Parents' Guide to

Knowledge Is Power

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Amusing, funny trivia game fuses console with mobile.

Game PlayStation 4 2017
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As trivia games go, this is a refreshing take on the genre, with its tablet/console functionality and its questions combined with competitive hazards, speed rounds, and mini-challenges. Overall, it's a fun and relatively inexpensive social/party game for up to six players in front of a TV. There's a huge variety in questions and topics, with little repetition. That said, some questions might seem overly tough -- like one tied to a European TV show and another about an obscure video game reference -- but the majority of the content will be relevant to most audiences. Another minor issue: assorted control issues with gestures on smartphones or tablets, at times -- for example, with gestures not registering quickly enough with the PS4 -- but it did work well more often than not.

On the production front, Knowledge Is Power feels like a televised game show, with an entertaining cartoon host, upbeat music, and flashy graphics to keep you visually stimulated as you make your way through the 11 rounds to crown a winner. If you like trivia games, have friends or family over often, and own a PS4, Knowledge Is Power is a fun, funny, and challenging pick that won't break the bank.

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