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EGM Review:
Need for Speed: The Run

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Posted on November 14, 2011 AT 11:59am
Growing up, Burt Reynolds films were always a guilty pleasure of mine, and few have inspired more “someone ought to make a game outta that movie” chatter than the legendary Cannonball Run series. And while EA didn’t exactly shell out the cash to make an actual licensed product, they did the next best thing and ripped off the core concept, fused it with The Fast and the Furious, and crammed the concept into the 18th entry in the Need for Speed series: The Run. READ MORE



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Hands-On: Need for Speed: The Run – Single Player

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Posted on November 4, 2011 AT 01:58am
EA Black Box – the studio behind the biggest racing franchise in the gaming world – has something special up its sleeve. Need for Speed: The Run takes risks in a series already marching to the beat of its own drum; past iterations have swapped their leanings from simulation (Shift) to pure arcade fun (Hot Pursuit), while also playing around with how much you could customize your cars. The Run has broad appeal by sitting comfortably in the middle of these spectrums. Add to that the tasteful introduction of both an outside-the-car protagonist and the new Frostbite 2 engine, and you have the makings of a game well worth the ride. READ MORE



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Hands-On: Need for Speed: The Run

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Posted on October 1, 2011 AT 04:44pm
Although the 18th game in the Need for Speed franchise, The Run incorporates a lot of firsts for the series including game play outside the car and being set in the real world. What other new features can you expect and is this something race fans should look forward to? Check out our hands-on preview to find out! READ MORE



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