Excerpt: The new Need for Speed is a game about gunning it down neon-drenched, rain-slick streets as part of a gang of insufferable illegal street racers, like most Need for Speeds. It’s very fast, sometimes
Summary: None can know the minds of EA. We were sent review code for Need For Speed [ official site ] yesterday, plenty ahead of its release… and told that the review embargo for this online-enhanced game would be 8am the next day. The game’s not out until the 17th.
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.
Conclusion: Worth a rent or worth picking up when the price drops, but hard to recommend at full retail. The graphics are the game’s best attribute, and graphics do not a game make. 72%. (I usually spend longer playing before I make a review, but just played the 10hrs available on EA Access, so my opinions may...
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...
Conclusion: Need for Speed: Most Wanted is an open world Racing game. The game is the 19th release in the long-running Need for Speed franchise, but hearkens back to the earliest games in the series as players compete in races with police unified against them.
Review: Need For Speed: Most Wanted Vita puts the pedal to the metal
1 November 2012
Conclusion: Need For Speed: Most Wanted may be lacking the peak visual performance and stacked multiplayer of its console brethren, but in itself, it's still one of the best racers for the Vita, and a ride around the block you shouldn't miss.