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2009 Merit Aurora Widescreen - December 2008
 




 
Merit’s Megatouch Aurora WS delivers an expanded widescreen experience to players, plus a new media side-bar for advertising and promotions. Integrated credit card support offers a convenient means to purchase more credits and will also serve as an instant player login, driving repeat play. Improved internals, more memory, a cooler, quieter system, and widescreen play – the Aurora WS. More to touch, more to love.
 
Merit Entertainment has released the new 2009 software for their Force and Ion systems. The software was introduced at the AMOA show in Las Vegas, and features 14 new games as well as updated content for classic Megatouch games.

The update brings with it a raft of new games across a range of genres including casino games, card games, sports games, trivia games and even a dating game. Games available include Avalanche Jack, My Ex, Triple Crown Boxing, Skee-Ball and Trivia Whiz 2. The software was beta tested earlier this year, with the new games proving popular with players. Based on feedback from players, some games have been altered by Merit and contain improvements over the Beta versions.

"Our dedication to the operator is clearly shown by our consistent stream of new and high-earning software releases," stated Bob Mills, Merit's Vice President of North American Sales. "We are proud to continue to support operators with new software for their hardware purchased as far back as 2000, offering the most comprehensive value to purchasers of our products."

Merit also unveiled their new Megatouch Aurora Widescreen countertop at the AMOA trade show. The Aurora Widescreen includes over 150 touchscreen games, including the new games as part of the 2009 software update. The countertop has a 19 inch LCD screen, and also includes room for a media sidebar where operators can run advertising and promotions.

"With the Aurora Widescreen we've designed a product that serves the players and the operators extremely well," said Colin Higbie, Merit's Director of Marketing. "Players will love the simplified account creation and experiencing their favorite games on the widescreen interface. Operators will love the automatic software updates, no Tournamaxx fees, and enhanced earnings provided by the advertising and credit card capabilities."

Megatouch Aurora WS Features:
• Vivid, 19" widescreen LCD
• Over 150 touchscreen games plus joystick games
• Subscription model (free for first year) includes software
  updates and Tournamaxx®
• On-screen promotional side-bar
• Dynamic halo of light viewable from all directions
• Operator-selectable and player-interactive light shows
• Lighted marquee and joystick
• Requires Broadband LAN or Wi-Fi
• Credit card and full back-end support
• 700 bill stacker with 640 coin box capacity
• Coin-only option with 1,280 coin box capacity
• Quick-access collection and service door
• Glide tray-mounted electronics
• 1-minute software update with Quick-Click™ drive






Megatouch Aurora Full Game List
 

Mega-Link® Games

11-Ball

Game Name: 11-Ball™
In this strategic counting game, players must clear the table by removing balls in groups totaling 11.

Air Shot

Game Name: Air Shot™
This game combines the fun and action of air hockey. Touch and slide the paddle to hit the puck towards the opponent's goal or to defend against an opponent's shot.

Battle Command

Game Name: Battle Command™
Sink your opponent's fleet before your sub and ships are sunk in this naval battle.

Beer Pong

Game Name: Beer Pong
Sink it or drink it. Everyone’s favorite party game takes to the high seas as players battle for the Beer Pong crown. Just pull back the trigger and release to shoot. If you can beat the First Mate, challenge the Captain for control of the crew. Play against a friend in 2-player mode or Mega-link® mode.

Card Pirates

Game Name: Card Pirates™
Set sail on a lightning-fast race to become the ultimate Card Pirate. Speed and accuracy count in this classic one-higher, one-lower card game. Get rid of the cards in your hand by playing them onto either discard pile. The player who uses the most cards wins the round. Who will be first to clear their deck? Try Jolly Pirates™ for an addictive symbol version of this high seas duel.

Checkerz

Game Name: Checkerz™
Play the age-old game of strategy by moving pieces, or jumping the opponent's pieces, and getting to the opposite side of the board to create kings. Then attack forwards and backwards!

Crazy Hearts

Game Name: Crazy Hearts™
Win tricks and throw all the hearts to secure the lowest score at the end of this classic card game.

Domino 5

Game Name: Domino 5™
Lay down your bones and score in multiples of 5s in this all-fives domino game.

Euchre Nights

Game Name: Euchre Nights™
In Euchre Nights, play the highest trump to win tricks and score points.

FastTraxx

Game Name: Fast Traxx™
Race your car around the Merit raceway or through the city streets with the joystick. Pick up NOS, change the radio station and select your view for the ultimate driving experience!

GIN Rummy

Game Name: Gin Rummy™
Go for gin or knock for the lowest unmatched score in this run and set card game.

Great Solitaire

Game Name: Great Solitaire™
In this traditional solitaire game, kings fill empty spots and the goal is to compile cards of each suit from Ace to King.

Hoop Jones

Game Name: Hoop Jones™
Hoop Jones challenges the player to time each shot to score a basket. Three consecutive baskets earn lightning bonus points. Pay attention, the basket moves further away on
each round.

Magic Charms

Game Name: Magic Charms™ Linked Edition
Send charms to your opponent's board by remov-ing chains of charms from your own board. The first person to clear all charms wins the round.

Magic Charms

Game Name: Meteor Shower™
A MEGA-LEVEL GAME! Meteors are falling from space! Use your weapons arsenal to destroy them all. Touch a weapon on the panel at the bottom
of the screen to activate it. Then touch the area / meteor you wish to destroy to save the buildings below. Shooting an alien ship earns an extra life and shooting accuracy earns higher scores.

Outer Spades

Game Name: Outer Spades™
Work with a partner to get the number of tricks
bid out at the start of the game and achieve the highest score.

Outlaw Poker

Game Name: Outlaw Poker™
It’s an old fashioned, quick-draw, race against the clock. Create a poker hand by selecting 5 adjacent cards. Play your cards and then take aim at your next target. Create every possible poker hand to win the game. Do you have what it takes to tame the Wild West? For a symbol version, try Cattle Drive™!

PAIR-OFF

Game Name: Pair-OFF™
Remove all barrels from the playfield in pairs
of the same value or consecutive order. Player barrels may be used as half a pair, or passed
if no pairs are possible.

Photo-Hunt

Game Name: Photo-Hunt™
The goal of Photo Hunt is to locate and touch the 5 differences between 2 pictures that seem to be identical. Each wrong touch deducts time. Bonus points are scored based on time remaining.

Power Solitaire

Game Name: Power Solitaire™
This game is traditional solitaire with a boost of power. Jacks are high and there are 3 decks going at once.

Power Trivia

Game Name: Power Trivia™
This game challenges players to use their brain-power when answering tough trivia questions.

Puck Shot

Game Name: Puck Shot™
Choose 1 of 4 alleys. Then shoot pucks to score points or knock the opponent's pieces out of the way. Use the power bar and add spin to aim the pucks.

Megalink Q-Shot

Game Name: Q-Shot™
Quickly match same-colored and numbered balls before your linked competitor finds them to earn big points in this irresistible game!

Quik Match

Game Name: Quik Match™
Work from the outside in to quickly eliminate all the tiles in matching numbered pairs. Careful when selecting the order, tiles are blocked if they are bordered on the left and right by other tiles
on the same level.

Tennis

Game Name: Tennis™
Choose your skill level in Tennis – beginner, intermediate or expert. Then play a challenging game of tennis against an opponent of equal skill.

Texas Hold'Em 2

Game Name: Texas Hold'Em 3
Poker… Merit style! A no limit hold ‘em competition in a Las Vegas casino. Players must call their competitors’ bluffs and bet smartly at the flop, river and turn to be the last man standing at this poker table. Now with audio, additional tells and tournament capability!

Tri-Towers

Game Name: Tri-Towers™
In this popular card game players must use speed and skill to clear all 3 towers.

Wild 8's

Game Name: Wild 8's™
In this card game, the object is to play through the entire deck of cards until there are no cards left, scoring as many points as possible. Place cards onto empty piles or onto a previously
played card, matching cards by number or suit.

Megalink Wordster

Game Name: Wordster™
All the fun of Wordster plus linked competition! It’s a race to see who creates the highest scoring words first!

ZIP 21

Game Name: Zip 21™
In Zip 21, blackjack whizzes place deck cards
into 4 hands to build and remove hands of 21, opening space for new hands and even more points.

Zen Word

Game Name: Zen Word™
No time for relaxation in this Zen Garden! Just like a mahjong game, your goal is to clear the board of tiles, but instead of matching symbols, you form high scoring words. Breathe deep and open your mind to create as many words as you can, as fast as you can. Clear the entire board for an extra bonus. How quickly can you reach enlightenment?


Action Games
Play Air Shot Demo!

Game Name: Air Shot™
Choose your favorite opponent character. TOUCH and SLIDE your mallet to HIT PUCK towards opponent's goal OR DEFEND your goal against incoming shots. Score seven goals to win the game.

Astro Joe

Game Name: Astro Joe™
In Astro Joe, players must fight to be the last man standing. Aim and release power balls to take out opponents but avoid getting hit by any or lose a life!

Beer Pong

Game Name: Beer Pong
Sink it or drink it. Everyone’s favorite party game takes to the high seas as players battle for the Beer Pong crown. Just pull back the trigger and release to shoot. If you can beat the First Mate, challenge the Captain for control of the crew. Play against a friend in 2-player mode or Mega-link® mode.

Breakin' Bricks

Game Name: Breakin' Bricks™
Move your paddle to keep the ball in the air
and break all the bricks to reach the next level. Catch good power ups but be sure to avoid the bad ones!

Conga Fish

Game Name: Conga Fish™
Pick up fish to grow your school and escape the tank! Use the joystick to move your fish but avoid obstacles or your fish will scatter. Swim fast, speed counts!

Chug Monkey

Game Name: Chug Monkey™
"Bash" the Monkey is ready to let loose at the local watering hole. As he chugs his drinks, use the joystick or buttons to keep him from falling off the stool. A hilarious bar favorite!

Dodge Bull

Game Name: Dodge Bull™
You’re the bullfighter in this dodge ball arena. Avoid getting hit and watch your score grow. Grab power-ups to slow the balls down, blast them away or even become invincible. Hang in there! Avoid the balls long enough to make it to ultimate showdown – you versus the bull.

FastTraxx

Game Name: Fast Traxx™
Race your car around the Merit raceway or through the city streets with the joystick. Pick up NOS, change the radio station and select your view for the ultimate driving experience!

Feeding Frosty

Game Name: Feeding Frosty™
In this winter wonderland the object is to feed your snowball to grow in size. Eat snowflakes, smaller snowmen, or snowmen the same size as you. Avoid bigger snowmen and various obstacles!

Golf

Game Name: Golf™
Select course by touching the select course button. Change to another golfer by touching the player icon. To play your turn: 1. Touch the power meter. 2. Touch again to set power level. 3. Touch the golf ball when moving dot is in desired location. Aim the dot at the top of the ball for top spin. Aim at the bottom for back spin. Top spin makes the ball travel further, botton spin makes the ball stop quickly when it hits the ground. Play up to four players in either stroke, match, skins or scramble (best ball) play. 2 holes per play.

GOOOAL!

Game Name: GOOOAL™
Pass and control the ball, maneuver your players, and score goals against your opponent. POSITION PLAYER WITH BALL Touch player and drag to desired position. PASS THE BALL DOUBLE TAP the player to receive the ball. SHOOT FOR GOAL TAP the net at the desired aim point of your kick. OR DOUBLE TAP the player with the ball.

Hoop Jones

Game Name: Hoop Jones™
Time each shot to score a basket. Three conse-cutive baskets earn lightning bonus points as long as you keep the streak going. The basket moves further away on each round. Get into the groove and sink those shots. *Earn many points and get a BONUS round!

Luxor

Game Name: Luxor™
Shoot the magical spheres. Stop them all
before they reach the pyramids, or all of
Egypt is doomed! Includes 83 unique levels.

Mega Bowling

Game Name: Mega Bowling™
HOW TO PLAY: Regulation Alley: Gain traditional bowling scores by knocking down the pins. Use the buttons to position the ball, then drag your finger from the ball upwards to shoot. The path you draw will determine the balls speed, direction, and hook. Dumpster Alley: Gain traditional bowling scores by knocking down the pins. Touch control area to position the ball, then choose its angle. Release to shoot. Bounce your ball off of the walls or debris shown to help you knock pins down.

Megatouch Mini Golf

Game Name: Megatouch Mini Golf™
Practice your putting skills on 2 exciting mini
golf courses!

Megatouch Mini Golf (Around the World Course)

Game Name: Megatouch Mini Golf™ (Around the World Course)
Players hone their putting skills by golfing through the Egyptian desert, Parisian cityscape and downtown London.

Megatouch Mini Golf<br>(Outer Space Course)

Game Name: Megatouch Mini Golf™ (Outer Space Course)
An out of this world mini golf experience. Players putt their way from Earth to the far reaches of the solar system.

Meteor Shower

Game Name: Meteor Shower™
Meteors are falling from space! Use your weapons arsenal to destroy them and save the cities!

Monkey Bash

Game Name: Monkey Bash™
Merit’s not clowning around here…In this hilarious circus game the player bats a monkey across the circus tent with an inflatable banana. Try to see how far the monkey can fly!

Office Bash

Game Name: Office Bash™
Bad day at work? - No problem! Grab an office item, make a run for the window and let 'er rip! Get everything out and earn the ultimate compen-sation, a chance to toss the boss out the window!

Pack Rabbit

Game Name: Pack Rabbit™
Use the joystick to move Pack Rabbit around
the garden and collect the carrots to bring home to Mrs. Rabbit. Watch out for those gophers! Features gardens that change with the seasons.

Puck Shot

Game Name: Puck Shot™
Choose 1 of 4 alleys. Then shoot pucks to score points or knock the opponent's pieces out of the way. Use the power bar and add spin to aim the pucks.

QB Zone

Game Name: QB Zone™
TOUCH Quarterback(QB)DRAG finger to the point of the desired pass RELEASE finger to throw the ball Touch, Drag and Release QUICKER for fast, direct pass SLOWER for higher, slower pass. *Use speed to effectively lead the receivers and avoid the defenders.

Rack 'Em 9 Ball

Game Name: Rack 'Em 9 Ball™
Be a pool shark and pocket the 9ball first in this exciting 3D challenge.

Rack'em UP

Game Name: Rack'em UP™
Sink the 8-ball last and become a pool shark in this 3D pool hall.

Space Crusader

Game Name: Space Crusader™
An alien armada has invaded your planet. You
are the planet’s only hope. You must shoot alien ships and destroy the alien Mega-Weapon before it obliterates your world.

Sports Merit-Thon

Game Name: Sports Merit-Thon™
3 games in one! In this challenging game, the player scores his way through 1 round each of QB Zone, Air Shot and Hoop Jones.

Play Tennis Demo!

Game Name: Tennis™
Select difficulty by touching either of the "Easy", "Normal", or "Expert" buttons. To Serve - Touch the bouncing ball. To Play - Touch the ball as it bounces toward you. To Aim - Touch the left side of the ball to direct the ball right. Touch the right side of the ball to direct the ball left. To Spin - After hitting the ball, drag your finger left for right spin or drag right for left spin. Play Mega-Link Tennis for head-to-head action!

Tricky Fish

Game Name: Tricky Fish™
Ever feel like a fish out of water? It will come in handy in this game! Tap the screen to keep this tricky little fish in the air. Your score gets higher with each consecutive bounce. Dolphins will help your score, but watch out for that pesky pelican, he’ll gobble up your fish and end your run!

Tuxedo Run

Game Name: Tuxedo Run™
Maneuver the joystick to guide one penguin at a time across the river to get a fish. Whatever you do, don't fall in the water!

Vinci-Ball

Game Name: Vinci-Ball™
Smash through wood, brick and stone barriers to unlock the lost scrolls and inventions of Leonardo DaVinci!

Strategy Games

11-Ball

Game Name: 11-Ball™
In this strategic counting game, players must clear the table by removing balls in groups totaling 11.

3 Some

Game Name: 3 Some™
Place numbered pieces from the pile onto the playfield to form sets of 3 of the same or 3 in a row to make them disappear. Use the temporary storage spot for help.

Backjammin

Game Name: Backjammin´™
In this game of luck and skill each player tries
to bring his own pieces home and bear them off before his opponent does, hitting and blocking the enemy pieces along the way.

Backjammin

Game Name: Battle Command™
Sink your opponent's ships before your fleet is destroyed or time runs out in this naval battle game. Place your 5 ships in strategic locations on the battlefield. Fire at squares containing your opponent's ships. Firing causes your power meter to go down - wait to fire at 100%. A movable submarine, a sonar button and a shockwave button provide extra tools to sink your opponent's fleet. The first player to sink the most ships wins!Note: This game is only available if you have two Megatouch units linked.

Big Time Roller

Game Name: Big Time Roller™
This remake of the Yahtzee® style game Quintzee challenges the player to score in
as many categories as possible through good dice rolls.

Boxdrop

Game Name: Boxdrop™
Time to close out 4 more orders in the factory. Drop numbered boxes onto 4 scales and be careful not to bust ’em.

Boxdrop

Game Name: Box Glide™
Match 3 or more of the same style box vertically or horizontally to earn points. Touching a box reveals open paths. Magic squares are wild and can be used with any box. The more boxes you connect, the points you earn.

Boxxi

Game Name: Boxxi™
This twist on the classic "Same Game" has players matching adjacent boxes by color. Touch a group of linked boxes once to select and again to clear. The bigger the box group, the more points scored.

Chainz 2: Relinked

Game Name: Chainz 2: Relinked
Link up to Chainz 2: Relinked - the touchscreen sequel to the popular online strategy game. Touch chain pieces to make them rotate. Connect 3 or more of the same color to blast them off the board. As you remove the links and make your way through 50 thrilling levels, new power - ups and barriers will be revealed. Make sure you don’t get locked in!

Checkerz

Game Name: Checkerz™
Play the age-old game of strategy by moving pieces, or jumping the opponent's pieces, and getting to the opposite side of the board to create kings. Then attack forwards and backwards!

Chip Away

Game Name: Chip Away™
In this casino themed game, the player matches 3 or more of the same color chip to clear them from the playfield. Higher levels are reached by clearing the board below the red line.

Coco Loco

Game Name: Coco Loco™
Take a tropical vacation and kick back with
some delicious cocktails. Match three or more
of the same tropical fruit vertically or horizontally to concoct your signature blend. Fill the blender to advance to the next level.

Conquest

Game Name: Conquest™
Conquest challenges the player to capture as much territory as possible on the honeycomb grid by using “pills” to steal cells from the opponent.

Draggle Drop

Game Name: Draggle Drop™
Drag entire rows up and down, or side to side to match 3 or more dino eggs. The eggs will hatch and fall into the basket. Cause a chain reaction and the matches are worth more points. Fast paced action!

Domino5?

Game Name: Domino 5™
Lay down your bones and score in multiples of 5s in this all-fives domino game.

Hooter

Game Name: Hooter™
Help Hooter escape the advancing orbs by aiming his horn and firing orbs to connect 3 or more so they fall and disappear.

Luxor

Game Name: Luxor™
Shoot the magical spheres. Stop them all
before they reach the pyramids, or all of
Egypt is doomed! Includes 83 unique levels.

Luxor: Survival

Game Name: Luxor: Survival
Battle to survive in this new twist on the hit game Luxor. Choose your skill level wisely because the action is fast, furious and non-stop! Keep the colored spheres out of the pyramid for as long as you can. The spheres come faster and faster as the game goes along, but so do power-ups and points. How long can you last?

Game Name: Monster Madness™
Rush to remove the stones to return the monsters to their graves. Double touch connected tomb-stones of the same color to clear playfield and put all monsters in graves. Clear the graveyard faster for a larger bonus.

Game Name: Moondrop™
In this spacey number game, players connect moons of the same color or number in any direction to make them disappear. Difficulty increases when the board is cleared below the
red line.

Game Name: Multi Merit-Thon™
3 games in one! In this challenging game, make your way through 1 round each of Word Fever, Boxxi and Vinci-Ball.

Game Name: Pharaoh's Nine™
In this game of strategy, players take turns placing tokens on the board to form “3-in-a-row” combinations. Making a “3-in-a-row” combination permits removal of an opponent's token.

Quik Chess

Game Name: Quik Chess™
All the mental challenge of a traditional chess game with white and black pieces in battle for checkmate on a mini chess board.

Q-Shot

Game Name: Q-Shot™
Quickly matching same-colored and numbered balls earns big points in this irresistible game!

Q-Shot

Game Name: Strategy Merit-thon™
3 games in one! In this challenging game,
make your way through 1 round each of
Monster Madness, Moondrop and Q-Shot.

Snubble

Game Name: Super Snubble™
Connect balls to clear the screen, using the
slide on the bottom of the screen to aim your shot. Release to fire. But don't clear away the
last of a color when you have that same color
in the next shot tube.

Wild Apes

Game Name: Wild Apes™
The object of this game is to play through the entire stack of numbered apes until there are
no apes left, scoring as many points as possible. Place apes
onto empty piles or onto a stack, matching apes by number or color.

 

Quiz & Word Games
Gender Bender

Game Name: Gender Bender™
This game quizzes males on popular female topics and grills females on popular male subjects. Fast answers earn high scores!

h2h Gender Bender!

Game Name: H2H Gender Bender™
This game quizzes males on popular female topics and grills females on popular male subjects. Fast answers earn high scores!

Play H2H Photo-Hunt Demo!

Game Name: H2H Photo-Hunt™
Study the 2 pictures carefully, because they're
not exactly the same. Hunt for the differences and touch the screen to choose them. Locate
as many of the 5 differences as you can before your opponent does or time runs out. Touch
the differences on your side of the screen as
you locate them. Speed counts, so play quickly
to earn bonus photos

H2H Pro Sports Trivia

Game Name: H2H Pro Sports Trivia™
Show off pro sports knowledge by going head-
to-head against an opponent in real time!

H2H Trivia

Game Name: H2H Trivia™
All the fun of trivia plus head-to-head competi-tion! Players race to select correct answers to tough questions.

H2h Word Safari

Game Name: H2H Word Safari™
Find words hidden in a jumble of letters faster than your opponent does.

Hollywood Match

Game Name: Hollywood Match™
A true test of pop culture knowledge. Eight categories challenge player's ability to quickly match actors to movies, characters to television shows, and more!

Let It Ride Trivia

Game Name: Let It Ride Trivia™
Test your knowledge of all things trivial in this variation of the popular quiz game.

Quiz Merit-Thon

Game Name: Quiz Merit-Thon™
3 games in one! Put your trivia and word skills
to the test in this all-new Merit-thon challenge including Trivia Treasure, Word Fever and Mystery Phraze.

Mystery Phraze

Game Name: Mystery Phraze™
Players try to discover a hidden phrase by picking letters from the on-screen list. If a letter is in the phrase, it appears in its proper place. Points are awarded based on a value derived from a random "spin" of the wheel.

Game Name: Pharaoh's Fortune™
Choose a path up the pyramid by selecting category squares to reveal trivia questions. Scale the top of the pyramid for a chance to win the Pharaoh's Fortune.

Photo-Hunt

Game Name: Photo-Hunt™
The goal of Photo Hunt is to locate and touch the 5 differences between 2 pictures that seem to be identical. Each wrong touch deducts time. Bonus points are scored based on time remaining.

Power Trivia

Game Name: Power Trivia™
This game challenges players to use their brainpower when answering tough trivia questions.

Pro Sports Quiz Show

Game Name: Pro Sports Quiz Show™
The wildly popular game of Quiz Show takes on new dimensions with this all-Pro Sports version!

Pro Sports Mystery Phraze

Game Name: Pro Sports Mystery Phraze™
This game is all the fun of Mystery Phrase with all Pro Sports phrases.

Pro Sports Word Safari

Game Name: Pro Sports Word Safari™
Work against the clock to find the hidden team names, major league players, coaches and more.

Quiz Merit-Thon

Game Name: Quiz Merit-Thon™
3 games in one! Put your trivia and word skills
to the test in this all-new Merit-thon challenge including Trivia Treasure, Word Fever and Mystery Phraze.

Snap Shot

Game Name: Snap Shot™
In this tough memory trial, players must glimpse at the snapshots, remember key features, and then answer puzzling questions that challenge their recall.

Tic Tac Trivia

Game Name: Tic Tac Trivia™
A fun combination of trivia and the classic favorite tic-tac-toe!

Trivia Treasure

Game Name: Trivia Treasure™
Match questions to answers to unlock pirate chests and reveal the treasures within.

Trivia Whiz

Game Name: Trivia Whiz™
Trivia Whiz quizzes the player in a single category for the entire game. The player bets an amount of his total points before each question. True trivia whizzes earn a bonus round of up of six questions.

TV Guide Crosswords

Game Name: TV Guide® Crosswords
Show off your TV smarts! Solve the clues to complete these fun mini crosswords.

Video Whiz

Game Name: Video Whiz
Reach into your video trivia knowledge. Select points before each question, watch a short video clip, then answer the question as quickly as possible to earn the maximum speed bonus.

Word Dojo

Game Name: Word Dojo™
Using letters as they fall, build words in any direction 3 to 12 letters in length.

Word Safari

Game Name: Word Safari™
In this take on the traditional word search, the player must find all the words hidden in the puzzle. Words may appear horizontally, vertically, diagonally and even backwards.

Word Serve

Game Name: Word Serve™
Serve up as many words as possible by rearranging Ping-Pong balls scattered on the table.

Word Fever

Game Name: Word Fever™
In this disco, creating intersecting words on the dance floor from letter sets makes great moves. Cover the colored and bonus tiles for extra fun!

Wordster

Game Name: Wordster™
In this brain bender, players must create high-scoring words using 8 random letters. Bigger words earn more points!

Card Games
11-Up

Game Name: 11-Up™
Cards are laid out on the screen in six (6) overlapping levels, with the remaining deck cards placed at the bottom of the screen. The first deck card is turned face-up. The object of 11-UP is to remove all of the cards from the playfield by combining them in groups totaling "11"

Battle 31

Game Name: Battle 31™
This multi-player card game challenges each player to achieve a point value of 31 using cards from 7 through Ace.

Card Bandits

Game Name: Card Bandits™
This card game challenges the player to clear the cards quickly enough to unlock the castle gates and capture the treasures within.

Card Merit-Thon

Game Name: Card Merit-Thon™
3 games in one! In this challenging game, make your way through 1 round each of Tri Towers, Take 2 and Card Bandits.

Card Pirates

Game Name: Card Pirates™
Set sail on a lightning-fast race to become the ultimate Card Pirate. Speed and accuracy count in this classic one-higher, one-lower card game. Get rid of the cards in your hand by playing them onto either discard pile. The player who uses the most cards wins the round. Who will be first to clear their deck? Try Jolly Pirates™ for an addictive symbol version of this high seas duel.

Card Raiders

Game Name: Card Raiders™
Players have cleared the towers in Tri Towers and stormed the castle with Card Bandits. Now its time to move to the next level with Card Raiders - another fun, addicting card game.

Crazy Hearts

Game Name: Crazy Hearts™
Win tricks and throw all the hearts to secure
the lowest score at the end of this classic card game.

Euchre Nights

Game Name: Euchre Nights™
In Euchre Nights, play the highest trump to win tricks and score points.

FLASH7

Game Name: Flash 7™
Hurry up and arrange all the same suit cards in order before the timer runs out!

Gin Rummy

Game Name: Gin Rummy™
Go for gin or knock for the lowest unmatched score in this run and set card game.

Great Solitaire

Game Name: Great Solitaire™
In this traditional solitaire game, kings fill empty spots and the goal is to compile cards of each suit from Ace to King.

Let-It-Ride-Poker

Game Name: Let-It-Ride-Poker™
In this twist to a classic card game, a combination of lady luck and letting it ride
earns high scores!

Outer Spades

Game Name: Outer Spades™
Work with a partner to get the number of tricks bid out at the start of the game and achieve the highest score.

Outlaw Poker

Game Name: Outlaw Poker™
It’s an old fashioned, quick-draw, race against the clock. Create a poker hand by selecting 5 adjacent cards. Play your cards and then take aim at your next target. Create every possible poker hand to win the game. Do you have what it takes to tame the Wild West? For a symbol version, try Cattle Drive™!

Pile High

Game Name: Pile High™
This fun card game involves separating the deck by suit in ascending order onto 4 ace piles as quickly as possible.

Power solitaire

Game Name: Power Solitaire™
This game is traditional solitaire with a boost of power. Jacks are high and there are 3 decks going at once.

Quik Cell

Game Name: Quik Cell™
This is an exciting version of the classic solitaire game in which the entire deck is revealed on the playfield and "Quick Cells" can be strategically used for temporary card storage.

Race Poker

Game Name: Race Poker™
Two games in one! In this interesting twist on poker, winning hands advance your horse along a track. First horse across the finish wins!

Royal Flash

Game Name: Royal Flash™
This unique card game is poker with a twist.
The player is challenged to make as many high-scoring poker hands as possible by placing cards on a 5 x 5 grid.

Run 21

Game Name: Run 21™
Players sort deck cards into 5 columns without exceeding 21 in any column. Players can skip only 1 card in their pursuit of a perfect score of 105.

Speed Draw

Game Name: Speed Draw™
This is a fun filled 5-card draw game with a 60-card deck. Jokers are wild. Best of luck!

Skat

Game Name: Skat™
Players must win tricks to earn points in this exciting card game.

Take2

Game Name: Take 2™
Players must quickly clear all cards from the playfield by selecting two equal cards or two consecutive cards to make them disappear.

Texas Hold'Em 2

Game Name: Texas Hold'Em 3
Poker… Merit style! A no limit hold ‘em competition in a Las Vegas casino. Players must call their competitors’ bluffs and bet smartly at the flop, river and turn to be the last man standing at this poker table. Now with audio, additional tells and tournament capability!

Trip Flip

Game Name: Trip Flip™
Use the deck cards to create sets of 3 of
the same or 3 in a row and make the cards disappear. Don't forget to take advantage of
the "Flip" cells for temporary card storage.

Trilogy Merithon

Game Name: Trilogy Merithon™
3 games in one! In this challenging game, the player reaches the towers of Tri Towers, enters the castle in Card Bandits and raids the treasures within in Card Raiders.

Tri-Towers

Game Name: Tri-Towers™
In this popular card game players must use speed and skill to clear all 3 towers.

Uno

Game Name: UNO™
Play the world famous UNO game! Players
love the hip characters and graphics.

Uno 52 poker

Game Name: Uno 52 poker
2 games in 1! Play the world famous UNO game by discarding your UNO cards and build a top-notch 5-card poker hand at the same time.

Wild 8's

Game Name: Wild 8's™
In this card game, the object is to play through the entire deck of cards until there are no cards left, scoring as many points as possible. Place cards onto empty piles or onto a previously played card, matching cards by number or suit.

Game Name: Zip 21™
In Zip 21, blackjack whizzes place deck cards into 4 hands to build and remove hands of 21, opening space for new hands and even more points.

Puzzle Games
11-Ball

Game Name: 11-Ball™
In this strategic counting game, players must clear the table by removing balls in groups totaling 11.

Castle Bandits

Game Name: Castle Bandits™
This numbers game challenges the player to clear the numbers quickly enough to unlock the castle gates and capture the treasures within.

Chug 21

Game Name: Chug 21™
Chug each numbered mug to any of 5 columns without exceeding 21 in any column. Watch out, only 1 mug can be spilled (passed) along the way.

Crypt Raiders

Game Name: Crypt Raiders™
Players have cleared the towers in Tri Castles and stormed the castle with Castle Bandits. Now its time to move to the next level with Crypt Raiders - another fun, addicting numbers game.

Fast Lane

Game Name: Fast Lane™
Road signs are moved onto Axl stacks in ascend-ing order by color. Fast Lanes are used for temp-orary storage of road signs.

Four Play

Game Name: Four Play™
In this game, the players take turns placing pieces on a 7 x 7 grid. Players are challenged
to connect four pieces in a row horizontally, vertically or diagonally before the opponent does.

Funky Monkey

Game Name: Funky Monkey™
Players remove all barrels in pairs of the same value or in consecutive order to beat Funky Monkey.

Ink Rally

Game Name: Ink Rally™
Ride the lines to victory in this unique problem-solving game. Use your finger to create a path for your tire to roll on. Get to the checkered flag to advance to the next level. Bumpers and coins will earn you extra points, but only if you reach the finish line. On your mark, get set, draw!

Lone Star

Game Name: Lone Star™
Separate the pile into 4 colors, from Axl to Kop. Move signs from the pile or playfield onto columns in descending order, alternating red and blue. Only Kops may be played in empty columns. Move signs from the pile or the playfield to the colored stacks in sequence
from Axl to Kop.

Magic Charms

Game Name: Magic Charms™
Send charms to your opponent's board by remov-ing chains of charms from your own board. The first person to clear all charms wins the round.

Match'em Up

Game Name: Match'em Up™
In this traditional memory test, players are shown a grid of squares, with symbols, and then the symbols are turned face down. Players must hurry to remove all matching pairs before time runs out.

Magic Charms

Game Name: Memoree™
Five color boxes are lit in random sequences
that grow longer one step at a time. The player must repeat the just concluded sequence. Play continues with ever increasing sequences until
the player fails to exactly repeat the sequence.

Match'em Up

Game Name: Motor Match™
Enjoy racing and strategy in one game! In each round, select tiles from 3 draw piles to build your
3 tile hand, using luck and skill to create the best possible hand. Your hands determine how far your car moves along the track. Higher scores more quickly advance your car down the racetrack.
The first car to finish wins!

PIX MIX

Game Name: Pix Mix™
Unscramble the pictures by swapping pairs of squares. Once a square is in place its locked
in. Complete the PIX and move onto the next one. Keep in mind that incorrect "swaps" use
up valuable time. Earn bonus points and keep going as long as possible.

Photo-Hunt

Game Name: Photo-Hunt™
The goal of Photo Hunt is to locate and touch the 5 differences between 2 pictures that seem to be identical. Each wrong touch deducts time. Bonus points are scored based on time remaining.

Photo Pop

Game Name: Photo Pop™
Have you mastered Photo Hunt? Try your skills at Photo Pop! We’ll show you what to look for, can you find it in time? Targets shrink in size as you progress, so be careful, an incorrect touch will cost a life. Play with friends to make sure you’re not missing the big picture! Kids Photo Pop™ can be enjoyed by players of all ages.

Game Name: Puzzle Merit-Thon™
3 games in one! First play for speed in Quik Match and then search for matching pieces in Tai Play and Magic Charms.

Quick Match

Game Name: Quick Match™
Work from the outside in to quickly eliminate all the tiles in matching numbered pairs. Carefulwhen selecting the order, tiles are blocked if they are bordered on the left and right by other tiles
on the same level.

Sudoku

Game Name: Sudoku 6
Step into the office of Dr. Doku to solve the Sudoku puzzle! It's fun. It's challenging. It's addictive!

Super Lone Star

Game Name: Super Lone Star™
Separate the signs into 4 colors, from Axl to
Jax. Move signs from the pile or playfield onto columns, in descending order, alternating red
and blue. Only Jax may be played in empty columns. Move signs from the pile or playfield
to the colored stacks in order from Axl to Jax.

Tai-Play

Game Name: Tai-Play™
The object of Tai-Play is to remove tiles in matching pairs to fully clear the playfield. Careful when selecting the order, tiles are blocked if they are bordered on the left and right by other tiles on the same level.

Tri-Castles

Game Name: Tri-Castles™
Touch a knight on the playfield that has a
shield number one higher or one lower than the attacking knight in the stack. Remove as many defending knights in sequence as possible. Remove them all to rescue the maidens. Flip
the attacking knight in the stack when the sequence cannot be continued.

TV Guide Crosswords

Game Name: TV Guide® Crosswords
Show off your TV smarts! Solve the clues to complete these fun mini crosswords.

Uno

Game Name: UNO™
Play the world famous UNO game! Players
love the hip characters and graphics.

 

ION 2008™ Games   
Beer Pong

Game Name: Beer Pong
Sink it or drink it. Everyone’s favorite party game takes to the high seas as players battle for the Beer Pong crown. Just pull back the trigger and release to shoot. If you can beat the First Mate, challenge the Captain for control of the crew. Play against a friend in 2-player mode or Mega-link® mode.

Card Pirates

Game Name: Card Pirates™
Set sail on a lightning-fast race to become the ultimate Card Pirate. Speed and accuracy count in this classic one-higher, one-lower card game. Get rid of the cards in your hand by playing them onto either discard pile. The player who uses the most cards wins the round. Who will be first to clear their deck? Try Jolly Pirates™ for an addictive symbol version of this high seas duel.

Chainz 2: Relinked

Game Name: Chainz 2: Relinked
Link up to Chainz 2: Relinked - the touchscreen sequel to the popular online strategy game. Touch chain pieces to make them rotate. Connect 3 or more of the same color to blast them off the board. As you remove the links and make your way through 50 thrilling levels, new power - ups and barriers will be revealed. Make sure you don’t get locked in!

Dodge Bull

Game Name: Dodge Bull™
You’re the bullfighter in this dodge ball arena. Avoid getting hit and watch your score grow. Grab power-ups to slow the balls down, blast them away or even become invincible. Hang in there! Avoid the balls long enough to make it to ultimate showdown – you versus the bull.

Ink Rally

Game Name: Ink Rally™
Ride the lines to victory in this unique problem-solving game. Use your finger to create a path for your tire to roll on. Get to the checkered flag to advance to the next level. Bumpers and coins will earn you extra points, but only if you reach the finish line. On your mark, get set, draw!

Luxor: Survival

Game Name: Luxor: Survival
Battle to survive in this new twist on the hit game Luxor. Choose your skill level wisely because the action is fast, furious and non-stop! Keep the colored spheres out of the pyramid for as long as you can. The spheres come faster and faster as the game goes along, but so do power-ups and points. How long can you last?

Outlaw Poker

Game Name: Outlaw Poker™
It’s an old fashioned, quick-draw, race against the clock. Create a poker hand by selecting 5 adjacent cards. Play your cards and then take aim at your next target. Create every possible poker hand to win the game. Do you have what it takes to tame the Wild West? For a symbol version, try Cattle Drive™!

Photo Pop

Game Name: Photo Pop™
Have you mastered Photo Hunt? Try your skills at Photo Pop! We’ll show you what to look for, can you find it in time? Targets shrink in size as you progress, so be careful, an incorrect touch will cost a life. Play with friends to make sure you’re not missing the big picture! Kids Photo Pop™ can be enjoyed by players of all ages.

Tricky Fish

Game Name: Tricky Fish™
Ever feel like a fish out of water? It will come in handy in this game! Tap the screen to keep this tricky little fish in the air. Your score gets higher with each consecutive bounce. Dolphins will help your score, but watch out for that pesky pelican, he’ll gobble up your fish and end your run!

Zen Word

Game Name: Zen Word™
No time for relaxation in this Zen Garden! Just like a mahjong game, your goal is to clear the board of tiles, but instead of matching symbols, you form high scoring words. Breathe deep and open your mind to create as many words as you can, as fast as you can. Clear the entire board for an extra bonus. How quickly can you reach enlightenment?

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