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The graphics in the sequel are a big improvement (pictures)

Temple Run 2 is a big improvement over the original with new content, obstacles, and new areas. But it's the graphics that really shine in this latest edition.

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Twisting and turning paths

Rather than just straight paths, you get dips and rises, sometimes past beautiful waterfalls. You're going to want to jump over the rushing water, though.
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Ziplines for variation

When you encounter a zipline, you can swipe up to ride it to the bottom. Tilt your phone to swing left or right to grab coins.
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Take a ride in the mine cart

As you progress through the game, you'll encounter different areas like the mine. Tilt your phone to grab coins and choose your turns wisely.
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Four unlockable characters

Unlock characters by playing then spend your hard-earned coins to take advantage of each character's unique abilities.
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Improve each character

You also have the option to buy increasingly expensive upgrades to make your runs last longer.

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