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Need for Speed: Underground

The seventh installment in the legendary racing series developed since 1995. Created once again by EA Black Box, the game brings revolutionary changes to the series, focusing on illegal street racing, popularized mainly by The Fast and the Furious movie.

Racing

Need for Speed: Underground cover

Official website

Game mode: single / multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: local network / Internet, players: 1-4

game release date:

17Nov2003

GCN PS2 XBOX

18Nov2003

PC

18Dec2003

GBA

Need for Speed: Underground for PC, PS2 and etc. is the next installment in the bestselling racing series regularly released since 1995. The game introduces a set of innovative elements to the series, inspired mainly by films such as The Fast and the Furious.

Gameplay

Need for Speed: Underground for PC, PS2 and etc. offers two main kinds of extreme illegal competitions: regular races and drag races (the so-called 1/4 mile races), both taking place in urban areas. The game features twenty licensed cars, belonging to such renowned brands as Toyota, Honda, Subaru or Mitsubishi. Each car can be modified to a large extent both in terms of the visuals (bumpers, spoilers, etc.) and the performance (nitrous injection kit or modified transmission). The game features car parts delivered by real-existing brands, such as AEM, Audiobahn, Bilstein, Dazz Motorsport, DC Sports, Eibach, Enkei, GReddy Performance Products, HKS, Holley, Injen, Jackson Racing, MOMO, Neuspeed, Nitrous Express, O.Z, PIAA, Skunk2 Racing, Sparco, StreetGlow or Turbonetics.

Building a speed demon requires an adequate amount of money. The in-game cash can be obtained by winning racing events (about a hundred variants of them in total). The game features multiplayer modes as well (including online).

The latest technologies made it possible for the game to render astonishing visuals. Need for Speed: Underground for PC, PS2 and etc. offers advanced, three-dimensional graphics. Special effects were made by a serious professionals, by no means inferior to Hollywood-based designers. The soundtrack comprises over a dozen energetic songs which complement the atmosphere of the game.

System requirements

PC / Windows

Recommended: Processor Pentium III 1 GHz, 256 MB RAM, graphic card 32MB, 2 GB HDD

Game Boy Advance

Uses: link-cable + additionally (GBA): link-cable