1001 Spikes

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1001 Spikes
1001 Spikes Videogame Cover.jpg
Developer(s) 8bits Fanatics
Publisher(s) Nicalis
Producer(s) Tyrone Rodriguez
Designer(s) Samu Wosada
Tyrone Rodriguez
Programmer(s) Jeremy Stevens
Writer(s) Samu Wosada
Tyrone Rodriguez
Composer(s) Tadd Nuznov
Misoka Panipum
Platform(s) Linux
Microsoft Windows
Nintendo 3DS
OS X
PlayStation 4
PlayStation Vita
Wii U
Xbox One
Nintendo Switch
Release Microsoft Windows, Linux, OS X, Xbox One
  • WW: June 3, 2014
Wii U
  • NA: June 3, 2014
  • EU: October 1, 2015
  • JP: November 25, 2015
Nintendo 3DS
  • NA: June 3, 2014
  • EU: October 1, 2015
  • JP: November 25, 2015
PlayStation 4
  • EU: October 7, 2015
  • JP: November 27, 2015
  • NA: June 3, 2014
PlayStation Vita
  • NA: June 3, 2014
  • JP: October 7, 2015
  • EU: November 27, 2015
Nintendo Switch
  • WW: 2017
Genre(s) Platform, adventure
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

1001 Spikes is a platform game developed by 8bits Fanatics, and published by Nicalis. Originally named Aban Hawkins & the 1001 Spikes, the game's objective is to escape a vast terrain and struggle to reach for victory without being impaled by spikes and many other disasters. Throughout the multiple travels, the game gets increasingly challenging, especially having to dodge falling stones and much more.

Synopsis[edit]

Jim Hawkins, a world-renowned archaeologist, has been lost within the frozen tundra of Antarctica, before his disappearance, his daughter Tina is left with a map to the forgotten ruins of South America. Together with her estranged brother Aban, they explore the temple and try to retrieve their father's legacy.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings (WIIU) 82.00%[1]
(PS4) 80.00%[2]
(PC) 77.50%[3]
(3DS) 76.25%[4]
(Vita) 75.60%[5]
(XONE) 70.00%[6]
Metacritic (WIIU) 83/100[7]
(Vita) 81/100[8]
(PC) 80/100[9]
(PS4) 78/100[10]
(3DS) 73/100[11]
Review score
Publication Score
IGN 8/10[12]

1001 Spikes received positive reviews. Aggregating review websites GameRankings and Metacritic gave the Wii U version 82.00% based on 6 reviews and 83/100 based on 6 reviews,[1][7] the PlayStation 4 version 80.00% based on 8 reviews and 78/100 based on 8 reviews,[2][10] the Microsoft Windows version 77.50% based on 4 reviews and 80/100 based on 4 reviews,[3][9] the 3DS version 76.25% based on 4 reviews and 73/100 based on 4 reviews,[4][11] the PlayStation Vita version 75.60% based on 5 reviews and 81/100 based on 4 reviews[5][8] and the Xbox One version 70.00% based on 2 reviews.[6]

IGN gave the game an 8/10, favoring its abundance of content and exhilarating disasters, while showing disappointment of the increasing repetition of the game as the levels advance.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1001 Spikes for Wii U". GameRankings. Retrieved June 8, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "1001 Spikes for PlayStation 4". GameRankings. Retrieved June 8, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "1001 Spikes for PC". GameRankings. Retrieved June 8, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "1001 Spikes for 3DS". GameRankings. Retrieved June 8, 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "1001 Spikes for PlayStation Vita". GameRankings. Retrieved June 8, 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "1001 Spikes for Xbox One". GameRankings. Retrieved June 8, 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "1001 Spikes for Wii U Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved June 8, 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "1001 Spikes for PlayStation Vita Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved June 8, 2014. 
  9. ^ a b "1001 Spikes for PC Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved June 8, 2014. 
  10. ^ a b "1001 Spikes for PlayStation 4 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved June 8, 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "1001 Spikes for 3DS Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved June 8, 2014. 
  12. ^ a b Reparaz, Mikel (June 8, 2014). "1001 Spikes Review". IGN. Retrieved June 8, 2014.