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Shifting Environments. The world can change as you're running. React in time to leap over collapsing buildings, moving scaffolding, and falling satellites.
World Select. There are eight additional challenges to play beyond the classic mode. Each one introduces a new twist on the formula.
Change Your Jump. You can tap lightly to barely jump, or tap long for a big leap.
What is it about?
As one of the originals in this genre, Canabalt has you running to survive the destruction around you. You can escape alone or bring another runner along for the journey. Controls are simple allowing you jump across rooftops with a tap. Obstacles and distractions are everywhere, so keep your eyes peeled as you race for safety.
For those who...
- For fans of endless running games.
- Remember the classic.
- Love speed.
Not for those who...
- Not for those who like shooters or puzzles.
- Like things slow.
Why we love it
Canabalt is an endless runner that is easy to pick up and play. With understated, but attractive retro-style graphics and fast-paced background music, the energy will keep you moving, jumping, and running to escape.
App Store Description
"Fantastic... Super-simple, pixel-perfect, great music and sound." - daringfireball.net
"Canabalt is pure genius." -necessarygames.com
Escape the destruction of your city with just one button! The game that popularized the infinite runner genre is back with new game modes and support for every dang phone and tablet thingy!
"This "daring escape" platformer is simply beautiful and beautifully simple." -Kotaku
"It's going to be quite some time before you find something so simple so thrilling again." -Offworld
"Canabalt is actually much more intense than you'd assume of a game which requires a single finger to play." -GameSpy
Play any of the 8 new game modes with one or two players, dash across rooftops with four different runners, or just chase that high score in the classic futile race for survival.
"It's all very lovely and full of poignant subtext. And awesomeness. Canabalt is a prime example of a simple idea executed extremely well." -JayIsGames
"I have never seen a concept so richly and successfully realized in such a simple yet stunningly complete form. Canabalt represents the power and potential of small independent games." -gameinmind.com
"Music is another component that is just perfect - it enhances the strange and unsettling setting of the game and also gives a sense of speed with a hint of hope that quick feet might be the salvation to the horror." -bartsnews.net