Quiz Bowl is available for free from the Windows App Store.
Features of Quiz Bowl for Windows 8:
When you install and launch the Quiz Bowl app on your Windows 8/ 8.1 device, you will be presented with the main interface of the app which resembles the below screenshot. Here, you can see a brief introduction to the game, and the play button at the bottom of the screen.
Once the I’m ready, lets play! button is pressed, you will be taken to your profile creation page wherein you can enter your username, your secret code (to make your profile secure), choose your avatar and your country. Setting all these things up is very easy and takes just a few minutes at max.
Once all is set up, all you have to do is to click on the Create Player button, and you will be taken to the next screen of the game. Here, you will be able to select the level and the type of quiz that you wish to play. Choosing a type of level is as simple as clicking on the button corresponding to the same, and then clicking on the Start button. If you look closely in the above screen, you also have options that allow you to configure the sound at the top right, the option to go back to the previous screen at the top left, as well as bottom left.
Once you have pressed the Start button, you will be taken to the gameplay screen itself.
The gameplay screen is smooth and has an upbeat background sound that keeps you focused. You can see the timer of 10 seconds ticking away at the top, and you can also see your score at the top left. Once the game is complete, you will be able to see how you performed in the game via a dialog that shows your score and the result of the game (i.e. if you won or lost).
You can see that I unfortunately lost the above quiz, and you can also see my final score above. From the above screen, I can choose to challenge the same player again, or quit to the menu of the game (Close button at the bottom right). Overall, this concludes the main features and the brief how to on playing the Quiz Bowl game on your Windows 8 or your Windows 8.1 device.
Quiz Bowl is a neat game app designed for Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 devices, and works extremely well on all machines running Windows 8. The app is available as a free download, and the best part is that it’s ad free as well. I really love that you can challenge real players around the world and compete and test your skills against them, and this makes for a great strength in this game’s arsenal when compared with other similar Quiz game apps.
I rate this game a 4 out of 5!
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