50 Games Like 1001 Spikes

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Iconoclasts, RunGunJumpGun, and Sonic Mania are our top selection to play today.

The latest addition in this selection are Jump King released the 3 May 2019 and ranked #29, TowerFall released the 26 September 2018 and ranked #20, Nogalious released the 8 August 2018 and ranked #50.

50 Games like 1001 Spikes daily generated comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms.
This suggestion collection includes local multiplayer 2D platform games for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS, Linux and 3DS. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

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Aban Hawkins & the 1000 Spikes is an 8-bit retro style "Hardest Extremest Craziest Platform Action Puzzle Adventure." Simple & intuitive rules. Elaborate level design. Various fierce traps, traps, traps! Return to the Golden Years of Video Game. No one can BEAT this game ... except you.

1# Iconoclasts - 2018

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Join renegade mechanic Robin and uncover the secrets of a dying planet. Explore a big world filled with intricate puzzles, interesting characters and menacing bosses in a beautiful platform adventure that tells a personal story about faith, purpose and the challenge of helping people.

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2# RunGunJumpGun - 2016

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RunGunJumpGun is a tough as nails game that puts a gravity-defying weapon in your hands. One button lets you fly, the other blasts obstacles out of the way. With a cast of crazed characters, challenging gameplay, and a pulsing musical score, it delivers twitchy platforming goodness.

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4# Celeste - 2018

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Help Madeline survive her inner demons on her journey to the top of Celeste Mountain, in this super-tight platformer from the creators of TowerFall. Brave hundreds of hand-crafted challenges, uncover devious secrets, and piece together the mystery of the mountain.

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5# The Disney Afternoon Collection - 2017

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All six classic games feature new and improved visuals and include filtering options that replicate a retro look and feel. This collection also offers new ways to play with Boss Rush and Time Attack modes, each of which encourages time-based gameplay and features online leaderboards. Best of all, the in-game Museum will provide history buffs with a wealth of extras to celebrate the era of the original releases, such as concept art, and music all lovingly preserved.

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6# Penarium - 2015

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Penarium is set in a sinister circus arena, where contestants, much like Gladiators of old, are forced to entertain a sadistic crowd. In this frantic 2D arena arcade game, you take on the role of our quirky antihero Willy who, to survive, is forced to run, jump and avoid an array of killer death-traps.

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7# Bloody Trapland 2: Curiosity - 2017

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Take on the extremely challenging yet fair world of Bloody Trapland, go at it alone or bring your friends along for a unique co-op experience like no other. Explore the mysterious Islands and unlock the many hidden secrets. Designed for both solo and multiplayer.

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12# Broforce - 2015

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When evil threatens the world, the world calls on Broforce - an under-funded, over-powered paramilitary organization dealing exclusively in excessive force. Brace your loins with up to four players to run ‘n’ gun as dozens of different bros and eliminate the opposing terrorist forces that threaten our way of life.

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14# Unit 4 - 2017

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Fast paced platforming action, cooperative gameplay up to 4 players, an elite squad of agents with amazing skills, space travels, exploration, unique missions, fancy characters, incredible fights with huge bosses, trade, minigames and much more!

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15# PlataGO! Super Platform Game Maker - 2018

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'PlataGO! Super Platform Game Maker' is the fastest, easiest way to make platform games. Suitable for all ages, PlataGO! is a versatile yet simple drag and drop tool, that can be enjoyed by creative game-makers of all ages. The only limit is your imagination!

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17# Spelunky 2 - 2013

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The player controls a spelunker who explores a series of caves while collecting treasure, saving damsels, fighting enemies and dodging traps. The spelunker can whip or jump on enemies to defeat them, pick up items that can be thrown to either attack enemies or set off traps, and use a limited supply of bombs and ropes to navigate the caves. The player can collect many items, mainly gold and jewels which add to the player's score, but also useful objects including bombs, guns, climbing gear and archaeological artifacts. The Xbox Live Arcade, as well as the PlayStation Network versions of the game feature local multiplayer (co-op and deathmatch) for up to four players.

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18# Mercenary Kings - 2014

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In this frantic 2D action game, you are part of the Mercenary Kings, the most skilled team of warriors-for-hire on Earth, but when your comrades have fallen and the fearsome forces of CLAW have seized an island-wide top secret Laboratory Base, you must do what it takes to stop them. But you're not going in unprepared! Your back-up is made of a crew of rogue geniuses and experts of their field! Able to craft & customize guns'n'blades or upgrading body armor, you've never been this ready to join the fight. Whether its solo or with friends, move out, cut down CLAW and save the world!

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19# The Way - 2016

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"Journey to another planet and discover its secrets in order to bring your loved one back to life. Experience an adventure, inspired by old school classics like Another World (A.K.A. Out of This World), Heart of Darkness and Flashback. Game Features: - Immersing sci-fi story - Mind-bending puzzles - Unique alien planet to explore - Retro style rich with animations - Inspired by Éric Chahi's masterpieces"

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20# TowerFall - 2018

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TowerFall Ascension is the definitive version of the hit archery combat game. Inspired by classics from the golden age of couch multiplayer, it's a 4-player local party game centering around hilarious, intense versus matches. The core mechanics are simple and accessible, but hard to master and combat is fierce.

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23# Above: The Fallen - 2017

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Above: The Fallen is a 2D side-scrolling, puzzle - platformer game that is centered around travelling upwards instead of to the left or right. The goal is to climb the trees of an ancient and mystical forest in order to break through the canopy.

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25# VVVVVV - 2014

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There's something terrible wrong in an alternate dimension! Help Captain Viridian flip to find five crew members, 20 hard-to-reach Trinkets and save a dimension on the brink of destruction. It's a space opera in the most unique scale with a style that only VVVVVV can bring to you. Instead of jumping, control the direction of gravity by inverting your gravity and allowing Captain Viridian to flip between the floors and ceilings of the environment. For adventurers who save the dimension, there's still hours and hours of new gameplay with all-new Player Levels. Test your mettle and see if you have what it takes to beat a collection of levels created by other famous game developers. Inspired by classic 8-bit days gone-by and now with experience-heightening 3D, VVVVVV will challenge even the most battle-hardened old-school gamers.

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