Kid friendly action game - to bring Christmas presents to Santa. For a low poly 3D shooter it has a unique gameplay. You have to hug key elves and deal with mischief ones to pass through levels. 1001 Hugs has a new game story, more levels, achievements, leaderboard, and character customization.
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Mostly Positive (93) - 75% of the 93 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Oct 1, 2019

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“What an awesome game! This is such a breath of fresh air after seeing all the rest of the ultra violent first person shooters. Especially in today's climate, I really think this will appeal to both kids and parents looking for a fun, non-violent video game. Great Job! Can't wait to play!!”
Ijaz Ahmad

Christmas Edition

Ready to save Christmas?
This is not just an update of 1001 Hugs three years later. It's a huge improvement of the game story, new Features map, achievements, leaderboard, 11 new challenging, fantastic levels, and more.
The game will be released October 26, 2022.

Easter Adventure Plans

We are launching a Kickstarter project to develop a new theme of the game.

About This Game

1001 Hugs, version 2, has a new game story.
    Now you are in Elfland with a special mission to collect Christmas presents throughout 16 levels and bring them to Santa.
    To pass levels you need to open portals; to do that you hug 4 key elves, and in return they get a candy cane.
    But you have only 1001 candy canes. Elves try to stop you by making you lose them before you reach Santa!
Some elves just refuse to hug. You have to come up with a hugging strategy to get to Santa with gifts and leftover candy canes.
It's an adventure with lots of hugs, pitter patter of little feet, laughter and giggles, slamming doors, flying teddy bears, bursting water balloons, and slippery puddles!

New in this version:
+ Game story
+ 11 more beautiful and challenging levels
+ Features map with detailed game rules
+ Multiple achievements
+ Scoring and leaderboard
+ Character customization
+ Player's outfits, hats, teddy bear launchers, and packsacks

This free to play, kid friendly single player TPS requires concentration, teaches hand-eye coordination and memorizing color patterns.
It's made for children, their parents, and anyone who loves action, fun and laughter.
Be silly and enjoy hugs!

Please note: this game still contains collision bugs. We're still working on them.

Unreal Engine and ThirdPersonShooterKit
Epic Games Store and their reative contributors
Tutorials: Unrealty Simon,Unreal Engine Rus,
Virtus Learning Hub and others MadTurtleGGinin,Thompson13
Forum members: Ikav, Ego, and others
Designers: ProtonStudio, Tahira, DinVStudio
Level Designers: Pedro Gutierrez, Andrew Syrbu
Developers: Ivan Epifanov, Artur Dworaczek
Free music: Zagi2, Setuniman, Nesrality, and others
Bloggers: Bubble Knight, Fluffey Panda's world,
Catalysts Gaming, Rexy XOX, Gaming with Aditi,
Quiin Gaming, Manner, Affari Firdaus
Steam Reviewers: MtWooderSheep, illious, Armagdo,
Legend27, Newyearseve1971, and others
Kickstarter Backers: Mike Howdy, Barbara Nichols
Chief Editor: Victor Dull

1001 Hugs created in 2019
Updated October 2022

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System Requirements

    • OS *: Windows 7
    • Processor: AMD FX4300 3.8Ghz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 750Ti 2GB
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Any
    • Additional Notes: One tester's computer specs
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790 CPU @3.60GHz
    • Memory: 32 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForceGTX 1060 6GB
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Sound Card: any
    • Additional Notes: Developer's computer specs
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.

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