Canabalt receives widescreen support and new runners

By , on June 24, 2014
Last modified 10 years, 1 month ago

With appeal seemingly as endless as its roof-hopping gameplay, Canabalt, the game that started our love of endless-runners, is has been dragged into line with the latest iPhone generation.

This update finally adds widescreen support for iPhone 5 and above. While in many games a wider aspect ratio doesn't bring a huge amount, in a title that requires you to react to upcoming obstacles it make a huge difference. We are already noticing our average run times creeping up, and it's been months since we last played.

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Three additional runners have also been thrown into the mix. These characters are not selectable, seeming to spawn randomly at the start of your run.

Unfortunately, so far we have only spotted two of these new heroes - a chap in a suit with long hair, and a guy in white jogging pants - but we are happy to keep playing to try and find out who we have missed.

The new update is free if you already own Canabalt, while anyone who doesn’t own it is highly recommended to go and grab it now for £1.99 / $2.99.

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