Metascore
69

Mixed or average reviews - based on 41 Critic Reviews

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 41
  2. Negative: 1 out of 41
Buy On
  1. It shows that this game is specifically made for the Wii and they try hard at making it look like a kid for the younger crowd. But basically it all just falls flat down on the ground with only a few things that make you want to play the game longer than 15 minutes.

Awards & Rankings

87
25
#25 Most Discussed Wii Game of 2009
24
#24 Most Shared Wii Game of 2009
User Score
7.4

Mixed or average reviews- based on 47 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 31 out of 47
  2. Negative: 7 out of 47
  1. Nov 10, 2011
    9
    i cant believe you professional reviwers, how dare you? this game is the best arcade racer ive played for years, it has a simple but effectivei cant believe you professional reviwers, how dare you? this game is the best arcade racer ive played for years, it has a simple but effective yet sometimes frustrating control, awesome visuals and good difficulty curve. speed is tremndous when you pull turbo boost car selection is nice multiplyr rocks......except for some minor control issues i cant really put this game down, maybe the best racer on wii Full Review »
  2. Jul 17, 2016
    10
    EA have done a great job with this game. Definitely the best Need for Speed game on the Wii. The career and multiplayer are the best modesEA have done a great job with this game. Definitely the best Need for Speed game on the Wii. The career and multiplayer are the best modes I've played in the game. Also the soundtrack is great as well. I would recommend getting this game Full Review »
  3. Aug 13, 2018
    10
    Best racing game on Wii beside Mario Kart Wii. Visuals very eye catching, a great list of licensed cars, good handling, & sick racingBest racing game on Wii beside Mario Kart Wii. Visuals very eye catching, a great list of licensed cars, good handling, & sick racing soundtrack. Although the tracks can be described as few, the layouts are fun to race to plus the thrill of getting chased by cops either by giving them attention to you or get bribed by AIs/friends. Own it is a revolutionary/fresh idea from the series and intrigues you to lead first place more and more. Despite the mixed reviews from journalist, NFS Nitro is a successfull NFS title for the Wii. It may caters way more to young audience than people who prefer simulation or less pop culture based Full Review »