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7.2
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Score Breakdown Based on 280 ratings
  1. 10 (36)
  2. 9 (47)
  3. 8 (94)
  4. 7 (48)
  5. 6 (16)
  6. 5 (11)
  7. 4 (7)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (6)
  10. 1 (14)

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  • User Rating 5

    Too nitpicky in my opinion.

    Rated on April 20, 2012 by VigoSOC

    This game punishes you for every little thing like constant stalling off the line at races(if you rev the engine early on to boost nitro, it's extremely difficult, in my view, to keep from stalling). ...

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

    Makes you want to chew off your wrist strap with your teeth and hurl the controller at the TV.

    Rated on November 29, 2009 by ppshterror827

    The first thing that I would like to address is that the racing mode is rather fun when you first try it out. This got the game off to a good start for me. However, immediately after I 5-starred the c...

    0 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Ignore pphsterror827. Something was wrong with him.

    Rated on December 27, 2009 by sonicwii

    This game is excellent. I honestly don't know what was wrong with that guy. First of all, the cars are easy to control once you get the hang of it. One of my friends picked it up in about 5 minutes. T...

    4 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Surprisingly good.

    Rated on January 01, 2010 by jazzfan4

    Ahhh, another year, another Need For Speed. Yup its tradition and but 2009 EA released 2 different Need For Speeds. Shift and Nitro, I played Shift and thought it was decent, but the one thing I didn'...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    EA's Nintendo only release gives us one of the best third party racers on the wii.

    Rated on May 26, 2013 by Wiicodmaniac

    Need for speed nitro has been a disappointing franchise so far for the wii. Though a few of them have released on the system, not one of them has been very good.EA atones for it with need for speed ni...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6

    I was thinking this game would be great but it turned out to be bad.

    Rated on May 22, 2010 by DGDFDGFBBYT

    Gameplay 60.1% First when I've seen this game on youtube I was watching the video and I thought that Need For Speed Nitro looks great but the review are not as bad as I tought it would be Instead of B...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Some unique graphical features and an insane sense of speed make this exciting, as long as you don't mind repeating laps

    Rated on August 26, 2010 by hekifier

    (+) an intense sense of speed; the ability to customize your car is as deep as ever; seeing your colors hit the track as you hit first place is awesome (-) not nearly enough tracks compared to othe...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    awesome game play loved the high speed chases and the sick Nitro I think that you all should get this game from Thomas..

    Rated on July 29, 2010 by Uready4this

    This was that second best racing game I have ever played dude first is Jak X!!! : ) If you like racing games that have boostes and that you can crash into any thing and flip your car over you will li...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    Need For Speed Nitro had some cool new gameplay features but, only contains ten tracks total.

    Rated on December 02, 2010 by Darkomega222

    (+) good car customization, good visuals, challenging AI, good multiplayer. (-) difficult drift controls, only a total of ten tracks, the items in the game can get annoying. Need for Speed Nit...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    If you have a need for speed....

    Rated on June 16, 2011 by stAmbrosius

    Need for Speed Nitro is exclusively for the Nintendo Wii. It has you racing through cities across the world like Rio de Janeiro, Caïro, Dubai, Signapore and Madrid. I thought it was a nice touch to ha...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.