Ouya is announcing today that Jellyvision Games’ You Don’t Know Jack is coming soon to its Android-based game console. The new title makes creative use of the mobile nature of Ouya by using your mobile devices as additional controllers for the game.
Long familiar to PC and console gamers, the new version of the quiz show party game is free-to-try on Ouya, with a single, 11-question episode. You can upgrade to get 20 additional episodes of the party game for $9.99.
You can also download a free JackPad that turns your iPhone, iPad, or Android device into one of up to three additional controllers. Chicago-based Jellyvision developer the party game with prizes, backstage characters, pounding music, bizarre sound effects, and a sassy host, Cookie Masterson. You answer trivia questions and use tactics such as “Screw Your Neighbor” to mess up other players. The game will be available on June 11.
The Ouya game console goes on sale on June 25 at retail locations including Amazon.com, Best Buy, GameStop, and Target. It now has 127 games available on it and is shipping to consumers who pre-ordered it during a Kickstarter campaign. You Don’t Know Jack first launched in 1995.
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