Discover more at Discovery Channel’s booth of interactive games! Come one, come all, and test your abilities with these top 5 interactive games on Discovery Channel’s website.
1. Because It’s There. This is a game designed to test your knowledge of Mount Everest. With three quizzes, and two mini games, once these 5 events are completed, the summit shall be reached, with your score based on the time of task completion. The five zones are Base Camp, The Khumbu Icefall, Mallory Camp, Death Zone Knots, and The Summit. Series 2 of Deadliest Climb: Everest, features the Discovery Channel documenting the climb to Mount Everest’s summit by an expedition led by veteran guide Russell Brice. The youngest to climb Mount Everest’s summit in history was 15, and the oldest, 71 years old. This game is ideal for those that wish to discover more about Mount Everest.
2. Deadliest Catch Game. This game asks, “Have you got what it takes to skipper a crab boat on the Bering Sea?” The challenge presented is to survive a king crab fishing season and emerge from the Bering Sea with the biggest profit you can catch. Your role is as a skipper that will not only get your crew home safely but also fill the crab hold of your ship. The brave men of the Bering Sea endure sub-zero arctic weather and 60 mile per hour winds, along with seas that are brimming with waves the size of four-story buildings. 8 different captains and crews have been featured on Deadliest Catch. This game is ideal for only the brave.
3. Survival Game. From the Discovery Channel show Born Survivor, the premise drops you off from 10,000 feet in the wild plains of Africa. The question is, do you have what it takes to get back to civilization? The start is in Kenya’s Wild Savannah. With a number of possible videos to view, there is much to learn about Kenya’s Wild Savannah. The next stop is Iceland. Travel the ice and snow of Reykjavik, learning about the wild environment. This game is ideal for those that like to learn about different types of biomes.
4. I, Videogame. A People’s Voice Winner of the 2008 Webby Awards, I, Videogame, is a comprehensive, pixel-by-pixel exploration of videogames. This includes entertainment systems from the early 70s into the future, starting from a dot to a multi-million dollar industry. 4 different games await as each decade of videogame history unfolds. The first game is a flying shooting game, with a blue spaceship and a bunch of floating meteors. The second game involves avoiding evil plants and neutralizing them with a water pistol. The third game’s objective is to get your confiscated Powergame 5000 back. You do this by collecting 3 combination numbers from 3 people to open a safe. The fourth game involves cleansing all spirits from a castle. This game is ideal for those new to video games.
5. Massive Engines. Test your luck, learning about various facts from various countries’ air, land, and sea crafts. The objective of the game is to select a category from the 6 possible categories (Sex Appeal, Horse Power, Weight (kg), Top Speed (mph), Wheels, Engine Size (litres)) and get your cards to equal greater than the computer’s cards. This game is ideal for those that like to look at massive engines.