It was in the year 1994 when the game Need for Speed came into life. It had the name Road & Track Presents: Need for Speed, way back then. The focus of the game is near to reality and serves as a driving simulation as compared to the racing game in arcade style.
The first two games of the Need for Speed had special editions. Their sequel did not match the fans’ expectations, so the creator has brought the police back in the Need for Speed 3: Hot Pursuit. In this game you will have the chance to play as the cops. After releasing the Need for Speed 3: Hot Pursuit, the creator released the Need for Speed: High Stakes in the year 1999. The addicted players have not-so-good feelings with regard to this game as it had many similarities with the Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit. Still, the game had its innovations and it featured damage models. Moreover, it also had a career mode in which you can buy cars and be able to upgrade them while you go into the progress of the racing tournaments.
The next in the Need for Speed series is the Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed. Yes, it posed the Porsche’s history but it did not have the features of the previous games. Two years after, the Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 was released but it was not a successful one as it had the arcade style of racing.
But what made the Need for Speed so famous was its Need for Speed Underground, which had an arcade feel but no damage models. What made it a hit was its car customization features and import tuners. It also made use of storyline, so the game turned out to be more interesting.
In playing Need for Speed Underground 2, the cheats will always be of great help. Here are some codes that you should enter at the Press Enter screen before you load your profile. Take note that the codes must not have spaces when entered.
If you want to unlock the Visual Upgrades Tier1 and 2, you should input ‘gimmevisual1’ or ‘gimmevisual2’. But if you will be unlocking the Performance Upgrades Tier 1 or 2, you will have to enter ‘need performance1’ or ‘needperformance2’.
If you are working out your career or playing the career mode and you want to unlock the Old, Best, Cingular, Burger King or Edge Spice Sponsor Vinyl, you will use the codes ‘goforoldspice’, ‘needmybestbuy’, ‘gotmycingular’, ‘gottahavebk’ or the ‘gottaedge’ respectively.
If you want to receive $1000 as a starting amount in your Career Mode and to unlock the Nissan Skyline and even the Mazda RX-8 in the Quick Race, you need to make use of the code ‘ordermebaby’. Furthermore, if you want to have extra 200 in the bank for your Career Mode, you need to enter ‘regmybank’.
It also had an excellent soundtrack, which was the best fit for the atmosphere of the underground racing. Exotic cars were not a part of it. After it had made name in the market, the Need for Speed Underground 2 was introduced with much better customization options, additional after-market parts and the free roaming world.
The next release of the series was the Need for Speed Most Wanted that has the features of police car chases. It has also brought back the exotic cars but still having the import tuners. Watch the demo of this game to see its features.
You will also look forward to something like the new racing modes. The game provides the gamer a goal of becoming the racer who is most notorious on the streets through police evasions and of leaving the opponents in the midst of the dust. With this game, the creator has shown that they get to listen to the fans and has integrated the recommendations coming from the gaming community. The Need for Speed has impressed gamers and will continue to impress them when it comes to graphics and appearance. The game is really stunning. Try to look for the screenshots of the game as well as its preview movies.
Of course, you want to know the controls of the games. Well, you need to use the keyboard keys, obviously. Here are the default keys that you can use. For the number keys, the numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4 corresponds to the Powerup1, Powerup2, Powerup3 and Powerup4 respectively. For the cursor keys, the up key is for acceleration, the down key is for reverse or brake, the left key is to steer to the left, the right key is for steering to the right, the plus sign is for the gadget and the backspace key is for reset of the car.
It could be concluded that the Need for Speed has really underwent an evolution as it makes out of itself the best racing game that has ever been created. You would wonder what is next for the Need for Speed. So, you better experience the game before a new version comes out in the market.