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True to the award-winning Need For Speed heritage, the latest in the series delivers the next level of mind-numbing open road racing experiences with an extensive collection of cars from the 50-year history of the most storied performance car manufacturer in the world Porsche. Push every boundary to unleash the potential of these incredible vehicles while weaving through traffic, against fierce competition, and escaping the police to ultimately discover your own limits. Experience the thrill of piloting the historic and future line-up of road and racecars in ways only you could dream of.

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Taking place in a massive, free-roaming city featuring five distinct interconnected neighborhoods, Need for Speed 2 delivers an immersive game world where the streets are your menus. As players explore the city, they'll encounter rival racers who will school them in the ways of the underground and tip them off to the hottest racing spots in town. Deep new performance tuning allows gamers to fine-tune every aspect of their ride's handling and performance, while hundreds of new visual customizations guarantee players can create their own personalized, totally unique car. All-new game modes join Circuit, Drift, and Drag events to add depth and variety, pushing car and driver to the limit, while more than a dozen new cars and hundreds of aftermarket parts from the biggest names in the business make the experience authentic

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Mass Effect, Need for Speed composer Saki Kaskas dead at 44

Another one gone way too soon

Nov 18 at 10:03am, by Philip Moody | 4 comments

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May 24, 09 7:45pm
I completed this game using only the car FERRARI. NeedForSpeed2
Matt J
Jan 10, 08 12:05pm
Has anyone got this game in region PAL? Id really like to buy it. NeedForSpeed2
Aug 17, 07 7:21pm
added 30 new screenshots
just 2 xtreme
May 29, 04 10:34am

This game is quite old now and is not as good as the newer racing games such as need...

Feb 2, 01 10:16pm
added 6 new screenshots
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Release Dates
  • North America:
    • Nov 17, 1997 (PSX)
    • Apr 12, 1997 (PC)
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11 own | 1 want | 4 completed