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Jeopardy!

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Jeopardy!
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Basic Information
Type(s)
Video Game
GameTek
GameTek
Misc
Nintendo 64
Retail Features
Gameplay-Single-player.pngArray-Array players
Ratings
This title has been rated KA by the ESRB
CanadaUnited StatesMexico North American Release Date(s)
1998
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There must be a Jeopardy! game for almost every system. Here, GameTek brings the long-running quiz show to the Nintendo 64 in the same way they brought Wheel of Fortune over. Finally, Pat Sajak and Alex Trebeck in your game library.

The game plays just like the TV show. Three contestants choose a category, and then a question represented by an amount of money. The questions were taken straight from the show, and there are over 4,000 of them. Answering correctly gets you that amount of money, but incorrectly subtracts that amount of money. Answering can be done by spelling words out by selecting it letter by letter. Unlike past versions of Jeopardy, some misspellings are okay. The computer will know what you meant.

Additionally, you can now hit the "R" button to bring up a list of words the computer thinks you mean to type. It won't work if you don't input anything, but just start typing your word, and then bring up the list to see if they have it. This can make it a little too easy to guess, though. A problem lies in multiplayer where players can just button mash the "buzz" button in hopes of getting first. In real life Jeopardy!, players who buzz in too early while the question is still being read are locked out. Not so, here. It comes down to luck if you're not facing the computer.