Buzz!: The BIG Quiz News

Buzz! maker Relentless' three-and-a-half new games

Plus: Microsoft needs to get gamers on board with Kinect.

Buzz! inventor Relentless Software is making three-and-a-half new games, co-founder Andrew Eades told me this afternoon - including a new game in the successful Blue Toad murder mystery series.

Buzz sequel in March

Buzz sequel in March

I'm going to have to offer it.

Sony's PS2 quiz show game Buzz! is coming round for another (in the) series this March, and this time the game features eight-player support and promises to include questions on everything from film and sport to music and "Buzz's own brand of crazy general knowledge". Hopefully nothing to do with the PS2's Vector Units?

"Buzz!: The BIG Quiz" also has pictures, audio and video to support the questions, as well as new rounds like "Hitman" and returning ones like "Pass the Bomb". There'll also be more chances to nick points from your foes, and more "help" from "Buzz's celebrity friends"

Sony takes Buzz the character relatively seriously, of course. "After the success of my groundbreaking new format show Buzz!: The Music Quiz, I knew that SCEE would soon be back knocking at my door. I have of course had other offers but am delighted to stay with my friends at SCEE... of course this is about more than money, it's about giving full flow to my creative genius!" said, er, Buzz.

Read more