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:
Recent:
Mixed (105 reviews) - 67% of the 105 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Overall:
Mostly Positive (1,653 reviews) - 70% of the 1,653 user reviews for this game are positive.
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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Recent:
Mixed (105 reviews)
Overall:
Mostly Positive (1,653 reviews)
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skatemetal20
( 1.3 hrs on record )
Posted: July 21
Being a huge fan of Need For Speed and my favorite being Need For Speed Carbon. This is porobably the worst game I hav eever played. All the driving mechanics are ♥♥♥♥, and the game itself if just too ♥♥♥♥ing easy. Really wish I did not purchase this game. But hey, it was on sale and was more of an impulse buy. But I paid to be dissapointed so horribly.
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Dunarand
( 26.6 hrs on record )
Posted: July 21
Still looks gorgeous on 1080p high. It's a game that I keep coming back too. I always restart my save to try using and modding different cars.
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thedemogamerslp
( 38.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 17
This game is like no other need for speed it changes the gameplay and style.

Pros:
Great Gameplay
Good Graphics that have aged well
A nice car selection
A fair storyline

Cons
AI doesnt realy try in most races or pursuits but some missions can be very challenging
The Story feels very short
there is a pretty fair customization but not as much as I hoped
alot of races feel recylced

This game has alot of personality to it however weather that be from the random (and comical) Police radio chatter or even just some cheesy cutscenes or music choices which add some real charecter to it.

Overall I think this game is about a 9/10 there is definitely ways this game could have been better but overall its a solid game snd for the price you can't realy go wrong.
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RendraF
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 14
bad resoulation
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Pulveriser_Penguin
( 11.3 hrs on record )
Posted: July 10
Decent Game - Not a bad story line and half decent graphics - definatly recommend giving it a whirl..
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phozon
( 2.6 hrs on record )
Posted: July 9
best nfs
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Bhombhol
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 9
Very bad game. Stuck after 1 minute and always crash
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Jenryl
( 6.7 hrs on record )
Posted: July 8
Graphics arent as good as they are shown
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eric.korloch
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 8
It just keeps on crashing right at the start right when i go through the cop barricade
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JohnGimble
( 0.6 hrs on record )
Posted: July 7
Horrible controls, boring races, boring open world, and cheap ai. Only buy it if its a couple dollars. I owned this game on 360 as well but thought I'd give it another go because maybe the higher framerate and resolution could make it better. It didn't. The best NFS game to me was NFS Hot Pursuit 2 on PS2. Just get PCSX2 and HP2 on PS2, I'm sure you'll have more fun.
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11 of 15 people (73%) found this review helpful
12 people found this review funny
5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
10.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 2
I've tried this game on wii but I didn't expect the gameplay on PC, it's amazing.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
10.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 27
If you want a fun game to chill or to mess around with the police and have fun this game is for you. Also it is very cheap right now so if you are going to buy it, buy it now.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 23
Very good graphics and gameplay, Also controller support works very nice!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.9 hrs on record
Posted: July 3
dull &boring but enjoyable car racing game. predictable plot, not a whole lot that's original, races are very easy 2win on the 1st try. cops don't do much other than bang on your car and yell at you, and after a while they sort of fade away on their own. the game lets you instantly jump to the closest race, which i think provides a good incentive to make it through race after race.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
24.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 6
Honestly... when I first played this game, I had a great time. Usually I don't enjoy playings games without friends, but this one kept me busy for hours on end. The racing controls, even for a keyboard, are amazing. Most racing games on a PC with keyboard and mouse are frustrating, but this one is satisfying.

It's not some Triple A game, and it shouldn't be compared with those sorts of games. It does what it does very well. A lot of people say the story is bad, but the story really isn't all that important in this game. It's about racing, and I feel like the story is just there to give you a reason to be racing.

I'd definitely recommend this game if you're looking for time to kill. It's no masterpiece, but it can be a lot of fun.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
38.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 17
This game is like no other need for speed it changes the gameplay and style.

Pros:
Great Gameplay
Good Graphics that have aged well
A nice car selection
A fair storyline

Cons
AI doesnt realy try in most races or pursuits but some missions can be very challenging
The Story feels very short
there is a pretty fair customization but not as much as I hoped
alot of races feel recylced

This game has alot of personality to it however weather that be from the random (and comical) Police radio chatter or even just some cheesy cutscenes or music choices which add some real charecter to it.

Overall I think this game is about a 9/10 there is definitely ways this game could have been better but overall its a solid game snd for the price you can't realy go wrong.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: July 3
Worst NFS game in history. PS2 Version OP
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
7.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 27
I find it very fun and enjoyable. My opinion is somewhat blinded by nostalgia though. Anywho, if its on sale you should certainly buy it.
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3 of 6 people (50%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 6
Not a good nfs and its so hard to loose a race.
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