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ok im gonna quickly review this game.

it defecates on the face of racing games. it is, by far, the worst car game ive ever played. not only is it not up to todays standard of next generation racing games, or even sims as it claims to be, but it has fallen so far from the NFS tree like all NFS games since Hot Pursuit 2, that not only am i embarassed to say i even opened the game, im offended i had to waste my time trying it out.

NFS has been declared dead for a while now, the zombification of the series is disgusting and i will NEVER buy a NFS game again. this is coming from a bloke who's played NFS since it was first ever released and has owned and played every title since, bar Underground.

i spit on this game and i urge you guys, please, DONT BUY THIS GAME. nothing can save it.

taking it back first chance i get, would love to throw it in the face of the salesmen but its not their fault and im sure they go to church at the end of every day and repent for their sins of distributing that crap onto the innocent general public.

shift 2 <-- gunner.gif
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I pretty much posted the same thing afew days ago in this section.. It is one of the worst racing games I've ever played.. I fail to see how people think it is a sim (alot of people in the PCgames section seem to think so, and just say 'you just need more skill'... I've raced REAL cars on REAL tracks, and shi_t 2 is so far from how a car behaves it's not funny! Not to mention the steering delay THERE SHOULD BE NO DELAY! You need spot on reflexes in racing. how can you be accurate with over a 200ms delay..
Atleast I didn't buy it on PC and can sell it, went to trade it in and they would only offer $10 as a trade and the game is not even a week old! (oh it sells for $90AUD).. Should have learnt from hot pursuit to never buy another EA racing game...
 
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EA didnt make Hot Pursuit, Criterion did. hence why i was keen to give Shift 2 a go. didnt mind Shift 1, was still pretty crap but i got on with it for a little bit.

i still have my voucher from JB, only picked it up today so just gonna take it back and say its a piece of crap game, i wanna swap it. otherwise its on to ebay.
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The last decent NFS game was pro street, loved that game biggrin.gif

But are you sure you guys played it longer than install?
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A couple of good points on this game so this thread isnt completely bashing it. It sounds good, the graphics arent half bad, drifting is fun, crashing is fun, physics are wonky at times especially during collisions. I turned the music off as its not good. The game progresses too quickly and the driving curve from D to A class cars is extreme and sometimes uncontrollable with the level of sensativity (steering is so finicy). Tuning gives simple explanations for beginners. Painting is a pain. Loading into races takes too long and out of them is instant almost. Menu system while simple is annoying. Intro sucks. Thats my 2
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Too bad NFS Shift or NFS Shift 2 can't be played in 3D on the ps3.

NFS Shift in 3D (on PC) was mind blowing. NFS Shift in 3D using the cockpit view was absolutely jaw dropping.

As far as 3D-ness goes, NFS Shift blows GT5 out of the water.
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I'll go as far as, i loved the game, much better than the first shift. That's all.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by GlockZoR IV;13008808 
The last decent NFS game was pro street, loved that game biggrin.gif

This is so true.... But how do i stop the microstutter on PC? frown.gif

Also i was thinking the same thing about shift 2 today when i got my Ferrari F430 wheel,
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why do the cars shake and rock back and forth. I feel like im racing in a cornfield or cobblestone
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LOL @ This thread.

I didnt think its was possible to get any worse that pro Street until I played Shift. That was 2 NFS games in a row that I immediately returned after buying them.

I wont even bother with Shift 2...
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