Speed Limit

Rating Summary

Based on 10 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

82

Top Critic Average

70%

Critics Recommend

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7.5 / 10.0
Feb 16, 2021

Speed Limit is a heady mixture of tough as old boots nostalgia that requires patience and/or stubbornness to crack its punishing action set-pieces. The joy comes from trying to perfect your run on Speed Limit rather than simply beating it, and there's varying mileage in this. At the very least, it's a fun nostalgic showcase of several classic game types mushed together in a surprisingly cohesive fashion.

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7.8 / 10.0
Feb 10, 2021

Speed Limit is a kaleidoscope of pixels, bullets and ever-changing gameplay. It's very short and not that deep mechanically, but speed runners and nostalgic people will love it because it's an intense challenge and an inspired love letter to the 80s/90s.

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7.5 / 10.0
Feb 25, 2021

Speed Limit is full of nostalgia, it is a great representation of what classic action games meant and the type of challenge you would expect from them.

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10 / 10.0
Feb 17, 2021

Speed Limit is an incredibly fun, intense, action-packed game that never slows down, it always keeps you on your toes. It is amazingly addictive, and has a great old school feel with the graphics and gameplay. This is a must play game for everyone!

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8 / 10.0
Feb 25, 2021

Speed Limit is a great game. Even with its short duration and somewhat sparse content, it provides a fair amount of fun and its constant changes always leave us with that desire to "spend one more coin".

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Feb 18, 2021

Speed Limit is a genre swapping game following the life of a man who has just been handed a gun. The player fights off enemies in a side-scrolling shooter, blasts cars in a racing game, and defeats aerial foes in a fighter jet. Fighting through ten unique and challenging levels, Speed Limit pays homage to arcade games of the past. By switching genres frequently, Speed Limit keeps the player guessing.

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Feb 16, 2021

Oh so short yet oh so sweet, Speed Limit combines five arcade games into one cohesive package of nonstop action and blockbuster movie style.

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8 / 10
Feb 16, 2021

An incredibly exhilarating and playful experience, Speed Limit is a love letter to the action-packed blockbusters of decades past. It blasts you through its quick campaign at lightning speed and will leave you with your heart pounding, your palms soaked, and a massive cheeky smile across your face. Though it could be a bit kinder to players unfamiliar with arcade-style difficulty and some of its levels aren’t as bombastic as others, Speed Limit is still a sweet and short neo-retro explosion of fun. Fans of the arcade-era and folks looking for something fast-paced and unique will find a lot to love here.

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4 / 5.0
Feb 12, 2021

Speed Limit is a love letter to the rush of emotions felt during off-the-wall action sequences of the 80s. It’s engaging but not enraging, explosive but not expensive — just like an all-out action game ought to be. Some players may lament at the game’s length, but all good things come to an end sooner or later, right? And for only $9.99, it’s honestly a great price for the cinematics alone. If you love over the top action movies and games and want to grab a new speedrunning experience, Speed Limit is a must buy.

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Feb 8, 2021

There was a nonzero chance that I’d be so completely engrossed in Speed Limit‘s special blend of “just one more try” masochism that I’d forget to put up a review, and that speaks to what makes it so entertaining.

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