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Canabalt is a daring escape game set in an industrialized city. Players control a man in a suit who is running from an unknown danger. The only form of interaction provided to the player is jumping to cross gaps and break through glass. It is not possible to control the man's speed. He will keep on running faster until he hits a waste bin or robot to slow down. There is also no ending to the game, as the environments are randomly generated for each playing session. The goal is to cross as large a distance as possible before dying.

Screenshots

Canabalt Android A billboard
Canabalt Android Title screen
Canabalt Android Landing on a crane
Canabalt Commodore 64 Jumping gaps.

Alternate Titles

  • "Canabalt HD" -- Android and Ouya title
  • "C64anabalt" -- Commodore 64 title

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Critic Reviews

Hrej! Browser Jan 03, 2010 10 out of 10 100
Wired iPad Mar 02, 2011 9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars 90
FreeHry.cz Browser Mar 19, 2010 85 out of 100 85
IGN iPhone Oct 07, 2009 8 out of 10 80
TouchGen iPhone Oct 06, 2009 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Pocket Gamer UK iPhone Oct 07, 2009 7 out of 10 70
VideoGamer Android Dec, 2013 14 out of 20 70
Day of the OUYA Ouya Apr 07, 2013 5.7 out of 10 57
Jeuxvideo.com Android Jun 08, 2012 10 out of 20 50
Pocket Magazine / Pockett Videogames PSP Feb 07, 2013 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Canabalt appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

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