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Need for Speed: Undercover

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Need for Speed: Undercover is the 12th installment of the series and puts the player in the shoes of an undercover cop who needs to infiltrate and destroy an international crime syndicate by getting to their leader - a man crazy behind the wheel and a very fast driver. So the player enters the city with the goal to earn enough reputation and respect in the syndicate to get to him.

Of course this is not done by just walking up to someone and asking nicely. Instead the player freely roams the big city in his cars and accepts missions at every corner. These range from simple races to Burnout-inspired "Destroy as much as possible" goals. A completely new mode is the Highway Battle in which the player needs to put 300 meters between him and his opponent with the main enemy being the incoming rush hour traffic. Other missions require the player to bring a specific car in the best possible condition to a garage. Since the player is undercover, the police are always watching him and make his life more and more difficult as the wanted level of the car increases.

Successful races not only earn the player reputation to unlock new challenges and new parts of the city but also bring cash which can be invested in new cars or in the tuning of old ones. In addition one of the ten stats of the character automatically advances granting him more money for a win or increasing his ability to brake.


Need for Speed: Undercover Windows I won - I always do...
Need for Speed: Undercover Windows My character's skills
Need for Speed: Undercover Windows ..but before it you SHOULD watch non-skippable cutscene.
Need for Speed: Undercover Windows The car shop with everything you need to make your car faster and uglier.

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Good Game Xbox 360 Nov 24, 2008 8.5 out of 10 85
WiiDSFrance Wii Feb 05, 2009 8 out of 10 80
games xtreme Xbox 360 Dec 01, 2008 7.5 out of 10 75
Cheat Code Central Windows Nov, 2008 3.5 out of 5 70
GameTrailers PlayStation 3 Nov, 2008 6.7 out of 10 67
3D Juegos PlayStation 3 Nov 21, 2008 6.3 out of 10 63
PTGamers PlayStation 3 Nov 18, 2008 12 out of 20 60
Cheat Happens Xbox 360 Dec 16, 2008 6 out of 10 60
PTGamers Xbox 360 Nov 18, 2008 12 out of 20 60
Video Games Daily Xbox 360 Nov 19, 2008 4 out of 10 40


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