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Score Breakdown Based on 6121 ratings
  1. 10 (1071)
  2. 9 (1517)
  3. 8 (1520)
  4. 7 (791)
  5. 6 (337)
  6. 5 (246)
  7. 4 (130)
  8. 3 (101)
  9. 2 (111)
  10. 1 (298)

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  • User Rating 9

    EA and then Need For Speed series is back on track.

    Rated on September 16, 2009 by scvido

    after much disappointment with Carbon, the terrible Pro Street and Undercover, i can finally say that EA (a company that was once great now seen as a cash cow) has finally released a good NFS game. ...

    17 out of 18 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Really a Huge improvement in the NFS Titles. Very well structured and orchestrated game. Its definitely worth a try.

    Rated on September 16, 2009 by maxtor

    This game is definitely a step from from the rest of the titles. I bought it personally for PC, and it's fantastic. Everything is pretty balanced. It plays a lot like GRID's physics. So if u like that...

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

    Well, i must say that EA tried hard to save its franchise so it is worth playing.

    Rated on September 16, 2009 by digitalmohsin

    I might have scored this game 9.0 if I hadn't played Codemasters GRID. Although graphics and music of this game is quite fantastic but this game seriously lags behind GRID in physics and car sounds. T...

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

    i have to say it. it's a good game.

    Rated on September 16, 2009 by samwe

    i have to say it. it's a good game. the game's graphics are excellent, the cars available at the car lot are just great, the sound effects are perfect, the controls and handlings are greater (i still ...

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

    Expected more. Nice try to copy grid but still lots of stuff to fix...

    Rated on September 17, 2009 by d3mb4t4

    It's a nice game indeed. But the little bugs and untouched stuff that are annoying like the tire wall when u hit it the tires are 3 at a time...and they can't split (like in grid) and the damage...the...

    7 out of 15 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Neither sim nor arcade, but presents the best elements of both.

    Rated on September 17, 2009 by scheppaa

    The best thing about this game is how it balances the hard core sim experience with arcade-style incentives. You can tell immediately that the team who worked on sim legends like GTR-2 had a hand in t...

    5 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Almost, but not quite there yet. That's right, the new Need For Speed: Shift is a great game to play. Yet, there are...

    Rated on September 17, 2009 by Berserker1_5

    Where do I start? The NFS:Shift is a great game to play. In the beginning, you start off with a nice lap race to determine your level, then you are put in a race. From then on it's like most racing ga...

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

    Not the NFS i expected...

    Rated on September 17, 2009 by Gabr131

    I waited for a revolutionary game from EA and NFS series. I am still disappointed , something its happening with them that they cant make originals games anymore. This is a bad copy of Grid and the ba...

    10 out of 20 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    THANKS EA ,, "A GAME " NO IT'S A REAL RACING

    Rated on September 17, 2009 by tamersara

    EVERYTHING IS AMAZING : THE GAMEPLAY - THE CONTROLLING- THE REAL WORLD AND I MEAN A REAL WORLD GRAPHICS DON'T KNOW HOW THE EA TEAM DONE THIS -DON'T KNOW IS IT A GAME OR AM REALLY RACING ,,,I SAID WOW ...

    4 out of 13 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Reminds me of good old NFS games...

    Rated on September 18, 2009 by adveyes_xbox

    The game starts with a test lap, just to check the player's skills, followed by a test race. The steering is awful, but be patient... Once you complete the test race, steering sensitivity and other se...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.