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Dinosaur Game

Rating:
9.0
(35,720 votes)
Released:
March 2020
Technology:
HTML5
Platform:
Browser (desktop, mobile, tablet)
Classification:
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Dinosaur Game is a simple T-Rex casual game in which you avoid obstacles while running for as long as possible. It was originally built into Google Chrome in 2014 and can be played without an internet connection.

How to Play Dinosaur Game

The objective of Dinosaur Game is to avoid obstacles and survive for as long as possible. The game speeds up the more you advance, making it increasingly challenging. Gameplay controls are simple - press the spacebar to start moving and click the space bar to jump over obstacles. This side-scrolling game is reminiscent of arcade games. Your movements are limited, and success depends on avoiding obstacles, getting especially difficult as speed increases.

As the speed increases, the further you get, you will need to factor that into your jumps. You’ll also come across cactus, birds, and more - don’t attempt to jump over the highest-flying bird. If the object is high, you can go under it.

About the Original Dino Game

The original Dino Game was made by Google UX developers Sebastien Gabriel, Alan Bettes, and Edward Jung in 2014. The game is built into Google Chrome and appears as an error page when the web browser is offline. The Chrome Dinosaur game has seen widespread recognition, with the creators revealing in 2018 that it was played around 270 million times monthly.

A Dinosaur Game with Many Names

The game is also commonly known as T-Rex Runner, Chrome Dino, and Dino Run, among many other titles.

More Games Like This

Other popular running games include Duck Life.You can also browse our casual category for popular side-scrolling games with similar, simple gameplay, like Flappy Bird, an iconic one-button game where you avoid obstacles and Happy Wheels, a ragdoll physics game that adds a bit more challenge with intricate obstacles.

Developer

Dinosaur Game was made by the Google UX team in 2014.

Features

  • Endless runner game featuring a T-Rex
  • Popular game made by Google
  • Side-scrolling camera view
  • 2D 8-bit graphics

Platforms

Web browser (desktop and mobile devices)

Controls

  • Space or up arrow key = jump
  • Down arrow key = duck

FAQ

What’s the highest score on the Dinosaur Game?

The highest score is 99999, after reaching this the score resets to 0.

Why is there a dinosaur in Google Chrome?

The dinosaur game was added to Chrome for users to play without an internet connection. The dinosaur theme is intended as a humorous reference to the game’s function of working offline, suggesting having no internet is like the “prehistoric ages.”

Can you still play Dino Run?

Dino Run, or Dinosaur Game, can be played online for free at CrazyGames.

What happens after 99999 in Dino Game?

After reaching a score of 99999 in Dino Game, your score resets, and you begin again at zero.

Gameplay Video

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