Need for Speed Undercover
Nothing like all the others
So this NFS game outta all the others that have started from Underground to now Undercover have been pretty good. The best one ever is always going to be Most Wanted. It had a heads up on Undergound 2 with the free roam and all the minorstones to complete in the game. This one I think is a rip off... mainly for the PS2. It felt too much like Pro Street and Carbon all over again. Pro Street with the races not being a challenge and Carbon cause when you win a race and go back you can't get the same amount of money again from the race so you end up having to sell your cars to afford upgrades or new ones. It's always nice to go back and win the same amount of money again to get new things. The tracks, cops, and even other racers in the game were too easy even on hard. The traffic was thin and easy to move in and out of and to lose cops in too fast. All and all I dont think I will be buying anymore NFS, I'll be renting them to try them out.
Better than Pro Street
Need For Speed Undercover is a very solid entry into the NFS series. It was very fun to play this game after the very disappointing Pro Street which caught everyone off guard with the closed course competitions. This game features the free roam in a massive city which is what made NFSU2 and NFS Most Wanted fun to play. The story in career mode is certainly one that can be fun to get into. There are a few things though that could have been better. The city looks very cool and it is very detailed but if you've ever played Most Wanted you will notice that the street layout is a mirror image of Palmont City (featured city in NFS Most Wanted). Another pretty noticeable problem is that when free roaming buildings and vehicles will pop up right in plain sight which means the game has some problems with the speed at which the graphics are processed. The cars selection is cool and the cars seem much more affordable than other NFS games but the PS2 version seems to be missing some of the cars in the PS3 and XBOX 360 versions of the game such as the NISSAN GTR the BMW M6 and the Mitsubushi EVO X. Those could have easily been put into the game but it seems as though lately PS2 owners have been getting the short end of the stick as far as features and graphics and content compared to other consoles. The thing that is most fun though is the cop chases. They are much more challenging than Most Wanted or Carbon. The level One cops in this game are hard to shake. This is a very fun game and I think anyone who liked Most Wanted or Carbon will enjoy this game.
Not what I expeccted
I was so obsessed with getting this game after playing "NFS Most Wanted". When I started playing it, I was very disapointed. The open world is pretty much the same as "most wanted", if you have played "Most Wanted" and are familiar with it's map then you will see the similarity, only in undercover it seems as though there is'nt as much secret places you can find, or secret jumps, actually the map seems a little smaller. The story is very short, I beat it within 4 days only playing an hour or 2 each day. The persuits seem a lot easier, even in heat 5, I can still get away with all my tires popped. The cops seem dumber. When I'm free-roaming I am always speeding, and some of them just whiz on by, going a hundred miles per hour, hitting civilians. Sometimes in persuits they turn around and go the opposit way I am going. The car customization is way better, but thats really the only good thing about this game. If your looking into this game I would strongly recomend you buy Need For Speed Most Wanted, if you don't have it already.
Best nfs game ever!
The next installment of the nfs series... probably the best. The controls on this game are much better than in the previous nfs games. Also the graphics are much better. The storyline of this one is interesting but fun. The past few nfs games have all been fun but they have been missing something important. Cops. This game brings back the cops which i think makes the game a lot more fun. The cops make the game for me. If you liked nfs underground for the car customization part of it then don't get this. The car customization is lame but there is still a good choice of vehicles. The nos in this game is better than in the previous titles and there is more of it so you get more than 5 seconds of speed boost. Overall i give this game a 9/10 and highly recommend it if you like any of the earlier nfs games.
i really like this one
i really like this need for speed,yeah the story mode is a little short,but when u beat the game u can get this car called a konessig ccx,that is awesome!!!,it is sooo fast,i got this game when it came out,and i still think it is one of my favorite need 4 speeds!!,game also has cool music,and insane police chases!!!
grows on you
I admit, when i first saw the graphics i was disappointed. But the more i played the game the more fun it got. If you're the type that likes a challenge this is a good game. But if you like presentation don't bother getting it. It does seem endless halfway through the game because the variety of races get old. When you have played every race multiple times, it gets old and you may have to take a break from it. But if you stick to it even through the disappointment of the graphics, you will get addicted. Plus if you're not sure you want to buy it, go ahead and get it to see if you like it. If you don't like it just turn it back in for some store credit so you don't get a complete waste. Plus, store credit comes in handy right before christmas time. Oh yeah, it is always sunny it is never rainy, night, cloudy, or foggy and the streets are shiny. That might add to the graphics.
BEST NFS EVER!
Okay guys I play this with my friend It is one of the coolest games ever!
But its so hard but eh don't we all need a challenge. My favorite parts are the heart throbbing chases and the good car customizations.
In all I'd say a good choice but maybe a little expensive but its gonna' come down soon.
This is a great game. I mean the selection of cars is better than the other NFS's and the free customizations in the game are awsome, you can change and reshape everthing to your liking. Although the maps are closley related to NFS Most Wanted its better than before. The only cons of the game is that the police chases are easier than most wanted and the races are easier, but i would recommend it to anyone and everyone.
Expecting more, but not a bad game
I bought this game about two weeks ago, the reason why I bought it was because on the trailers/videos of the game I could see the Nissan 370Z and the Nissan GT-R 2009. But ohh big dissappointment when I finished the game, I could never find those cars (probably on the challenge series or with some kind of code/trick).....I have played some of the latest NFS series (Undergroud 1&2, Most Wanted & Carbon).....The history is kinda boring (actually i've never paid attention to the videos)..... The challenge is minimal, I just had to repeat one race (I don't consider my self a good player, just average); and I was never caught by the police. The quality of the graphics were not 'amazing', but decent (even for PS2). I still think that in general NFS-Most Wanted is still a way better game.I don't remember any of the songs of the game.........But in a good side, they have a few nice muscle cars that we could find on Carbon, like the Camaro SS, Challenger, Cuda, Shelby; Also the most fun part that I had with this game was to actually have a few Police cars (Porche / Lambo.. and another that I don't remember.....)and chase the 'bad guys'....but the fun ends with the lack of challenge.....
Pretty Good, But not what I was expecting.
When I got this game, I was excited about the fact NFS had decided to put a ton of new cars in Undercover, (Audi R8, Buggati Veyron, Corvette Stingray, etc.) But unfortunately, when I got it, it seems that the list of cars was in fact, cut short. Now I have Carbon, (and thank God I only decided to RENT Need for Speed ProStreet!) This felt like Carbon, except new map, actally LESS Cars, more challenging cop chases, and it is daytime. EA did decide to toss in a couple cars we had not yet seen, (Lamborghini Murcielago LP-640, Koensigg CCX, Pagani Zonda F,) Graphics are alright, compared to a lot of other games I have. Overall, thie is a good game, with a confusing storyline. But it feels like sorta a repeat from Carbon. If you have a different gaming system, I would sugest getting it for that.