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Best runner (side view style)

08-18-2014, 06:15 AM
Joined: Apr 2012
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Robot Unicorn Attack 2
Zombie Tsunami
Jetpack Joyride

Those are 3 runner games I like.

Pine Entertainment
08-20-2014, 05:31 AM
Joined: Mar 2014
Location: Maribor
Posts: 85
"Escape The Page" has potential. Cool art style and fun to play.

08-20-2014, 01:32 PM
Joined: Aug 2014
Posts: 650
Most definitely Bit.Trip.Run. It's too much fun, and those early NES-style bonus levels add great variety. Whereas for some reason, even the best runners, like Rayman, can sometimes feel like a bit of a slog, when you were in the zone, Bit Trip, to paraphrase a review, felt like ballet in motion. They do have a really weird definition of "Coming Soon", though.
08-20-2014, 10:19 PM
I second Ski Safari. Got hours of fun out of that one.

Some others off the top of my head -

Dead Ahead
John Mad Run
Small Fry
Epic Skater
Square Dash
Jupiter Jump
Hill Climb Racer
Zombie Gunship Arcade
08-24-2014, 12:04 AM
I agree! Rayman is an incredibly polished game! One of the best runners out there for sure!
09-01-2014, 05:03 PM
Joined: May 2011
Location: Riverside, CA
Posts: 768
Punch Quest
Mega Run
12-02-2014, 09:35 AM
Joined: Dec 2014
Location: Russia
Posts: 43
Rushing Alice
12-02-2014, 04:51 PM
Joined: Sep 2013
Posts: 2,597

That's an excellent post from EP on the big runner thread.

I'd like to say my favorites in the side view genre are the two Rayman games, bit trip run, and Cannabalt.

This year there was the excellent Adventure Land - rogue runner, Jack-Be-Nimble, and wind-Up Knight 2 (1 is also great).

Last edited by Lazer Kat; 12-02-2014 at 04:59 PM.