Endless runner games are gaining much popularity these days, and the most interesting thing about these games is that they just don’t end! Basically, you need to “run” continuously all through an endless runner game till such time an obstacle comes your way to stop you from running.
The aim of such games is for you to gain as much score as possible. There is no need for you to complete missions within a set time frame. These games are addictive and come with simple controls so that anyone can easily learn to play. In fact, you must have heard of infinite runner game, Temple Run, but here is a list of the top 10 best endless runner games for you to try out.
#1. Temple Run 2
Temple Run is serious endless runner game in which you have to avoid various obstacles and stay away from falling off the edge simultaneously. Oh! Amidst all this you are also chased by the monster that keeps running behind you right from the time you start running.
This game has been downloaded more than 1 billion times as Imangi studios intrigue the players with a plot that unlocks different characters as the game keeps progressing. The new version is even more sophisticated than its predecessor. You have to avoid new obstacles in a completely different environment and often run into zip lines or mini carts. You will have no idea how time flies by when you play Temple Run 2.
#2. Sonic Dash
Similar to Subway Surfers, Sonic Dash is a merry and playful game. Hardlight, the developer, has ensured that you enjoy the game thoroughly with different levels that involve averting obstacles/enemies and collecting rings.
Moreover, the interesting soundtrack and awesome graphics make the gameplay extremely intriguing. What’s interesting is that in this game there is no one chasing Sonic constantly. Also, other characters can be unlocked as you reach higher levels, and you can also upgrade the power-ups and buy boosts through in-app purchases.
#3. Run 3
As an incredibly addictive and adventurous endless runner game, Run 3 takes you into the outer space. In this game, you get to play as a grey little alien who needs to run along a challenging architectural pathway without falling off. This pathway seems to be floating around in space, and every time you fall into one of the holes, you will end up somewhere in the dark, vast universe.
In order to cross the levels, you need to keep running, and Run 3 gets more intense as you cross each level. Apart from swiping right to avoid the holes, you can also swipe left and hold to avert the dangerously-placed holes on your track, and move onto the adjoining track. This amazing game will take you away from the jungles and railway tracks, and right into the deep, dark space.
The gameplay in this endless runner game involves side scrolling that makes it way more exciting than other games. This action-packed game has been developed by Halfbrikc studios in which Barry Steakfries, your character in the game, manages to sneak out a jetpack (advanced) from a classified military laboratory.
Obstacles in this game include missiles, laser beams and zappers- all of which try to keep Barry from running along the path. Simple and easy controls along with high quality graphics make this game extremely addictive.
Zombie Highway 2
This endless runner games involves you driving along the highway while averting zombies. You don’t get any human character, but instead you get the view from inside the vehicle in the driver’s seat with zombies attacking you all though the path.
These zombies will try to turn over your vehicle, and if you can upgrade your vehicle then it will become tougher for the zombies to turn you vehicle over. You also get to equip yourself with different ammo such as sidearms, bio arms and explosives.
The game gets more difficult as you keep proceeding, and killing the zombies becomes a mammoth task as they increase in strength and number.
Despicable Me: Minion Rush
You have the chance to win the “Minion of the year’ title in this game by controlling any one of these 3 Minions – Jerry, Dave, or Carl. The fast-paced challenges are hilarious and require you to collect bananas as your reward. You should be able to avert obstacles as well as attacks made by your bosses till such a time that your earn power-ups, which allows you to do away with obstacles.
Gameloft has beautifully designed this game inspired by the famous Despicable Me animated movie. It is the ideal game for those who just love Minions.
Into The Dead
This a full-on fun game in which you need to run in order to save your life from zombies that keep coming at you all the time. The scary graphics add to the excitement in this game. You can also collect weapons from different sides as they keep appearing.
But you need to keep running to survive the zombie attacks. PikPok has developed this game to give you full enjoyment of immersive gameplay. The only problem with this game is that you can only attack those zombies that are in front of you, whereas the ones on the sides are free to attack you.
This endless runner game seems to find its inspiration from Temple Run’s mine cart, and gives you an exhilarating experience. In this, you get to wear Bob Molenchaser’s boot and then begin your journey into the mines. You need to stay alive in order to face challenges such as the deadly hot water of volcanoes and other dangerous obstacles hiding within the mines.
This is one endless runner game that comes with a lot of challenges, but with quickness and focus you can accomplish you goals and gain more points as you proceed to the higher levels. You can also change your character and buy additional equipment to make this game more intriguing.
Giant Boulder Of Death
In this game the character that you get to play is that of a rock. This giant rock keeps rolling down various tracks while decimating its targets and averting the various obstacles that come its way just by going sideways or jumping over them. You don’t get to collect any coin, but rather crush cars, villages, trees, golden cows and yetis. The aim of this game is to crush each and everything that stands in the way of the rock.
The developer, Pikpok, has successfully managed to bring out the killer instinct in you, as all you need to do is obliterate each and everything that comes in your way as you roll your way down from the mountain. You can make a high score to compare your friends on Facebook.
It is always exciting to play the role of an agent battling against odds. And that is exactly what this game allows you to do- get suited up and run indefinitely, battling against enemies, and wrecking everything coming your way while averting those traps that lie ahead of you. The gameplay of Agent Dash is similar to that of Temple Run but one of the additional features allows you to use ammo for shooting at various targets.
You can also collect the gems to purchase various upgrades as well as characters all through the different levels. It is simple yet addictive.
We hope you liked our selection of the best endless runner games for Android. If there are any games that you would like to recommend or suggest, please feel free to comment below and let us know.