What’s So Special About Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout?

About the game

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is a multiplayer online game that features obstacle races and challenges. The one who clears all the challenges successfully becomes the winner and lifts the crown.

This game has been developed by a London-based Indie game developer firm known as Mediatonics. The firm was started by two students and has developed several popular games such as Mah Jong Amazon Adventure, Bubble Bubble, Text Twist, Vancouver 2010, Dr. Kawashima’s Brain training, Foul Play, and many other games. Their game Amateur Surgeon is one of the all-time hits to their credit.

Fall Guys is published by the well-known game publishing company Devolver Digital. The game is presently under development and is undergoing beta testing. The game was announced in June 2019 and is expected to be released on the Windows and PlayStation 4 platforms. The game trailer has been released. It is expected that the game is going to be released sometime in 2020. The game’s format of players competing with each to overcome obstacles is inspired by popular shows like Takeshi’s Castle and Wipeout. It is an elimination-based competitive game that promises fun for gaming fans.

The game plot, characters, and storyline

The game is exactly like competitive game shows where many players participate in different game rounds and are eliminated one by one. The Fall Guys keep leaving the game, and the one who remains is the winner in this multiplayer game. The game will feature 100 players, who will play one match with multiple rounds. It is not just a challenging, obstacle race game but involves elements of slapstick comedy. There is no plot or storyline involved since the game involves elimination rounds played between different players.

The game starts with a hundred players, and there are multiple rounds. Those who come last in each round are knocked out one by one. It is not a game that needs a lot of thought and planning. It is just a mad rush where you need to overcome all obstacles and reach the goal. You need to do it faster than the others if you want to remain standing until the finale. One mistake, and you will be out of the game. To win, anything is allowed- shove your way through the game without showing courtesy to fellow players.

The gameplay

The gameplay, as expected, is a mad rush the moment the game starts. It is not the sort of game where you need to play with dignity. Throw dignity out of the door and charge ahead, lest you meet with hilarious failure. As the title suggests, it is a knockout game. Each game round is a ‘do or die’ situation. If you lose, you are out. If you win one game, it is not enough. You need to win every single game from start to finish if you want to lift the trophy and be the champion player among the hundred players playing this fun adventure game.

The animation is colorful and visually appealing. It gives an element of fun to this otherwise highly challenging game. The demo version of the game featured three rounds or mini-games. One involved charging through doors; it is not easy as some may be made of cement. The second game is a frenetic obstacle race where you have a tail, and others try to grab it from you. The third demo mini-game involved a race uphill with boulders coming your way. It is a race where you literally charge through to grab the crown.

The game features

The following features explain what is so special about the game:

  • Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is a game featuring obstacle races and challenges.
  • It involves 100 players competing against each other in a series of mini-games. The games feature races with obstacles and challenges.
  • Apart from overcoming the obstacles, you need to take on your fellow players if you want to win this multiplayer game.
  • The player who remains until the last game and grabs the crown is the winner. Being a knockout game means you are out of the game and can’t do anything other than watch someone else winning the game.
  • It is a fun game with amusing animations featuring foam obstacles. There are elements of slapstick in this chaotic game where you need to bend the laws of physics.
  • The game is in beta mode and is expected to release in 2020.

Game Trailer

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