Running with Friends Is Zynga’s New Temple Run-Like Social GameBy: Josh Wolford - January 21, 2013
Zynga has just released a new entry into their “with friends” game series, and it’s the first time that they’ve ventured into the world of true action games.
This one is called Running with Friends, and it puts you right in the middle of the running of the bulls.
But as of right now, it’s not yet available in the U.S.
Here’s the app description:
NO BULL—RUNNING IS BETTER WITH FRIENDS Outrun, outmaneuver and outscore your friends in a thrilling bull run through the living, breathing city of Pamplona, Spain. Running with friends is a fast paced action game which pits you against wily bulls, determined opponents and the general madness of the busy streets of spain. Jump, dodge and slide your way to victory!
The social element (the “with friends” part) comes in the form of score challenges.
From the looks of it, the game is heavily influenced by games like Temple Run. Speaking on Temple Run, Imangi just launched Temple Run 2 in the U.S., and it’s already surged to the top of the App Store charts. It’s currently only available for iOS, but they promise that an Android version should be launching soon.
It’s currently up in the Canadian App Store, but not yet available in the U.S. I’ve reached out to Zynga for information on future launches, and will update this article when I hear back.