Remember when the only thing we were all doing online together at the same time, except live-tweeting reality shows, was playing HQ Trivia?
The massively popular trivia game stages a comeback on Sunday night, at 9 p.m. ET, after a year of ups, downs, cancellations, firings, and contradictory statements. In a single week in February, the CEO stated that the company was out of cash after a failed acquisition and would shut down, then four days later, announced that there was, in fact, hope.
(Hey, fun fact: February was last month. Yeah.)
A push notification announcing the game’s return went out to users with the app still installed, but no further details about regular scheduling were immediately available. A report from The Verge quotes an anonymous source who says that the company has been privately acquired and there will be regularly scheduled live games, but nothing’s been officially confirmed yet beyond Sunday night’s event. Read more…
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