HQ Trivia is actually back for real, just when we need it most

HQ Trivia is actually back for real, just when we need it most

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 announced its return on Sunday night 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.)

On Sunday evening, a push notification announcing the game would return for a live event at 9 p.m. ET went out to users with the app still installed, and host Matt Richards confirmed during the show that the game would return each night at the same time. A report from The Verge quotes an anonymous source who says that the company has been privately acquired. Read more…

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