HQ Trivia

HQ Trivia Back Less Than Two Months After Shutting Down

HQ Trivia made a surprise return on Sunday evening after an anonymous investor brought the company back from the dead. HQ on Sunday night broadcast its first live trivia game since it shut down and laid off all its staff in mid-February. An anonymous investor helped resurrect the app by providing funding for it to start operating...

Company Behind HQ Trivia Mobile Game Shutting Down

According to a report by CNN, the parent company behind the once-popular HQ Trivia mobile game is shutting down. The news publication has obtained an internal memo from CEO and co-founder Rus Yusupov, terminating 25 full-time employees and all contractors. For those who aren’t familiar, HQ Trivia was a live mobile trivia game show released in 2017...

HQ Trivia Launches on Apple TV

Popular mobile gameshow, HQ Trivia, has launched an app on Apple TV, in what looks like an attempt to inject some more blood into the trivia game, which has seen its downloads decline since hitting an all-time high back in February. https://twitter.com/hqtrivia/status/1029426391052365825 “Everything about the game is still the same – same questions, same time,...

HQ Trivia ‘Friends on HQ’ Feature is Now Available in Canada

Earlier this month, HQ Trivia launched its new ‘Friends on HQ’ feature in the UK, which allows users to follow and add friends within the app. The company said a U.S. rollout would debut “soon after”, with no mention of Canada, but for Canadian players of HQ Trivia, you’ve probably seen the ‘Friends on HQ’...

HQ Trivia Cash Prize to Hit $300,000 Hosted by ‘The Rock’ this Week

HQ Trivia is upping their prize pool again, as this Wednesday, April 11th will see the jackpot grow to $300,000 USD (about $381,000 CAD), while also debut special guest host Dwayne Johnson, better known as ‘The Rock’. https://twitter.com/hqtrivia/status/983383080797966336 This prize amount is the trivia app’s biggest ever, eclipsing last month’s sponsored totals of $100,000 and...