Need for Speed Most Wanted

General

Platform: Windows 5.x/XP [Den Bookcase]
4 Players
Competative, LAN
Rating:★★★★ (Single) ★★★★★ (Multi)
Developer: Electronic Arts Canada
Publisher: Electronic Arts, Inc.
Genre: Racing
Released: 2005
Country of Origin: Canada

Need for Speed: Most Wanted is in fact a cross between the Underground and the Hot Pursuit spin-offs. The player must gain notoriety by racing in the streets and attracting the attention of the cops in order to ascend in the Black List of illegal racers. In the end he must face no.1, Razor who tricked him out of his own car and used it to get to the top.

Many racing modes are carried on from NFSU2 with the addition of "Milestones", special events where the driver must evade capture and/or disable police cars by bringing down Pursuit Breakers, specially marked buildings such as gas stations and water towers. For each one of the 15 Blacklisted opponents, the player must win a specific number of events from each of the two main types and gain enough notoriety in the process. The player can invest bet money to buy new cars or improve his existing one's looks and performance so that he remains competitive.

In Most Wanted, Josie Maran replaces Brooke Burke as the racer girl. The plot is furthered through use of FMV video with live actors and digital sets, which has been heavily enhanced so that it looks quite real.

Screenshots

Details

Included Media: Box, Manual
Rating: Teen
Series: Need for Speed
Added: 2015-06-07
Region: North America
Resolutions: 640x480, 800x600, 1024x768, 1600x1200, 1280x1024
Hardware Support: HID Joystick, Force Feedback Wheel
Save Method: System

To install:

  1. Copy minimally Disc 1 to Hard Drive. If copying the other discs, only copy the .zip file, but this may actually be useless
  2. Go to AutoRun folder and open 'autorun.cfg' file.
  3. Edit row 'DirectXVersion=9.0c' to 'DirectXVersion=0'
  4. When asked for other discs, put the real in the CD/DVD drive. It doesn't matter if it's the wrong letter. Use two drives/disc images and/or wine eject D: to handle multiple discs

Play Status/History

Progress: Almost Complete
Queue: Not Interested