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  • Review Score:9.1

    Don't read this....

    If you check out adventure game reviews on gamespot, than probably this game is not for you. Gamespot is for mainstream stuff like Gears of War, and Halo 3... and it's rare that you'll find a decent review for anything ... Read Full Review

    10 of 13 users found the following review helpful

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  • Review Score:8

    Go for it

    Now...this game was shockingly great. I thought it would be a crap cz I was not that impressed when I saw the screenshots.2d graphics...funny movements...but guyz...trust me, if you are an adventure and puzzle lover..the... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.7

    Adventure gamers don't have much to be happy about these days. The genre that drew a lot of my generation into gaming in the first place has been limping along for the past few years in America (despite going relatively... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.6

    Runaway: A Road Adventure Gameplay: Runaway in itself is a classic game where you take the role of a main character click around on the screen and combine weird items into the world greatest clue solvers. Taking t... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.4

    Games like Runaway: A Road Adventure come along only rarely in the adventure game genre. Where most games now are trying to use the latest 3D graphics, Runaway takes a step back to give more of the classic style to the g... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.3

    It's been a long time since the fans of the adventure genre were given a quality game. After such classics as the Broken Sword series, the developers tried to concentrate on fully 3D environments, which, even now, aren't... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5.6

    I was excited by this game, since I have always liked cel style animation. And I was not disappointed by the graphics at all. They were top notch, and captured the spirit of adventure gaming quite well. Too bad the ... Read Full Review

    3 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    Great story and visuals.

    I have to admit... I love adventure games! I've been a fellow admirer of games such as Monkey Island, Indy & the Fate of Atlantis, The Longest Journey, etc. And although I approached this game with a little skepticism ... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5.4

    American dream came true! Brian got a lot of money along with a brainless chick and a brand new Ferrari. I always ask myself why people come up with such a cheesy Hollywood like plots? Runway... Is it really adventure g... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.3

    I wanted to like this game; after all, adventure games are my favorite genre. But lets admit it, there are more bad adventure games than good ones (see most titles from DreamCatcher). I have pet peeves about every genr... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

    "Runaway" starts of great, but it loses steam in the middle and gets pretty boring by the end.

    I loved this game at first, but after I got a while into it, I got extremely bored with it. The game looks great and starts off with some interesting puzzles, but in the middle it starts moving at a snail’s pace. The s... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
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