Reviews and Problems with Need for Speed Underground 2
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Need for Speed: Underground 2
28 May 2012
Excerpt: NFS:U didn’t make its one year birthday without the next installment lurking around the corner. Need for Speed: Underground 2 is the suspected consequence of a successful arcade racer which introduced tuners with the idea of gaming.
Excerpt: Spongy handling, pop-up galore and strange AI are three phrases that most developers would not want to see in a review of their latest driving game. Especially when it’s a handheld port of an existing title that has, rightly or wrongly, pulled in some rave reviews.
Excerpt: Every town and city has a ready-made audience for Need For Speed Underground 2 (NFSU2). You know, the kind of Jordan-fancying, Saxo-driving post-adolescent with a Burberry sub-woofer and 10 Lamberts in the glove compartment. Youth, here is your holy grail!
Conclusion: Everything from the first game has been done better, cleaner and with more emphasis, but the free-roaming city is a double-edged sword, offering a sprawling metropolis to navigate, but a bit too much travelling in some spots.
Excerpt: Genre: Racing Publisher: Electronic Arts Developer: Electronic Arts Release Date: November 15, 2004 Buy 'NEED FOR SPEED UNDERGROUND 2': Xbox | GameCube | GBA | PC | PlayStation 2 A year ago, Electronic Arts surprised us with one of the hottest racers of the year, Need for Speed Underground, the...
Excerpt: The story opens up(Career Mode) with the racer you control ruling the streets with a Skyline in the city you left in the first Underground. Instead of jaw dropping, lick your lips delicious graphics, the game adds a comic book type feel that I have never seen in a racing title.
Pros: Need for Speed Underground 2 holds its reputation it gained last year as one of the best racing titles on the selves. The new free roaming city is a great addition but it does get confusing and boring at times. The tight controls are about the same as the first game, save the nice addition of tak...
Cons: Need for Speed Underground 2 holds its reputation it gained last year as one of the best racing titles on the selves. The new free roaming city is a great addition but it does get confusing and boring at times. The tight controls are about the same as the first game, save the nice addition of tak...
Excerpt: You know, sometimes I like to think of myself as one of the most hardcore and well-versed Need for Speed aficionados around. I've been with the series ever since it made its debut on Panasonic's, thankfully, deceased 3DO.
Summary: Need For Speed Underground was one of our all time favorite games, it bought a whole new dimension to driving games, being able to do almost everything to some reasonably priced cars. However, we did find it rather short and it left us crying out for more, well, its here!