Not an American user?

Description

This installment in the Need for Speed series, Underground 2 is a racing game based on illicit, night time races, with the player gaining street credit, cash and access to unique tuner parts by schooling the competition.

Taking place in a massive, open city, NFS Underground 2 allows players to explore the city at will, engaging random challengers and moving into the coveted Underground Racing League. Once in the Underground Racing League, the player advances first by race wins, then with building up their tuner car and taking on tougher opponents. The objective is to win all Underground Racing League engagements and trick out your car to the max.

The PC version is the only version that allows the user to save magazine screen shots of your tricked out car to disk.

Screenshots

Need for Speed: Underground 2 PlayStation 2 Red Ford Focus
Need for Speed: Underground 2 PlayStation 2 Ace of Lust decals
Need for Speed: Underground 2 Windows Main Menu
Need for Speed: Underground 2 Windows Camera - chase view

Promo Images

Need for Speed: Underground 2 Screenshot
Need for Speed: Underground 2 Screenshot
Need for Speed: Underground 2 Screenshot
Need for Speed: Underground 2 Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "极品飞车: 地下狂飙2" -- Need For Speed: Underground 2 translated to Chinese
  • "NFSU2" -- Common abbreviation

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

A great racing game - infinitely customizable... Windows Chris Martin (1094)

Critic Reviews

IGN Windows Nov 12, 2004 9.1 out of 10 91
IGN Xbox Nov 12, 2004 9.1 out of 10 91
DreamStation.cc Windows Sep 20, 2005 9 out of 10 90
64 Power / big.N / N Games GameCube Dec, 2004 90 out of 100 90
Gameguru Mania Windows Dec 01, 2004 90 out of 100 90
Gamesmania.de PlayStation 2 Nov 24, 2004 88 out of 100 88
UOL Jogos PlayStation 2 Nov 12, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
4Players.de Nintendo DS Jun 09, 2005 75 out of 100 75
GameSpot GameCube Nov 16, 2004 7.1 out of 10 71
Jeuxvideo.com Nintendo DS May 27, 2005 14 out of 20 70

Forums

There are currently no topics for this game.


Trivia

Server shutdown

In early August 2006, EA closed their servers for multiplayer games, for the Xbox, and Windows (demo) versions. The PS2 and Windows servers were closed on 1st November 2007.

Awards

  • GamePro (Germany)
    • February 2005 - Best Console Sports Game in 2004 (Readers' Vote)
  • GameSpy
    • 2004 - PC Racing Game of the Year
    • 2004 – PC Sports / Racing Game of the Year (Readers' Vote)
  • GameStar (Germany)
    • February 2005 - Best PC Sports Game in 2004 (Readers' Vote)
  • Spike TV Video Game Awards
    • 2004 - Best Performance by a Human Female (for Brooke Burke)
Information also contributed by Sciere

Related Web Sites

Contributed to by Herkimer Chicanery (146) and FluffyGryphon (38)