Fight Crab Review

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Posted: 9 months ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer.

OverviewOverview

Fight Crab is an fighting game where you battle with weaponised crabs. But rather than pressing buttons to pull off moves, you have to work with the game’s over-the-top physics. This combines with giant crustaceans, insane weapons and claws to create skill-based absurd combat.

There are 23 types of playable crab, 48 different weapons, and 11 unique battle arenas. You can fight against one or two opponents and team up with a friend in online co-op battle modes. As you progress you unlock moves, crabs and weapons. You can use the Nintendo Switch Joy-Con motion controls to freely manipulate limbs to punch, grab, and flip your way to victory.

The controls are intentionally obtuse. The D-pad moves your crab and you can double-tap to move quicker. The left and right sticks control a claw each for attacking and the trigger buttons punch while the bumper buttons pinch. This means that movement and attacks rely on a combination of luck and well intentioned flailing, like Goat Simulator, I Am Bread or Octodad.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 12

Release Date: 15/09/2020

Platforms: PC and Switch

Genres: Fighting and Simulation

Accessibility: 12 features

Developer: @Crab_Fight

CommitmentCommitment

Duration: It takes between 1 minute and 5 minutes to play a round of this game.
 
Players: You can play with 4 players in the same room and up to 4 players online. You can play split-screen fights, 2 players on Switch and 4 on PC. You can connect locally on Switch if you have multiple consoles and copies of the game.

Cross-Play: You can play across Switch and PC.

CostsCosts

Fight Crab usually costs £17.99.
 

Fight Crab

Switch £17.99
 
Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.  

You will need Nintendo Online (must be 18 to purchase, but can be any age to use) to play online with Nintendo Switch.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Rated PEGI 12 for moderate violence.

ESRB TEEN for blood and violence.


Users Interact: The game enables players to interact and communicate with each other, so may expose players to language usually associated with older rated games.


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