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Need For Speed: The Run
7.3 out of 10

Need For Speed: The Run

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

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Overall 7
7.4

Need for Speed: The Run

Game Over Online
21 November 2015
  • 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
6.0

Need for Speed: The Run

True achievements
28 April 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 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 8
8.0

Expert Review

About
15 January 2012
  • Summary: Need for Speed: Rivals takes the best ideas from the last few NFS games and mashes them together into something new and distinct but still familiar for series fans. The result is exciting racing and thrilling police chases all wrapped up in fantastic presentation and enhanced by seamlessly...
  • Pros: Nice presentation; single-player  / multiplayer integration is well done; fun handling; interesting progression system
  • Cons: Not much customization; dumb story; glitches; gotta pre-order to get a GTR ...
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Can Plots Run on Fumes?

GameCritics.com
15 January 2012
  • Excerpt: So they decided to make a serious attempt at adding story to a racing game. Nothing wrong with that in theory—giving players a character with a motivation to win can raise the stakes.
  • Pros: Race that avalanche!
  • Cons: What, you again?
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Overall 8
8.0

Need for Speed: The Run Review

PlayDevil
22 December 2011
  • Summary: " Need For Speed: The Run " isn’t quite a broken promise, more just a missed opportunity. With a 4 hour (maximum) single player, and some lacklustre challenges, even after some decent multiplayer this is not a great value game.
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Overall 7
7.0

Review: Need For Speed: The Run

New Gamer Nation
2 December 2011
  • Excerpt: With a lineage containing some great racing games, the Need For Speed franchise has now released their latest installment, entitled Need For Speed: The Run . With a grand storyline and the Frostbite 2 engine, Need For Speed: The Run is set to take racing action and mix it with an engaging narrative.
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Overall 8
8.0

I am Jacks confiscated driving licence

Game Debate
2 December 2011
  • Excerpt: You know, scientists have taught pigs to play computer games . Of course, they’re extremely rudimentary games – moving an object across a screen with a joystick, or pressing a button when a certain symbol appears on a screen, that sort of thing.
  • Pros: Fast and intense
  • Cons: Unforgiving
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Overall 7
7.0

Need for Speed: The Run Xbox 360 Review

Console Obsession
29 November 2011
  • Excerpt: EA Black Box are old hands when it comes to the Need for Speed series, having developed games in the series since way back in 2002, making seven games between then and 2008, with the series then being batted between Slightly Mad Studios (Need for Speed Shift in 2009) and Criterion (the people behind...
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