Chase or Be Chased. You never thought it would turn out like this—an all-out chase where you're the hunted. And the hunter. Now you must get behind the wheel and risk everything to infiltrate a ruthless international crime syndicate and take them down.
User reviews: Mostly Positive (580 reviews)
Release Date: Nov 18, 2008
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Chase or Be Chased.
You never thought it would turn out like this—an all-out chase where you're the hunted. And the hunter. Now you must get behind the wheel and risk everything to infiltrate a ruthless international crime syndicate and take them down. The man you're after is a maniac behind the wheel, and he's driving like his life depends on escape, which maybe it does. He's the one with all the answers you need, you will track him down. Needless to say, that fleet of police cruisers in your rearview mirror won't make things any easier. It will take all of your experience—and every ounce of skill—to outrun the law, take down the enemy, and unlock the truth that puts an end to this chase once and for all.

  • Go Deep Undercover - Race into an action-packed story of pursuit and betrayal. Take on jobs and compete in races to prove yourself as you infiltrate and take down an international crime syndicate.
  • Highway Battle - Fight off the cops and others as you take down your prey in high-speed, high stake multi-car chases. New and vastly improved AI mechanics mean more aggressive and intelligent cops focused on taking you out fast and by any means necessary.
  • Own the Open World - Tear across the massive highway system and discover the open world of the Gulf Coast Tri-Cities area, with three unique cities connected by an extensive highway system.
  • Heroic Driving Engine - An all-new game engine lets you pull off amazing moves for the ultimate driving edge.

System Requirements

    • Supported OS: Microsoft Windows® Windows XP (SP2), Windows Vista
    • Processor: Intel Pentium® 4 or equivalent, 3.0 GHz or faster
    • Memory: 5XP: 512 MB RAM / Vista: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 128 MB or more, NVIDIA GeForce (6600 or better); ATI Radeon (9500 or better); Intel G45 Express Chipset
    • Drivers: DirectX® 9.0c (included) and latest video drivers
    • Hard Drive: 6.0 GB free space
    • Sound: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card
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Helpful customer reviews
3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
51.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 14
Game has some glitches, not very efficiant , cpu bots will have instant catch up , traffic will auto aim for your car to crash in all races, you can use a tier four car in a tier one race and computer will detune itself to match your cars performance automatically, once you get your car impounded , you will not get it back even if you tuned it up with game cash ...you will have to go into shop click pink slips add car. the car will be stock and back to factory look.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
59.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 20
Can't believe its only been 60 hours! Felt like so much longer in a very satisfying way! (played through a couple of times) I love driving and listening to the sounds the sports cars make! I also like using Nitros in my turns rather than my breaks or e-breaks, so much better than other games!
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3 of 6 people (50%) found this review helpful
14.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 3
This is a great game if you love racers. There are tons of cars and lots of customizable parts. The story line is really cool and the races are intense. Beating the storyline takes about 15 hours and 100% completing the game may take around 24 hours. It is an incredible and cheap racing game and you should definitely get it.
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4 of 8 people (50%) found this review helpful
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 12
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2 of 7 people (29%) found this review helpful
15.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 28
I wish it offered a challenge, by the time i got my first car within 40 seconds the other racers would be out of the map. Pursuits were more challenging that racing.

I finish the game and my total race losses(i counted) were 5, and i got cought by the cops 2. However i did still enjoy playing.. kinda
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4 of 16 people (25%) found this review helpful
12.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 27
OMG, OMG... That twist at the end... Seriously, that Keyser Soze stuff from Usual Suspects, that`s kid`s play compared to this. Well... you know how it goes... Need for Speed - failing since 2006.
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23 of 26 people (88%) found this review helpful
15.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 31
Most underated racing game of the past generation. Solid mechanics, great driving feel, kinda on the unglier side, but still super fun. Not as good as Most Wanted 05, but that game isn't even on Steam so this is as close as you can get.
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10 of 11 people (91%) found this review helpful
30.7 hrs on record
Posted: August 26
Despite the obvious issues with the game, such as sun glaring into tunnels through the walls and into your eyes, the skyboxes randomly spinning around you, and heavy police SUVs easily outrunning a Veyron, it is a fun game.

It's fun, but a bit too easy at times. Almost depressingly easy. So easy, you'd want to keep a lower-leveled car around just to give yourself a challenge.

No, seriously. Except for one time some dude in a Dodge Viper challenged me to a 1-on-1 race, I still outran him in a 1969 Camaro. Sure, it took me 20+ tries, but I did it.

And finally, children: Don't be afraid to alt+F4 the game if you're about to get arrested and you know you wouldn't be able to afford the impound retrieval costs. It's easier to spend a minute loading the game back up than it is getting enough money to get another car.
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10 of 14 people (71%) found this review helpful
9.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 22
this is still one of my all time favorite racing games and after turning everything up to High in the graphics it looks SO much better than i remember it from playing on XBox 360.
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7 of 10 people (70%) found this review helpful
170.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 29
This game I played many times over very fun!
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
32.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 25
i sux at this
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
19.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 8
One of the most underrated series of nfs.
It has lot of cutscenes, and nice storyline to follow on.
Only two problem makes this game underrated than it has to be.
First problem is the ridiculous difficulty on some races such as I need to beat SLR Mclaren with EVO. But it is not that big because you can get pinkslips as you clear other missions and easily collect money and buy a better car.
The biggest problem is physics which breaks the game and makes player difficult or sometimes almost impossible to control the car.
But overall great game with big open world, Which is the last nfs with STORY, COPS, TUNE UPS, and FREEDRIVE.
See what happened to NFS these days. They are just burnout series with supercars. No more storyline, unique tune ups, and thrills which really suck.

간만에 해보는데 뽀샤시한 그래픽, 스토리라인이 좋음
최고의 혹평을 받았던 게임인데 거기서 알수 있듯 굉장한 개적화와 썩은 물리엔진을 보여준다
썩은 물리엔진이 혈압을 오르게하지만 기본적으로 뽀샤시한 느낌과 오픈월드가 좋아서 할만은 하다.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
12.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 16
Craziest driving with sexiest cars.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
3.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 3
bad
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
14.0 hrs on record
Posted: July 7
you can go pretty fast so its good
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: July 3
need for speed for life man
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5 of 9 people (56%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 6
Best Need for Speed game since Underground 2!!! :D
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
9.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 19
Great game overall! Love the car creations
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
22.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 4
Wait, wasn't there a storyline? Oh, right! "Storyline"! Haha!
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
19.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 7
I thought this pc version of NFS Undercover is the same as PS2 NFS Undercover.
But it is not the same. I'm quite dissapointed though.
Well, it is quite a good game for me. Thumbs Up (Y)
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