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Among Us developer disappointed there was no collaboration with Epic on Fortnite Impostors mode

Fortnite‘s new Among Us-inspired mode, Impostors, went live, and staff at InnerSloth lament that Epic never asked the studio to work on a collaboration.Fortnite Impostors is suspiciously similar to the smash-hit indie game that took the world by storm last year, Among Us. In both Fortnite’s new mode and InnerSloth’s international hit, teams of players work together to either eliminate everyone else or work out who’s lying.The similarities – and the fact Epic opted to ride on the back of Among Us’ success without input from the team at InnerSloth – haven’t gone down particularly well with the staff at…

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Among Us Developers Say They ‘Burnt Out’ After Twitch Success

It’s weird to think about, but there was a time less than a year ago when Among Us wasn’t a household name. When it first launched in 2018, it wasn’t a failure, exactly, but it seemed destined to live out its days as quietly as a good imposter—except without the killing. Then, last summer, it blew up thanks to a small handful of popular Twitch streamers, who then spread it to every other popular Twitch streamer. Suddenly, all eyes were on Among Us’ then-three-person development team.

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Among Us is free this week on the Epic Games Store

By Stephany Nunneley 27 May 2021 16:55 GMT Your next freebie on the Epic Games Store is live.The popular game will usually run you $4.99, Among Us is free for the next week through the Epic Games Store.Watch on YouTubeIf you have never played the game, in it, you play with 4-10 players online or via local WiFi as you attempt to prepare your spaceship for departure. However, there could be one or more random players among the Crew that is an Impostor set on killing everyone.Here’s more: Life as a Crewmate: Complete all your tasks on the ship to win,…

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Among Us has launched its big airship map and account system

Imposter simulator Among Us has just pressed the big launch button on its new airship map. The new playground for sneaky assassinations has its own new chores to complete and shortcuts to memorize. Along with the new map, the big update also brings the account system Innersloth have been working on which allows reporting other users for their bad behavior. Worse behavior than crew murder, that is. They’ve given a rundown on both today with the map’s launch. Read more

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Among Us has introduced a quick chat option

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 6 March 2021 17:19 GMT Innersloth has introduced a quick chat option to Among Us. The new quick chat option for Among Us allows players to communicate easier, using a wheel.This brings the game up to version 2021.2.21.According to the developers, the wheel is not only easier, but a faster and safer option to play if you’re using text chat.The team also promised form information on the next update is coming soon, and that the “ball is rolling” on it.Also, it is aware of a glitch occurring with lobbies and games on some platforms. Innersloth is working…

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Here’s why Among Us updates are taking so long

By Alex Calvin, Wednesday, 20 January 2021 11:55 GMT Spoiler: the small team that made it couldn’t keep up with the multiplayer game’s sudden success.Developer Innersloth has given some insight into why updates for Among Us are taking a while.In a post on Itch.io, the studio said that the surprise success of the multiplayer title in 2020 meant that it had to fundamentally change how it did things behind the scenes, as well as having to hire in a number of new staff to help out.“Not to dive into too much organizational stuff, but not only did we need to…

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Among Us coming to Xbox consoles in 2021

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 20 December 2020 17:41 GMT Among Us has launched on Xbox Game Pass for PC and is coming to Xbox Game Pass on consoles in 2021.Among Us is coming to Xbox next year, the platform holder announced in a post over on the Xbox blog.If you are an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscriber, you can access Among Us on PC right now – although console players are going to have to wait until the game launches in 2021.Following the announcement via the Xbox channels, Innersloth made its own announcement, too. We don’t have any idea specifically when…

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You can now play Among Us with your Switch-owning friends

Multiplayer imposter-hunting game Among Us now has a Nintendo Switch version, I say on this here PC gaming website. What’s that matter to you lot? Well, it’s got cross-platform multiplayer so you PC-owning folks can play with your Switch-having pals. It’s a nice pre-holiday surprise for those of us wondering what we can pick up to share with our friends while we stay separated through the winter. (more…)

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Among Us coming to Nintendo Switch later today

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 15 December 2020 17:52 GMT The perfect paranoid Christmas game. Multiplayer smash hit Among Us is coming to Nintendo Switch today (Tuesday, December 15).The release was announced at the close of today’s an indie-focused Nintendo Direct and comes with cross-play support so you can murder your friends on other platforms. This comes hot on the heals of the newly-announced Airship map for Among Us, which was announced last week at The Game Awards. We’re sure that this will make for an interesting Christmas gameInnersloth’s paranoia-fueled multiplayer hit is also shortly coming to Xbox Game Pass for…

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Skyrim, Yakuza remasters and Among Us are coming to Xbox Game Pass

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 11 December 2020 12:12 GMT Microsoft adds yet more big names to its subscription service.Some heavy hitters are coming to Xbox Game Pass in the near future.In a video shown at last night’s The Game Awards, Microsoft revealed that The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim – Special Edition would be coming to its subscription service in just a few days, on December 15, just over nine years after its initial November 2011 release. This comes in the wake of the company’s announcement in September that it was buying Bethesda parent company ZeniMax Media for a whopping $7.5B.Meanwhile,…

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Among Us is teasing its upcoming Henry Stickmin-themed map

Among Us , the Werewolf-like game about murdering your mates in space, has been working on a new map. Time to get lost, caught, and accused all over again in a different doomed spaceship. Innersloth have posted this image today showing just a portion of the new map and have warned folks to keep an eye out for another announcement coming at The Game Awards next month. (more…)