Massive Miniteam is behind its return, looking to deliver an “engaging and humorous quiz game based on the popular quiz show TV franchise.”
You will be faced with multiple-choice questions, true-or-false challenges and minigames across more than 24 different subjects. Whether beating each challenge alone or with family and friends in local co-op multiplayer, there are more than 6,800 questions on topics such as animal sciences, vocabulary, math, and more.
“The Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader? franchise is truly timeless and ideal for players of all ages to come together and show what they know,” explains MGM executive vice president of global consumer products Robert Marick. “Working with THQ Nordic and HandyGames on the upcoming video game, we are looking forward to providing fans of the franchise with a new way to enjoy the quiz show and test their knowledge.”
THQ Nordic business development – Americas Adrienne Lauer adds: “With so many kids learning from home and so many of these gaming systems in homes worldwide, the time could not be better to revitalize Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader? in the videogame space. The development team at Massive Miniteam has done a beautiful job of creating a game show studio environment and building out an experience featuring 8-player couch co-op multiplayer.”
The publisher has outlined the game’s key features as below:
- 1–8 player couch co-op quiz game;
- More than 6800 unique questions in 24 different subjects;
- Show-like experience;
- Fully English-voiced moderators and classmates;
- Beautifully rendered 3D Studio;
- Long-term engagement;
- Unlockable cosmetics;
- Customizable player desks and bobbleheads.
Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader? will release at retail and digitally on the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch “later this year.”