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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 Saving a buddy trapped on the recreation deck.
Run Like Hell Xbox RLH features a promotion deal with Bawls Energy Drink.
Run Like Hell Xbox Shooting some attackers with our alien buddy.
Run Like Hell Xbox Weapons can be upgraded with found chips.

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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 (139)

Critic Reviews

Game Informer Magazine Xbox May, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Defunct Games Xbox Oct 21, 2017 B 75
Just Adventure PlayStation 2 Nov 21, 2002 B 75
Game Over Online PlayStation 2 Oct 01, 2002 75 out of 100 75
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
IGN Xbox Apr 04, 2003 4.1 out of 10 41
GameSpot Xbox Apr 03, 2003 4.1 out of 10 41
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Oct 08, 2002 4 out of 10 40


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