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HQ Trivia gameshow app is shutting down after two years of operationThe company behind the app is out of cash after an acquisition deal fell through

Every once in a while, a new mobile app becomes popular seemingly overnight, akin to the rise of Flappy Bird or Trivia Crack. HQ Trivia quickly rose to prominence after it was released on iOS in 2017, and only became more popular after its Android debut in late 2017. Sadly, the app is no more, as the company behind it is shutting its doors.

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HQ Trivia reaches $250,000 prize Wednesday via new sponsors, surprise $100K game tonight

HQ Trivia's debut on Android wasn't too long ago. Four months on and it has lined up some high-profile sponsorships for future trivia games. HQ Trivia has announced a deal with Warner Bros. to promote three films, starting later this Wednesday with "Ready Player One," which will include the biggest prize pool yet for the live trivia app: $250,000. Can't wait? Allegedly there's a surprise game planned for tonight that will be sponsored by Nike, with a $100,000 jackpot. 

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HQ Trivia is now out on Android

A bit under a week ago, we reported that HQ Trivia was gearing up to hit Android as the company opened pre-registration. Now, with just a few hours to spare, players on both platforms can ring in the new year with a quick and potentially profitable round of games. HQ Trivia is now available for download on Android. 

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HQ Trivia is coming to Android, pre-register for it now

Fans of game shows have yet another thing to be happy about this Christmas. Yesterday HQ Trivia announced that it was bringing its live trivia app to Android. Although a date doesn't seem to have been set just yet, you can pre-register to be notified when the app goes live in the Play Store

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It's time to play... Family Feud Live! (just kidding, this game sucks)

That is right, it is now time to play the Feud, or you know, probably not. It would appear that UMI Mobile is the chosen publisher to bring us a new free-to-play Family Feud Android game. While I would love to say I am surprised to see that this title contains in-app purchases, two currencies, advertisements, and a subscription fee of $4.99 a month for VIP status, it was only inevitable that this is how someone would handle the release of this franchise onto mobile. So strap in folks, this is gonna be a bumpy ride.

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[Deal Alert] Trivia Crack Is Down To $0.10 In Several Countries Around The World

Trivia games are a dime a dozen on Android, but good and popular trivia games that you can play against lots of friends and multiple opponents are a lot harder to find. Trivia Crack has amassed over 100M downloads on Android for its free version and more than 100,000 for its ad-free version, so you're bound to find a lot of users to battle against.

The game revolves around 6 categories, with hundreds of thousands of questions, and you can either challenge an opponent or play for the crown, all with the option to chat with them while the game is going. It looks fun.

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[New Game] Popular Head-To-Head Trivia Game QuizUp Lands On Android

If you've been craving a game of Trivial Pursuit but can't manage to get your friends together, you may want to check out one of the newest additions to the Play Store. QuizUp is a slick and fast trivia game with a focus on head-to-head multiplayer. The easy matchmaking, varied topics, and impressive presentation have made it a hit on iOS, where's it's maintained a 4.5-star rating.

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The game is very simple: log in via Google+, Facebook, or email, select a category, and you'll be automatically matched with a random player who's near your skill level. Each round is made up of seven questions.

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[Update: Here Is The Winner] Contest: Let's Play Trivia! Oh, And You Could Win A Galaxy Nexus From Hyperbees And Android Police

We love giving stuff away, which is why we do it so often. As you probably know, we normally tell you guys to leave a comment, like a Facebook page, retweet a message, or something similar, and then we pick a winner at random. Today, however, we're going to do something a little bit different.

We're going to play trivia.

Not Android trivia, either (that would be too easy). We're going to play "Oscar Trivia." So, how are we going to do this? With an app called HyperQuiz, which is made by the sponsor of this contest, Hyperbees.

Hyperquiz is a trivia-based game that pits you against three other live players in a race to answer to questions correctly in the least amount of time, so you have to be quick on your feet.

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