In Need For Speed Undercover, Electronic Arts has taken the venerable racing series back to the cops and robbers street racing angle that was last seen in Need For Speed: Most Wanted.
Does Need For Speed Undercover leave the cops in the dust? Or does it get arrested on the charge of being not fun? Here’s what a selection of five reviewers had to say about Need For Speed Undercover and what the overall verdict on the game is.
1UP: “In many ways, Need for Speed: Undercover is like a “greatest hits” package of ideas and concepts that we’ve seen the franchise play around with since Need for Speed: Underground turned the series on its head five years ago. Undercover revels in street culture, much like both of the Underground games, while putting a greater emphasis on cops and car chases like Need for Speed: Most Wanted. And like Need for Speed: Carbon, it leans heavily on a narrative that’s plays out in occasional cut-scenes while building on some of the impressive graphics and driving-physics technology built for Need for Speed: ProStreet. On paper it seems like a slam-dunk, but it sadly falls just a little flat in practice.” (B) Continue reading