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Beach Spikers: Virtua Beach Volleyball

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Critic Score User Score
Arcade
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GameCube
79
3.7
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Description

Beach Spikers is an action beach volleyball game for one to four players. Several modes of gameplay are included: arcade (a conversion of the arcade game), world tour (the player creates a team, develops a relationship with their partner to increase her ability, and aims to be the world champs), vs mode (play against other players or the cpu) and a tutorial mode. Several mini-games are also featured, such as beach countdown where teams play volleyball with a bomb and hope it doesn't explode on their side of the net, and beach flags where the player needs to capture a flag before their opponent.

Beach Spikers comes with a number of predefined teams, or the player can create their own team from a variety of female athletes. Each character can be customized in appearance as well, from hair and skin color to uniform.

Screenshots

Beach Spikers: Virtua Beach Volleyball GameCube The opening sequence
Beach Spikers: Virtua Beach Volleyball GameCube Choose teams for arcade mode
Beach Spikers: Virtua Beach Volleyball GameCube You can play during the day, dusk, or night
Beach Spikers: Virtua Beach Volleyball GameCube Title screen

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User Reviews

It's volleyball, but it's still fun. GameCube jon moses (7)

Critic Reviews

Consoles Plus GameCube Dec, 2002 91 out of 100 91
GameSpy GameCube Sep 11, 2002 89 out of 100 89
Gamesmania.de GameCube Oct 02, 2002 88 out of 100 88
Armchair Empire, The GameCube Nov 06, 2002 8.2 out of 10 82
IGN GameCube Aug 12, 2002 8.2 out of 10 82
Kombo.com GameCube Nov 14, 2003 8 out of 10 80
SegaFan.com GameCube Feb 06, 2006 7.7 out of 10 77
The Video Game Critic GameCube Sep 26, 2002 B 75
Gamestyle GameCube 2002 7 out of 10 70
Gamereactor (Sweden) GameCube May 08, 2003 5 out of 10 50

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Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2002 – #6 Best GameCube Game of the Year (Readers' Vote)

Related Web Sites

  • Official game site (Game info on Nintendo of America's website. Also has cheat codes to unlock secret uniforms etc.)
Contributed to by Michael Cassidy (10986) and Servo (55764)