Need For Speed: Most Wanted (2012) for PS3

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Need For Speed: Most Wanted (2012)

Criterion's second Need For Speed offers huge crashes and epic car chases. Score:


Our Verdict: Need for Speed: Most Wanted's greatest achievement is how it sets such a firm focus on racing. Criterion set out to make an open-world arcade racer where competition is king, and succeeded.

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Criterion's multi-vehicle new IP takes Burnout Paradise beyond cars in Article Comments

KamSage's Avatar

I don't like racing or generally sports games that are purely competitive. Saying that, I am incredibly interested in this game and other types of games trying to experiment with the basics of...

Need For Speed: Most Wanted (2012) Review in Article Comments

danieljjvv's Avatar

dear nfs creators please make games like underground 2 and the first most wanted the best games you have made so a long shot PS: your new games suck that is how i feel

Need For Speed Network companion app to drop support for NFS: Most Wanted in Article Comments

X2Eliah's Avatar

Huh. NFS had a companion app? Never knew that.. and oddly enough, it would have been useful to me. Wait. Does it only have an iOS version, or is it on androids too?

Game Stats

Release Date: 02/11/2012
Developer: Criterion
Publisher: EA
Genre: Racing
Rating: PEGI 7+
Site Rank: 135 4
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