Among Us review
September 29, 2020
Among Us is a 2018 online multiplayer social deduction game developed and published by American game studio Innersloth. The game was inspired by the party game Mafia and the science fiction horror film The Thing, and since the release of its first map, The Skeld, 3 other maps including MIRA HQ and Polus were introduced. Lastly the fourth map, "The Airship" based on Henry Stickmin’s Infiltrating the Airship was released in March 2021.
It was released on iOS and Android devices in June 2018 and on Windows in November 2018, featuring cross-platform play between these platforms. The game was also ported for the Nintendo Switch in December 2020, and has planned releases for the Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Series S, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 in 2021. The game was inspired by the party game Mafia and the science fiction horror film The Thing, and since the release of its first map, The Skeld, 3 other maps including MIRA HQ and Polus were introduced. Lastly the fourth map, "The Airship" based on Henry Stickmin’s Infiltrating the Airship was released in March 2021.
The gameplay of Among Us is for two teams, Crewmates and Impostors. Crewmates win if all Impostors are ejected or all tasks are completed, whereas Impostors win if there is an equal number of Impostors and Crewmates, or if a critical sabotage goes unresolved.
The graphics of Among Us are in a space-themed setting. The game features two maps set in space, with the first map, The Skeld, set on a spaceship called The Skeld. The game is set in a space-themed setting and the graphics consist of 3D renderings of the environment, which is displayed on the player's mobile device.
The replayability of Among Us is high due to the variety of maps, with the latest map, The Airship, being based on Henry Stickmin's Infiltrating the Airship. The game can be played online or offline.
- The game is set in space
- The graphics are 3D
- The gameplay is dynamic and there is high replayability
- The gameplay is intense
- There are two teams of Crewmates and Impostors
- The game is fast-paced
- The game attracts a large number of players
- The game has technical difficulties
- The game may be confusing to new players
- The game may not be suitable for players of a young age
- The game has a low player base
- The gameplay is repetitive
Among Us is a game that can be played online or offline, and is suitable for players of all ages. The game requires a large amount of concentration due to the fast-paced gameplay and may be difficult for players new to the game.