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Score Breakdown Based on 2967 ratings
  1. 10 (541)
  2. 9 (1374)
  3. 8 (747)
  4. 7 (174)
  5. 6 (60)
  6. 5 (26)
  7. 4 (9)
  8. 3 (4)
  9. 2 (12)
  10. 1 (20)

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  • User Rating 8.4

    Classic game that rocks!

    Rated on December 27, 2005 by RollNpc

    This game is a classic in every since of the word. It combines decent graphics, good controls, fast cars, and the highway patrol trying to chase you down. I first found this game back in the late 90’s...

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

    Rated on November 20, 2003 by Gear-Box

    Need for Speed 3: Hot Pursuit is easily the worst game I have seen in my life. I don't even know if it should be called a game. The plot? Nothing. You just race around tracks or try to capture cars as...

    2 out of 34 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Don't need physics to be fun!!

    Rated on April 14, 2008 by DrewTheSchu

    Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit is an outstanding racing arcade game that shows that you don't need realism or physics to make a driving game FUN! Need for Speed III came out after the first Gran Tur...

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

    The best in the series so far.

    Rated on April 21, 2008 by geniustiong

    Have you ever dreamed of being chased by the local PD in a fast car along with other racers? If you have, then this is the game for you. Now i'm not gonna waste my time to write a whole review here be...

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

    Rated on July 02, 2004 by Orly23

    If the only Need for Speed title that you've ever played is Need for Speed Underground then you might thing that this is a total different franchise. The fact is that Need for Speed 3: Hot Pursuit is...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    So many hours into this game...

    Rated on November 07, 2004 by Epicsoldier

    So many hours into this game... and it was fun :):):):):):), this game has put the series where it is now, and it has done a pretty good job of it to. There are alot of cars, and the tracks are very c...

    5 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.5

    A fantastic soundtrack is the only thing that has not been improved upon by subsequent games in the series.

    Rated on October 13, 2009 by Zetona

    Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit was probably the first "serious" video game I ever owned. It introduced me to the world of fast cars and racing, and as such I will be forever indebted to it. Back in t...

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

    Remember the good old days

    Rated on November 30, 2009 by coma4ever

    Going through my CD's, I found this... I remembered having a lot of fun with it so I reinstalled it. Well it doesn't have the flashy graphics, or realism, or ... whatever...so practically it sucks ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.9

    Arcade??... but what'a arcade !!!!

    Rated on February 02, 2006 by jascoolo

    This game is a legend.. Poor racing pc players didn't have a long offer... NFS:HP delivers just a plain of fun.. I haven't seen now so well prepared tracks.. This is a great adventage of NFS.. but wha...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Simply the best one out there!

    Rated on July 27, 2007 by ckat609

    I remember getting this game and how I couldn't stop drooling over the graphics. I mean, this simply was THE racer to beat. I've had my share of racing games. I date back to Test Drive, yes, the ...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.