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HQ Trivia Lays Off Staff and Pivots to $9.99/Month Subscription Model for HQ Words

Friday July 5, 2019 9:39 am PDT by
It's been well over a year since HQ Trivia spiked in popularity, but now that interest in the game is dwindling and downloads per month are down 92 percent year-over-year, the company has begun laying off employees. According to sources speaking to TechCrunch, about 20 percent of staff was let go, amounting to six or seven people. Although the app became immensely popular, HQ Trivia only ever ...

HQ Trivia Introducing New 'Wheel of Fortune'-Style Game in October Called 'HQ Words'

Tuesday September 18, 2018 8:34 am PDT by
One year after launching the successful live game show app HQ Trivia, Intermedia Labs is planning a new game called HQ Words. Instead of a basic series of trivia questions and multiple choice answers, HQ Words has a hidden phrase presented in a series of letter blocks that look like the puzzles from "Wheel of Fortune" (via Digiday). Players will be presented with a clue for each puzzle, and...

HQ Trivia's Scott Rogowsky: 'There Are Other Games in the Pipeline'

Monday August 27, 2018 11:47 am PDT by
This past Sunday, August 26, marked the one-year anniversary of HQ Trivia's launch on the App Store for iPhone. HQ host Scott Rogowsky appeared on Yahoo Finance's "Midday Movers" show on Friday to discuss the future of the game, revealing that parent company Intermedia Labs has plans to expand the live, interactive concept to other games. The plans go beyond HQ Sports, hosted in the...

HQ Trivia Expands to Apple TV

Tuesday August 14, 2018 11:53 am PDT by
Popular iPhone trivia game HQ Trivia has expanded to the Apple TV as of today, the company announced on Twitter. The new Apple TV version of the app allows Apple TV owners to play the twice-daily trivia game on the big screen, which is ideal for playing in a group. Games take place at 3:00 p.m. ET and 9:00 p.m. ET. With HQ Trivia, each game has a prize pot that is distributed to all...

HQ Trivia Tests New 'Friends on HQ' Social Feature in the UK

Monday April 9, 2018 12:54 pm PDT by
Popular iPhone trivia app HQ Trivia is testing a new social feature in the UK, which allows its users to locate and add their real life friends in the HQ app, reports TechCrunch. When you add your friends to the HQ app using the new feature, you can keep track of their progress and see who else is playing in any given game. Adding social features is the next major step for HQ Trivia, which now ...

HQ Trivia Will Have Surprise $100,000 Prize Today and $250,000 Prize on Wednesday as Game Gets First Sponsors

Monday March 26, 2018 9:22 am PDT by
HQ Trivia prize pots are about to get a lot bigger as the live trivia show brings on its first corporate sponsors and advertisers. To celebrate Nike's Air Max Day today, for example, HQ will be hosting a surprise 15-question game with a shared $100,000 prize. It appears this will be a bonus round in addition to the regular games at 3 p.m. and 9 p.m. Eastern Time, so players will need to keep ...

HQ Trivia Updated With Full-Screen iPad Support

Thursday March 22, 2018 6:02 am PDT by
Popular mobile game show app HQ Trivia has introduced native support for the iPad this week, after first launching its iOS app last fall only for the iPhone. According to the update, version 1.2.20 brings the app to iPad along with the ability for players to change their usernames in settings. HQ on iPad is a simple, larger version of the trivia game that supports only portrait orientation and ...