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Sunday, September 20, 2009

Need For Speed: SHIFT

Need For Speed Shift is the latest iteration in the Need For Speed series, it's a complete overhaul trying to win its fans back. If you don't already know, this game is meant to be a sim (Simulation) so you'll be racing on tracks not streets. Well the good news is that it isn't doing a terrible job at it. The games visuals are beautiful and the RPG (Role-Playing Game) like gameplay truly make this a fun game. You get rewarded for pretty much anything you do. You can then use what you've earned to upgrade your car, unlock more races, better cars, etc. This gameplay really drives you to keep on playing, trying to get further and further.
Another great thing is how the game can be completely tuned to your needs, you can adjust the settings to what ever you'd like, so amateurs and pros alike will find their place. As for what the game is about, racing of course, it does a great job, there are little gameplay elements here and there that give you that feeling of realism that its aiming for. For example when you crash the screen gets blurry and shakes, this along with the games cockpit view, is simply amazing. Though the game has a nice selection of cars you'll find yourself bypassing most of them just to get the best car in the class leaving you without really having any need for all the other cars. It does have online play which is fun but somewhat limited. In the end this is definitely a step in the right direction for the series.
Released: September 15, 2009
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Number of Players: 1 (Offline), 8 (Online)
Number of Trophies / Achievements: 30 (PS3), 29 (Xbox 360)
Rated: E (Everyone)

Our Rating: 8.5/10

6 comments:

  1. EVEN THOUGH THER ARE LOTS OF GAME BUT I STILL LOVE TO PLAY NEED 4 SPEED.http://sportsseeker.blogspot.com/

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  2. I like need for speed aswell but mostly i like to play browser based rpgs like http://www.uptownmafia.com its pretty fun and you dont really have to put much time into it to be good lol did i say it is free
    lol

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  3. I love playing need for speed, like, very much. Time after time NFS gives a variety of new upgrades and my excited for the game grows more.

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  4. my video game collection special at my blog gamingeden continues.
    send me a photo of your video games collection and it will be featured in my blog. send it at lamprouk@hotmail.com

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  5. hello my name is kostas and i have a video gaming blog named gaming eden (http://gamingeden.blogspot.com/). in my blog i have a special feature where people send me at lamprouk@hotmail.com a photo of their video games collection and i feature these fotos in a future post. for more info see here (http://gamingeden.blogspot.com/2009/09/my-collections-send-me-yours-too.html )
    looking forward to see a photo of your own video games collection in my mailbox
    see you

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  6. Great game, but it's not really Need For Speed, it's more of a simulation game.

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