QuizUp, the hit trivia game that was introduced on iOS
in November 2013,
has now been launched for Android, and is available for free on the
Google Play store.
The QuizUp app has been developed by Plain Vanilla
Games, which is an Iceland-based company. The QuizUp app is based on
trivial pursuit, where a player can choose from over 400 topics, ranging
from TV shows and books to sports and music, and can compete against
other players in a particular topic that consists of seven multiple
A single QuizUp game focuses on one particular
topic and includes two players playing up to 7 rounds (6 regular rounds
and 1 bonus). Notably, the QuizUp is a speed-based game and a player
scores more points for quick answers.
Some of the popular QuizUp
trivia topics listed in the Play Store listing include TV shows, all the
top shows; books, bestsellers and authors; movies, all genres such as
horror, comedy etc. and actors, directors, famous quotes; sports, such
as football, baseball, basketball and more; games, popular video
games, classics, and music, like rock, pop, classics, boy bands, hip-hop
There are some additional games such as general
knowledge, art, business, science, geography, history, education and
lifestyle. The Play Store's QuizUp app listing
"The world's largest trivia game is finally available on Android!"
January, Apple announced the popular apps and developers of 2013 which included QuizUp. The
Cupertino-based company said, "2013 saw surprise hits like Ellen
DeGeneres' Heads Up, ProtoGeo's Moves, Simon Filip's Afterlight and
Kevin Ng's Impossible Road. Many of the year's biggest successes like
Candy Crush Saga, Puzzles & Dragons, Minecraft, QuizUp and Clumsy
Ninja were created by international developers."