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Run Like Hell

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 2
65
3.0
Xbox
63
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Description

Run Like Hell is a survival horror game.

You are Captain Nicholas Conner, a former pilot who works on a space station, involved in a project funded by the government. You travel between planets on mundane assignments, only to return to your home station to find the place a complete wreck, courtesy of an evil alien race. All crew members have been killed, violently, and it is up to you to stop the alien race, or run like hell.

The game encompasses seven chapters, with multiple areas and missions per chapter. You will be tasked with solving puzzles, killing aliens, and finding out just what the hell happened. Enemies come in a variety of shapes and sizes, from small "grunt" type enemies to huge enemies that tower ten feet above you. Each has it's own health and power, and each will provide a good challenge.

In a departure from previous survival horror games, there isn't much puzzle solving and not much slow times. The entire game is a fast paced, frantic battle for survival, hence the title. When spotted by an enemy, it will chase you until it's either killed or blocked, and running is often the only option. You will use a variety of weapons to defeat the aliens, such as a shotgun, and more futuristic weapons, like a pulse blaster and nerve destroyer.

Screenshots

Run Like Hell Xbox Saving a buddy trapped on the recreation deck.
Run Like Hell Xbox Shameless promotion is shameless.
Run Like Hell Xbox On the ops deck.
Run Like Hell Xbox The invaders are taking over the station.

Alternate Titles

  • "异种追击" -- Chinese Title (Simplified)
  • "RLH: Run Like Hell - Hunt Or Be Hunted" -- Playstation 2 tag-lined title
  • "RLH: Hunt Or Be Hunted" -- Xbox tag-lined title
  • "RLH" -- Common abbreviation.

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User Reviews

Running Hard, But Not Getting Very Far PlayStation 2 D P (124)

The Press Says

Gaming Target PlayStation 2 Oct 29, 2002 8 out of 10 80
PGNx Media Xbox Apr 30, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Worth Playing PlayStation 2 Nov 04, 2002 7.9 out of 10 79
XBox-Zone Xbox Dec 18, 2003 70 out of 100 70
IGN PlayStation 2 Oct 09, 2002 6.6 out of 10 66
GameZone Xbox May 06, 2003 6 out of 10 60
GamePro (US) Xbox Apr 07, 2003 2.5 out of 5 50
GameZone PlayStation 2 Oct 14, 2002 5 out of 10 50
IGN Xbox Apr 04, 2003 4.1 out of 10 41
GameSpy Xbox Mar 31, 2003 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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