Squid Game, a South Korean import, is currently one of Netflix’s most popular series. Roblox is now flooded with fan-made Squid Game experiences.
Squid Game premiered on Netflix on September 17 and has rapidly become one of the most talked-about shows on the platform, becoming the first South Korean television show to reach the top ten.
This popularity appears to be spreading beyond mediums, as fan-made games based on the same lethal challenges featured in Squid Game have appeared all over Roblox in recent days.
Game of Squids Roblox remakes go under different titles, such as “Fish Game” or “Hexa Game,” but they all use the same costumes and tasks as the Netflix series. Even more remakes that haven’t cracked into Roblox’s most popular categories can be found by searching for “Squid Game” on the site.
Squid Game is a nine-episode South Korean thriller in which ordinary people congregate on a distant island to play lethal children’s games in the hopes of winning a large financial reward and escaping poverty.
These challenges are similar to playground games like Red Light, Green Light, or Tug-of-War, except the stakes are much higher. While many have compared it to older survival films such as Battle Royale, as well as the show’s critiques of capitalism, which is a common issue in South Korean media, Squid Game’s style and gore set it apart.