I have to admit that I'm not what you'd call a car game connoisseur. I do like fast cars, but I don't get into all of the engine horsepower, calibers, or any of that other gearhead mumbo-jumbo. While I do love simulation racers, I find myself more inclined to want the raw speed and action of an arcade-style racing game. Sure, the sims are all about authenticity, but if you can feel like you're driving 150+ miles an hour in a game, it's quite a magical experience. Black Box and Criterion know how to do that for gamers. However, there has always seemed like there was something missing from their adrenaline-fueled racing games. Need for Speed: The Run seems ready to fill in that missing link.