Tom Hanks creates a trivia game for Apple Arcade
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American actor Tom Hanks, an avid trivia gamer, enlisted the help of developer BlueLine Studios to create the title Hanx101 Trivia, which will be available exclusively on Apple Arcade from September 2.
This is the first project of its kind for the famous actor and the first trivia game offered on Apple Arcade.
Hanx101 Triviawill offer questions in multiple categories, including history, math, geography, art, technology, and food. At launch, the title will have approximately 58,000 questions.
Players will be invited to improve their personal results as well as compete against others in single-player games or as a team. The game will also feature a Hanx101 mode, which will test your knowledge by answering 101 questions.
Trivia fans will be able to hear the voice of Tom Hanks, who provides the narration.
Hanx101 Trivia will be available on iPhone, iPad, Mac and other devices linked to Apple TV.
This is not the first collaboration between Tom Hanks and Apple. In 2014, the actor launched Hanx Writer, a typewriter-like writing app that found some success on the iPad.
Other new features on Apple Arcade
Several new games will also arrive on Apple Arcade in September. One of them is Gris+, an improved version of the game from the Spanish company Nomada Studio. Called a masterpiece of visualization and atmospheric storytelling by Apple, the title was named Best Mac Game of the Year at the 2019 App Store Awards. Apple Arcade customers will be able to play Gray+ from September 30.
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Apple Arcade will also be adding the Horizon Chase 2 racing game to its catalog ( September 9), the new logic title Garden Tails: Match and Grow (September 16) as well as the farming simulation Farmside (September 23).
Launched in September 2019, Apple Arcade now boasts a catalog of over 200 titles.
With insights from Engadget, The Verge and Variety .