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This review is from: Need for Speed: The Run - Xbox 360 (Video Game)
Pretty boring honestly. The game itself isnt that fun to play, it's ok but it's weak. The races are short for the most part and the driving is ok a camera stays focused on your car through turns which is cool but NO WAY this game is worth $60. Breakdown
Graphics-9.5 awesome graphics but unfortunately this is the best part of the game
Replayability-4 there are challenges to unlock cars an other things but nothing major
Physics (mechanics)- 2 it doesn't feel like you are driving the car, even when you choose the view to race from within the car there isn't even a steering wheel or nothing just looking at the road, this isn't the early 2000s
Length- 1...maybe 5 hours tops?? Really?
Enjoyment- 1 honestly it's pretty boring, it didn't make me want to play this game at all
I love NFS, mostly the older ones but I did enjoy hot pursuit but this game just doesn't appeal
Do yourself a favor, RENT before you buy. Trust me you will understand why after you rent it
Overall the game is just overall weak minus the beautiful graphics but thats it. If you are looking for a new game for xbox pick up Skyrim, Saints row 3, Battlefield 3, Mw3, Gears of War 3, Batman Arkham City, Sonic Generations even Forza 4, but not The Run. I'm not hating on this game it just doesn't being much too the table races too short an the little bit of excitement you'll have playing this game quickly vanishes.
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Initial post: Nov 16, 2011 10:44:15 PM PST
Ted W. Beach Jr. says:
I agree 98%. Graphics were very good although I came across some pop-up issues and a few other weird glitches. The game itself is way too short. Not something I would want to play again. Nice idea of racing across America, but it needed to be done without all of the story mess. Make it a true race across America. 200 cars. Go! 1st one to cross the finish line wins. If your car breaks down, fix it and keep racing. Have the cops chase you and make them more relentless than The Run. I have heard that this is the last of the NFS series. What a poor ending. I so loved the earlier NFS titles and I have seen them all.
Posted on Nov 17, 2011 6:04:48 AM PST
I actually think Last years Hot Pursuit has better graphics, but I'm merly judging from the demo. I'm still going to check this game out, but not till it drops to the $30 range.
In reply to an earlier post on Nov 17, 2011 6:05:45 AM PST
Ted - I doubt it's the ending for the NFS series, but I DO hope it's the end of Black Box.
Posted on Nov 17, 2011 6:37:06 AM PST
I think this is the most fun a NFS game has been since Most Wanted or even Underground. And the car selection is awesome, a ton of American muscle & pony cars.
In reply to an earlier post on Nov 17, 2011 8:04:54 AM PST
Merry Drunk Skywalker says:
In reply to an earlier post on Nov 17, 2011 8:09:22 AM PST
I was comparing fun factor. I have played them all, stop being judgmental.
In reply to an earlier post on Nov 17, 2011 8:47:39 AM PST
Merry Drunk Skywalker says:
In reply to an earlier post on Nov 18, 2011 11:22:54 AM PST
JO MOMMA says:
Posted on Nov 18, 2011 9:27:18 PM PST
i think i'm going to wait till this game drops down in price some 30 and under. probaly shouldn't be long before it does.
Posted on Nov 19, 2011 2:19:35 AM PST
Z. Craft says:
what about mutiplayer (Online Play)????