Which endless runners are worth playing? A selection of the most worthy

The genre of endless runners has become popular in recent years, and even if at the moment the peak of popularity of these games is behind, they continue to occupy a worthy place in our smartphones, turning into a real classic. Their simple controls, exciting endless gameplay, accessible mechanics and bright graphics-all this together is the winning combination that makes the runners so popular.

Alto's Odyssey and Adventure

Alto's Adventure and Alto's Odyssey are 2D side-scrolling endless runners, both of which have become examples of the genre. Downhill skiing on mountains and sand dunes is not only full of surprises and obstacles, jumps and tricks, but also looks great thanks to the simple and incredibly stylish graphics. The second part of the game brought to the gameplay dynamically changing weather, unlockable characters and several game modes.

Bendy in Nightmare Run

Bendy in Nightmare Run is a runner with a touch of retro, created in the style of animations of the 30s. In it, the player's task is to run, overcome obstacles, defeat bosses and collect items - all standard for most runners. The only difference is in the original visual style, and the advantages are in the absence of pay-to-win elements.

Crossy Road

Crossy Road is one of the most popular endless runners-it was and still is. Its gameplay is based on the ideas of the classic Frogger game, where jumping is provided instead of running. Obstacles in this game are roads on which cars rush, and rivers with floating logs. Unlockable, sometimes well-known characters, online and local multiplayer and short game sessions make this project a non-consuming entertainment

Into the Dead 2

Into the Dead 2 appeared not so long ago and enriched the original game with a lot of interesting elements. Added to the tons of zombies and the need to survive are non-linear gameplay with multiple endings, an expanded range of weapons, bonuses and daily events, as well as something from the tower defense genre, the ability to acquire dog companions and improved graphics.

Jetpack Joyride

Jetpack Joyride has been around on mobile platforms for a very long time. This 2D side-scroller is constantly updated and therefore still enjoys well-deserved popularity. Flying through underground labs with a jetpack, collecting coins and power ups along with character customization and achievements-all this sounds and looks exciting.

Mars: Mars

Mars: Mars is one of the most original endless runners. Here the character does not run along the path or track – he jumps from platform to platform, and to miss the platform means to die. Your task here is to hold out as long as possible.

Sky Rusher

Sky Rusher is a very simple endless runner in which you guide your airship through a high-speed tunnel, overcoming obstacles. In some ways, this game will remind you of Smash Hit or PinOut, but its external beauty does not mean that you will have to relax and relax, watching its gameplay. On the contrary, it is very complex and competitive.

Sonic Dash 2: Sonic Boom

Here is a classic of the genre from SEGA. Both games offer standard mechanics for the genre, and the sequel is good because it allows you to change characters on the go. The goal of both runners is to reach the maximum number of points. And to complicate the task, there are also obstacles, and battles with bosses.

Subway Surfers

This development has long been considered the brightest example of the endless runner genre. A run on the railroad tracks and the roofs of the cars from the evil cop and his dog offers a lot of bonuses and power ups, tricks, unlockable characters and different locations depending on the city where the action takes place.

Yodo1 Games

Yodo1 Games are the developers who originally created Crossy Road, but there are other noteworthy projects in their piggy bank - Rodeo Stampede and Rooms of Doom: Minion Madness. Both games are endless runners with simple mechanics, colorful graphics and lots of interesting gameplay elements. Two more developments of the same authors - Shooty Skies and Pac-Man 256, and you can't go wrong with them, too, if you decide to download – they are all interesting and will perfectly play the role of time-killers in your smartphone.