We’re all trying to find ways to keep entertained and engaged with each other while we’re social distancing at home.
And while things like puzzles, board games and video games are seeing sales boom, if you have a smart assistant in your home, you already have more games available to you than you might realize.
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Gather around the Echo — you can play these games for free right now.
Group/party games you can play with Alexa
Alexa will give you a bunch of clues to see if you can guess the name she’s thinking of. Free decks include superstars, blockbuster movies and favorite fictional characters.
Say, “Alexa, play Heads Up!”
Get the escape room experience without the claustrophobia. This skill lets you search rooms, pick up items and solve puzzles to get out of five different rooms before the clock stops.
Say, “Alexa, play Escape the Room”
Take turns letting Alexa try to guess what you’re thinking about in 20 questions or less.
Say, “Alexa, play Twenty Questions”
Play lightning round, practice mode, head-to-head or multiplayer as you get a series of clues from movies and famous actors, to animals and wonders of the world. Use as few clues as you can to get the most points.
Say, “Alexa, play Guess My Name”
Need a good conversation starter? Would You Rather poses two impossible situations and lets the group discuss which option they’d choose, and why. There’s also a family version. . .
Say, “Alexa, play Would You Rather”
Not for kids, this game is pretty self-explanatory. Pick your poison.
Say, “Alexa, play Truth or Dare”
Trivia games you can play with Alexa
You can play on your own or against up to 20 people, racing against the clock to answer as many trivia questions as you can in 60 seconds.
Say “Alexa, play Trivia Hero”
Wanting to prove your trivia mettle to the whole country? Answer trivia questions to help push your state to the top of the leaderboard. If you’ve got multiple people playing, take turns to boost your profile.
Say “Alexa, play Trivia Battle”
Name that tune, as Song Quiz plays hit songs from the past 60 years. Challenge your friends and family or compete against music fans across the country, guessing the correct artist and song names.
Say, “Alexa, play Song Quiz”
Play solo or in teams to guess the movie after hearing voice clips from various films.
Say, “Alexa, play Movie Challenge”
Put your geography knowledge to the test with six new questions added to this skill every day.
Say, “Alexa, start Geo Quiz”
Game show games you can play with Alexa
This new skill by Nickelodeon lets you team up or play solo to answer as many 1st through 5th grade questions as you can.
Say, “Alexa, Start Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader”
Open briefcases full of money, figure out your odds, and try to beat the banker to win $1 million (not real money, obviously).
Say, “Alexa, play Deal or No Deal”
Every category on the Jeopardy! game show has a sixth clue that never gets read; see if you can answer those unreleased clues on the Jeopardy! skill. Don’t forget to answer in the form of a question.
Say, “Alexa, play Jeopardy!”
Play up to 15 new questions, 7 days a week. Climb the rankings and compete against players nationwide as you answer progressively difficult questions.
Say, “Alexa, play Who Wants to Be a Millionaire”
Fashioned after “The Price Is Right,” this game lets you guess the price of a product. Play solo or with others to try and outscore each other.
Say, “Alexa, play Guess the Price”
Educational kids games you can play with Alexa
Test your elementary school math skills with easy, medium and hard levels.
Say, “Alexa, open 1-2-3”
A series of clues tells you about an animal. Be the fastest to guess to get the most points. You can play either solo or in multiplayer mode.
Say, “Alexa play Guess The Animal”
Kids Quiz poses fun new questions every day for children ages 5-12, from animals and science to brain teasers and fun facts.
Say, “Alexa, play Kids Quiz”
Learn about money, goods, advertising and more as you look to expand your lemonade empire.
Say, “Alexa, play Lemonade Stand”
This choose-your-own-adventure style game requires you to pay attention to clues as you explore the land beyond The Magic Door.
Say, “Alexa, open The Magic Door”