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Score Breakdown Based on 21442 ratings
  1. 10 (4086)
  2. 9 (5737)
  3. 8 (6996)
  4. 7 (2708)
  5. 6 (768)
  6. 5 (368)
  7. 4 (170)
  8. 3 (111)
  9. 2 (115)
  10. 1 (384)

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  • User Rating 6.5

    The best street racing game for the DS thus far.

    Rated on May 15, 2007 by white143papi

    This game is fun for a while but don't expect a high replay value from this title. The multiplayer is where this game shines, racing against friends and not the A.I. The game is easily beaten by using...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.8

    good game!

    Rated on May 27, 2007 by eherosparkman

    the game was pretty fun, the only problem, not a long enogh carrer mode! now,if carrer mode was a bit longer, like another world or a longer last one... it would be alot better! now to its positive ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    Need for speed carbon: own the city would be a awesome game. If they had maked it harder.

    Rated on October 24, 2012 by 00zippy00

    Need for speed carbon: own the city is a good game. It has plenty of races and a lot of cars and tuning options but the game is fairly short.When you start the campaign you must first buy a car: a Vol...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    There is nothing that could be improved in this game!

    Rated on November 05, 2009 by pofolonies

    Need for speed Carbon is an absolute ripper of a game for the ds. It has an interesting story, great graphics (especially considering this is the ds) and fantastic gameplay. The soundtrack is good (al...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.3

    by far best racing game out for the ds. and no wonder why...

    Rated on July 23, 2007 by thepsychox247

    a great game. almost as good as its xbox and X360 counterparts. but the concept is the same race-win-own area. and its great graphics and easy to use controls help a lot. the customization is one the ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.8

    Best Need for Speed Game on the DS. That's not saying much. With good fun on the go.

    Rated on November 06, 2006 by yianaki

    I am halfway through the game. Looking at the available cars there are no lambos :< This is a really fun game the cars look really great for a ds title. However more importantly the racing cours...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.2

    All of the features in Need for Speed Carbon make this racer one of the best in this genre

    Rated on November 03, 2006 by ludadav

    Gameplay: Much better than NFSU2 and MW for the DS. You have your Race Now which is an arcade mode, and your typical career mode where you will spend most of your time in. There are 4 different race ...

    7 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.8

    Simply put, Need for Speed Carbon: Own the City is the best street racer you can buy for the DS.

    Rated on November 04, 2006 by muffdan

    The previous two NFS attempts missed many marks including the most important one: gameplay. Carbon thankfully hits this previously rusty nail on the head and gives us an overall satisfying arcade raci...

    14 out of 14 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.2

    Fun for about two days...then you've beaten everyone, finished the story, and have nothing left but multiplayer.

    Rated on November 21, 2006 by poohbear12

    The Need for Speed franchise has had some ups and some downs over the years, with editions consisting of undriveable/uncontrollable cars, or decent racers with unbelievable load times (i.e. the PSP ve...

    2 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.3

    Surprisingly, Not A Meth Addiction Game

    Rated on December 01, 2006 by YoungDre360

    NFSC:OTC is my first DS racer and I must say I'm very impressed with the near-console quality of it. I haven't played any of the other versions of ityet, but from my experience with the two "Unde...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.