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  • Improves the behind-the-back runner formula that its predecessor defined
  • Slick visual upgrade over previous entries
  • Endlessly repayable
  • especially with millions of potential Game Center rivals


  • Ability to buy coins and gems disrupts leaderboard balance
  • Visual pop-in is an issue
  • even on iPhone 5

With new sequel Temple Run 2, Imangi Studios needn't worry about making a bad impression. Powered by a new engine and fresh character and level designs, the game looks startlingly better than its predecessors, including Disney-themed spinoff Temple Run: Brave...

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DescriptionIn Temple Run 2, players navigate perilous cliffs, zip lines, mines and forests trying to escape with the cursed idol the sequel to the exhilarating running, jumping, turning and sliding blockbuster.
US censor rating"Rating Pending"
UK censor rating""
Release date1 January 1970 (US), 1 January 1970 (UK)