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In a city where information is heavily monitored, agile couriers called Runners transport sensitive data away from prying eyes. In this seemingly utopian paradise, a crime has been committed, your sister has been framed and now you are being hunted.
Release Date: Jan 13, 2009
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About the Game

In a city where information is heavily monitored, agile couriers called Runners transport sensitive data away from prying eyes. In this seemingly utopian paradise, a crime has been committed, your sister has been framed and now you are being hunted. You are a Runner called Faith and this innovative first-person action-adventure is your story.

Mirror's Edge™ delivers you straight into the shoes of this unique heroine as she traverses the vertigo-inducing cityscape, engaging in intense combat and fast paced chases. With a never before seen sense of movement and perspective, you will be drawn into Faith's world. A world that is visceral, immediate, and very dangerous.

Live or die? Soar or plummet? One thing is certain, in this city you will learn how to run. From the makers of the groundbreaking Battlefield franchise, Mirror's Edge is an action-adventure experience unlike any other.


  • Move yourself: String together an amazing arsenal of wall-runs, leaps, vaults and more, in fluid, acrobatic movements that turns every level of the urban environment to your advantage and salvation.
  • Immerse yourself: In first person every breath, every collision, every impact is acutely felt. Heights create real vertigo, movements flow naturally, collisions and bullet impacts create genuine fear and adrenaline.
  • Challenge yourself: Fight or flight. Your speed and agility allow you not only to evade, capture and perform daring escapes, but also to disable and disarm unwary opponents, in a mix of chase, puzzles, strategy and intense combat.
  • Free yourself: Runner vision allows you to see the city as they do. See the flow. Rooftops become pathways and conduits, opportunities and escape routes. The flow is what keeps you running — what keeps you alive.


System Requirements

    • Supported OS: Microsoft Windows® XP SP2 or Vista
    • Processor: 3.0 GHz or faster
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM or more
    • Graphics: DirectX® 9.0c compatible video card, Shader Model 3.0 required. Video card must have 256 MB, NVIDIA GeForce 6800 or better
    • Hard Drive: 8 GB free space
    • Sound: DirectX® 9.0c compatible sound card
Helpful customer reviews
141 of 149 people (95%) found this review helpful
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378 reviews
11.2 hrs on record
Mirror's Edge is a video game that definitely deserves a try.Its short length is the only complain I can mention about the campaign, because it's an incredible innovative title with a very powerful graphical side and an addictive gameplay proposal. A nice launching for this new saga that replaces the word 'brief' with the word 'intensity'.There's depth here that you'll only discover hours into time trialling a single stage and no other game in recent memory comes close to being as cool. I can't wait to see what Faith gets up to next. Console ports are usually a waste of time, but that's certainly not the case with Mirror's Edge. In fact, the PC version of the game offers even more than its console counterparts. Mirror’s Edge works like a charm with keyboard and mouse, too. Parkour above a shining beautiful city is a nice change of pace after normal shooters. Hopefully we get to see more games like this in the future.Mirrors Edge is an intense and intensely enjoyable experience from top to bottom that manages to capture a very interesting gameplay element and perfect it.
Posted: June 16th, 2014
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279 of 360 people (78%) found this review helpful
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3 reviews
6.9 hrs on record
Punched a guy in the balls, stole his shotgun, and then shot him in the balls again.
Posted: March 27th, 2014
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16 of 18 people (89%) found this review helpful
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6 reviews
7.7 hrs on record
Mirror’s Edge is a game in its own league because there aren’t many – if any – like it. The gameplay consists of running, jumping, sliding, kicking, etc. You’re in (almost) constant motion. The learning curve is steep and you’re required to have a lot of patience. You might not even get full enjoyment out of it if you’ve just played through the game once, unless you get the hang of it straight away. Now, at first I thought that the game’s just unfair and unnecessarily difficult... until I stopped making things too complicated for myself. Unfortunately, that happened about an hour and a half before the end of the main campaign. I expected all the routes to be very linear and complicated but the truth is that there are many ways to get from one place to another. I just had to open my eyes, learn how to notice things and think simply.

• The game is at its best during chase sequences and, fortunately, there’s a lot of them. You can actually feel the thrill of being chased while you’re running away from enemies.
• The graphics are gorgeous and the visual style is quite fascinating. I saw some wonderful greens, oranges and blues. A real sight for sore eyes.
• You can run through timed race tracks that are fun to complete. A good way to hone your skills.
• Running feels very smooth once you get a hang of the controls.
• There are some really exciting moments, like running towards a fast approaching train.
• The soundtrack is really cool and fits the world and atmosphere perfectly.
• Standing on the edge of tall buildings gives vertigo.

• Early on in the game the routes might seem confusing or not obvious. Often it’s not clear where you’re supposed to go, the indicators are misleading and so on. What I learned is that the routes that make you think, "There’s no way in hell I’m supposed to go that way", turn out to be the right ones.
• The game’s very bright, so it may be straining on people with sensitive eyes. The brightness can always be turned down but I found that this makes the game lose some of its visual appeal.
• Reloading autosaves may place you slightly ahead of where you just were and that might create some confusion.
• The main campaign is short. I believe it can be completed in under 5-6 hours.
• Trying to grab onto ledges and jump off things can sometimes be very frustrating to the point of ragequitting.
• If you’re afraid of heights like I am, then the possibility of falling to your death from tall buildings might create some actual anxiety (or it may be exciting, in which case this point belongs with the pros, not the cons). I must admit that I felt a bit anxious because, whenever you fall, you watch Faith fall until she hits the ground.

In conclusion, I'd say that I recommend Mirror's Edge to people who: a) want to play something completely different because this game truly is like no other, b) are looking for a thrill and c) aren't put off by minor gameplay related annoyances.
Posted: February 6th, 2014
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17 of 26 people (65%) found this review helpful
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1.7 hrs on record
11/10 Learned to 360 ladder stall.
Posted: March 31st, 2014
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
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4 reviews
7.5 hrs on record
Definitely a title that always comes to mind when I think of a pristine, crisp, clean gaming experience.
Mirror's Edge has brought me an experience not easily forgotten over the years since it's release.
The emotions felt through the story are only benefited by the stunning, beautiful environments.
I will never get over the tranquil, yet enticing grasp this game has held me during my adventure as Faith Connors.
Simply spectacular.

Posted: February 2nd, 2014
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1,433 of 1,600 people (90%) found this review helpful
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153 reviews
22.7 hrs on record
Sometimes you just want to run, but then you realize you're fat.
Posted: January 13th, 2014
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