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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GameSpot

Top Critic

8 / 10
Aug 30, 2013

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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9 / 10
Oct 30, 2014

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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8.5 / 10.0
Oct 22, 2014

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

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Dec 10, 2013
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7 / 10
Nov 5, 2014

Someone considerably more famous and intelligent than us once said that simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication, and Race the Sun is the interactive embodiment of that idea. This is an incredibly humble game, both in gameplay and presentation, but one that is tense, satisfying, and totally hypnotic.

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9 / 10.0
Sep 9, 2013

The idea of a minuscule studio putting out a game that will potentially entrance millions with its easy accessibility and well-graduated complexity curve proves that there is still room in the market for the little guy. Race the Sun is not only a fun little addiction but hopefully also a harbinger of the return of boutique developers.

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Apr 26, 2017

A game that provides fun and challenge at a frantic pace, players should take a look at Race The Sun, particularly those who are fans of the endless runner genre.

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75 / 100
Aug 29, 2013

Race the Sun is a fun endless runner of sorts that I can see making its way to other platforms in the future.  It is looking for votes to get Greenlit on Steam, and I'd recommend promoting it. The price is slightly high at $10 right now, but it is DRM-free and available for PC, Mac, and Linux users.

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8 / 10.0
Oct 21, 2015

In the end, Race the Sun is definitely a title that I would recommend to anyone who enjoys the infinite-runner genre.

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8 / 10
Oct 8, 2015

[T]he visuals may look a little plain, but that's just to make it easier for the player to assess what's rushing toward them. Race the Sun is a futile flight against a falling sun, but with all of its little extras, different tracks and a sense of speed you can almost feel, it's flight we willingly keep taking on.

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