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Electronic Arts just tries to get money anywhere they can. They are just abusing the Need For Speed name to sell their horribly coded game. Prostreet is a great example of this. That game was more like Nascar than Need For Speed IMO.

Criterion makes good games, they were along EA with the Burnout series, and that is a wicked fun game.

Hopefully the next NFS game is as good as Underground 2
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i reckon UG 1 or 2, or hot pursuit 2 were the best imo
I played UG2 but not the others, and loved it. Most wanted was lackluster, Carbon was even worse, prostreet *Vomits* and Undercover I still have to try.
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Ok, one problem down.


Criterion, for the love of god, DO NOT REQUIRE RICE, DONK, REDNECK DRAG OR OTHER ABSURD VISUALS TO BEAT THE FRIGGIN GAME! Some people want to beat the game using a car that looks stock, but will outrun anything the AI can throw at it.*


Also, add in support for mouse drive. It's a nice feature that no NFS seems to have, and it's the best thing alot of gamers can come to a steering wheel.


*In NFS: Underground 2, I had a Civic fourdoor that'd pull 175mph, handle right next to R34's and generally would outrun anything the AI had to give me(And give human players in splitscreen a run for their money). It had a visual rating of 1.5 stars. I had to rice out a poor little miata to 10 stars to beat the game, this Miata was so neglected and riced up that it'd barely make 70. This is what I am referring to, and it seems to carry on throughout the game series.
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Ok, one problem down.
*In NFS: Underground 2, I had a Civic fourdoor that'd pull 175mph, handle right next to R34's and generally would outrun anything the AI had to give me(And give human players in splitscreen a run for their money). It had a visual rating of 1.5 stars. I had to rice out a poor little miata to 10 stars to beat the game, this Miata was so neglected and riced up that it'd barely make 70. This is what I am referring to, and it seems to carry on throughout the game series.
I hate that. Who cares about looks, performance is EVERYTHING!
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YAY! Burnout and NFS are my 2 favorite racing series. Glad to see they will be made by the same great people now. But aren't burnout and nfs kind of competitors with each other? it will be cool to see what they do with it.
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YAY! Burnout and NFS are my 2 favorite racing series. Glad to see they will be made by the same great people now. But aren't burnout and nfs kind of competitors with each other? it will be cool to see what they do with it.
Just like Future Shop and Best Buy. Owned by the same company, but competitors.
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Oh man i hope the next NFS will be something good..after U2 they just lost it, U2 was brilliant..
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I just hope that they don't ruin it this time of year.
 
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EA seems to have forgotten that there is no replacement for displacement and that front wheel drive is for economy cars. The most you will ever get out of a street legal civic is 400-500hp. Even then you won't get traction till 80mph, making it a useless torque steering grocery getter.

I want my Hot Pursuit 2 back, where you couldn't even get wings and body kits to make yourself look like the ricers/tools I see everyday. The style/class was lost when they made Underground 1, and the whole game turned retarded with the successors Underground 2.
Edited by Dennisjr13 - 12/15/08 at 3:20pm
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The style/class was lost when they made Underground 1, and the whole game turned retarded with the successors Underground 2.
I disagree. Underground 2 was what was the big time at that time. Fast cars and good looking ones. It was nice to finally have a game when you can mod your car into something that you can only dream of.
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