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Pub Quiz With Friends
I'll drink to that
by James Gilmour 2/1/2013
Product: Pub Quiz With Friends
Developer: bitBull
Format: Mobile
Genre: Pub Sports, Quiz
Players: 1-6
Format: J2ME
File size: 509KB
Reviewed on: K800i
Version: Europe
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The quality of general knowledge quizzes are tricky to judge. As with all factoid-based games, they're easy if you know the answers and difficult if you don't.

Pub Quiz With Friends attempts to capture the feel of the traditional boozer-based pastime by filling the screen with classic pub imagery and slinging a series of multiple choice trivia questions at you.

For the most part, this strategy succeeds. The presentation is neat and simple, and the developer borrows a few tricks from popular TV quizzes to modernise the format.

However, it's the questions themselves which prevent the Pub Quiz With Friends from getting our unqualified stamp of approval. ...
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Summary
A decent little quiz game with a slightly squiffy difficulty curve, Pub Quiz With Friends's simple, direct approach serves it pretty well
RATINGS
Audio/visual: 9
Gameplay: 7
Value: 7
Innovation: 6
Overall: 7
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