You would have had a hard time avoiding it even if you wanted to. Squid Game has taken the world by storm. Even the teambuildings. And to be expected, an unofficial video game has appeared.
Roblox had already made it possible to make 1,2,3 sun like in the series. It was early October. But someone wanted to go further. That someone is Daniel W. Sooman, alias Dani. This Norwegian independent developer released on October 29 a free game largely inspired by Squid Game. Its name: Crab Game. And there is absolutely no hiding the desire to give the opportunity to play Battle Royale as in the phenomenon (best start on the first 28 days) of the video on demand platform.
Presented through the two videos that encircle these words, Crab Game can be downloaded for free on Steam and itch.io for Mac and Linux gamers. And if you liked Squid Game, your curiosity will surely be rewarded.
The tanned ones squid
For those who despite all the efforts of Netflix and people a little too enthusiastic about the work of Hwang Dong-hyuk, a summary is in order. We follow Gi-hun, performed by Lee jung-jae. Father absent. Indebted. Still living with a mother he loots. The total loss which, after a terrible twist of fate is offered to participate in a game that can make him very rich. In the company of several hundred people, he finds himself caught in a Battle Royale where you have to survive playground trials.
It is this part on children’s games that is used in Crab Game. But at the 1,2,3 Soleil and other progress on glass slabs are added surprises. The nine events offered on 28 maps also offer Floor is Lava, for example. You can in any case enter at any time in clashes with 35 people (who all look alike, it’s even funnier). And dye your hair red afterwards. Finally, it is you who see.