pandora

Middle-Earth

Maya

Which word completes the name of this huge selling video game series, ‘Call of’ …?

…Duty

…Mom & Pop

…the Wolf

…the Dead

In what year did Resident Evil 4 get released?

2012

2010

2011

2005

In 1975 holiday season, what was the No. 1 selling video game console?

Nintendo 64

Atari Pong

Sega Saturn

Nintendo

As of 2010, how many production models of the Sony DualShock controller have been released?

2

1

4

3

How many Grand Theft Auto games have been released?

7

10

15

1

In the ‘Street Fighter II’ game which of the characters was a sumo wrestler?

Ryu

Lee

Geki

E. Honda

Which games console introduced different shapes to the four buttons on their controllers?

N64

Sega Gamegear

Gameboy

Sony PlayStation

How many friends are trapped on the mountain in ‘Until Dawn’?

4

8

12

6

Complete this classic game title ‘World of ____’?

Soccer

Frisbee

Warcraft

Flying

Which player appears on the cover of FIFA 14?

Lionel Messi

Gary Lineker

Wayne Rooney

Cristiano Ronaldo

How many Brazilians feature on the video game UFC: Sudden Impact?

4

34

28

24

The first ‘Call Of Duty’ game takes place during what war?

The Gulf War

World War II

World War I

Vietnam

In World of Warcraft, How many different races you can choose?

4

9

11

10

In what year was the classic game Lemmings released?

1981

1971

2001

1991

The character ‘Bowser’ is the primary antagonist of what series?

Super Smash Bros.

Zelda

Metroid Prime

Mario

Ken from ‘Street Fighter II’ hails from where?

United States

Jamaica

Russia

Peru

Which Grand Theft Auto game was released in 2013?

II

III

IV

V

Where are Nintendo Original headquarters located?

Kyoto

Redmond

Tokyo

Mumbai

The sequel to which game was called ‘Modern Warfare’?

Diablo

Fable

Grand Theft Auto

Call of Duty

On what systems could you play ‘The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening’?

Gameboy

Playstation One

Sega Genesis

Nintendo NES

Where did the name ‘Mario’ For the Nintendo franchise come?

American Nintendo Exec

Italian President

Inventor’s Son

Friend of the Producer

Markus Persson sold the rights to Minecraft to which company in 2014?

Yahoo

Google

Apple

Microsoft

What does the name of the orange ghost in the original Pac-Man translate to?

Ambusher

Fickle

Chaser

Stupid

Daley Thompson’s Decathlon wad a huge hit for Konami on which platform?

Commodore 64

Spectrum

Sega Megadrive

Amiga I

How many Brazilians feature on the video game UFC Undisputed 2010?

54

18

2

38

Modern Warfare is the second game in which franchise?

Medal of Honor

Halo

Call of Duty

Streetfighter II

Civilization was a empire building game, first released in what year?

2001

1981

1991

2011

What is the full name of ‘DotA’?

Death of the Ancients

Defense of the Ancients

Die or try Again

Death of the Ancestors

How many circles of hell are there in ‘Dante’s Inferno’?

9

5

10

8

Which Pokemon can eventually evolve into an Alakazam?

Abra

Seadra

Geodude

Horsea

Pokemon Go’ was released for smartphones in which year?

2014

2016

2013

2017

What color is the start button on a standard N64 controller?

Blue

Green

Red

Yellow

The ‘Grand Theft Auto’ game series were developed by which company?

Mindscape

Origin Systems

Rockstar Games

EA Games

Helix a music video game can only be played on which platform?

Xbox 350

Wii

PS2

Xbox

What was the video game character Mario’s original profession?

Police Officer

Carpenter

High Jumper

Clown

The Crew’ racing game features a recreation of streets in which country?

England

Japan

United States

Australia

From where was the Prince in classic video game ‘Prince of’ …?

Pakistan

Peru

Poland

Persia

Sonic the Hedgehog was which of these colors?

Blue

Brown

Biege

Yellow

The main goal of Pacman is to eat all of which type of symbol?

Monsters

Fruit

Walls

Dots

The ‘Assetto Corsa’ racing game features over how many cars?

20

60

40

80

In which game can you find Raccoon City?

Bioshock

Silent Hill

Left for Dead

Resident Evil

What color is the B button on a standard N64 controller?

Green

Yellow

Blue

Red

Which of the following games is set in Venezuela?

Tropico

Up: The Game

Asylum

Scratches

Which golfer was dropped as the face of EA’s PGA tour game in 2013?

Matt Kuchar

Justin Rose

Rory McIlroy

Tiger Woods

What is the other name of the villain Dr. Robotnik?

Moustache McGee

Dr. Moustache

Dr. Eggman

Dr. Roosevelt

How many armies can you choose from in Warhammer Online?

10

6

14

24

From which game perspective do users play ‘Grand Theft Auto’?

First-person shooter

Third-person shooter

Tactical Shooter

Rail Shooter

What is the agent number given to the main character in ‘Hitman’?

47

57

77

97

What was the name of the classic Windows game where players cleared the board of mines?

Mineaway

Minesweeper

Minecraft

Mineclear

What color is the A button on a standard N64 controller?

Yellow

Red

Blue

Green

What’s the name of the vibrating attachment for the N64?

Virtual Pak

Rumble Pak

Quake Pak

Force Pak

The first ‘Final Fantasy’ game was released in which year?

1987

1996

1990

1984

Call Of Duty: Roads To Victory’ is for what video game console?

Nintendo DS

Nintendo Wii

PSP

Xbox

In Gears of War, what does ‘COG’ stand for?

Central Operating Guard

Coalition of Ordered Governments

Convention of Guilds

Council of Organized Guards

2016 release ‘Tom Clancy’s The Division’ is set in which city?

Chicago

Boston

Philadelphia

New York

En qué videojuego prestaba la voz a Sid el perezoso John Leguizamo?

Fallout

La Era de Hielo

Padre de familia

Lego Batman; el videojuego

Grand Theft Auto is played in which game perspective?

Roleplay

Empire Building

1st person

3rd person perspective

Which video game character races through the Mushroom Kingdom?

Donkey Kong

Super Mario

Sonic the Hedgehog

Pac-Man

Which video game title is based on a term referring to motor vehicle robbery?

Motor Vehicle Robbery

Grand Theft Auto

Auto Stealing

Vehicular Manslaughter

Game titles with rated ‘EC’ means?

For age 3 and older

Age 3 and below

For eldest child only

Age 5 and older

Which games character had a sidekick called Tails?

Sonic

Jetset Willy

Dizzy

Lara Croft

What video game genre is the ‘Call Of Duty’ series?

Beat ‘Em Up

First Person Shooter

Graphic Adventure

RPG

What was ‘Mario’ first known as in ‘Donkey Kong’?

Luigi

Jumpman

Redman

Fatman

What kind of sport is played on the Gran Turismo video games series?

Fishing

Racing

Boxing

Athletics

In the game ‘Silent Hill’ for the PS1, how many keys do you have to press in the piano puzzle?

4

9

5

7

How many players are needed to play ‘Legend of Zelda, Four Swords’?

3

4

7

10

What is the name of the two-dimensional game that requires players to shoot at rows upon rows of descending aliens?

Space Invaders

Defender

Death Star

Star Wars

Doom’ is considered what type of video game?

Platform Game

Tower Defense

First Person Shooter

Endless Runner

What is the name of the first video game that was brought into space by an astronaut?

Star Wars

Red Alert

Dark Reign

Starcraft

Which of the ‘Grand Theft Auto’ game series had it’s debut in 2013?

V

IV

III

VII

Which of the following is not a ‘Call Of Duty’ game?

Global Conflict’

Ghosts’

Modern Warfare’

World At War’

San Andreas is a fictional US state in which game series?

Minecraft

Grand Theft Auto

Nintendogs

Pokemon

What is the level cap of ‘Dragon Age Origins: Awakening’?

35

30

75

43

Battlefield 1 took players back to which historical conflict in 2017?

Korean War

World War 2

American Civil War

World War 1

Darkmoon Faire is a recurring festival which occurs how many times in a year in the popular MMORPG World Of Warcraft?

6

12

2

4

Through which means is the PS3 controller charged?

USB cable

Play and Charge Kit

No Extra Power Needed

Wireless Charging

In the game ‘Dead or Alive’, how many female characters are there?

8

43

19

5

World Cyber Games was a tournament run by a company in which country?

South Korea

Australia

Malaysia

Japan

Halo 3 is what type of game?

Strategy

Third Person Shooter

Puzzle

First Person Shooter

What was the Nintendo 64’s advertising slogan?

Get N The Game

Get N Or Get Out

Get N With Nintendo

Get N Here

In the game ‘Mortal Kombat’ which character was renowned for freezing his opponents in place?

Sub-Zero

Smoke

Kano

Goro

What object in ‘Super Mario Bros.’ allows Mario and Luigi to grow bigger?

A Purple Pill

A Mushroom

A Bone

A Gold Ring

Sonic must collect what seven items to reach Super Sonic status in ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’?

Disaster Diamonds

Energy Rubies

Super Stars

Chaos Emeralds

Which God of War game was released in March, 2010?

God of Chaos

GoW III

GoW II

GoW IV

Which of the following systems is unable to browse the Internet?

PC

Sony PS3

Nintendo Wii

Xbox 360

What is the name of the interactive animal game released with the Xbox Kinect?

Kritter Kare

Kinect Kats

Kinect Karasel

Kinectimals

In the ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ video games, how many tails does Tails the fox have?

One

Four

Three

Two

What year was Red Dead Redemption released?

1970

2000

2010

2019

Who is the final boss in the side-scrolling’ shooter ‘Narc.’?

Mr. Big

Mr. Badd

Mr. X

Mr. Bossman

Complete the title of this iconic video game, Sonic the ____?

Hedgehog

Dog

Cat

Sheep

What quarterback appeared on the cover of ‘Madden 2009’?

David Car

Jake Delhomme

Brett Favre

Donovan McNabb

In what arcade game do players collect eggs while flying on the backs of ostriches?

Galaga

Joust

Star Raiders

Tempest

What villain does Batman bring to Arkham Asylum at the start of ‘Batman: Arkham Asylum’?

Scarecrow

The Penguin

The Joker

The Riddler

What color is the original Pac-Man?

Yellow

Blue

Green

Red

What was Nintendos first arcade game that was a hit in the US?

Super Mario Bros

FIFA 1

Street Fighter

Donkey Kong

In Uncharted 2, how many hidden items you can collect in the game?

100

80

99

101

In what fictional town does the game ‘Alan Wake’ take place?

Moonville

Bright Falls

Dusk Valley

Night Vale

Which video game involves tracking down the Origami Killer?

Cut the Rope

Doom

Angry Birds

Heavy Rain

San Andreas’ and ‘Chinatown Wars’ are titles in which series of video games?

Halo

Tomb Raider

Grand Theft Auto

Super Mario

Which huge console games contains Chaos Emeralds?

Sonic The Hedgehog

Halo

Mario Bros

Grand Theft Auto

Which of these was the name of a tennis video game released on Sega Dreamcast?

Fictio Tennis

Preten Tennis

Actua Tennis

Virtua Tennis

What seven items must Sonic collect in order to become Super Sonic in ‘Sonic The Hedgehog’?

Fire Sapphires

Torrent Diamonds

Chaos Emeralds

Star Opals

What is the official name of the 2010 wireless extension for the Xbox 360?

Handless

Kin

Natal

Kinect

What was the aim of the ‘Super Mario Bros’ video game?

Save The Princess

Run Successful Business

Build The Best House

Manage A City

Silent Hill was first releases in which year?

2009

1999

2004

1991

What is the name of the motion and voice controlled peripheral that comes with the Xbox One?

Spark

X-Control

Virtua Play

Kinect

The game Street Fighter was first released in what year?

1997

1987

2007

1977

What is the name of the Halo game released in 2010?

IV

Reach

Endgame

Galaxy

What super hero could players skate as in ‘Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2’ by inputting in a special code?

Superman

Batman

Thor

Spider Man

In what year was the first Grand Theft Auto video game released?

1999

2000

1995

1997

What plant can heal his fellow fighters in ‘Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare’?

Sunflower

Chomper

Pea Shooter

Cactus

Which video game featured the character Enzio?

Streetfighter II

Grand Theft Auto

Assassin’s Creed II

Halo

Which video gaming console was the first for Microsoft?

Telstar

Xbox 360

Xbox

PC

Which of these is the name of a soccer video game?

Sensible Soccer

Stupid Soccer

Silly Soccer

Serious Soccer

What is the name of the twin brothers that players control in ‘Double Dragon’?

Bobby Joe & Billy Jay

Fred & Ted

Larry & Randy

Billy Lee & Jimmy Lee

Which of these was NOT a real video game console of the 80s?

Commodore 64GS

Sega Master System

Atari 5200

PlayGo 2100

When it comes to system failures, to what console does the term ‘Red ring of death’ belong to?

Xbox 360

PS2

Sega Dreamcast

Nintendo 64

In what ‘Dead Rising’ game does Frank West team up with Chuck Greene to fight zombies?

Dead Rising: Case Zero

Dead Rising: Case West

Dead Rising: Case Flash

Dead Rising: Case Left

When was the first released of ‘Nintendo’ in Japan?

1990

1985

1986

1983

C.O.D is an acronym of which popular video game series?

Call Of Danger

Call Of Duty

Call Of Doom

Call Of Demand

Clara goes by what DedSec hacker name in ‘Watch Dogs’?

Badboy69

Badboy85

Badboy17

Badboy27

Which games console is produced by Sony?

Games Station

Xbox

Nintendo Wii

PlayStation

What is the name of Mike Tyson’s video game released in 1988?

Block Out!!!

Slap Out!!!

Hit Out!!!

Punch Out!!!

Which classic fighting game was released in 1987?

Mortal Kombat

Kung Fu King

Double Dragon

Streetfighter

What mechanized monsters protect the Little Sisters in ‘BioShock’?

Guardian Angels

Drill Guardians

Big Daddy

Metalheads

What quarterback appeared on the cover of ‘Madden 2004’?

Peyton Manning

Drew Bledsoe

Drew Brees

Michael Vick

Originally ‘Mario’ first appeared in?

Super Mario Bros

Wario

Donkey Kong

Mario Tennis

Which of these is the name of a baseball video game that was released in 1988?

CBS Baseball

RBI Baseball

BBC Baseball

NBC Baseball

What Mario game ended with a picture of Mario sleeping and the words ‘The End’ on the screen?

Super Mario Bros. 3

Super Mario Bros.

Super Mario Bros. 2

Super Mario World

What member of the heist team in ‘Payday: The Heist’ wears a mask with a US flag on it?

Chains

Bain

Dallas

Wolf

What video game character eats power pellets that allow him to gobble up ghosts?

Pac-Man

Donkey Kong

Luigi

Mario

Dhaslim is a character in which game?

Sonic The Hedgehog

Super Mario Bros

Mortal Kombat

Street Fighter

Minecraft is a popular video game released in which year?

1981

1971

1991

2009

Which Fable game was released with the Xbox Kinect?

Fable IV

Fable II

Fable III

Fable

Who is on the cover of NCAA Football 11?

Tim Tebow

Ndamukong Suh

Sam Bradford

Reggie Bush

Complete the title of this iconic video game, Call of ____?

The Moon

Senses

Duty

The Wild

Actor Kevin Spacey plays the head of a private military in what ‘Call of Duty’ game?

Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare

Call Of Duty: World At War

What color is the enemy seeking turtle shell in ‘Super Mario Kart’?

Orange

Red

Yellow

Green

The game World of Warcraft was released by which studio?

EA Games

Coloopl Inc

Rockstar Games

Blizzard Entertainment

What item does Rex Power Colt use to distract enemies in ‘Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon’?

Dice

Rubik’s Cube

Lava Lamp

Pool Balls

Who kills Lois Lane causing Superman to take over an alternate world in ‘Injustice: Gods Among Us’?

Harley Quinn

The Joker

Deathstroke

Solomon Grundy

What NES game features the famous line ‘It’s dangerous to go alone! Take this!’?

The Legend Of Zelda

Super Mario Bros.

Ice Climbers

Metroid

What Seattle Seahawks cornerback appeared on the cover of ‘Madden 15’?

Russell Wilson

Richard Sherman

Steve Young

Peyton Manning

Pac-Man was originally called?

Pac-men

Paku-man

Puk-man

Pek-man

B.J. Blazkowicz is the hero of what first person shooter game?

Wolfenstein 3D

Blood

Heretic

Quake

Characters like Sweet Tooth, Mr. Grimm and Dollface are the main characters in what revived game?

Vigilante 8

Gran Turismo

Twisted Metal

Carmaggedon

Which singer had their own ‘stuff pack’ for the video game ‘The Sims 3’?

Kelly Clarkson

Katy Perry

Britney Spears

Rihanna

In what laboratory do players reek havoc in ”Splosion Man’ and ‘Ms. ‘Splosion Man’?

Atom Aeronautics

Scientific Industries

Big Science

Know-It-All Labs

What toxin makes Batman and The Joker sick in ‘Batman: Arkham City’?

Paxon

Bactrim

Vixen

Titan

Kurt Zisa was a secret boss in the first installment of what game?

Kingdom of gold

Final Fantasy II

Kingdom Hearts

Fantasy Kingdom

Complete the name of iconis game studio. Rockstar ____

Stage

Games

Inc

Limited

Who is on the cover of Madden 11?

Drew Brees

Adrian Peterson

Brett Farve

Peyton Manning

What color would you feed to the blob in ‘A Boy and His Blob’ if you wanted him to turn into an anvil?

Banana

Strawberry

Punch

Grape

What is the name of the Metroid game released in 2010?

Chaos

Metropolis

Other M

M Squared

What villain finishes his enemies by dousing them with gas in ‘Injustice: Gods Among Us’?

Doomsday

The Joker

Harley Quinn

Solomon Grundy

Ecco The Dolphin was first published on what platform?

Game Boy

SNES

Xbox 360

Sega Megadrive

Which of these became the first video game sex symbol during the 1990s?

Super Mario

Pac-Man

Lara Croft

Sonic The Hedgehog

What system’s controller used shapes to identify the four action buttons?

Sega Genesis

Super Nintendo

Sony PlayStation

NES

Which of these is the name of a series of tennis video games?

Off Spin

Top Spin

Side Spin

Bottom Spin

What video game character made a cameo appearance in the movie ‘Tron’?

Pac-Man

Donkey Kong

Mario

Duke Nukem

Complete the name of this iconic game. Silent _____

Mountain

Hill

Runway

Slope

Which of these did Pac-Man NOT do in the popular video game?

Chase Ghosts

Eat Pellets

Be Chased By Ghosts

Collect Money

What is the name of Max’s brother who he accidentally makes disappear in ‘Max: The Curse of Brotherhood’?

Finch

Frank

Felix

Fred

Dead Rising 2 was a 2010 game about killing what?

Zombies

Werewolves

Aliens

Vampires

Complete the title of this iconic video game, Legends of ____?

Romans

India

Zelda

Israel

What was the game with the player in the role of a secret agent driving an armed sports car?

Test Drive: Eve of Destruction

Carmageddon

Spy Hunter

Twisted Metal

Complete the title of this iconic video game, Ecco the ____?

Lobster

Crab

Dolphin

Whale

Which golfer appears alongside Tiger Woods in the EA Sports video games?

Rory McIlroy

Justin Rose

Adam Scott

Matt Kuchar

Who charges players with tracking down ManBearPig in ‘South Park: The Stick of Truth’?

John Elway

Morgan Freeman

Al Gore

Tom Cruise

Name the developers and publishers of the Grand Theft Auto game series?

Rockstar Games

Nintendo

Zynga

Capcom

A fake glitch in the game ‘Batman: Arkham Asylum’ was caused by what villain?

Mr. Freeze

The Riddler

The Joker

Scarecrow

What is the only move players have to make in the ‘Drink Me’ room in ‘Dragon’s Lai’?

Right

Left

Down

Up

What was the first digital graphic game to run on a computer?

Tennis for Two

Tetris

Galaga

OXO

Who is the ‘Lady of Antiquity’?

Lira

Cosmos

Aerith

Shantotto

Complete the title of this iconic video game, Leisure Suit ____?

Carrie

Larry

Dario

Harry

What was the first colored portable video game system that was introduced in 1989?

Gameboy

PSP

Atari Lynx

Gameboy Advance

A special DLC for the PS3 version of ‘Batman: Arkham Asylum’ allowed players to play as what villain?

The Riddler

Poison Ivy

The Joker

Killer Croc

Which is the most current version of Xbox?

Y

Z

X

A

Streetfighter was released by which studio in the 80’s?

Rockstar Games

Capcom

Ocean Games

Zynga

What is the lead character in the hit Metal Gear Solid series?

Solid Man

Solid Jim

Solid Snake

Solid Cat

What is Dermot Quinn’s mob nickname in ‘Watch Dogs’?

Lucky

Squeaky

Rocky

The Barracuda

What video game did the Apple II come with?

Bustout

Cutin

Breakout

Battlein

Video game ‘SimCity’, released in 1989, involved doing what?

Managing A City

Seeing Monuments

Exploring Nightlife

Being A Cop

According to Statista, which console game was best selling in the UK in 2020?

FIfa 21

Fifa 20

Fifa 18

Fifa 19

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