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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.