NBC reports that news of a new competition series inspired by 'Squid Game' has drawn criticism from fans who say the premise misses the point. In Netflix's hit series, desperate contestants participate in deadly versions of children's games for millions of dollars. The fictional game can only have one winner, and all losing contestants die. Netflix's new 'Squid Game: The Challenge' turns the scripted world of the Korean drama into a reality. "You've seen the drama, now it's your chance to take part in Netflix's biggest ever social experiment!".