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1001 Spikes

Rating Summary

Based on 18 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

80

Top Critic Average

78%

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Based on 18 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Jun 3, 2014
Xbox OneJun 3, 2014
Wii UJun 3, 2014
PCJun 3, 2014
Nintendo 3DSJun 3, 2014
Xbox Series X/SNov 10, 2020
PlayStation 5Nov 12, 2020

Developer: Nicalis

Genres: Arcade, Adventure, Platformer

Discover the lost treasures of Ukampa in South America as Aban Hawkins searches for his estranged father, world-famous archeaologist, Jim Hawkins. The elder Hawkins mysteriously disappeared while exploring the ruins. Before his disappearance, the elder Hawkins entrusted his daughter, Tina with a map to the location of the ruins but with a grave warning that death awaits around every corner.

1001 Spikes Critic Reviews

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1001 Spikes is nightmarishly tough but impossible to put down. It's a treat for retro fans and hardcore masochists.

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1001 Spikes is one of the most difficult platformers out there, but finishing a level feels so much better when you overcome the challenge.

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1001 Spikes will kill you, but it does so in a way that's both fair and fun.

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This is a game that will have you thinking about how intense, perplexing, and perfect it was for days. Like a tiny mouse says early in the game -- "the harder the victory, the greater the joy of success". 

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