Excerpt: [wpcol_1half id=”” class=”” style=””] Another seasonal update of the Need for Speed franchise, after the hard core racing sim that was NFS: Shift 2, The Run is a return to roots for the series, with fast paced arcade/precision driving.
Excerpt: A game that has you race from San Francisco to New York – 3000 miles, 200 racers, a $25 million prize fund and an assortment of the best road cars available – has the potential to be the best racing game ever.
Excerpt: I grew up with the Need for Speed franchise, first experiencing the racing series with the stunning NFS 5: Porsche Unleashed. After that, I didn’t miss any entry in the series. Sadly, as much as I enjoyed titles like Underground 1 and 2, not to mention the stunning Most Wanted, the newer iterations,...
Pros: +Cars handle a bit more realistically than previous arcade games, +Graphics look stunning, +Lots of cinematic moments towards the end of the campaign, +Great Challenge Series
Cons: -Lifeless characters in the story, -A few glitches with the graphics, -Multiplayer is split up into various modes
Excerpt: Early on, there was a moment in Need for Speed: The Run that lined up perfectly. As I cut turns and broke my car in, traffic twirling around me, the Midwest landscape yawned to the horizon; my radio crackled “On the Road Again” by Canned Heat .
Excerpt: , Mac, Xbox 360, PS3, Wii Cake or death? It might look like an easy question, but what if it’s death ? An easier question is: That’s the central premise of the latest Need for Speed game, where you play racer Jack Rourke on a pan-America race from San Francisco to New York, helped by childhood...