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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.

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There are no Xbox screenshots for this game.

There are 55 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) Nov 15, 2004 5 out of 5 100
IGN Nov 12, 2004 9.1 out of 10 91
GameSpy Nov 17, 2004 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Game Freaks 365 2004 9 out of 10 90
4Players.de Nov 30, 2004 90 out of 100 90
The Video Game Critic Mar 22, 2005 B+ 83
DreamStation.cc Dec 22, 2004 8 out of 10 80
X-Power Nov 26, 2004 8 out of 10 80
Extreme Gamer Dec 06, 2004 8 out of 10 80
contactmusic.com Nov 26, 2004 8 out of 10 80

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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)
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Herkimer Chicanery (146) added Need for Speed: Underground 2 (Xbox) on Nov 30, 2004
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