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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.

Screenshots

Need for Speed: Underground 2 PlayStation 2 Nice rims!
Need for Speed: Underground 2 Windows Lost control - collision with civilian car
Need for Speed: Underground 2 Windows A very fancy nitrous purge system
Need for Speed: Underground 2 PlayStation 2 Power Slide!

Promo Images

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

Trailer


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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User Reviews

A great racing game - infinitely customizable... Windows Chris Martin (1204)

Critic Reviews

Yahoo! Games PlayStation 2 Nov 16, 2004 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
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
GameZone GameCube Nov 29, 2004 8.9 out of 10 89
1UP PlayStation 2 Nov 15, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
DreamStation.cc GameCube Dec 22, 2004 8 out of 10 80
Jeuxpo.com GameCube 2004 7.7 out of 10 77
GameSpot Xbox Nov 16, 2004 7.4 out of 10 74
UGO (UnderGroundOnline) Windows Dec 29, 2004 B- 67

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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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