Fall Guys is the feel-good game of the summer
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The latest craze on Twitch is Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout, a game about squeaky little critters that compete in a series of challenges to be the last bean standing. Its an adorable, madcap little game that feels like a mashup of battle royale and Nickelodeon Guts.
Each show begins with 60 players who have to beat various challenges to qualify for the next round and keep playing. It only took me a day to sample all of the games challenges, but theres enough variety on day one to keep things interesting, and most of the challenges are pretty light and entertaining. There are a bunch of obstacle courses and mini-games, including memory-matching, football, and an egg-hoarding challenge thats basically just Hungry Hungry Hippos. The…