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Nobody's making them anymore! NFS Carbon and Most Wanted, although ports, were pretty much the last decent ones. No one is interested in this style of game on the PC anymore?

I love games like Shift, Grid and even Dirt but I want open ended street racing with fully customizable cars like Tokyo Extreme Racer used to make for the Playstation 2. Body kits, performance parts, custom paint and vinyls, complete setup adjustments... you know the games. Drive around and race people.

NFS World is similar but it's completely dumbed down and you can't just come up behind another racer, flash your lights and go! I want one on one battles online in addition to multi car races.

Who's with me on this?
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I'm 10000000000000000% with you!!! I've given up on getting any such games anymore. NFS Hot pursuit wasn't that bad but its just not Most Wanted.
After Carbon, i got sad and have been that way for a very long time in the world of racing games . We have GT, Dirt, etc. for professional racing. I really hoped the Need for Speed series would keep those of us you love insane cop chases and highway battles satisfied.... guess they bailed
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I'm with ya... what they need is a game like Burnout Pradise combined with Carbon... that would be awesome!
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I just don't understand it. Didn't Carbon and Most Wanted sell pretty good? Is it just EA killing off games it doesn't want to be bothered developing? Why hasn't any other developer jumped in to fill this obvious void?
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