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Need for Speed Underground 2

Advertising Blurbs

www.xbox.com:
    Discover the living world of Need for Speed™ Underground 2. Taking place in a massive, free-roaming city featuring five distinct interconnected neighbourhoods, Need for Speed Underground 2 delivers an immersive experience. With the most comprehensive tuning options, all-new game modes, and the industry’s most sought-after cars, NFSU2 delivers the most authentic tuner experience ever. Explore the city and encounter rival racers who will school you in the ways of the underground. Fine-tune every aspect of your ride’s handling and performance, and create your own personalised car with hundreds of new visual customisations. All-new game modes add depth and variety while more than a dozen new cars and hundreds of aftermarket parts make Need for Speed Underground 2 the deepest, most authentic tuner experience ever.

    Contributed by havoc of smeg (13018) on Jun 22, 2010.

www.software-pyramide.com - PlayStation 2 (German):
    Need for Speed Underground 2 entführt dich in die aufregende Welt der Tuner-Szene. Das Spiel ist in einer grossen, frei zugänglichen Stadt mit fünf verschiedenen und miteinander verbundenen Stadtteilen angesiedelt. Während du die Stadt erkundest, triffst du auf rivalisierende Fahrer, die dir die Underground-Welt näher bringen und dich zu den coolsten Renn-Treffpunkten der Stadt führen. Ein komplett neues Leistungstuning ermöglicht dir, jeden Aspekt im Bereich Handling und Leistung deines Fahrzeugs zu verändern. Ausserdem garantieren Hunderte neuer visueller Gestaltungsmöglichkeiten einen individuellen und absolut einzigartigen Wagen. Brandneue Modi gesellen sich zu den Rundkurs-, Drift- und Drag-Events und bieten noch mehr Abwechslung. Du und dein Gefährt werden an die Grenzen gebracht, und zahlreiche neue Fahrzeuge und Zubehörteile bekannter Hersteller machen Need for Speed Underground 2 zu einer absolut authentischen Tuner -Erfahrung.

    Contributed by Xoleras (66237) on Feb 14, 2009.

Back of Case - DS (UK):

    Welcome to the
    ULTIMATE DRIVING PLAYGROUND

    • New Dash screen GPS and touch-sensitive Nitrous control
    • Create custom decals in the Design Studio
    • Enhance your ride with performance-boosting mini-games
    • Race for it all in 4-person wireless multiplayer

    Contributed by Joshua J. Slone (4617) on May 05, 2007.

www.nintendo.com - Nintendo DS:

    Buckle up

    Live life in the fast lane with Need for Speed Underground 2 for the Nintendo DS!

    Speed into the anything-goes world of Need for Speed Underground 2 and dominate the tuner racing underground. In this first-ever Need for Speed title for the Nintendo DS, customize and build the ultimate tuner then push it to the limits the underground’s toughest tracks.

    With new features available only on the DS including dual screen Dash with touch screen nitrous controls and GPS display, a Design Studio for personalized decals, four-person wireless multiplayer, and the brand-new Own The Street mode, Need for Speed Underground 2 delivers an unrivalled tuner experience … in the palm of your hand.

    Check back for more information on this game as the release date approaches.

    Contributed by Evil Ryu (53674) on May 21, 2006.

www.electronic-arts.de - PlayStation 2/Windows/Xbox:
    Need for Speed Underground 2, Nachfolger des 2003 meistverkauften Rennspiels und aktueller Blockbuster der legendären Need for Speed-Serie, entführt den Spieler wieder in die aufregende Welt der Tuner-Szene.

    Das Spiel ist in einer großen, frei zugänglichen Stadt mit fünf verschiedenen und miteinander verbundenen Stadtteilen angesiedelt. Während der Spieler die Stadt erkundet, trifft er auf rivalisierende Fahrer, die ihm die Underground-Welt näher bringen und ihn zu den coolsten Renn-Treffpunkten der Stadt führen.

    Ein komplett neues Leistungstuning ermöglicht dem Spieler, jeden Aspekt im Bereich Handling und Leistung seines Fahrzeugs zu verändern. Außerdem garantieren Hunderte neuer visueller Gestaltungsmöglichkeiten dem Spieler einen individuellen und absolut einzigartigen Wagen.

    Brandneue Modi gesellen sich zu den Rundkurs-, Drift- und Drag-Events und bieten noch mehr Abwechslung. Der Spieler und sein Gefährt werden an ihre Grenzen gebracht, und zahlreiche neue Fahrzeuge und Zubehörteile bekannter Hersteller machen Need for Speed Underground 2 zu einer absolut authentischen Tuner-Erfahrung.

    Features:

    • Frei zugängliche Städte: Der Spieler kann eine riesige Stadt erkunden, die in fünf verschiedene und miteinander verbundene Stadtteile unterteilt ist. Er fährt dabei durch serpentinenartige Hügel in den Vorstädten oder über den harten Asphalt der Innenstadt. Eine Reihe befahrbarer Stadtautobahnen verbindet die Stadtteile miteinander.
    • Aufbauendes Gameplay: Wer will sich nicht einen Namen im Underground machen? Aber zuerst muss man eine Gelegenheit finden, sein Können zu beweisen. Rennen können überall und zu jeder Zeit stattfinden. Der Spieler trifft seine Rivalen auf der Straße und erfährt hier, wo er die heißesten Upgrades kaufen oder an den angesagtesten Rennen teilnehmen kann.
    • Neue Gameplay-Modi: Drei neue Spielmodi werden den Rundkurs-, Drift- und Drag-Strecken des letzten Jahres hinzugefügt und fordern den Spieler in zahlreichen Disziplinen heraus.
    • Leistungstuning: Die Leistung des Fahrzeugs kann in allen Bereichen aufgewertet werden. Dazu bietet das Spiel Hunderte lizenzierter Zubehörteile und ermöglicht dem Spieler so, das ultimative Gefährt zusammenzustellen.
    • Die heißesten Fahrzeuge: Mehr als dreißig heiß begehrte Tuner-Wagen der angesagtesten Hersteller - von Nissan Motor Co., Toyota, Mitsubishi Motors und anderen - sind verfügbar. Was auf der Straße das Maß aller Dinge ist, ist auch im Spiel der Renner.
    • Visuelle Modifikationen: Die visuellen Gestaltungsmöglichkeiten wurde im Vergleich zum Vorjahr nahezu verdoppelt - dem Spieler stehen unendlich viele Kombinationsmöglichkeiten zur Verfügung. Audio-Upgrades, Flügeltüren, Spoiler, Scheinwerfer, Seitenschürzen, Wagendächer, Motorhauben, Felgen, Kotflügelverbreiterung, Neon und vieles mehr - was am echten Wagen geht, geht auch in Need for Speed Underground 2.
    • Umgebungsvielfalt: Jeder der fünf Stadtteile in Need for Speed Underground 2 bietet eine einzigartige Atmosphäre mit unterschiedlichen Fahr- und Streckenbedingungen. Straßenoberfläche, Echtzeit-Wettereffekte und Hindernisse werden den Spieler von morgens bis abends auf Trab halten.

    Contributed by Xoleras (66237) on Jun 26, 2005.

Back of Case - PlayStation 2:

    WELCOME TO THE ULTIMATE DRIVING PLAYGROUND



  • Race or roam on more than 125 miles of open road.

  • Encounter underground races, hidden shops, and unexpected challengers.

  • New detailed performance tuning and authentic visual customization - create endless expressions of style.

  • Eight exciting game modes including the all-new Downhill Drift, Street-X, and Showcase.

    Contributed by Corn Popper (69643) on Feb 01, 2005.

Advertisement in PC Games, January 2005 (German):

    Fahr überall wo du willst.
    Fahr überall so schnell du kannst.
    Mit dem heißesten Ride der Stadt.



    AUGEN AUF UND FUSS AUFS GAS.


    Contributed by Xoleras (66237) on Jan 02, 2005.

www.nintendo.com:
    Join the underground racing subculture.

    Time to return to the underground for cool cars and hot racing.

    Features

    • Free-roaming
    • Unlock new races
    • New gameplay modes
    • Thirty tuner cars
    • Twice the visual customizations of Need for Speed Underground


    Taking on the mean streets is the only way to gain respect in the underground racing scene. Need for Speed Underground 2 drops you off at the curb; it's up to you to survive.

    Street racing games are both a test of skill and a clash of personalities. Everybody thinks they're the best, but at the end, only one car can be first. It's up to you to try to be first in the more than 150 challenges that cover 125 miles of pavement.

    The massiveness of the city in Need for Speed Underground 2 can't be understated. The city encompasses five different neighborhoods that you can roam freely as you search out races and respect.

    It's easy to divide the draw to the game in half: racing and customization. New to the racing part of the franchise this year are additional contests, including Sprints and performance tuning. Customization junkies will get their fix with dozens of new cars and thousands of aftermarket upgrades from window tint to engines.

    The Underground is an exclusive club, that's why it's not called "above ground." You can't just pull up to any car and race. You need to gain respect. The more respect you have, the more apt people are to let you in on the location of other races. To get respect, just win, baby. Just win. You'll unlock more than just races. A whole world of shops, cars and even sponsorships await you.

    The racing action in the game doesn't blow you away, but it's solid. The well-designed streets and sudden changes in weather enhance the racing. Still, ultra-customization stands as the best feature of Need for Speed Underground 2. EA says you can make billions of car customization combinations. That's probably right. Gamers can swap out just about every single part of the car, including the audio in the trunk. The only boundary is the one in your mind.

    The ultimate goal is to get in the Underground Racing League. You need some rep, some pizzazz and a little karma from resident Need for Speed Underground 2 hottie Brooke Burke to get you there.

    Bottom Line

    Customization and racing junkies should sprint to this sequel.

    Contributed by Xoleras (66237) on Dec 03, 2004.

www.xbox.com:
    Immerse yourself in the living world of Need for Speed’ Underground 2. Explore a massive free-roaming city with five distinct, interconnected neighborhoods. Encounter rival racers who will school you in the ways of the underground. Fine-tune every aspect of your ride’s handling and performance, and create your own personalized car with hundreds of new visual customizations. All-new game modes add depth and variety, while more than a dozen new cars and hundreds of aftermarket parts make the game deep and realistic.

    With the most comprehensive tuning options, all-new game modes, and the industry’s most sought-after cars, Need for Speed Underground 2 delivers the most authentic tuner experience ever.

    Features



  • A massive, free-roaming environment: Explore an interconnected metropolis with five visually distinct regions.

  • Detailed performance tuning: Tune individual parts for higher performance and optimize your settings for specific events.

  • New ways to go underground: Enjoy four brand-new game modes as well as popular favorites like Drift, Drag, and Circuit.

  • An unprecedented level of customization: Take advantage of more than double the parts of the first Need for Speed’ Underground. Now there are more than 70-billion possible car combinations!

    Contributed by Xoleras (66237) on Dec 03, 2004.

uk.playstation.com:
    Summary

    The best selling racer of 2003 makes a stunning return in Need For Speed Underground 2.

    A massive city with five distinct districts is both your driving school and playground. Explore, hone your skills, find the hottest race spots and track down the most essential after-sales parts. Upgrade, tweak and modify your ride to perfection, then take it online and make your mark on the streets.

    Details

    Go deeper into the world of tuner culture than ever, boosting your way around a living, breathing city with over 200km of drivable road. Unlike its more linear predecessor, NFSU2 gives you complete freedom to explore the city as a whole, playing more of the events you like and less of the ones you don't.

    Three new modes sit alongside the returning Circuit, Drift and Drag modes, testing every facet of your driving ability. Best of all, if you can do it offline, you can also do it online thanks to full network support for all of NFSU2's game modes.

    The city's five distinct neighbourhoods, which are all linked by a complex series of freeways, offer wildly different challenges. Varying track types, road surfaces, weather conditions and environmental hazards all conspire to push your skills to their limits.

    Performance tuning is taken to new levels, with 20 different areas of the car now fully customisable. You can even optimise your ride for specific events, then save out the settings and load them up whenever they're needed.

    Between the performance and visual customisation options, the number of vehicle variants runs well into billions, so make sure your ride's truly individual before you race it online.

    Features

    • Explore a massive city, online and off

    • Dozens of new cars, hundreds of after-sales parts

    • Involving storyline with appearances from Kelly Brook and Brooke Burke

    Contributed by Xoleras (66237) on Dec 03, 2004.