Run Like Hell (Xbox)

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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.


Run Like Hell Xbox Quick time events have you run... like... yeah...
Run Like Hell Xbox Saving a buddy trapped on the recreation deck.
Run Like Hell Xbox There are plenty of doors locked with passcodes.
Run Like Hell Xbox Shooting some attackers with our alien buddy.

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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Next Level Gaming Apr 08, 2003 80 out of 100 80
Game Informer Magazine May, 2003 8 out of 10 80
PGNx Media Apr 30, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Game Informer Magazine May, 2003 7.75 out of 10 78
Game Freaks 365 Apr 19, 2003 7.3 out of 10 73
XBox-Zone Dec 18, 2003 70 out of 100 70
GameZone May 06, 2003 6 out of 10 60
IGN Apr 04, 2003 4.1 out of 10 41
GameSpot Apr 03, 2003 4.1 out of 10 41
GameSpy Mar 31, 2003 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


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Corn Popper (69543) added Run Like Hell (Xbox) on Apr 15, 2003
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