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Heads Up!

The trivia game from Ellen DeGeneres that she plays on her show.

Heads Up

Heads Up!

by Warner Bros.
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Heads Up!
Heads Up!
$0.99 in the App Store

Heads Up! is the perfect party game! If you’re a game-nighter, you need this game installed and ready to go. It’s a ton of fun, and you won’t waste a bunch of time trying to explain the rules to everyone since it’s so simple.

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Choose a category to guess from. Pick a category you like, and get ready for your clues.

Choose a category to guess from
Use teammates' clues to guess as many as you can

Use teammates' clues to guess as many as you can. Literally hold the iPhone on your forehead. When you get the answer (or give up), flip down and back up for a new word.

Heads Up! Your teammates' clues will help you guess what's on your head.

Heads Up!
Relive and share memories

Relive and share memories. Yes, there is an instant replay feature. Re-watch the round for a giggle, or post it on social media.

What is it about?

Created by Ellen DeGeneres, this riotous game-night challenge reinvents charades for the app generation. Pick a category, then hold your device up to your head, screen facing outward, and guess the words using your friends’ clues. It's a riot to play, and you're sure to have a great time with your friends enjoying this party game.

For those who...

  • Like playing with others
  • Want quick trivia
  • Have a party planned

Not for those who...

  • Don't have a large group to play with
  • Don't care for party games
  • Aren't good at guessing from clues

Why we love it

The game can be played with only one other person, but where’s the fun in that? If you don’t have a large group, you can most likely skip this one.

App Screenshots

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App Details

Word Card
Last updated
January 27, 2020
Release date
May 1, 2013
More info

Heads Up! is $0.99 but there are more add-ons

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  • $0.99

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  • $0.99

    Food Fight

  • $0.99

    Adult Supervision 2: Even Adultier

  • $0.99

    Super Heroes

  • $0.99

    As Seen On TV

  • $0.99


  • $0.99

    Favorite Fictional Characters

App Store Description

It's the game The New York Times called a "Sensation," and Cosmopolitan said "will be the best dollar you've spent." Heads Up! is the fun and hilarious game from Ellen DeGeneres that she plays on her show, and you can play with your friends!

From naming celebrities, to singing, to silly accents -- guess the word on the card that’s on your head from your friends' clues before the timer runs out!

Play one of the many exciting categories, or create a category all your own!


- Play with one friend, or one hundred at the same time.

- Draw a new card simply by tilting your phone.

- Keep videos of your hilarious game play for your own amusement, or share them right to Facebook.

- Diverse categories let you challenge your smartypants friends and entertain your kids for hours, all from one app!

With 40+ themed decks packed to the brim with exciting gameplay cards, the fun will never stop!

Decks include:

- Celebrities

- Movies

- Animals

- Accents

- Characters

- And lots more!

Game-nighters, your app is here.

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