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Score Breakdown Based on 1319 ratings
  1. 10 (166)
  2. 9 (213)
  3. 8 (277)
  4. 7 (181)
  5. 6 (120)
  6. 5 (117)
  7. 4 (56)
  8. 3 (38)
  9. 2 (57)
  10. 1 (94)

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  • User Rating 9

    Criterion does it again!

    Rated on October 30, 2012 by abbazabba1977

    Take a little Most Wanted. Add a little Paradise City. What do you get? NFS: Most Wanted the reboot. Awesome game! Nicely done. All the jump finding, gate crashing, billboard crashing is back! This...

    1 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    This is called Need for Speed Burnout...the cocktail no one would admit was waiting for.

    Rated on October 31, 2012 by Gvsty

    I've never like BlackBox's games so much and i don't feel that Most Wanted (2005) or Underground 2 were the best NFS games. I really enjoyed Hot Pursuit (2011) and i think that was the best. Until Cri...

    1 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1

    Criterion, make another Burnout or BLACK 2. Let Black Box deal with their problems...

    Rated on October 31, 2012 by DrFrogg

    This is a prime example of not relying on Metacritic for knowing which game is good or not. The game is VERY OVERRATED. I won't go as far as saying E.A. bribed with cash (Very likely though), but comp...

    7 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1.5

    This isn't Need for Speed: Most Wanted, but a Burnout game using NFS Most Wanted title to sell. DO NOT BUY--RIP OFF

    Rated on October 31, 2012 by electric_90

    I am huge Need for speed Most wanted fan boy, but this game was a huge let down. This Need for Speed does not have any major customization as it had on original Most Wanted game. The game does not hav...

    6 out of 10 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5

    Needspeed most wanted review criterion edition.

    Rated on November 02, 2012 by Crazy_sahara

    With the new introduction to ea's next title would this be the next epic need4speed edition we can call home, short answer yes long answer no. Theres things a fan would certainly point out, i...

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

    More Like NFS UNWANTED

    Rated on November 05, 2012 by Kryptonite420

    I can honestly say that NFS Most Wanted 2005 was, in my opinion, the best game in the NFS series. It had so many things which set it apart from any other racing games. Firstly, I loved the customizati...

    5 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 1.5

    BAD

    Rated on November 10, 2012 by marcelinof

    I don't even know where to start, but i will start buy saying to not buy this piece of crap excuse for a Need for Speed .I mean holy crap this game is basically Burnout Paradise with Frostbite 2 and l...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.5

    Just an "OK" game.

    Rated on November 14, 2012 by chee_2

    This game impressed me when I started playing. But after playing a few races, then I found out that the gameplay is similar to Burnout Series which are very boring(that's why I played Burnout Revenge ...

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

    need for speed most wanted 2012 is better then ever , in this enhanced wii u port of last yrs game , uses pc texture

    Rated on March 19, 2013 by mariokart64fan

    the graphics are astonishingly better then last yrs original , whether on the gamepad or on tv , it really proves how much more power wiiu can p ull in its early stages , the gameplay a...

    1 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    The best racing game i've played.

    Rated on August 10, 2013 by gamefig1

    This game is a masterpiece. You are trying to become the most wanted driver of Fairhaven City. Fairhaven is the perfect place to drive around, have fun, smash bilboards, escape the cops, watch the tra...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.