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Race The Sun

Rating Summary

Based on 24 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

79

Top Critic Average

86%

Critics Recommend

Based on 24 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Oct 21, 2014
Wii U2015
PCAug 19, 2013

Developer: Flippfly

Genres: Arcade, Racing

You are a solar craft. The sun is your death timer. Hurtle towards the sunset at breakneck speed in a futile race against time. Delay the inevitable by catching energy boosts which reverse the setting sun - if only for a moment.

Race The Sun is inspired by arcade games of the past with a focus on highscores, short game sessions, and a sense of pure fun mingled with a nerve-wracking tension. The rules are simple: don't crash, stay in the light, and don't slow down!

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Mighty Head
4
Strong Head
12
Fair Head
1
Weak Head
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GameSpot

8 / 10
GameSpot

Race the Sun is an elegant endeavor, pairing slick action and stiff challenge with systems that make you want to come back day after day.

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TheSixthAxis

9 / 10
TheSixthAxis

Overall Race The Sun is a fantastic endless runner style game, a genre which I'm usually not a fan of. It's incredibly addictive and really taps in to that 'one more go' mentality. I really like the visual style of the game and its minimalist graphics and obstacle design come together nicely. The fact the game also manages to feel fresh everyday due to the changing levels is an added bonus, purely because you don't know what to expect.

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God is a Geek

8.5 / 10.0
God is a Geek

A great game that you'll fire up daily, now on your PlayStation.

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