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Hunger Games: Catching Fire - Panem Run
Run while you can
by Wesley Copeland 5/12/2013
Product: Hunger Games: Catching Fire - Panem Run
Developer: Reliance Games
Publisher: Lionsgate
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Genre: Endless running
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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There's a significant parallel between The Hunger Games books and this Panem Run iOS and Android spin-off game.

During the Hunger Games tournaments in Suzanne Collins's novels, you see, protagonist Katniss Everdeen faces insurmountable odds.

Game developer Reliance, meanwhile, has to overcome insurmountable odds of its own here with Panem Run. Yes, the overwhelming stigma of the movie tie-in game.

The main difference, however, is that Katniss goes on to prosper in the Collins trilogy, whereas Reliance only serves to reinforce why there's a stigma attached to these tie-ins in the first place. ...
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A flimsy endless-running movie tie-in with nothing to set it aside from all the other games in this densely populated genre
Audio/visual: 5
Gameplay: 4
Value: 5
Innovation: 3
Overall: 4
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