Cut-throat multiplayer running game that pits 4 players against each other, locally and/or online. Run, jump, swing around, and use devious weapons and pick-ups to knock opponents off-screen! One of the most competitive games you'll ever play.
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Very Positive (135 reviews) - 93% of the 135 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Very Positive (14,715 reviews) - 94% of the 14,715 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Apr 19, 2016

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October 25

ScreamRunners is back!

You can run, but you can't dodge a well executed freezeray. Enjoy ScreamRunners this week!

*you can disable these effects in options

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October 7

We're back, and we bring gifts!

Cool moonraker fanart from here

While posting the changelog for today's update I noticed the previous update was from 4 months ago...

The past 4 months we've been working hard on bringing SpeedRunners to consoles. Developing for consoles was pretty difficult and turned out to soak up all our attention. I am happy to inform you that we are through that now, at least for the technical part that is. So we are back to updating the game here on Steam.

Before we released the game fully out of early access we received feedback on the golden hook. The main issue was it being hard to dodge in high ping situations. Before release we spend some time trying to make the golden hook work better in those cases. We made promising progress but we didn't have time to test it fully.
Recently we have been able to test it extensively and it's ready for release now. We look forward to your feedback on the golden hook changes.

During the last months we got messages from players being verbally abusive to other players. We've been gathering reports on this for a while now, but we did not have the means to act on those reports yet. This update brings a first version of a ban system, more info on that here.
I also looked at the reports of the last couple of months and added bans for the worst offenders. We'll keep an eye on the more recent reports hereon after, so keep them coming.

Other changes involve the merging of fixes and changes we did during our work for consoles. Most of those changes is UI polish and small quality of life changes. As an example, you might notice we no longer have a timer in a lobby with only local players.

We have tested the build extensively but can never cover as much as all of you can. So keep us posted if you find any issues in the current build.

Thanks for sticking with us and enjoy the update!


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“Speedrunners is the Competitive Multiplayer Mario That Nintendo Should've Made”

“A Great Example Of Early Access Development Benefitting A Game And Its Players”
Rock Paper Shotgun

“SpeedRunners is a fully realized idea, a great platformer, and a terrific party game that’s fun online as well.”

About This Game

In a city filled with superheroes, getting to crimes becomes a competition on its own. Fortunately there are enough rockets, bombs, grappling hooks, spikes, and other goodies lying around -- to make the competition fun and fast. Welcome to SpeedRunners.

SpeedRunners is a 4 player competitive platformer with grappling hooks, power-ups, and interactive environments. Run, jump, swing around, fire rockets, grapple onto people to knock them off screen.

Key Features

  • 4 Player Competitive Platforming!
  • Keep up with the fastest player in-game, or fall offscreen and get eliminated!
  • Use weapons like missiles, mines and grappling hooks to screw over your friends, and make new enemies!
  • Local and online multiplayer! Can you have 2 players on a couch against 2 other players on the internet? Yes of course!
  • Bots enabled - play on your own with several AI opponents. Or put them into matches with other people!
  • A tutorial teaches you how to play
  • Controller compatible (and recommended!)
  • A dozen expertly designed maps
  • Unique game modifiers
  • A character named Unic!
  • Full blown level editor with over 10k user created levels
  • An exciting single player campaign
  • Create your own custom in-game trails (visible when you hit super-speed)

What to expect in the final game

Head onto the forum and help us decide what will be the final game! Expect more maps, characters, items and game modes.

Follow the development on twitter!

System Requirements

Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows XP and up
    • Processor: 1Ghz and up
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Dedicated video card recommended
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 900 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: MAC Users: SpeedRunners runs great in Parallels Desktop
    • OS: OSX El Capitain
    • Processor: 1Ghz and up - tested on fanless MacBooks
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Integrated works fine
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 700 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Tested on latest OSX on 1.2Ghz "fanless" MacBooks. Works like a charm.
    • OS: Latest Debian redistributable or SteamOS
    • Processor: 1Ghz and up
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Your toaster
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 700 MB available space
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.9 hrs on record
Pre-Release Review
Posted: October 21
That game can make the time you spend playing it fun and pretty interesting. That was a unique experience playing that game. I liked it, the game has a fine graphic and good gameplay, the soundtrack is cool.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
14.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 22
Fun game but would recommend getting the four pack and playing with friends. Otherwise not many people are playing, and if they are, they are godlike at this game.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
18.5 hrs on record
Pre-Release Review
Posted: October 1
This game is really great. The amount of optimization you can have on a map is insane. Just when you think you've hit the best possible strategy and timing, someone else comes along and rips that dream from you and you're forced to take it back. In 18 hours I never reached the most optimized run. I was great but there was always someone who was better and that is a very good thing.
I haven't played the game for a year but in the time I spent with it there were no negatives.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
34.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 23
Gotta go fast (as if I'm the first person to make that jo-)
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
721.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 5
Best. Game. Ever.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
89.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 7
What can I say??? The BEST GAME i've ever played! It's unbelievably fun and very intensive! It's a MUST HAVE!!!
Very big ups for the developers!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
161.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 16
I bought this game some months ago and I have to say that this is one of the best games I've ever played.
It's a great game to challenge your friends.

You want to buy it ?
Then buy and play it! It's awesome!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
20.5 hrs on record
Pre-Release Review
Posted: September 28
This game is a sorta mix of Mari Party meets Mario Kart meets nearly perfect platforming.

Meaning that it will destroy friendships, ruin lives, make you rekindle them in the same moment, and the entire time you keep going "just one more round"

A game that on paper I thought wouldn't work but ended up being yet another great title that I played a ton of.

Plays best with friends, but the community is very friendly as well.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
47.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 21
Originally bought SpeedRunners on sale for the Payday 2 collaboration masks. Skeptical at first, I decided to play it and now I have barely played Payday 2 since.

SpeedRunners is a fantastic side scrolling 2-D racer, in which practice and strategy are key to keeping up. You have to push the limits of speed and discover unique ways to use the course to your advantage. If you watch high ranked players on live stream, holy crap. The focus and determination is incredible. SpeedRunners community is pretty chill and it's fun working on skills and showing them off against people.

One of my favorite games and will continue to come back to it.
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5 of 8 people (63%) found this review helpful
18.6 hrs on record
Pre-Release Review
Posted: September 30
You're too slow
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29.8 hrs
Posted: October 27
Very nice platform game, not too many titles do a racing platform game right.
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el barto
10.1 hrs
Posted: October 26
Running, grappling, speedrunning, bananashark.
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115.2 hrs
Posted: October 25
Product received for free
Speedrunners at it's core is a very addicting game and is something you can easily come back to if you want to have a fun time, I highly reccomend it to people who wish to try something different.

Pros: Lots of unique and wonderfully animated characters, easy to pick up and play, skill level friendly (most of the time), workshop levels, trails, overall good community, soundtrack (except for 2 specific ones)

Cons: matchmaking can be very unreliable when wanting to get ranked with people your rank, number of players drop to low amounts (usually from 12 AM to near 5-6 AM), smurfs, some cancerous people, and item spam on a few occasions

If you can manage to get past all the cons, you have a fun, challenging game that's sure to reel you back in from time to time, and unlike a few other games I know the devs actually care for their game (having just recently come back from porting the game to consoles) and it's pricing is just right, but if that doesn't tickle your fancy, wait for a sale.

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6.5 hrs
Posted: October 23
This game was well worth its money and was fun recording for my channel. Check out if you want to see how the game works and want to see a funny video :)
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8.5 hrs
Posted: October 23
think of Mario Kart
think of your friend 2 feet away from the finish line
think of that blue shell you launched, floating just above their head
think of the sheer anger on their face as you steal that gold cup from their fingertips

this is far more intense and friendship breaking than that!
rockets, grapples, cheeky tackles that any ref would have no trouble red carding!

one of the most FUN games in a long time, LAN PLAY + 4 FRIENDS = LAUGHTER, TEARS AND AT LEAST 1 BLACK EYE
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147.2 hrs
Posted: October 23
I played this game for some hours now but at one point it just stoped working. I have no clue why. I love this game but i tried all to repair the files. I also installed it again after uninstall it. It makes me sad because this awesome game is nice to play for some short tracks to wait for your friends or to tryhard very much and destroy friendships. would rate 10/10 if this would work again.
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62.5 hrs
Posted: October 22
Really good and fun
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Blind Angel
1.4 hrs
Posted: October 21
- Fun
- More fun
- Rewarding chaos with friends

- You might have no friendships afterwards

Is there anything I can say about this game that isn't just the word fun? It's probably one of my favourite games to play. It's not a game I would play solo, but it's very rewarding to play with friends. Although it can be very difficult when your friends are better than you, it brings out this fun side of competition where anything can happen.
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