The first release in the heart-pounding racing game series
Windows 10 / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8 / Windows 7
Go underground to race against some of the best cars on the streets.
Need for Speed is a game for the car enthusiast. It features the latest cars that you can purchase with realistic sounds, details, and graphics. One of the benefits of the game is that it's an open world. There are challenges against other drivers, but the basis of the game is to practice your skills and build your reputation so that you can earn points by completing tasks, turning those points into money so that you can upgrade your car.
When it comes to upgrading, you'll do so in your garage. This is where things can get interesting in the game as you have access to dozens of enhancements, such as new tires that grip the road better, nitrous that can make the car faster, and graphics that can be added to make the car stand out among other cars on the road.
Most of the action that you take part in on the streets is a bit illegal. However, that's what makes the game fun. You try to get away with everything from drag racing to drifting. Races are set up in various areas across the city. If you don't win you can always practice your skills to see where you need to improve before meeting another opponent. One of the fun challenges is to drive doughnuts across the city for a certain distance. You can play the game online with friends, making it a little more exciting as you get to see what the people you know can do behind the wheel of a car.