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Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is a platform battle royale game developed by Mediatonic and published by Devolver Digital. It was released for Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 4 on 4 August 2020. The game is planned for release on Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S soon. Up to 60 players control jelly bean-like creatures and compete agai...

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

  • Samanta Blumberg
  • May 08, 2021

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is a platform battle royale game developed by Mediatonic and published by Devolver Digital. It was released for Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 4 on 4 August 2020. The game is planned for release on Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S soon. Up to 60 players control jelly bean-like creatures and compete against each other in a series of challenges, such as obstacle courses or tag.

In Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout, players are jellybean-like creatures who compete against each other in a series of challenges. The ultimate goal of the game is to be the last one standing. Many different courses are available, the majority of which are obstacle courses that require players to get to the finish line as soon as possible, lest they are eliminated-starting at 40, there is a limited number of players that can qualify, and with each round as the game progresses, the number lowers, eventually getting down to one, the player who is crowned the winner.

Gameplay

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout's gameplay can be classified as a platform battle royale game. There are many different courses that players can compete in. The game is a battle royale, meaning that the player is against the other 59 players.

Many different courses have been added since the game was first released; the minority are team-based, while many require not falling into slime on a spinning, floating platform with obstacles designed to knock players in and waiting for a specified number of others to be eliminated, but most are obstacle courses that involve players racing to get to the finish line as soon as possible, lest they are eliminated--starting at 40, there is a limited number of players that can qualify, and with each round as the game progresses, the number lowers, eventually getting down to one, the player who is crowned the winner.

The gameplay of Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is very chaotic. Players have three lives and are eliminated when they fall into slime on a spinning, floating platform with obstacles designed to knock players in the slime. The game has seasonal changes which adds more challenges and changes the game's theme. The current and fourth season, named "Fall Guys 4041," is future-themed with a retro style.

Graphics

Fall Guys' graphics are simple, but clear and colorful. The animations are smooth, too. The graphics of Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout are very colorful and chaotic. The game is high definition, with a low system requirement. The game is split into two sections: one for the player's character, and the other for the environment.

Information about replayability

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout can be played over and over again. It has a seasonal change, which adds more challenges and changes the game's theme. The current and fourth season, named "Fall Guys 4041", is future-themed with a retro style. Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is very replayable. The game has seasonal changes which adds more challenges and changes the game's theme. The game has online multiplayer, which allows players to play with other players in the world.

Conclusion

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is a simple, colorful, and competitive game that is suitable for people who are good at games and love competition. It is not suitable for people who are not good at games, for people who are sensitive to sound, or for people who don't like to play competitive games.

Pros:
  • The game is simple, but clear and colorful
  • The animations are smooth
  • The game has a seasonal change, which adds more challenges and changes the game's theme
  • The game has a large selection of courses
  • The game is available for PC, PS4 and Xbox One
Cons:
  • The game is for single player
  • The game can cause repetitive stress injury
  • The game is not for people who are not good at games
  • The game is very loud and may not be a suitable game for people who are sensitive to sound
  • The game is very competitive
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