Parents' Guide to

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

By David Chapman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Battle royale gets party game treatment for all-ages fun.

Game PlayStation 4 , Windows 2020
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 5+

Based on 12 parent reviews

age 5+

Super Fun! Kind be frustrating at times...

Fall Guys is really fun. It got popular really fast, and it makes sense why. The player must complete obstacle courses, survival games, and team games as jelly beans in costumes. It's hilarious. Cons: Frustrating. Some maps are unfair and the gameplay is still a little buggy. of course, like any other 2015-2020ish game, it has a Battle Pass.
age 6+

Funny and colorful

Fall guys ultimate knockout is a surprisingly family friendly game, considering it is developed by epic games who are known for making dark games

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (12 ):
Kids say (71 ):

What do you get when you mix together the cutthroat competition of a battle royale, the fast-paced but casual antics of a party game, the hilarious hazards of a game show, and cosplay for good measure? Whatever it is, it's probably going to be pretty close to Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout, a zany hybrid of games that's easy to pick up and nearly impossible to put down. Sixty players, represented as little customizable jellybean people, race through a handful of randomly selected stages that slowly whittle away the competition. But rather than dodging a hail of gunfire from opponents, players instead run, jump, and dive through various obstacle courses and mini-games. The only player-on-player violence occurs when one player accidentally (or maybe not-so-accidentally) bumps another off the track and into the abyss below.

The controls, while simple, aren't exactly razor sharp in their precision. Instead, Fall Guys sort of stumble and fumble their way through each labyrinth of obstacles. While this might seem like it would take away from the experience, since all players are on the same level, it's still an even playing field. Plus, it adds a lot to the charm of the game, much like a match of human bumper cars. Even though the goal is to try to beat the other 59 competitors, players earn rewards just for participating. And, once eliminated, a player can just dive right back into the lobby and get ready to try again. From the first dash out of the starting gate to the final battle to claim the top spot, and every chaotic moment in between, Fall Guy: Ultimate Knockout stays true to its name, delivering a leisurely knockout blow to its battle royale competition.

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