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Need for speed died after Most Wanted IMO
I agree
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Last decent and playable NFS game was Need for Speed High Stakes aka NFS4 circa 1999. Everything after that in the NFS series that was based on the "The Fast and the Furious" type of setting, with the whole underground "sh-treet racin!" [sic] theme which was directed straight at your average pasty 13 year old Vin Diesel wannabes. Good riddance, I say!

NFS 1-4 RIP.
    
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To be honest, I dont understand what everyone is complaining about... I have bene playing Undercover off and on for about a week now and have enjoyed most of the gameplay thus far. I think the movies are over hyped on using womens breasts to sell the game, but aside from that the graphics are great, the missions are challenging, and the detail on everything in the game is more than decent. I dont think its worth the price I paid for it, but if it goes down to $40-50 cad at walmart, then I would think its worth it.

Either way, all of this discussion and stuffs means nothing as NFS is gone forever
ur right.......boobs don't sell. i'd much rather play NFS:U2 and race around the streets rather than stare at brooke burke's huge knockers
Edited by mudd - 12/19/08 at 2:49pm
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I find it funny they close down the studio that made Skate seeing as it was probably the best EA branded game to come out in a looooong time.
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ur right.......boobs don't sell. i'd much rather play NFS:U2 and race around the streets rather than stare at brooke burke's huge knockers
LOL! Same here.
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Need For Speed series started going downhill a long time ago... I think the best was NFS3: Hot Pursuit. Anyway, I hate EA. No sympathy from me.
100% agree.
I loved nfs back in the day, but then it just got stupid. The last one I got was most wanted, and while I thought it looked good, I hated the structure of the game and some of the impossible tasks etc. Thats also why I got sick of gta, and I used to be an EA NHL series addict (from the very fist version for pc that came on 4 floppy disks ), but I stopped playing that (and the madden football) in 2005/6. All they did was repackage the same stupidity with prettier graphics each year, and constantly changed the menu system so you had to spend and hour relearning where everything is each new version Plus the difficulty settings were never right, it would go from being too easy, to impossible, with no middle ground regardless of how you tried to tweak the settings. I have no time for that lol. Now I stick to games that dont require that much "work" and are just fun to play like TF2 and GRID. COD4 was good, crysis I never finished, another one of these "ok I have gone in circles for hours now what?" or "this f-img mission is impossible, bye"
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post #27 of 31
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Need for speed died after Most Wanted IMO
Wrong. Need for Speed died AT Most Wanted.

NFS2, NFS3 and Hot Pursuit were my favourite NFS games. The music from those games brings back good memories
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I can't stand EA. Hopefully Skate is still continued.
    
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Wrong. Need for Speed died AT Most Wanted.

NFS2, NFS3 and Hot Pursuit were my favourite NFS games. The music from those games brings back good memories
***..how is my opinion wrong?
Edited by Kirgan - 12/20/08 at 8:57am
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This sucks!

Skate is awesome and now Skate 2 might be the last game.
True that. Skate is a more fun, more realistic style of skating game. You can still do retarded stuff like in Tony Hawk sometimes, but a Heelflip to Tail Slide down a 4 stair rail, which is sweet in real life, and would score nothing in Tony Hawk, gets you decent points in Skate. That's what I liked the most about it.
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