Friday, December 23, 2011

Gaming Quiz #1

1This game franchise is credited with revolutionizing the sci-fi gaming genre, the fps genre and breathing new life into the concept of expansion packs. The player plays the role of a nuclear scientist in the original version who fights against aliens and marines. The expansion packs on the other hand are played as  a marine and a
security guard.There was also a lesser known co-op split scren version released which didnt recieve as much critical and commercial success as the other titles. Name the very popular game franchise and the
three expansions. (5+5+5+5) (hint: grand daddy of counterstrike)

2.  Sitter. ID the game. (5)

3. The game play element of X is based on a similar concept from the game Y, whose screenshot is shown below; many of the members of the DigiPen Institute of Technology who worked on Y were hired by Valve to create the game X. ID the two path-breaking games. (10)

4. The billion dollar enterprise X was divided into 2 separate brands Y & Z in the late 90s/early 2000s. The games for X were released under the older and more popular brand Y on the PC platform. with the advent
of the playstation as a prime gaming device a game was released with the name Z in the ps/ps2 platform. a very succesful game Z got released in different versions every year with better graphics and in
game character updates. after 5 such versions and the rise in popularity of Z as a brand the sixth instalment was named Y v/s Z in 2005 and it is named so ever since. identify X,Y & Z. (hint: here
comes the pain) (20 for all three correct)

5. Give the missing sentence, which became a famous internet meme in the 90's. Also give the funda. (5)


  1. 1) HλLF LIFE and its expansion packs: Opposing Force,Blue Shift and Decay.

    2)Let's play Warcraft in Space and call it SpaceCraft.

    3)Narbacular Drop: All thanx to Portal for this info.

    4)WWE,RAW and Smackdown

    5)AYBABTU:Incorrect translation from japanese.

  2. 1.i)Half life
    ii)Opposing Force
    iii)Blue Shift
    Y-Narbacular Drop
    5.All your base are belong to us. It was a result of poor translation of the game zero wing from japanese to the european version of the game.

  3. 1. Half-Life ;
    Half-life : Opposing force ;
    Half-life : Blue Shift ;
    Half-life : decay .

    2. Starcraft

    3. X = Portal
    Y = Narbacular Drop

    4. X = WWE
    Y = RAW

    5. All Your Base are belong to us

  4. 1. Valve corporation

    Half-Life and Half-Life 2, are full length titles, while two more, Half-Life 2: Episode One and Half-Life 2: Episode Two, are shorter, episodic titles.

    2.razer starcraft 2

    3.narbacular drop and portal

    4. WWE, WWERAW andWWESmackdown

    5."All your base are belong to us"
    The text comes from the opening cutscene of the 1991 European Sega Mega Drive version of the video game Zero Wing[1] by Toaplan, which was poorly translated from Japanese.

  5. 1.Half life,Half-Life: Opposing Force, Half-Life: Blue Shift, and Half-Life: Decay


    3. Y-Narbacular Drop
    X- Portal

    4. x-wwe

    5. All your base are belong to us
    funda-The text comes from the opening cutscene of the 1991 European Sega Mega Drive version of the video game Zero Wing by Toaplan, which was poorly translated from Japanese.

  6. Answers:
    1. half life
    blue shift
    opposing force

    2. starcraft 2

    3. narbacular drop, portal

    4. wwe, raw, smackdown (sorry for the minor error in the question, shud have been Z v/s Y. dint make much of a diff though)

    5. All Your Bases Are Belong To Us
    check this link out


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