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GF Rating
7.0

1784 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
1

Horrible

Why this game broke my heart.....

posted by Mistychan (FARMINGTON, MO) Dec 5, 2012

Member since Nov 2010

23 out of 31 gamers (74%) found this review helpful

Horrible game! Outside of the most wanted races you can only use 1 car in 5 races (outside of replaying races). You cannot buy ANY CARS OR MODIFICATIONS! That means no body mods, no performance mods, no paint jobs or decals! How do you get these things you ask? Well for cars you find one in the world with an icon above, pull up beside it and jack it or steal one from you're enemy in the most wanted race. For mods however its way more annoying, you have to win races. 2nd place gives you 1 mod and 1st gives you another. Win all 5 in 1st to get all the mods for that car. How do you change paint? Drive through a repair shop and it gives you a RANDOM paint job. Thats right you have NO CONTROL. Outside of how nice it's graphics look I can say NOTHING good about this game. You're probably thinking "how dare this jerk bad mouth need for speed!" right? Well I'm a huge fan of need for speed. Need for Speed most wanted (the first one) was one of my favorite games. This is a bad game..... I never thought I'd have to say that about a need for speed game.....

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GF Rating
8

Very Good

Enjoyable arcade racer

posted by chuck74 (SAN DIEGO, CA) Oct 31, 2012

Top Reviewer

Member since Dec 2009

10 out of 13 gamers (77%) found this review helpful

Overview
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This is a very enjoyable racer. It is a more social and open world game compared to Hot Pursuit. There is no real story and no real direction in the game. If you like free driving this is a better game for you. If you want purpose and story you might want to skip.

There is minor amounts of car customization. I personally found the multiplayer flow odd. You have to meet up in a spot before the event which isn't well explained and there isn't a starting line. I still found it enjoyable.

Pros
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1) open world
2) very social
3) easy drive menu system is awesome
4) great graphics

Cons
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1) odd multiplayer meet up before event system
2) I miss not being able to play as cops like Hot Pursuit

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GF Rating
6

Above Average

Mehh

posted by hes_goodpeople (VERONA, WI) Dec 17, 2012

Member since Dec 2012

2 out of 3 gamers (67%) found this review helpful

No plot, and the difficulty is a little high. I found myself re-trying races 10 times just to place because you crash so frequently.

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