Summary: 4 races into this game and I was bored, I did not feel like playing it anymore. Free roam is missing where I could have gone an be lawless for a bit until I felt like playing again. Customization is great best of the series to me but that's the only good thing it has going for it.
Summary: Need for speed has been dependable for a long long time. Sure it was generic and we got one every year. This time, it took a big U turn. Every thing we liked in the past games are gone. Just after 15 min the game get so boring you will never touch the controller again. Probably it is a Wii port up. Cars looks good. Environment all look like a Wii/PS2 game. Stay with Carbon for now.
Summary: Instead of improving on a great formula, EA decided to go in a whole new direction by making the latest Need For Speed politically correct. Gone are the races through the city streets and the chases by the police. Instead, what EA has given us is an uninspired track racing game with a racing announcer whose voice and repetitiveness begins to grate on one's nerve like fingernails on a chalkboard.
Summary: I purchased this game for my 13 year old son with his new PS3 because he loves some of the NFS series. It definitely wasn't worth the $60 we paid for it. This was the only game he was really disappointed with. He loves Guitar Hero 3, has beat Ratchet & Clank Future Tools of Destruction, and continues to enjoy Tony Hawk's Proving Ground. He said the graphics for ProStreet were good, but otherwise hasn't wanted to play it.
Excerpt: When your hear need for speed you know that you are getting a good game with ultimate driving gaming experience. Well this edition has not in my opinion lived up to expectations. Although EA releasing their 11th edition so they tried to make it a bit different and my eyes changed too much as they were probably thinking how can they improve their game so they could not and changed it alogether.
Excerpt: What happened to Need for Speed. This game definetly isn't like any others, Pro Street is the equivalent of Gran Turismo 4 made awful. In other words, there is no free roaming, the tracks are limited and the gameplay is very hard to get to grips with. So the career, I though the layout was ok. However, not anything special. To complete the career you need to complete several "Race Days" which involve several different events.
Conclusion: This is my least favourite N4S title to date. The major flaw is that they took out the free roam which has been in most of the other good N4S titles like Most Wanted. The tracks are ok at first but after the 3rd or 4th time you've driven them they just become boring and much much too repetitive, 50% of the time you're driving in the desert - where have the inner city routes gone, weaving in and out of traffic?
Conclusion: After loving NFS Undercover I was really looking forward to this game and it's got nothing in common with it... even the graphics are worse!. I was quite surprised that they were gonna do this as I much prefer NFS in a sandbox game that is when it's at it's best and this game proves that.