Excerpt: Whilst we have always held the Need for Speed: Underground games in high regard, we have frequently thought that there was something missing. When going back to play earlier Need for Speed titles (namely the Hot Pursuit games) it’s easy to see what the Underground series so badly lacked, and that’s...
Excerpt: The minute you fire up Need for Speed: Most Wanted , you are slammed with amazingly bad cutscenes that combine the real actors and in-game models – it is almost like Sega CD classics like Night Trap and Sewer Shark have been reborn… So perhaps that statement is a bit misleading.
Excerpt: EA really know how to make a videogame that has mass appeal. The Need For Speed series has become a huge favourite amongst the teenage audience and the switch to Underground gave the series a much needed boost in popularity.
Excerpt: Need For Speed first appeared on the radar as a supercar burnout showcase for the doomed 3DO console. Over the years, the owner of the franchise, the omnipresent Electronic Arts, has tried a number of different angles, but though NFS1 and 2 were popular, subsequent releases failed to set the world...
Summary: Need for Speed Most Wanted delivers a unique, fast-paced and gripping ride in the racing genre as players build up their Rap Sheet and street cred to move their way up the Black List to become the most wanted racer on the streets.
Excerpt: “Need For Speed: Most Wanted” hasn’t accelerated to the car-crushing level of arcade action that the “Burnout” games have, but it does have more than enough juice to continue its franchise and keep gamers’ hands on the wheel
Excerpt: After a couple years of racing "Underground" at night, the Need for Speed series returns to its roots in NFS: Most Wanted. The street racing theme is back in full force, but this time around, there's a decent storyline, and oh yeah, there are cops; lots and lots of cops.
Excerpt: This game is very cool, one of the best racing games I have played to date. One of the really outstanding features of this game and the first time I have ever seen this is a pure racing game, is the ability to drive anywhere.