XBLA Wednesday 5/7: Wits & Wagers

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Posted on May 7, 2008, Chris XBLA Wednesday 5/7: Wits & Wagers


Chalk up another use for the Xbox Live Vision cam, as well as Scene It‘s Big Button Pad with the release of this week’s one Xbox Live Arcade game, Wits & Wagers (800 Microsoft Points). If it weren’t for Jonathan pointing it out, I’d never know that the game is inspired by a board game of the same name, but what I do know is that the XBLA version contains 700 questions, online play, and it claims to contain up to 25 hours of gameplay, although I’d attach a huge “YMMV” sign to that statement.

From having watched a trailer, I’ve come away with two thoughts. One, this game has “DLC incoming” written all over it.

Two,  why are the characters just randomly jutting around? I know the Xbox.com page says they’re supposed to be dancing, but this is like Elaine-little-kicks dancing. Sweet fancy Moses!

Oh, and here’s a freebie answer to the question above: it’s 1793. See, it helps to be a history buff sometimes. Or to have quick and easy access to Google.

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