[Issue#232, p.63]. The excitement and thrill of high-speed chases is marred by the bland and stale routes on which they take place. Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit super review ... X-Games, Live Action Criminals, Simulation, and Hot Pursuit. The great visual improvements appropriately age the title, while extremely little is done to change the original gameplay experience. Oh, and just to add to the terror, someone’s set the chair on fire. I dropped Black ops and started playing this and haven't stopped the speed of this game is great zooming down the road at 253 miles an hour in a Bugatti V is simply awesome and mind blowing. Cars in Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered don’t handle as well as they do in more modern NFS games, with many vehicles actually playing exactly like each other. If they had put. Every car feel like trucks because they all so damn heavy, and especially on the straights, it appears to have some kind of delay when you press the button to go to the right or left, if you just slightly press it, the car doesn't turn, and if you just press the button, the car goes too much. At the helm of an absurdly powerful vehicle (even the least pokey car in the game’s garage, the Porsche Boxster, goes like a rocket), players compete in illegal street races while avoiding equally blistering police cars. Nice Graphics and that's all. Everyone here seems to only drive the best of the best when it comes to driving vehicles. Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit reminds me of the first part of the assassin's creed-series. The result is an exploding volcano of twisted metal, a mess smoking wreckage. Progression for racers is separate from the cop campaign, meaning you’ll be unlocking all sorts of race cars as well as a plethora of cop cars. To even the odds against competitors and the law, there are a few weapons. It is about getting into the races and driving really fast. The blistering speeds, brutal busts and heart-stopping getaways are all connected via Need for Speed Autolog. Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit is a title that should re-invigorate the franchise and excite previous players of the series. This is the ultimate racing experience for the PS3. Throw in some gadgets on both sides of the law such as spike strips and EMP and you have a racing wonderland fit for exploration. A Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Remastered review code was provided by the publisher. NFS is totally back on form, returned to glory by the best arcade racer creators in the business. Out of all the Need for Speed games to come motoring along in the last decade, Hot Pursuit is arguably the most streamlined of the lot. If you have not, it will take you about 10 minutes to get the hang of it. Hot Pursuit Remastered is a solid remaster of one of the best games in the NFS franchise. You will lose many nights to this game before the new car smell wears off. Thanks to Criterion, a studio that has already proved itself to be the master of arcade racing games with the mighty Burnout series, Hot Pursuit has given the NFS series a much needed shot of nitrous, and more than any other racing game we’ve played this year, it’s a coiled spring of automotive fury. The only issue I have is that with very few people playing the game on your friends list there is little activity in the Autolog. With all aspects even online working towards your overall rank it makes these online parts even more welcome. In terms of speed and thrills, Hot Pursuit easily beats either of those games to the chequered flag, and few would have had any complaints had it been rechristened as a high-definition Burnout entry. Hot Pursuit is one of 4 games I've ever Platinumed across the PlayStation generations and having put in 73 hours and still having fun is truly saying something. These games created a fast and fun sense of speed that kept you and your friends trying to beat best-times, crash cars and earn points. In a nod to the Burnout series, gonzo driving tactics such as drifting, driving on the wrong side of the road, and narrowly avoiding hideous head-on collisions are rewarded with a gradually filling boost bar, which can be engaged at any time with a press of a button. Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit both disappoints and delights. © 2020 METACRITIC, A RED VENTURES COMPANY. This is a great addition to the game. This will give you the choice of police or speeder missions. This makes Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered a must-buy not only for fans of the original Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit but also for any Need for Speed fans who are itching for the classic experience. Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit super review All our Needs addressed and more By GamesRadarChrisAntista 11 November 2010. Bizarre Creations’ underappreciated Blur was an engaging marriage of Mario Kart-style power-ups and arcade racing, while Black Rock’s rival racer Split/Second fused frantic driving with Jerry Bruckheimer pyrotechnics. Hot Pursuit, however, is a rather different proposition, and inarguably the best Need For Speed game we’ve yet played. This could be rectified with some Facebook integration but since it is a new title, with more people playing the game you can expect this feature to really spark rivalries among friends and will lend itself to some tough completions. The blistering speeds, brutal busts and heart-stopping getaways are all connected via Need for Speed Autolog. Hot Pursuit is not the most feature-rich, realistic, or deep racing title available, but it certainly is one of the most exciting and enjoyable ones. Beyond the single player Criterion have created Autolog. The more you rank up the more you can do in the world. Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit reminds me of the first part of the assassin's creed-series. Little icons representing the Police or race missions are easy to follow and with a few button clicks you can be behind the wheel of an exotic car going 0 – 60 in no-time. This Need for Speed game fulfills the potential hinted at from the very start of the franchise. One of the most successful arcade racing game series is back for more with NEED FOR SPEED HOT PURSUIT, an intense cops vs. racers video game for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit is a fantastic game providing a fantastic sense of exhilaration and a great adrenaline rush. Eventually, you’ll crash. Get the best of Den of Geek delivered right to your inbox! However, I didn't really like the leveling up system, I wish they kept the old formula from Hot Pursuit 2 where you would just unlock a car if you finished 1,2, or 3 in a race. 59 The online seemed smooth and with a large community already it should only get better with more people playing. Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered modernizes that game as much as it modernized the concepts brought to life in even older Need for Speed titles. When you crash in Need For Speed, you experience a visceral spectacle of a $200,000 car hitting another at 200MPH – a feature Burnout was renowned for. I have to agree this game is excellent. Not to mention that the online has the best of any of the racing games i've played the Net code is brilliant no lag racing awesome. And there is no sensitivity to change on the options. The concept of Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit could have been dreamed up at a middle-school boy's sleepover party. Need for Speed Hot Pursuit brings the franchise back to its roots with intense cops vs. racer chases. While Hot Pursuit Remastered may not be ideal for new racers, it’s a love letter to the classic Need for Speed titles that many fans have been clamouring for. This can be done by winning races, crashing, avoiding the law or catching speeders (if you are playing the police missions). You aren’t left to fend for yourself with just an extremely fast vehicle, however, as Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit offers racers a similar arsenal of weapons to defend themselves from police and takeout enemy racers with. The original Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit released way back in 2010, but the games it was based on came out on even older generations of consoles. There will always be something new to try and you are given these rewards very steadily so the sense of accomplishment is always present. Need for Speed diehards might not agree, but Criterion's Hot Pursuit was a triumphant arcade racer back in 2010. They are outfit with state of the art speed machines as well. In general, the game is great, but it's missing variety and long-time motivation. With the advent of new technology and amazing social features it has never been more fun to race exotic cars and narrowly escape the police. I HATE EA FOR THIS!!! Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered focuses on two campaigns, one tied to racers and one tied to cops. Criterion has managed to take what they learned in the Burnout series and refine it for Need for Speed. Despite the aged feel, Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered offers cross-platform asynchronous multiplayer powered by Autolog. This network not only connects friends for epic head-to head pursuits and races, but also enables players to compare performances and stats, thereby setting the stage for the ultimate in friendly competition.