Review: Jeopardy! – Amazon Alexa

By February 17, 2021May 27th, 2021NEWS

Replayability

100%

Accuracy

80%

Ease of Use

90%

Overall

90%
Jeopardy Amazon skill logo

With over 8,000 episodes aired, a record 39 Daytime Emmy Awards won – as well as a Peabody Award. It makes sense for Jeopardy to have received the digital makeover into a Voice Driven release. Released back on December 30th 2015 into the Amazon’s Alexa Skill store, Jeopardy! has took off to become of the most popular Skills on the store – currently boasting over 50,000 reviews.

Each day new clues are added, where you can challenge the categories that were aired on the latest episode for free! There is also additional content that can be purchased with a small subscription fee of $1.99. The additional content includes an additional 6 clues that can be played, plus Teen Jeopardy! and Sports Jeopardy! on Sundays – as well as the ability to replay the previous days clues if they were missed.

With the Emmy®-nominated Jeopardy! skill, play the “extra” clue of the six Round 1 categories from the day’s broadcast FOR FREE. Using only your voice, you can respond just like the contestants on the show! If that’s not enough, subscribe through the Alexa skill and get the Double Jeopardy! round that delivers 6 more clues every weekday AND 12 clues of Sports and Teen Jeopardy! every weekend! Ask Alexa to “Open Jeopardy!” to get started.

The Jeopardy! skill takes great advantage of Alexa devices that have a screen, displaying the clues that you are answering – as well as some additional graphical prompts as the skill is played.

While Jeopardy! is a single player skill, it does add in a dash of competition by showing your ongoing results, as well as showing a comparison of your results compared to everyone else who has complete the days clues.

In the colourful history of Amazon Alexa, Jeopardy! has it’s own special place in the halls of history – as it was the first release to receive support for a subscription model. As well as being one of the first skills to be released This was at a time when Amazon was beginning to introduce monetization within skills.

Overall, we would recommend trying out the “King of Quizzes” – to get started with Jeopardy! – Just say “Alexa, open Jeopardy” and play to get started.

 

Alex Trebek in front of Jeapordy logo

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