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Need for Speed: Shift
7.2 out of 10

Need for Speed: Shift

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Overall 8
8.0

Review: Need for Speed: Shift HD

All About Symbian
2 November 2010
  • Summary: It’s yet another racing game for the new Symbian platform! It makes a lot of sense for Nokia to ensure this genre is strongly represented – it shows off the graphical capability of the N8 (and the rest of the devices in that family, including the C7) and they are strong brand names that give the...
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Need for Speed Shift Review

VideoGamer.com
16 May 2010
  • Excerpt: When EA announced that it would be giving its Need for Speed games more development time to ensure the series would become known for quality, the racing community clapped politely, but weren't hysterical.
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Need for Speed: Shift Review

The Game Reviews
5 May 2010
  • Excerpt: Tired of the same old, same old? Have pimped out cars, ridiculous body kits and time-consuming cop chases outstayed their welcome? If so, do we have the game for you! It’s called Need for Speed: Shift, and it’s attempting to take the franchise in a different direction by creating a new, more...
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Overall 9
9.0

Born Again Boy Racer

Game Debate
27 October 2009
  • Excerpt: Nothing makes you feel less manly than seeing some suped up car go past with a group of friends and, as they rave on about ‘horse power’, ‘nought to sixty’ and ‘dump valves’, about the only thing you can interject into the discussion is something like ‘yeah, what lovely racing stripes.’.
  • Pros: Great 1st person view, Excellent graphics, Can feel the speed
  • Cons: Limited dealership, Rew.sys, too rewarding
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Overall 8
8.0

Need for Speed: Shift PC Review

Strategy Gaming Online
23 September 2009
  • Excerpt: games started out on the PC, and after a grueling yearly cycle for the last five-plus years and sales starting to dwindle, EA decided it was time to change up one of their longest-running franchises. They've split everything up into three teams creating entirely distinct games under the
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Overall 8
8.0

Need for Speed: Shift PC Review

AtomicGamer
23 September 2009
  • Excerpt: The Need for Speed games started out on the PC, and after a grueling yearly cycle for the last five-plus years and sales starting to dwindle, EA decided it was time to change up one of their longest-running franchises.
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Overall 6
6.0
Gameplay 5
5.0
Functionality 6
6.0
Audio & image quality 6
6.0
Lastability 5
5.0

Need for Speed: Shift

Cheat Happens
22 September 2009
  • Excerpt: Racing games are a tricky bunch. Get too arcade-ish and purists start to complain, but get too sim-heavy and you risk alienating a huge group of casual gamers . Need for Speed: Shift attempts to find a happy medium between these two worlds, and while it is a valiant effort – the game never really...
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Need for Speed: Shift Review

bit-tech.net
18 September 2009
  • Excerpt: When it comes to racing games, and flying games for that matter, there's a huge divide as to what everyone wants in terms of realism and gameplay. The gap between arcade and simulator is a pretty big one and it's a rare game indeed that manages to appeal to both the casual gamer and hard core...
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Need For Speed: Shift Review

ButtonMasher
18 September 2009
  • Excerpt: Okay, hands up who’s been let down or disappointed by a Need For Speed game in recent years. Alright put your hands down. It’s no secret that the NFS franchise, although reasonably popular with the masses has lost the faith with some in the racing genre community.
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

PixiTroc
9 March 2012
  • Excerpt: Ce nouveau Need For Speed sera axé sur le réalisme du pilotage ! Nfs Shift reproduira avec une fidélité inouïe les sensations de course vécues à bord des voitures les plus puissantes du monde. Imaginez un jeu de course conçu par et pour les pilotes et vous aurez une idée de ce qui vous...
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