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Sony Pictures Television Changes The (Mobile) Game With 'Sports Jeopardy!'
New Mobile Game Provides the Ultimate Sports Fan Experience
LOS ANGELES, CA - January 30, 2014 - Sony Pictures Television today extended a challenge to sports fans worldwide with the launch of the new "Sports Jeopardy!" mobile game. Available today across iOS and Android platforms, the "Sports Jeopardy!" app offers sports fanatics the chance to see how they stack up against the competition with the high quality game experience that comes with the Jeopardy! brand.
"With 'Sports Jeopardy!' we have created a mobile game that combines what millions of fans have come to love about Jeopardy! with the fun and excitement of a night of sports trivia," said Jeopardy! Executive Producer Harry Friedman.
"Sports Jeopardy!" features thousands of sports clues ranging from sports trivia to cultural references. The game also includes the following key features:
• Level Up: Progress through the ranks from fan to sports legend as you unlock new challenges and achievements.
• Test your knowledge among friends: Challenge friends in a new turn-based online multiplayer mode or build bragging rights in person with Party Mode.
• Up the Ante: Change the rules with in-game Power-ups. Use "Time Out" to give yourself more time on questions or "Double Down" to add an extra Daily Double somewhere on the board.
• Follow the Leader: Track your ranking against other "Sports Jeopardy!" players with weekly and all-time leaderboards.
• Customize Your Game: Use in-game coins to unlock sports-themed podiums, jerseys, accessories for your avatar, and much more.
"With 'Sports Jeopardy!', we have created a game that resonates with a distinct and passionate audience," said Philip Lynch, SVP Digital Networks. "We see this as an opportunity for sports fans of all ages to test their sports knowledge."
Sony Pictures Television is a world class mobile games publisher that is recognized for its high quality brands and IP, including “Wheel of Fortune”, “Jeopardy!”, and “Wheel of Fortune: Cubed”.
“Sports Jeopardy!” is $0.99 to download, with additional content available via in-game purchase.
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