But running, as an activity, has never been more popular in gaming, largely because of the super-popular endless runner genre. And now the endless runner to end all endless runners—you know, Temple Run 2 has added the runner to end all runners—world’s fastest man Usain Bolt—as a playable character.
Once you download the app, which is free, the cocksure real-life superhero costs 99 cents, which is a small price to pay to feel like you are really, really fast. It’s only taken three decades, but gaming has finally given a track star his due. Albeit, in a totally bizarre and wonderful context, in which running the 100 meter dash in 9.58 seconds is probably not possible.