GamesBeat

Plain Vanilla releases its multiplayer video game quiz for iOS

If you know the original Japanese name for Pac-Man, then perhaps you’d enjoy showing off your deep knowledge in a battle of video game trivia.

Video Game QuizUpToday, developer Plain Vanilla launched Video Game QuizUp on iOS. The free download pits players against one another in a live online trivia game to see who knows the most about games.

The title features very cool Game Boy-style, pixelated pea-soup visuals to go along with the many classic and modern questions.

Naturally, you compete against random people using the game’s match-making technology, which works across different platforms. Gamers also rank up on leaderboards separated by country, state, and friends.

Plain Vanilla’s QuizUp platform, which we’ve covered in detail here, is mobile gaming’s only online trivia game where players compete against one another simultaneously.

Video Game QuizUp joins Plain Vanilla’s Twilight and math-based trivia games. Eventually, the company will combine all of these varying apps in one QuizUp hub application.

Plain Vanilla is working on an Android version of Video Game QuizUp for release at a later date.


Screen Shot 2014-03-25 at 2.00.11 PMGamesBeat 2014 — VentureBeat’s sixth annual event on disruption in the video game market — is coming up on Sept 15-16 in San Francisco. Purchase your ticket now to save $200!

GamesBeat is your source for gaming news and reviews. But it's also home to the best articles from gamers, developers, and other folks outside of the traditional press. Register or log in to join our community of writers. You can even make a few bucks publishing stories here! Learn more.

You are now an esteemed member of the GamesBeat community. That means you can comment on stories or post your own to GB Unfiltered (look for the "New Post" link by mousing over your name in the red bar up top). But first, why don't you fill out your via your ?

About GamesBeat