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Need for Speed: Most Wanted
Need for Speed: Most Wanted 2
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Release Date (US):
October 30th, 2012
Release Date (UK):
November 2nd, 2012
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0 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PS3:
0 of 0 Games
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Also available for Xbox 360, Wii U, iOS, Android, and the PS Vita. A reboot of the 2005 video game "Need for Speed: Most Wanted".

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Need for Speed: Most Wanted begs you to play it, to explore Fairhaven, to take your skills online, and to become the best racer in this open-world setting. It's a perfect addition to the franchise and keeps you strictly focused on driving and competing.

We like

  • Great open-world city to explore
  • Intense, fun gameplay
  • Always focused on driving without the fluff

We dislike

  • Mediocre police pursuits
  • Limited events for each car
  • Some confusion for online play

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Sitting behind the wheel of just about any of Fairhaven's numerous real life cars is an exhilarating experience, but the real joy in Need for Speed: Most Wanted rests in vehicle discovery, the connected content, and the get-to-business attitude of this open-world racer. Whether competing online with friends, searching for a new ride hidden away in some vacant parking lot, or speeding through city streets to avoid the aggressiv...

Need for Speed: Most Wanted News

  • New Need for Speed trailer features Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul, expensive cars

    Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul stars in next year's upcoming game-made-movie title simply called Need for Speed, according to Game Informer. Set for March 2014, fans of Aaron Paul and those of racing movies alike will come together to see if this movie, after so many failed movies that were influenced b...

  • Need for Speed sale hits the EU PlayStation Store

    Need for Speed fans take note: Sony’s hosting a massive sale on the franchise starting today on the EU PlayStation Store. The sale offers discount prices across multiple titles in the adrenaline-fuelled racing franchise (plus DLC), and will be running for approximately one week. See belo...

  • PS Plus Update: August is looking good for Europe, Australia, and New Zealand

    There are a dearth of new releases during the summer months, and PlayStation Plus has got gamers in Europe, Australia and New Zealand covered. Sony has announced via the EU PlayStation Blog that five new games will be joining the service at the end of July, and will presumably be available in a...

  • First Need for Speed Most Wanted DLC announced

    Electronic Arts will roll out the first batch of DLC for Need for Speed Most Wanted on December 18. Due out on PlayStation Network, Xbox LIVE Marketplace and Origin, the Ultimate Speed Pack features 25 new events centred around five new vehicles: the Pagani Zonda R, Mclaren F1LM, Lamborghini Aven...

  • EA Gothenburg becomes Ghost

    Swedish developer EA Gothenburg has a new name – Ghost, to be exact. The company’s new website launched this week and wasted no time in making a call for staff to join a variety of new projects. It was previously revealed that the studio was working on a new Need for Speed title &ndas...

  • Need for Speed Most Wanted launch trailer

    Need For Speed Most Wanted, the upcoming racer by Burnout developers Criterion Games, releases October 30. If you pre-order now you can get the Limited Edition for no extra costs which includes: -4 hours of double speed points to boost your multiplayer progression -Early Unlock of Porsche 911 Ca...

  • Need for Speed movie casts Aaron Paul

    According to Entertainment Weekly, actor Aaron Paul, best known for portraying Jesse Pinkman in Breaking Bad, will feature in the upcoming movie adaptation of Need for Speed. Specifically, Paul will take the lead role in the racing flick, which will be directed by Scott Waugh for DreamWorks. ...

  • Need for Speed Most Wanted video diary - Part 1: If we can find them, we'll drive them

    Need for Speed is back this year with another dazzling roster of cars to encourage fierce competition between players and to give everyone a fighting chance of escaping the cops. With their love of the Need For Speed franchise and fast cars, Steven and Simon from PlayStation Universe are going on...

  • [UPDATE] PS Vita Need for Speed: Most Wanted delayed?

    UPDATE: EA has confirmed that the PS Vita version has not been delayed, and will launch on November 2 as planned.  ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Electronic Arts’ Polish website has indicated that Need for Speed: Most Wanted for PlayStation Vita has been delayed until next year. According to the...

  • Need for Speed: Most Wanted - Get Wanted trailer

    Electronic Arts has lifted the lid on a new Need for Speed: Most Wanted trailer for your viewing pleasure. Check it out below. Need for Speed: Most Wanted is due out in the U.S. on October 30 for PlayStation 3, PC and Xbox 360, and cruises into stores throughout Europe on November 2. ...

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