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The game ratings for each category and platform are displayed below. The score for a particular platform is the average of all categories. Games must have 5 votes before they are given a MobyScore.

Breakdown by Rating Category

The quality of the actors' performances in the game (including voice acting).
How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be
How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)
The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines
Personal Slant
How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes
Sound / Music
The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition
Story / Presentation
The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed
Overall User Score (114 votes)3.6

Breakdown by Platform

Platform Votes Total
GameCube 14 3.1
      Acting 2.9
      AI 3.2
      Gameplay 3.2
      Graphics 3.6
      Personal Slant 3.1
      Sound / Music 3.1
      Story / Presentation 2.7
PlayStation 2 21 3.5
      Acting 3.1
      AI 3.4
      Gameplay 3.7
      Graphics 3.8
      Personal Slant 3.6
      Sound / Music 3.5
      Story / Presentation 3.4
Windows 69 3.7
      Acting 3.5
      AI 3.6
      Gameplay 3.9
      Graphics 4.1
      Personal Slant 3.7
      Sound / Music 3.8
      Story / Presentation 3.5
Xbox 10 3.3
      Acting 3.1
      AI 3.3
      Gameplay 3.6
      Graphics 3.8
      Personal Slant 3.3
      Sound / Music 3.2
      Story / Presentation 2.8

User Reviews

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Too much fuss for so little... Need For Speed Windows SifouNaS (1326)
An embarrassing indictment of how out of touch EA actually is with reality. GameCube AkibaTechno (254)
Oh Need For Speed, where have you gone? Windows kbmb (435)
One of the best NFS games so far Windows BogdanM (1197)
The worst game in the series, by far. Windows Michael Cobb (2)