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Description

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 Starting out
Canabalt Browser The birds will fly away when you pass.
Canabalt Browser These objects can slow you down.
Canabalt Android Strange objects can fall from the sky

Promo Images

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Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

Wired iPad Mar 02, 2011 9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars 90
GamePro (US) iPad Jun 25, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Indie Game Reviewer Browser Apr 26, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
TouchGen iPhone Oct 06, 2009 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PSP Minis PSP Mar 23, 2012 7.5 out of 10 75
NZGamer PlayStation 3 Aug 09, 2012 7.2 out of 10 72
Pocket Gamer UK iPhone Oct 07, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Jeuxvideo.com iPad Jun 08, 2012 10 out of 20 50
Jeuxvideo.com iPhone Jun 07, 2012 10 out of 20 50
Jeuxvideo.com PS Vita Jun 13, 2012 9 out of 20 45

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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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