Fun 2D Retro Platformer ‘Open Surge’ Available as Snap

Last updated on January 27th, 2020

Open Surge, a fun 2D retro platformer inspired by Sonic games, available to install in Ubuntu Software easily via Snap package.

Open Surge is also a game creation system that lets you unleash your creativity! It’s free, open-source, and written from the ground up in C language, using the Allegro game programming library.

You can play the using a keyboard or a joystick.

  • Arrows: Move
  • Space: Jump
  • Enter: Pause
  • Esc: Quit
  • Left Ctrl: Switch character
  • Equals: Take snapshot
  • F12: Open the editor

Install Open Surge in Ubuntu:

Open Surge has been made available as Snap package (runs in sandbox), Ubuntu 18.04 and higher users can easily install it from Ubuntu Software utility: