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Generally favorable reviews - based on 36 Critics

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Generally favorable reviews- based on 149 Ratings

Summary: Combining the thrill of illicit street racing and tuner customization with the intensity of strategic police pursuits that rivals any Hollywood-style chase scene, Need for Speed Most Wanted challenges players to become the most notorious and elusive street racer. Players instantly feel the thrill of the ride as they hit the streets in an open world environment where drivers can tune their cars to compete against any class of vehicles or use their wits to out-fox the law to satisfy their need for speed. Need for Speed Most Wanted delivers a unique, fast-paced and gripping ride in the racing genre as players build up their Rap Sheet and street cred to move their way up the Black List to become the most wanted racer on the streets. Players go head-to-head with the top drivers on the scene as well as strategically evade more than half dozen cops at any one time. Also included are a dynamic open world, new gameplay and customization as well as tuners, supercars, muscles and sports cars. [Electronic Arts]
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Rating: T
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Developer: EA Canada
Genre(s): Driving, Racing, GT / Street
Number of Players:1-2 Players
ESRB Descriptors:Mild Violence
Sound:Dolby Pro Logic II
Offline Modes:Competitive
Cast Credit
Robert Clotworthy Male Officer
Charles Deenen Supervisor Sound Designer
Rob King Voice-Over Recordist
Rob King Voice-Over Recordist
Andre Sogliuzzo Rog, Narrator (Voice)
Tim Gedemer Sound Designer: Movies
David Cooley 2nd Officer (Voice)
Mark Camperell Sound Editor: Movies
André Sogliuzzo Rog, Narrator (Voice)
Dave 'Foots' Footman Director
Dean McKenzie Sgt. Cross
Derek Hamilton Razor
Kevan Ohtsji Toru Sato
Carlo Audia Rog (Voice)
Simone Bailly Female Officer
Jon Bruno Helicopter Officer (Voice)
Judi M. Durand Dispatch, 2nd Officer (Voice)
Rif Hutton 2nd Officer (Voice)
Harry Johnson Primary Officer (Voice)
Bob Neill Primary Officer (Voice)
Pepper Sweeney 2nd Officer (Voice)
Paul Linford Original Music
Paul Furminger Film Editing
Adam Boyd Sound Designer
John P. Fasal Sound Recordist: Cars
Steven Hodgson Visual Effects Supervisor
Petr Kavalek Production Assistant
Petr Kavalek Volunteer Production Assistant
Adrian Vershinin Writer
Peter Tomasi Writer
Doug Barber Writer
Brian Bloom 2nd Officer (Voice)
Vanessa Marshall 2nd Officer (Voice)
Josie Maran Mia Townsend
Donavon Stinson Motion Capture Talent
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Awards & Rankings

#20 Most Discussed PS2 Game of 2005
#7 Most Shared PS2 Game of 2005