These are the products/merchandise/goods that are brought to us due to the success of The Pyramid.
Milton Bradley (1974-1981)Edit
Box games based on The $10,000, $20,000 and $50,000 Pyramids were made in eight editions by Milton Bradley from 1974 to 1981. (NOTE: While the $10,000 version was made in four editions and the $20,000 version was made in five editions respectively, the $50,000 version was made only in one edition.)
A box game by Cardinal Games was released in 1986, where you were allowed to play both The $25,000 Pyramid and The $100,000 Pyramid featuring Dick Clark on the cover.
ADDITIONAL NOTES: The board game makes a brief cameo appearance twice in both the 1987 episode of Valerie (later re-named as Valerie's Family and The Hogan Family respectively) called You Bet Your Life (which is also the name of the game show hosted by the late Groucho Marx)...
...And in the 1987 episode of Mama's Family called "Mama Sees Red".
Endless Games (2000, 2003, 2008)Edit
Two home games were released as The $25,000 Pyramid in 2000 and as Pyramid Home Game featuring Donny Osmond on the cover in 2003...
...and a "Quick Picks" card game released based on The $1,000,000 Pyramid in 2008.
Unreleased box gamesEdit
Box Office (1987)Edit
Commodore 64 and DOS games based on The $100,000 Pyramid were released in 1987. There was even a version for the Apple II.
A PC CD-ROM version based on The $100,000 Pyramid was released in 2001.
Video Slot MachineEdit
IGT/International Game Technologies (2001,2004,2010)Edit
Various slot machine games made by IGT were based on The $25,000 Pyramid, The $100,000 Pyramid and The $1,000,000 Pyramid. While online UK websites had versions based upon The $50,000 Pyramid and The $100,000 Pyramid.
Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment (2003)EditOn November 8, 2003a moble game based on the ill-fated 2002 version was released for Sprint carries only.
MGA Entertainment (2006)Edit
A DVD game based on The $100,000 Pyramidwas released in 2006.
Games for The Nintendo Wii, iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch entitled The $1,000,000 Pyramid were released by Ludia in 2011. While the logo was very similar to the '80s version, its set, cues, and theme song were based on the Donny Osmond version. (NOTE: Even though NBC and CBS had pilots for the show in 2000 and 2009 respectively, there was never a version of The $1,000,000 Pyramid being broadcast on TV as of now.)
Interactive Online GamesEdit
GSN/Game Show NetworkEdit
GSN had its own "webTV" version of The $100,000 Pyramid where you were allowed to play along with the show at a brief period.
GSN had its own online version of The $100,000 Pyramid where you play along interactively with the show for a brief period.
An online game based on Pyramid was released on their former website at PyramidGameShow.com
A Facebook game based on The $100,000 Pyramid was launched in 2011.
The Great Game Company (1983)Edit
An Atari 2600 and Mattel's Intellivision video game based on the 1982 version was going to be released by The Great Game Company in 1983. However, due to the North American video game crash of 1983, it was never made nor released to the public.
GameTek (1987, 1993)Edit
A planned NES game was going to be released in 1987. Prior to this, SNES/Genesis/Game Gear video games based on the 1982 and 1991 versions were also going to get released as well, but all of the games were cancelled.
Phillips Interactive Media (1993)Edit
Pyramid was planned for the CD-i along with Jeopardy!, The Price is Right, Wheel of Fortune, Name That Tune, The Joker's Wild and The Joker's Wild Jr.; all were released except for Wheel, Pyramid and TPIR.
- ↑ VirtualApple.org: The $100,000 Pyramid for the Apple II
- ↑ Official site of The $100,000 Pyramid (2001) PC-CD ROM Game (via Internet Archives)
- ↑ The $25,000 Pyramid(2001)
- ↑ The $1,000,000 Pyramid Video Slots(2001)
- ↑ The $100,000 Pyramid Video Slots(2004)
- ↑ Pyramid mobile game site (via Internet Archive)
- ↑ The $100,000 Pyramid DVD Game
- ↑ Pyramid online game site (via Internet Archives)