Excerpt: Need for Speed: Most Wanted has been reborn with the help of Criterion, the team behind the amazing Burnout games, as well as Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit. Does this reimagining make the game an instant hit? For our full written review, make sure to head on over to this link .
Review: Need for Speed Most Wanted amps up the action, as well as the difficulty
31 October 2012
Excerpt: Ever since Criterion has started making Need for Speed games, starting with Hot Pursuit , it's undeniable that they've gotten much better, both in terms of quality and gameplay. Much like Hot Pursuit was a reimagining of sorts, Most Wanted is doing pretty much the same.
Excerpt: Everybody likes fast and exclusive cars, no question about it. Even if you don’t know a thing about what goes on under the hood (or: the bonnet) of a car, the sight of a Ferrari, a Porsche or a cute Lotus makes us turn our head.
Summary: Overall, this is a serious contender for racing game of the year. Excellent graphics mixed with a killer soundtrack. Not forgetting the Gameplay, Need for Speed III has all the ingredients. Now it's time to get cooking.
Excerpt: As an MMO racing game with a free-to-play component, the expectations for Need for Speed World at launch might not be the same as they would be for a typical Need for Speed game. And that's very fortunate for Electronic Arts and developer EA Black Box, because as it stands, NFSW hardly feels like a...
Pros: you love racing and like to pretend your in Fast & Furious.
Cons: you hate unbalanced MMO's or racing games in general.
Excerpt: I probably write this disclaimer every time I write a review of a racing game, and nonetheless will do so again this time: I’m not a “racing” guy. I don’t own a pedal and wheel controller, and I rarely play a racing game for more than twenty or thirty minutes at a stretch.
Excerpt: Need for speed... those words that come into mind every time we see an exotic car on the street, and dream about how we could realize that 'need' had we had a V12, 370 cu.in., 627hp-engine-powered monster that believes it to be its right to vandalize the state-maintained highways by ripping them...
Excerpt: Requirements: Windows 95/98 200MHz AMD or Intel Processor 4x CDROM 150MB hard disk space 32MB RAM 4MB PCI or AGP video with full Direct3D support DirectX7.0a compatible sound card Da Introduction: I have to comment on the intro movie. Very impressive.
Excerpt: Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 is arcade-style driving game, the sequel to the most highly acclaimed racing games of all time. I have no doubt that some gamers will like this new NFS, but I'm afraid that most gamers will be rather disappointed. Now I will try to explain why.
Conclusion: Regardless of your taste in video games, Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 should be on your buying list this month, because it has more to offer than your average racer nowadays. The arcade gameplay can be fun, the tracks are huge, and there's tons of different cars models you can try out.
Pros: A lotta them flashy cars to ride in. Huge tracks. Various challenging missions. Good AI. The all-new racing experience - playing as the cop! The music, the sounds;
Cons: The good cop-AI can sometimes get on your bloody nerves. Frail damage effects. The background needs more texture detail...