Need for Speed ProStreet

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9
excellent
 

Game Overview

Compete at the highest level of street racing with Need for Speed ProStreet. It’s no longer good enough to simply rule your local neighborhood; you need to dominate on a global stage. Build the ultimate battle machine, take it to multi-disciplinary showdowns and pit your skills and reputation against the world’s best street racers. Every dent, every scratch and every crumpled body panel is a battle scar, proof of your commitment and competitive mettle. This is your chance to prove that you have what it takes to be crowned the next Street King. Need for Speed ProStreet is the realization of the raw power, visceral aggression and intense rivalry that embodies street racing culture.

The Good

Nice online options, Car damage looks nice and makes totaling your ride fun, Solid, albeit unspectacular racing.

The Bad

Ads, sponsored achievements, and the ability to purchase cars using real cash, Missing much of the stuff that made the last few games fun, Races start to feel the same after a while, Announcers will make your ears bleed.

The Bottom Line

A new spin on the Need for Speed franchise, ProStreet thrusts players into a head-to-head competition against the best street racers in a multitude of racing showdowns. The game is a true taste of raw adrenaline and racing with consequences. Every dent, every scratch and every crumpled body panel is a battle scar, proof of your commitment and competitive mettle. With an aggressive and skilled AI system, you become immersed in an unmatched believable race experience. Add in a revolutionary online mode that will redefine the meaning of competitive social play, and Need for Speed ProStreet is the ultimate formula for an emotionally charged street racing showdown. It also pushes the "Autosculpt" technology to a new level, allowing you to directly impact your car's performance for the first time as well as personalize its appearance.

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Expert Reviews

GameSpot review logo
70/100
score

ProStreet is a solid racing game, but it's missing most of what made the previous games in the series interesting.

GameZone review logo
90/100
score

This is a top-notch racer that is both challenging and a lot of fun. Hats off to EA and Black Box for re-energizing the franchise with a solid next-gen outing.

IGN review logo
68/100
score

A disappointing effort in a franchise that has generally been rather solid. It sort of feels like EA is starting over again, leaving the open-world aspects to other games like its own Burnout Paradise, but is seems like Black Box didn't know what to do wi

Game Features

Real, Adrenaline-Fueled Racing — Experience the raw power of steet racing with a brand new physics engine and feel the fire of competition with an intuitively refined AI engine that smartly delivers on real driving behaviors.
Dominate Across All Racing Disciplines - Becoming the Street King isn't about winning one single event. You need to prove yourself in four distinct styles of racing. Unleash the power of the beast in a reinvented Drag mode. Master the art of control with Tandem drift, and experience the intensity and rivalry of elite competition with Grip Racing. Completely new to the franchise is Speed Challenge, an ultimate test of speed and control.
Ride the Edge of Disaster — Street racing is violent and mistakes have consequences. Cars can be torn apart using truly advanced and comprehensive damage capturing technology. Witness cars colliding, metal denting, and debris billowing. To further amplify the realism, crash repercussions such as smoke, dirt spray and dust clouds can affect all racers on the track.
Redefining Competitive Social Play --Packed with ingenious features that will amp the spirit of competition and create for the ultimate showdown between you and your friends. The rules have drastically changed making for a more intense and aggressive online* arena.
Performance Drives Results—Your machine doesn't have to look like much - as long as there are secrets underneath that hood. For the first time ever, see the impact of the Autosculpt technology on performance -- all in real time. Sculpt your cars inside a wind tunnel and choose from hundreds of real-world, aftermarket parts to build your ultimate battle machine.
Share your Tuning Capabilities with the World -- Once you've designed it share it. The all new Blueprints feature allows you to upload your visual and performance customization settings online*. Once downloaded, you'll be credited each time your design is used to dominates in a race.
Photo Real Cars and Worlds— Boasts cars that exude power, menace and raw energy with their look and sound along with the most realistic smoke ever seen in a racing game. Authentic and relevant real world track locations and the best street drives from around the globe combine to create the most stunning racing environments ever.
EA Announces Energizer Lithium Extender Pack Exclusive high-end supercars and new tracks for Need for Speed ProStreet

Game Specs

Audio/Video
HDTV 720p, In-Game Dolby Digital

Console Link
Ethernet Broadband

Controllers
Headset

 

Memory
2.5 MB

Modes
Career, Challenge, Multiplayer, Practice, Time Trial

Online Features
File Sharing, Leaderboards, Online Multiplayer, PS Network Compatible, Quick Match

 

Controller Functions

GAMEPLAY CONTROLS

Directional Button
Up/Down = Toggle Arrow Indicators/Best Line Indicators. Left/Right = Toggle Minimap/Leaderboards.

Left Analog Stick
Steer

Right Analog Stick
Up/Down = Shift Up/Down

X Button
Handbrake

Square Button
Change View

Triangle Button
Look Back

 

Circle Button
Nitrous

L1 Button
Clutch

L2 Button
Brake. Reverse.

R2 Button
Accelerate

Start Button
Pause Menu

Select Button
Reset Car

 

ESRB Game Ratings

ESRB Rating of "E10+"
This game is Rated: Everyone +10
Content is most suitable for children ages 10 and up. This game may contain cartoons or fantasy characters and some language, violence or suggestive themes.
Content Descriptors:
Suggestive Themes
 
Game Info
Platform:Sony Playstation 3
Release Date:11/13/2007
Publisher:Electronic Arts
Developer:Black Box
Genre:Racing
ESRB Rating:E10+
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Game Quality Ratings
Overall
9
Gameplay
8.8
Graphics
9.2
Sound
8.6
Concept
9
Difficulty: Medium/Hard
OVERALL
9/10
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