How much time do you spend in each single session when you play games?

The Need for Speed (DOS)

81
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.0
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

Advertising Blurbs

Print advertisement - PC Player 12/1995:
    [(Mx√Ac+H) / (Sv/GA)] x8
    = NEED for SPEED


    "Feine Texturen und
    schneller Bildaufbau machen
    The Need for Speed extrem realsitisch."
    85%
    PC Games 10/95

    Testen Sie die Autos, von denen Sie schon immer geträumt haben ... THE NEED FOR SPEED glänzt mit acht originalgetreuen Hochleistungswagen, die so realistisch aufheulen, rasen und schleudern, daß Sie instinktiv nach dem Sicherheitsgurt greifen. Aus vier verschiedenen Blickwinkeln führt Sie die allerneueste 3D-Grafik durch fotorealistische Straßen und Rennstrecken.

    THE NEED FOR SPEED - Fahren Sie Ihren Traum

    Komplett in Deutsch mit Sprachausgabe

    (Captions)

    M = Motoren

    A = Adrenalin

    C = Crash

    H = Hubraum

    S = Sound

    V = Videos

    G = Geschwindigkeit

    A = Anschnallen

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (112041) on Apr 07, 2010.

Back Cover - 3DO (US):

    Start your Engines

    Road & Track, the premier enthusiast automotive magazine, and Electronic Arts bring you the most advanced racing simulator ever for 32Bit CD ROM players.

    Revolutionary 3-D graphics, Dolby Surround sound and painstakingly accurate physics model team up to create white-knuckled racing in the world's most exciting supercars.

    Twist the key and prepare for the gut-wrenching sensation of raw speed!

    [captions]
    New 3-D engine with three real-time racing views: In-Car Cam, Tail Cam, and Heli Cam. Performance statistics straight from Road & Track's own road tests.

    Race against the clock or the computer on three challenging routes: City, Alpine and Coastal.

    8 PUREBRED EXOTICS:
    • Lamborghini Diablo VT
    • Dodge Viper RT/10
    • Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1
    • Mazda RX-7
    • Ferrari 512TR
    • Porsche 911
    • Acura NSX
    • Toyota Supra Turbo

    Contributed by Jeanne (75620) on Aug 24, 2006.

Vision Software - Multimedia Entertainment 1996 Catalog:
    Drive the world's most exotic cars of all time, at breakneck speeds, on some of the fastest roads and tracks. Beautiful high-resolution graphics, accurate physics models of car performance (making even the crashes super realistic) will leave you panting for more.

    Contributed by phorque (141) on Apr 12, 2006.

Back of Box - PlayStation:

    8 PUREBRED EXOTICS



  • Lamborghini Diablo VT
  • Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1
  • Porsche 911 Carrera
  • Ferrari 512TR
  • Acura NSX
  • Mazda RX-7
  • Dodge Viper RT/10
  • Toyota Supra Turbo

    ROAD & TRACK, the premier automotive enthusiast magazine and Electronic Arts bring you the most advanced racing game ever. Race the world's most exciting supercars, each modeled after its real-life counterpart, on six challenging, scenic tracks. Pick your race: time trials, head to head, single race or tournament.

    2 PLAYER
    Take on challengers using split-screen or link-up, or let the game challenge you.

    To relive your most exciting performances - highlight reel and replay features.

    See stats, history and a video of each car.

    High speed has its consequences.

    Six tracks - more if you're fast enough.

    Cars behave like they should so you can drive them like you shouldn't.

    Contributed by Corn Popper (69780) on Oct 08, 2002.

From uk.playstation.com:
    This is a true 'arcade simulation', and a must for racing fans.

    Eight of the finest supercars ever built await your choice: Lamborghini Diablo; Ferrari 512TR; Dodge Viper; Porsche 911; Chevrolet Corvett; Acura NSX; Mazda RX7 and the Toyota Supra Turbo.

    All the cars are modelled on actual performance statistics and are faithful in every aspect to their real-life counterparts - so you feel as though you're actually in the driving seat.

    As well as racing against the clock, there's a computer opponent and a link-up mode. A total of 18 race segments over seven tracks are blessed with incredible, photo-realistic graphics, roaring sound and breathtaking pace. You'll certainly feel the need . . .the need for speed.




    Contributed by Grant McLellan (545) on Sep 12, 2001.