Among Us is a highly popular game that people all over the world talk about. This game is simple; it is about strategy and deception. It is similar to the game Mafia.
In short, there is a group of people working as “crewmates.” Their goal is to finish all of the tasks and not get killed by the “imposters.” Generally, there are 1-3 imposters a game. Their goal is to kill the crewmates and sabotage tasks while appearing to be like any other crewmate. Crewmates can find dead bodies and report them, initiating a voting process. During this time, players can discuss and vote who they should vote out or “eject.” This multiplayer game has people hooked!
Among Us was created in 2018 by Innersloth. Within the past six months, it has skyrocketed in the amount of users to more than 85 million players. Among Us is now being called “the game of 2020” and to some users, it is 2020. Many players are uncovering that this game resembles the current year. This year has been riddled with deception, constant worry, and the importance of communication and how sometimes that can be abused. Tension that this game holds stays until the very end. This game allows friends to play together fostering playful tension and a reason to laugh and have fun.
Chloe Pryor, Staff Writer
Chloe Pryor is now an alumni of the Rock Academy and currently attends Point Loma Nazarene as a Freshman.