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Need For Speed Most Wanted – Review (360, PS3)
7 September 2013
Excerpt: Back in 2008, when Criterion released Burnout Paradise into the world, they changed people’s perceptions about what an open-world racer could truly be. Sweeping vistas, recognizable streets and some truly revolutionary multiplayer gaming were the order of the day, and the gaming public responded...
Excerpt: Editor's Note: The following review pertains only to the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC editions of Need for Speed: Most Wanted. Please see Page 2 for GamesRadar's review of the PS Vita edition.
Pros: Fun and varied multiplayer racing modes, Challenging racing system that values skill over luck, Great leaderboard implementation
Cons: Underwhelming singleplayer campaign, Poor feedback regarding racing routes, Occasional bugs that will boot you from online sessions
Excerpt: Need a getaway from the familiar sights of Fairhaven City? Terminal Velocity seamlessly adds a large chunk of fresh land to Need for Speed Most Wanted in the form of an international airport, which offers a wide array of terrain to explore.
Pros: + Airport locale is large, diverse, and thrilling., + Ton of extra content for both the solo campaign and online multiplayer.
Cons: - Only four Achievements for 80 points total., ? Can Criterion keep the content coming? We sure hope so!
Conclusion: I personally would prefer a lobby as Hot Pursuit (2010) has it. But, I am not much one for Multiplayer anyway. Conclusion It's a Criterion game, it's Need for Speed. That's basically all I had to know when I bought it.
Summary: " Need For Speed: Most Wanted " is a real mixed bag of content. You get loads to do, a great roster of vehicles, and a well designed city to race around in. The multiplayer is just brilliant, and everything is connected up in a really solid fashion.
Summary: Criterion continues their great racing tradition with
. Sure, there are some minor complaints, but it doesn’t stop the fun that the game has throughout. If you have some friends that enjoy racers, this is a must have for the multiplayer alone.
Summary: Need for Speed: Most Wanted is the latest installment in the Need for Speed franchise and the second of entry from Criterion Games. With it being Criterion’s second time behind the wheel I assumed that they were confident and ambitious enough to drive the series into the next generation.