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GF Rating
6.2

1089 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
8

Very Good

Fun game, one downfall

posted by iSycrani (CORONA, CA) Jan 12, 2014

Member since Jan 2014

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

I rented this game so that I could enjoy some friendly split screen competition... and wish I would've read up a bit more before, because split screen is not available. Oh well, otherwise, it is a fun game to play with all the lovely 'Need for Speed' characteristics that their fans can appreciate.

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GF Rating
6

Above Average

Fun for a short time.

posted by NukaColaTaster (SHREVEPORT, LA) Dec 16, 2013

Member since Dec 2013

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

You can definitely tell that Need for Speed is trying to innovate in Rivals. However some of these innovations take from the creative elements that built a Need for Speed game. The next-gen graphics on Rivals are some of the best I've seen so far, but the lack of a pause menu (even in single player) and the horrible Kinect voice commands left me highly frustrated at times. Commands that often open an unpaused menu in the middle of a race, or that force the camera to look around your car are not even a rare occurrence... and these commands cannot even be turned off in settings. However, this game is very fun and can get addictive even with all of the issues and the lack of car customization. I would not purchase Rivals but I definitely recommend renting it for a time.

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GF Rating
7

Good

2 EASY

posted by BigBeans1048 (BOWLING GREEN, OH) Dec 12, 2013

Member since Nov 2013

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

This game is good to rent. To easy for the competitive types. For example to drift you just tap X once and it does the rest for you.

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