Is there a new game in the AppStore? What is Jeopardy!

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Jeopardy! has finally found it's way to the AppStore with versions released for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad yesterday.  The game features more than 2,700 clues and you can compete via Bluetooth or wireless against friends.  The cost is $1.99 (iPod Touch, iPhone) or $4.99 (iPad).  The game is also available for Java, Brew, Blackberry and Windows Mobile for anywhere from $2.49 - $9.99 depending on the carrier.
America's Favorite Quiz Show Launches for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch

THIS...IS...JEOPARDY!

CULVER CITY, Calif., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- I'll take 'Hot Mobile Apps for $1.99!' Sony Pictures Home Entertainment today announced that Jeopardy!, an enhanced iPhone version of the classic quiz show, is available for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch for $1.99-$4.99. With more than 2,700 clues, mobile contestants will feel like they are on the Jeopardy! set as they question their way to victory. For those who can't get enough of America's Favorite Quiz Show®, new content and avatars will be made available for purchase through the Apple App store.

Gamers can also use Bluetooth or the networked multi-player capabilities to compete against friends and see who takes the crown as the champion of their group. The "recommend to a friend" option also allows players to invite more iPhone users to the game.

iPad Jeopardy! fans will have access to increased graphics and 3D avatars as they play their way to Final Jeopardy.

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment launched the Java, Brew, Blackberry and Windows Mobile version of Jeopardy! in June. The game currently retails for between $2.49 and $9.99 depending on the wireless carrier.

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is a Sony Pictures Entertainment company. SPE is a division of Sony Corporation of America, a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation. SPE's global operations encompass motion picture production and distribution; television production and distribution; digital content creation and distribution; worldwide channel investments; home entertainment acquisition and distribution; operation of studio facilities; development of new entertainment products, services and technologies; and distribution of filmed entertainment in more than 100 countries. Sony Pictures Entertainment can be found on the World Wide Web at http://www.sonypictures.com.

"Jeopardy!," the winner of 28 Emmy awards since its debut in 1984, was inducted into the Guinness Book of World Records for the most awards won by a TV Game Show. The series is the #1-rated quiz show in syndication with nearly 9 million daily viewers. "Jeopardy!" is produced by Sony Pictures Television, a Sony Pictures Entertainment Company. It is distributed domestically by CBS Television Distribution and internationally by CBS Television International, both units of CBS Corp.
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