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Iridium Runners is a futuristic running game that pits competitors against each other on hazard-riddled race tracks in foot races. Players can choose one of 20 characters that have unique running skills and techniques. Some of the characters and tracks can only be unlocked as the game progresses.

All of the runners will do just about anything to win, so the action can become down and dirty. Almost anything goes during the races including knocking opponents completely off the track with a well-placed kick, fist or weapon. Power-ups and booster items are scattered around the course for increasing performance, speed or providing a new method of attack. Strategy comes into play by knowing which character and which "pod" sidekick to choose.

There are three modes of play: Single Race, Cup and Championship. Each offers unique environments, different obstacles and challenges.

The Single Player game will put the player up against 5 CPU opponents. Multiplayer is offline and includes Deathmatch and Team modes (2 players on 2 teams) and up to 4 players in split screen.


Iridium Runners PlayStation 2 Menu screen.
Iridium Runners PlayStation 2 Title screen.

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Iridium Runners Screenshot
Iridium Runners Screenshot
Iridium Runners Screenshot
Iridium Runners Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "IRR" -- Official abbreviation

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Critic Reviews

TotalPlayStation Mar 16, 2008 7.5 out of 10 75
Cheat Code Central Mar, 2008 3.5 out of 5 70
PSX Extreme Mar 11, 2008 6.7 out of 10 67
IGN Mar 04, 2008 6.5 out of 10 65
GameZone Mar 03, 2008 6.4 out of 10 64
1UP Feb 22, 2008 C+ 58 Apr 07, 2008 9 out of 20 45 Apr 28, 2008 3.6 out of 10 36 Feb 22, 2008 3 out of 10 30
GamesRadar Mar 04, 2008 3 out of 10 30


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Jeanne (76324) added Iridium Runners (PlayStation 2) on Sep 04, 2010