Distance Games

Whether you like riding on a vehicle, swinging on the ropes, or using your own two feet, breaking your limits is never easy. Our wide selection of Distance Games includes launch-type games, side-scrolling platformer games, vertical distance games, and even endless runner games. Pair up patience and perseverance with skills and luck to create a breath-taking world record that will earn you some well-deserved bragging rights.

Best Distance Games

What are Distance Games?

Distance Games is a gaming category that is all about reaching a greater distance through various means, and setting a new record. This category includes both vertical distance, horizontal distance games, and anything else in between. Games in this category score the player by the distance travelled or reached. Most games under this category have a certain objective or distance that must be reached to successfully complete the game. However, there are Arcade Games where your only goal is to set a new record in an infinitely-generating level.


Classic Distance Games

Despite not having a video-gaming genre of its own, Distance Games and Endless Runners are quite popular - especially on mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Most of the free Distance Games belong under the broad genre: Arcade Games because they share the essential elements of giving players a suitable challenge that will keep them at the edge of their seats. One of the most sensational Distance Games is the endless runner game for the mobile device, Temple Run. Temple Run was released by Imangi Studios back in 2011. Its success was quickly followed by Subway Surfers (2012) and Despicable Me: Minion Rush (2013). The game was so popular that it inspired many other game developers to create games with similar mechanics - like Tomb Runner.

One of the earliest popular distance games is the 2009 "Learn to Fly" by Max Games. In this game, you will take control of a nameless penguin who will do everything to prove to the world that even penguins can fly. You will be able to use rockets and gliders as you progress with the game. After reaching a certain distance, the penguin will crash on a giant iceberg - signalling the end of the game. Learn to Fly was later followed by four other titles in the franchise that continues the struggles of the ambitious penguin.

Distance Games with Ragdoll Physics

Games with ragdoll physics are quite fun to watch, especially if you pair it up with exaggerated mechanics. QWOP and 2QWOP are two hilarious games where your goal is to run a 100-meter track. The challenge is, you have to control each of your limbs individually using separate keyboard keys - resulting in an awkward movement of your character. 2QWOP is the two-player version of the QWOP.

Ragdoll physics are always fun to watch, and the driving/launching game Turbo Dismount doesn't disappoint. The goal of this funny game is to inflict as much pain as possible on the ragdoll test dummy by launching it across the busy street. The farther the dummy goes - the more significant the damage it will receive.