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Quiz games are becoming more and more popular and here are several reviews on this topic. Trivia Crack returns with a new and improved version that does more than just add a fresh coat of paint. Trivia Crack 2 (Android, iOS) includes new game modes such as a head-to-head time attack mode called Tower Challenge as well as daily challenges and tasks – all of which you can play against your Facebook friends or random opponents. The Classic mode that Trivia Crack is built on is still here, as players compete to collect themed charcters that mirror trivia categories. This version has added more characters to collect depending on the question themes. The app’s advertising does come on a bit strong in Trivia Crack 2, though a VIP subscription removes ads and provides in-game perks such as endless lives, special packs and discounts. You can also stick to the original Trivia Crack (Android, iOS), which has just introduced a new live trivia showdown mode featuring cash prizes, very much in the style of HQ Trivia.

If you’re looking for a rowdy trivia game to break out at your next party, check out Smart Ass by University Games, a fast-paced trivia game in which players don’t have to wait their turn to yell out the answer and advance around the board as they solve clues. Smart Ass is designed for two to six players, and it’s best for teens and adults, as you might have guessed from its name alone. The game comes with a game board, six playing pieces, more than 400 question cards, a pair of jumbo dice and instructions. During gameplay, participants take turns rolling the dice and reading out the clues on the question cards. Each question card contains eight hints that will help you guess the answer, and the first person to figure out the correct response simply yells it out.

Silicon Flip : The rules of this game are very simple. The game begins by you flipping a virtual coin and predicting whether the coin will land heads or tails side up. If you are correct then you get 1 point, but if you are wrong then you are given a general knowledge quiz question to answer. If you get the question right then your score will remain unchanged, but if you get it wrong then you lose 1 point. This process is then repeated until you either run out of time – you only have 5 minutes to complete the game – or you reach the 10 points needed to win. More on General knowledge game.

SwagIQ stands out from the rest on this list because it doesn’t directly dole out cash. Instead, you play to win SwagBucks, which can then be exchanged for cash via PalPal, or redeemed for gift cards for popular sites like Amazon or Steam, stores such as Barns & Noble, JCPenney, and Bath & Body Works, or even donate your winnings to charities including Doctors Without Borders or ALS. SwagIQ also lets you earn points based on recruiting new players, and you’ll get a 10% cut of whatever they make playing the app (which, admittedly, sounds a bit like a trivia pyramid scheme to me). You can also spend your SwagBucks to buy back into games, and you earn a few SwagBucks each time you play. 100 SwagBucks convert to 1 USD, but there are deals to be had if you redeem your SwagBucks for gift cards.