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    Need For Speed - Hot Pursuit 2
    Author: Daniel Topler
    Date Posted: March 1st, 2003
    SLRating: SLRating: 7/10
    Bottom Line: The Need For Speed Hot Pursuit 2 is unique and fun but if you want something realistic look elsewhere. Is it worth buying? Read on and make your own mind up in our official review....

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    Pros

    Modes:
    The game has a wide variety of modes to choose from. I liked all of the modes, but what stood out were ďSingle RaceĒ and ďMultiplayer.Ē

    Be the Cop:
    This is simply the coolest thing about this game, and about any racing game Iíve ever seen. Itís fun, simple, and really cool!

    Cars:
    The game features a nice selection of cars, about 40 in all, ranging from a Lotus to a McLaren F1. The handling of the cars was unrealistic, but nevertheless, they were fun, which is the point of the game.

    Sound Effects:
    Sound effects were also impressive. Each car had a different engine sound, and background noises were also nice. They did a great job here.

    Graphics:
    Graphics were nice in this game, and had many details. But, overall, the graphics were nothing too special. I also didnít like the fact that there was just about no weather in the game.

    Cons

    Performance:
    System requirements for unusually high for a game that had nice graphics, but nothing spectacular. I could run it, with occasional choppiness using an ATI Radeon 9700 Pro at 1280x1024 with all of the settings on high. Itís surprising that not even the most powerful video card at the time canít even run a game that doesnít look anything more then good.

    Music:
    The music was probably on my top ten list of the worst music in a computer game, but, of course, itís my opinion. From my point of view, it was horrible and extremely annoying. Therefore, it lowers my overall score of the game.

    Tracks:
    The game has very few tracks to choose from. Although I liked all of them, the fact remains the same. Playing the same tracks over and over again gets very boring. Even when racing on a track thatís backwards or mirrored, it still seems to be the same track, making it remain boring. Fortunately, there are many websites that offer downloadable tracks to add-on to your game for no cost.

    Damage:
    Finally, damage was also unimpressive. If you hit a tree at 200MPH+, chances are your car will be severely damaged, but not in this game. Most of the time, not even a scratch will appear on the car when a situation like this happens. However, when the game realizes a crash takes place, the car does look somewhat realistic.

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    1. Introduction/Installation
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    4. Pros/Cons
    5. Conclusions
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