Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Review

When Who Wants to Be A Millionaire? (WWTBAM) first came on the air with Regis Philbin, it was a huge hit that brought about a renaissance of prime time game shows.  After a while it became overplayed and included too many celebrity shows.  Then it went into syndication with Meredith Vieira as host.  While the game has gone through minor changes, it has stayed popular.  It even integrated

A clock was added to the past two years of the syndicated season, and that

When you first start the game, the categories of the first five questions are revealed.  If you answer those correctly, you

When you first start, you can choose from twelve different avatars to represent you in the hot seat.  You can change up the wardrobe a bit, and you get more wardrobe updates as you play the game.  You don

The game itself is accurately recreated.  The first five questions are very easy, and sometimes I wished that I could skip past them because it got annoying to have to deal with them every game.  When you start to hit question eight or nine, the game difficulty seems to ramp up.  This also seems to be in line with the actual show with the difficulty of the questions.


To select the answer you want to, you use the Wii Remote to highlight the answer and then hit the A button.  Once you have done that, you have to select

Since you aren

Ron Burke is the Editor in Chief for Gaming Trend. Currently living in Fort Worth, Texas, Ron is an old-school gamer who enjoys CRPGs, action/adventure, platformers, music games, and has recently gotten into tabletop gaming. Ron is also a fourth degree black belt, with a Master's rank in Matsumura Seito Shōrin-ryū, Moo Duk Kwan Tang Soo Do, Universal Tang Soo Do Alliance, and International Tang Soo Do Federation. He also holds ranks in several other styles in his search to be a well-rounded fighter. Ron has been married to Gaming Trend Editor, Laura Burke, for 21 years. They have three dogs - Pazuzu (Irish Terrier), Atë, and Calliope (both Australian Kelpie/Pit Bull mixes).
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