Summary: Despite being a follow-up of last year’s (2012), has more in common with 2010’s iteration: (2010). In this title, the player may assume the role of either a racer or a cop, progressing through the ranks in career mode via the completion of challenges.
Conclusion: Rivals serves as a refinement of ideas and principles established over the last three iterations of Need for Speed. This can lead to a feeling of sameness bleeding over Rival’s rough edges while also serving as a condensed interpretation of the series’ better ideas.
Race as or against the police in this arcade driving game.
Common Sense Media
27 October 2013
Summary: Parents need to know that Need For Speed Rivals is an arcade driving game that lets you play as a street-racing gang or the police in an attempt to outrace their rivals. There are realistic crashes, which you can initiate, along with weapons such as spikes and pulse blasts.
Summary: Need for Speed Rivals is a fun game, however the open-world racing genre still needs to be refined, especially with the limit of 6-players. Nonetheless, the gameplay is sturdy, graphics detailed but the multiplayer definitely needs some work.
Excerpt: Before we talk about Need for Speed: Rivals, let just take a look at brief history of this long running racing franchise. The series was started way back in 1994, and Need for Speed: Rivals is the Twentieth title in the series, so developer Ghosts Game had clear instruction from publisher Electronic...
Conclusion: So if it’s the duck nuts, ko-zee-ii, what’s with the “8.5” down the bottom, you might be thinking. Well there were a few potholes which got in the way of the silky smooth ride I was hoping for.