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Score Breakdown Based on 2107 ratings
  1. 10 (416)
  2. 9 (980)
  3. 8 (507)
  4. 7 (125)
  5. 6 (35)
  6. 5 (15)
  7. 4 (7)
  8. 3 (5)
  9. 2 (2)
  10. 1 (15)

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  • User Rating 8.5

    Really good follow up to a great game.

    Rated on April 26, 2008 by DrewTheSchu

    Need for Speed: High Stakes basically took Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit and improved the game in certain areas that people wanted the most. The biggest change in this game was the addition of car ...

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

    Great game to add to the need for speed series

    Rated on September 25, 2004 by Epicsoldier

    If your a racing fan, this is a good game to have, it's full of great great cars, alot of tracks and theres cops. Unlocking/buying certain cars might not be all so easy, well atleast the nice cars. Bu...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    More of the same, but better. Still the game that sets the standard for all other racing games, and the bar has been rai

    Rated on January 06, 2006 by CTOCTOCTO

    Well, if you are not the betting kind, you can always stick to the arcade modes. In truth, they aren't to be missed and this is as complete a driving game as any even if you never enter a career race....

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    A solid, fun and cool game. This game combines many features that are worth checking out!

    Rated on December 15, 2004 by *DirtyHarry26

    There are lot of cool features in this game. First of all: the impressive lineup of cars. Just like every other game in the series, there are many exciting cars. From the cutting edge McLaren F-1 to t...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.6

    A good old fun game. In other words, an instant classic of the NFS series.

    Rated on February 22, 2005 by Dodger26

    This was my first game of the Need For Speed series and also my favorite. The graphics are pretty bad, even for that time, but the rest of the game is nothing but pure fun. The impressive line-up o...

    0 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Very much like NFS III

    Rated on August 10, 2008 by Andreaz1

    Yes, very much like NFS III: Hot Pursuit but better graphics some new cars, a whole lot of new tracks to race on, and the biggest difference: damage! The whole new career mode is also a good thing, yo...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.3

    Rytmicka, emocionalni zavodni bomba od jeste tehdejsi zlate klasicke Electronic Arts. Puvodni a posledni nejlepsi ze...

    Rated on February 20, 2006 by Prince_Queen

    ...serie je graficky uchvatna, hratelnostne bozska a zabavne uzasna. Tam, kde se ostatni zavodni hry snazi navazat na kopirovani jinych, vzal si 4. dil teto oblibene herni serie to nejlepsi ze vsech *...

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

    Good game, good career mode, bad graphics. My favorite part would have to be the career mode!!!!!! It rules! :)

    Rated on October 10, 2005 by twillingate

    This is an excellent game, with terrible graphics. I love the career mode, you can make money, kind of like GT3 A-Spec (which I have also reviewed), I love games where you can start a racing career. L...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.9

    My review on Need For Speed High Stakes

    Rated on October 18, 2005 by Blackhawk722

    I have played other games in the Need For Speed series, and although others may be better in terms of graphics, no other one has as good of game play as High Stakes. The main things that draw me two i...

    1 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    sizzle my nizzle extra salt on the frizzle.

    Rated on September 22, 2008 by dainsanereview

    need for speed high stakes it's not drug dealing it's a racing game.the game is pretty good there are about 30 different tracks to unlock and choose from u can also can race and do pursuits and catch ...

    1 out of 3 found this review helpful.