Despicable Me: Minion Rush for Windows 8 2.0.1.1

Endless runner featuring creatures from Despicable Me

  • Vote:
    6.3 (76)
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    Platform

  • Version:

    2.0.1.1

  • Works under:

    Windows 10 / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free

Despicable Me: Minion Rush is an endless runner on Windows 8. The game allows players to control one of Gru's Minions, sending him through the obstacles of the lab.

Endless runners are incredibly popular on phones and computers. It has a lot to do with the simplicity of the game play, which all you do is jump, strafe, and sometimes duck. The games usually end up being all about timing and presentation. While the fundamentals in Minion Rush are quite good, it's the presentation that really allows the game to shine. If you like Minions, this will probably be one of your favorite ways to waste time.

Like most products related to Despicable Me, the game is only enjoyable as long as you're charmed by the atmosphere. There's something delightful about Minions, but even they can't keep this game fun forever. If you've put in fifteen minutes, you've probably seen everything the game has to offer. There are a few cosmetic options that might change, but you'll generally be playing to beat your own distance more than anything else. If you aren't willing to put in the time to move further along, you'll find the game's not quite as fun as you initially thought.

Despicable Me: Minion Rush is a great endless runner. If you like the genre, you'll love the game. If you don't, you'll find that it doesn't have much to offer you. This is definitely worth at least a look for any gamer, and it's worth playing once or twice just to test your own reflexes. If you like the movie, this game is a great way to spend more time with the Minions.

Pros

Great use of the Despicable Me license

Charming graphics

Interesting powerups

Cons

Insanely repetitive

Minions can outstay their welcome

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