The latest in Need for Speed game has a bold look that combines photorealism with cel-shaded animation. The story takes place in a fictionalized version of Chicago as a racer tries to reclaim a priceless car stolen from his family’s auto shop. Expect police chases and an emphasis on character customization.
Awesome Need For Speed
With 24 released installments, and at least nine canceled ones, the Need for Speed video game franchise has been around since 1994. Noodle takes a look back at the popular racing series’ origins and evolution of the game, from its roots as a Road and Track tie-in to slick CG action. The opening animation alone is worth the watch.
The latest entry in EA’s arcade racer is clearly inspired by The Fast and The Furious. Climb up the world of street racing across five car classes – race, drift, off-road, drag, and runner – pick up abandoned vehicles and turn them into beasts using aftermarket parts.