10 best Alexa games and how to play them (2021)

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Alexa doesn't ends never to surprise us: it can play the music you ask for, reserve a table for you in a restaurant, give you information on the state of traffic in your city or remind you that tomorrow you have to water the plants. But do you know that there is more? That's right, thanks to Alexa's skills, you can play a wide variety of games with virtual assistant from Amazon.

No more boredom if you have Alexa at home, play with her to have fun in your free time. In this article we explain what you should do to play with Alexa and what are the best games that you can install in the assistant. We started!



Have fun with Alexa and her best games.

How to play Alexa games?

To play Alexa games you must first install them on your device. You will do this through the skills, apps available on the Amazon site with which you can expand the basic functionalities of the virtual assistant. For activate or install these skills on your device with Alexa, follow these steps:

  1. Enter “Alexa Skills” on the Amazon website with your account.
  2. Scroll down until you reach the list of categories and click on "Games and curiosities".
  3. Select the game you want to install on Alexa.
  4. Click the "Activate" button. Thus, the skill will be activated on all your available Alexa devices.

Once the game skill is installed, you just need to tell Alexa that you want to play that title to start the game. For example, if you want to play Chain Words, you should say “Alexa, apri Chain Words”.


In the description of each skill on the Amazon site you can find additional information about the game, so we recommend that you read it to know all the details and that the game runs smoothly.


The best AlexaAlexa games

  • Trivial Pursuit Family
  • I see I see
  • My hero in battle
  • escape room
  • Chained words
  • Memory challenge
  • Password
  • True or false
  • Guess the movie
  • Game of statues

There are many games for Alexa, to find out just take a look at the “Games and trivia” section of this assistant's skills. However, probably you won't want to try them all to find out which one is worth it.

To simplify your task, below we will talk about the best Alexa games, the ones you should try if you want to have fun with the help of Amazon's assistant.

Trivial Pursuit Family

Who knows more about the family? Put it to the test with Trivial Pursuit Family, a game in which you can compete with your family answering questions from 6 different categories. It is not enough just to take possession of the cheeses of the 6 colors, you also have to win the final challenge. Install this quiz game and say “Alexa, start Trivial Pursuit Family” to start playing.

I see I see

The mythical I see I see is also available on Alexa, so you can have fun trying to guess what's in your house. After saying "Alexa, I want to play See I See", you will have to choose a room in the house, such as the living room or bedroom, so that the assistant chooses an object that is present there.


So it will be your turn to guess what it is, although you can ask Alexa for a clue or move to another room if you can't get it right. The magician will remember your record of correct words, so you will have to work hard to overcome your achievements little by little while playing I See You.


My hero in battle

My Hero to Battle is a simple, fast and fun RPG in which you have to kill your enemies in one battle similar to "rock, paper or scissors". You will have the company of an elf who will make this story divided into ten episodes much more fun. This Alexa game has an automatic save system, so you can resume the game later without losing everything you got.

escape room

In Escape Room you will start the game trapped in a room from which you cannot get out. To achieve this, you have to use the items in this gift and solve puzzles that they help you find your way out. A garage, jail cell, and office are the rooms currently available, although new options will come soon so you can continue to test your escape skills.

Chained words

Improve your vocabulary by playing Chained Words with Alexa, a game where you have to match the first letter of your word with the last pronounced by the assistant. Be careful, because it is forbidden to repeat the words and time is running out quickly. Say “Alexa, open Chain Words and let's play with a letter” to start playing and improve your vocabulary.


With Amazon Echo Dot you can also play with Alexa.

Memory challenge

Do you think you have a prodigious memory? Prove it by playing Memory Challenge with Alexa, a game where she'll tell you one list of colors you need to memorize and repeat in the same order. Don't worry if you fail once, you have 3 attempts. Of course, keep in mind that the color list will get complicated as you progress to tenth and last level.


Password

If you've always wanted to participate in Pasapalabra, this is your chance thanks to Alexa. Yes, on your Amazon device you can install Pasapalabra to deal with Roberto Leal's complicated questions. can play the 25-word rosco from A to Z o face another competitor in a duel to see who answers the most questions.

True or false

A very simple but fun game for Alexa is True or False. Say "Alexa, open true or false and ask me a question" so that the assistant asks you the first question, before which you will have to guess if it is true or false. Afterward, Alexa herself will tell you if you are right and will add some more useful information on the subject. If you're bored with your friends and don't know what to play, True or False can be a great idea to see who can answer the most questions.

Guess the movie

Test your knowledge of cinema with Guess the Movie, a game in which Alexa will read an original dialogue of a movie you have to guess. For each video you will have three attempts, as well as having the option to ask Alexa to repeat the phrase or give you a clue.

Game of statues

Another Alexa game that can help you have fun and enjoy yourself is Game of the statue, have you ever played it? Its mechanics are very simple: you have to dance non-stop until the music stops, at which point you have to stay still like a statue. Ideal for playing in large groups, this game is suitable for all ages.

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