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Ultimate Video Game Quiz!

Are you a video game virtuoso or a software Smiffy? Put your gaming knowledge to the test with this epic quiz!

Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:  May 18th 2023

Everyone loves gaming, right? You bet! But it's one thing being great at it - how much do you really know about it? Like, really know about it? Gaming is a huge deal, with a long history around the world and loads of amazing inventions along the way. For example, what's the best selling Playstation game of all time? What was the inspiration behind Pokemon? And what was that scratch-and-sniff Fifa disc all about? Yep - you'll need to be a real hardcore gamer to get 100% on this epic video game quiz!

Oh, and if you love gaming, take our Guess the Video Game Logo Quiz, Ultimate Brawl Stars Quiz ,The Ultimate Friday Night Funkin' Quiz, or the What Nintendo Switch Game Should I Play Quiz!

Ready? It's time test your trivia!

1/14 Luigi

What is Luigi's favourite food?

2/14 Sackboy: A Big Adventure
Sackboy: A Big Adventure | Sony Interactive Entertainment

When was the Playstation 5 released?


What was the first commercially successful video game?


What is the best-selling video game of all time? 

The Pokémon Company International | TV TV Tokyo via Giphy

What inspired games maker Satoshi Tajiri to create Pokémon?

Super Bomberman | Konami | Nintendo

What is the name of this character?


What is a ‘frag’?

Fairly Odd Parents | Frederator Studios | Nickelodean via Giphy

What is the biggest selling video games of all time?


What is the armoured vehicle in Halo called? 

Mashable via Giphy

What was Sonic the Hedgehog's original name?


What is the name of Ratchet’s killer robot friend?

12/14 A nose

UK versions of FIFA 2001 were on a 'smell the pitch' scratch and sniff disc. True or false?


What is the fictional language in The Sims?  

14/14 A man playing a video game console

How many Playstation 4 consoles have been sold?

Amazing! You are a legit gaming god. Your video game knowledge is second to none, your crown is safe! Well done!

Pretty good! You're not quite a gaming genius, but your knowledge is impressive. Well done!

Not so hot! You're not quite on Smiffy's level, but you could do better. Why not retake the quiz and improve your score?

Oh dear! you need to go back to the start screen and get your gaming knowledge a bit more up to speed! Never mind - why not retake the quiz and improve your score?