If you fancy yourself as a bit of a diehard movie buff, than what better way to show off your knowledge than with Scene it? Box Office Smash? The game is currently going for just £9.73 from The Hut, which includes four wireless pads, a receiver and batteries. This is a great deal given that, according to price comparison, this package would usually set you back at least £14.99.
Fans of the first Scene it? Lights, Camera, Action edition for the Xbox 360 will be pleased by this sequel as it improves on almost every aspect of gameplay. The format has been revised, new features included, and the game now has an online multiplayer feature. In terms of activities there is no shortage of variety with some 21 different puzzle mini – games. These range from things like guessing the missing object from a movie snap shot, identifying which movies goes with a particular sound clip to figuring out which film is represented in a child’s drawing.
Similar to titles such as Sony’s Buzz!, which have really gone on to popularizes interactive home quiz games, Scene it? Box Office Smash follows the traditional principle of buzzing in to answer a question. The difficulty of the questions is not particularly intimidating and the fact that the movies span more than half a century – from the 1950s up to 2008 – means the game will appeal to a very broad demographic. Overall it’s a great game to play socially, has surprisingly good replay value and - even though it’s a bit early – might be a good one to stash away for the Christmas holidays.