Need for Speed: The Run reviews get rounded-up, launch trailer released

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 15 November 2011 21:06 GMT

Reviews have started popping up for EA Black Box’s Need for Speed: The Run, and we’ve rounded-up those we can find below along with the game’s launch trailer.

In the game, you play as Jack. He’s a wanted man who must drive 3,000 miles of “unforgiving asphalt,” from San Francisco to New York armed with only guts and instinct to get him through alive.

Here’s how different folks feel about Jack’s speedy tour across the US:

NFS: The Run is available on 3DS, PC, PS3, Wii, and Xbox 360 today in the US and is out this Friday, November 18, in the UK.

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