Google Home’s secret superpower: It’s really good for playing games


There’s a lot of ways to have fun with Google.

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Google Home ($99 at Crutchfield) has a ton of awesome features hiding in plain sight. It’s a bluetooth speaker, for one. It’s also a white noise machine. But maybe the coolest thing you can do with your Google Home smart speaker or display is play games with it.

No, we’re not talking Call of Duty-caliber FPS games. But Jeopardy! and Who Wants to be a Millionaire? were just recently added to the Nest Hub ($90 at Crutchfield) and Nest Hub Max ($229 at Crutchfield) repertoire, along with a handful of others. Don’t fret if you don’t have one of the Nest smart displays, either. There’s plenty of fun voice-only games to play as well.

Here’s our list of some of the most fun Google Home games we’ve discovered for both speakers and displays. If you’ve got a favorite we don’t mention, let us know in the…

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