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Run Like Hell

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 2
65
3.0
Xbox
63
1.0
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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.

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Run Like Hell Xbox Alien biomass spawns attackers when you get close.
Run Like Hell Xbox Peaceful station in the training prologue.
Run Like Hell Xbox Typical survival horror situations.
Run Like Hell Xbox Nice smoke effects.

Alternate Titles

  • "异种追击" -- Chinese spelling (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

Next Level Gaming Xbox Apr 08, 2003 80 out of 100 80
Gaming Target PlayStation 2 Oct 29, 2002 8 out of 10 80
Game Informer Magazine Xbox May, 2003 8 out of 10 80
XBox-Zone Xbox Dec 18, 2003 70 out of 100 70
IGN PlayStation 2 Oct 09, 2002 6.6 out of 10 66
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) PlayStation 2 Oct 31, 2002 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
GameZone PlayStation 2 Oct 14, 2002 5 out of 10 50
Jeuxvideo.com PlayStation 2 Nov 11, 2003 10 out of 20 50
GameSpot Xbox Apr 03, 2003 4.1 out of 10 41
GameSpy Xbox Mar 31, 2003 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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