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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 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 6
6.4

Need for Speed: The Run

play.tm
19 January 2012
Overall 5
5.0

Need for Speed: The Run Review

IGN Entertainment
22 December 2011
Overall 6
5.5

Need for Speed The Run

Operation Sports
22 November 2011
  • Excerpt: is a bit of a curious experiment from developer Black Box, as it seems to want to keep some of the elements that the series is known for — arcade racing, police chases, an “underground” vibe — but add some
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Overall 6
5.5

Need for Speed: The Run

Total Xbox
16 November 2011
  • Excerpt: Thanks to the stellar, sim-leaning Shift 2 Unleashed and the thrilling, Burnout -like Hot Pursuit , Need for Speed has demonstrated a dramatic rebirth of late. But The Run hearkens back to earlier entries with a story-driven affair populated by notable actors and bold set pieces, plus loads of...
  • Pros: + Solid core racing model, with stellar controls and physics.
  • Cons: - Lacks scale of large race, and forced rewinds are painful., - Inconsistent visual quality, plus snooze-worthy storytelling.., ? Can we finally ditch
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Overall 6
6.0

Need for Speed: The Run Review

AtomicGamer
16 November 2011
  • Excerpt: For a long time, Need for Speed was generally considered the biggest and baddest racing franchise out there. Often straddling the line between full arcade experience and the more sim-like features of its increasingly popular competition, EA's long-running series has brought us law enforcement...
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Overall 6
6.0

Need for Speed: The Run Review

Strategy Gaming Online
16 November 2011
  • Excerpt: was generally considered the biggest and baddest racing franchise out there. Often straddling the line between full arcade experience and the more sim-like features of its increasingly popular competition, EA's long-running series has brought us law enforcement pursuits, huge piles of Porsches for...
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Overall 6
6.0
Playability 6
6.0

Need for Speed: The Run

Xbox 360 achievements
15 November 2011
  • Conclusion: Need for Speed: The Run feels like a missed opportunity. Had this been given more development time, rather than being put through the annual franchise wringer, Black Box might have had a chance of delivering on The Run's premise.
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