The One-Sentence Review: Need For Speed Most Wanted

Do you feel the need? The need for speed? Criterion does, as they’re back with their second entry in the long-running EA franchise. Throughout Most Wanted‘s development cycle, the open world racer has been billed as the spiritual successor to Burnout Paradise, the last entry in the well received Burnout series. Does it do the popular racer justice, or will Need For Speed Most Wanted leave us mostly wanting something more?

Review: Need For Speed Most Wanted shows its Burnout-inspired roots, but poor handling, a somewhat confusing navigation system, and formulaic gameplay make it hard for Most Wanted to stand out above other racers.