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Need For Speed: The Run
7.4 out of 10

Need For Speed: The Run

It’s called The Run. An illicit, high-stakes race across the cou Read more

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Overall 6
6.0

Expert Review

About
20 March 2015
  • Summary: Need for Speed: The Run is a game with an amazing concept - a race across the U.S. - that we know can work since it has been used in other games and movies, but that concept is soured by story-related intrusions that turn the normally fun gameplay into something far less enjoyable.
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Overall 6
6.0

Need For Speed: The Run – Review (PS3, 360)

mature-gaming.com
7 September 2013
  • Excerpt: Cue, a dark and out of the way scrap yard as a location, the intense close ups of our protagonist recovering from being knocked out, persperation building as he finds his hands taped to the steering wheel of the Porsche in which he is seated.
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Overall 8
7.8

Need for Speed The Run

The Gamers Temple
12 February 2012
  • Excerpt: The buzz for this game was the apparent focus on a story. It was an intriguing concept to break away from the traditional progression of racing games. But ultimately it was too ambitious of an idea as this racing game doesn�t tread too far off the beaten path.
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Overall 8
8.3

Need for Speed: The Run Review

DailyGame
11 February 2012
  • Excerpt: I’ve been a fan of the Need for Speed series since the Xbox 360 launch, when the console’s launch-window entry taught us all how fun evading the cops could be at ridiculously high speeds.
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Need for Speed The Run Review

VideoGamer.com
7 February 2012
  • Excerpt: Rockets are being fired into the snow-covered peaks of the Rocky Mountains, causing a series of avalanches as I attempt to manoeuvre my incredibly expensive supercar down a snaking downhill road.
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Overall 6
6.0

Need for Speed: The Run

True achievements
5 February 2012
  • Conclusion: The story may be short, but the challenge series adds many more hours of fun into the game, and that's why i have rated the playability a 4/5. Overall, Need For Speed:The Run is a mediocre racing game, it's a nice idea of racing from the West Coast to the East Coast, only if EA could have expanded...
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Overall 7
7.4

Need for Speed: The Run

Game Over Online
22 January 2012
  • Excerpt: The Run starts off in memorable fashion - with Jack Rouke being taped in his Porsche above a car crusher in a junkyard. After escaping that via a QTE, you find out that this is your playable character and that he’s on the run from the mob, who chase after him with machine guns in tow.
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Overall 6
6.4

Need for Speed: The Run

play.tm
19 January 2012

Need for Speed: The Run

The Armchair Empire
18 January 2012
  • Conclusion: million in his pocket as well. A childhood friend, the hottie redhead Sam Harper, offers to pay his $250,000 entry fee for a spot in the San Francisco-to-New York City underground – a very illegal car race.
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Overall 5
5.0

Need for Speed: The Run Review

IGN Entertainment
22 December 2011
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