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Need for Speed Shift

Another installment in the Need for Speed racing game series. This time, the game brings an unexpected twist, for a typically arcade series turns towards realism.

Racing | vehicles

Need for Speed Shift Release Date

15Sep2009

PC X360 PS3 PSP

18Dec2009

iOS

04Jun2010

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Need for Speed Shift for PC, PSP and etc. is the next installment in the famous racing series. It was developed by Slightly Mad Studios (GT Legends and GTR 2), Michael Mann (Black Box studio), and Patrick Soderlund (EA Games).

The creators of Shift decided to accurately reproduce the experience of driving extremely fast cars. They developed a very realistic driving model and a spectacular system of collision and destruction. At the same time, a special emphasis was put on balancing the game and providing players with satisfaction even if they prefer the arcade style of driving.

In this installment of the series Need for Speed, however, the driver is the most important with which we can identify thanks to the view from the inside of the car (with a realistic rendition of the cockpit and the camera attached to the helmet). Numerous shocks and cracking of the windshield are just some of the effects to experience. With the FPP camera, the feeling of speed becomes more authentic and easier to imagine.

On the way to victory on 18 tracks - both real (Willow Springs, Laguna Seca) and fictional - there are many opponents. The developers packed enemies with advanced AI algorithms so that they are more active in the fight for the top positions and much more determined when it comes to keeping their position. As a result of these improvements, Shift gained shape allowing it to be compare it with the competitive GRID by Codemasters.

Game mode: single / multiplayer   Multiplayer mode: Internet  

Media type: 1 DVD

User score: 7,4 / 10 based on 6824 votes.

Pre-release expectations: 7.2 / 10 based on 3391 votes.

PEGI rating Need for Speed Shift

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty.

Need for Speed Shift System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Recommended:
  • Core 2 Duo 2.5 GHz
  • 2 GB RAM
  • graphic card 512 MB (GeForce 8800 or better)
  • 10 GB HDD
  • Windows XP SP3/Vista SP1
Microsoft Xbox 360

Xbox 360

  • Uses:
  • Xbox Live
PlayStation Portable

PlayStation Portable

  • Uses:
  • memory card 32 MB
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