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6.1

Mixed or average reviews- based on 89 Ratings

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  1. Positive: 28 out of 89
  2. Negative: 18 out of 89
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  1. Oct 16, 2015
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    Punishingly difficult, they make you go super fast and add tons of moving obstacles really early on so you die quickly. Difficulty ramps up way too quickly, which discourages newcomers and works only for obsessive fans who have super quick reflexes.

    There aren't really any alternate game modes if you find the main one overly difficult or stressful. This is one of those games that's
    Punishingly difficult, they make you go super fast and add tons of moving obstacles really early on so you die quickly. Difficulty ramps up way too quickly, which discourages newcomers and works only for obsessive fans who have super quick reflexes.

    There aren't really any alternate game modes if you find the main one overly difficult or stressful. This is one of those games that's needlessly unforgiving and could easily be adapted with a few adjustments to the speed of the airship, the number of obstacles, and the space between them.
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76

Generally favorable reviews - based on 9 Critic Reviews

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 9
  2. Negative: 1 out of 9
  1. Power Unlimited
    Jul 24, 2015
    88
    Race the Sun is a randomly generated thrill ride that keeps pushing you harder and gets better every time you play. [Aug 2015, p.082]
  2. May 29, 2015
    70
    It's a different endless runner, since the context is way less ethereal than what you're used to. If you like the genre, you should try this one.
  3. May 11, 2015
    72
    A good pick-up-and-play game, but it gets old very fast.