Among Us is an action game. It is a is developed by Innersloth LLC. The game was published for Android devices in June 2018 and for iOS devices in July 2018.
Among Us is a murder mystery game which takes place in a spaceship. In this game you play with 4 to 10 online players. You will be given a set of tasks to complete. You can be either given the role of a crewmate or an imposter. The imposter's job will be to sabotage the tasks and kill the crewmates without being discovered.
You will be provided with a map of the spaceship to navigate. As a crewmate, apart from completing tasks, you can call emergency meetings. Here you can report about the imposter if you were able to find out who that is. You can also report dead bodies during these meetings.
As the imposter, you should blend in with the crew, sabotage the ship to confuse the crew and kill crew members. Imposters can also sneak through vents and close the doors to trap crewmates. the game is complete once the imposter in...found, or if he is able to eliminate all the crewmates.
There are 3 main modes in this game. Local, Online and Freeplay. In "Local" mode you can play this game with your family or friends with whom your share a Wi-Fi connection. In this mode, one person sets up the game and lets the others join and play. In "Online" mode you play with other online players. You can either create your own game, join in on a private game created by people you know or join a public game. You will need a code to join the private games. In "Freeplay" mode you can practice the game and learn the knowhow. This will make it easier for you to understand the game and navigate when you are playing against other online players.
To operate your character in this game, you can either use the Joystick or the Touch option. The controls in using Joystick are as follows. Within the navigations circle found at the left side of your screen, tap and drag towards the direction you want your character to move. When you arrive at the task locations, tap on the glowing machine to perform the tasks. The controls for performing tasks in Touch are almost similar to the Joystick. But, in Touch, to move your character, you have to swipe in the desired direction on the screen.
Among Us is a very interesting game to play. It is also visually very pleasing.