The Need For Speed franchise is one of the longer running arcade-style racing game franchises still going, and while EA has added a more simulation based focus with the Shift series, the latest entry, Need for Speed: The Run is very much an arcade style racer. But does it hold up to the standards of its forebearer - Hot Pursuit? You'll have to read our full review to find out for sure.
"The upside of this design is the level of excitement and challenge. Races in The Run can be thrilling as players struggle to avoid traffic, the cops, and other racers to be number one. The handling of each car is refined, and the game conveniently rates each car’s handling difficulty, so experienced drivers can go straight for the unruly super cars, while more casual players can stick to the easier rides."
To find out the final verdict, and see if Need for Speed: The Run can take first place, read our full Need for Speed: The Run review.