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Publisher: Electronic Arts
Developer: Black Box
Ship Date: Spring 2002
Category: Arcade Racing

Product Description
Need for Speed (NFS) is back and better than ever in spectacular PS2 detail in Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit 2! Engage in the next generation thrill of arcade racing with the spiritual successor to the highly acclaimed, award winning NFS III: Hot Pursuit.

Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 stays true to the heritage of housing a stable of exclusive and exotic cars from the world's most coveted licensors including Ferrari, Porsche and Lamborghini… to name a few.

Drafting on its award-winning legacy, Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 will deliver an exciting, intense arcade driving experience. The game includes a variety of open road environments that truly come to life, consisting of river crossings, waterfalls, beach surf, dusty paths and brush fires.

Twelve courses provide the widest variety of driving challenges, including tracks with extreme weather conditions. Animated drivers and cops give life to the drivers within the game, bringing added emotion to the world of these exotic super cars.

Become the "Ultimate Road Racer" by winning numerous racing events, all carrying various rewards such cars, characters, tracks, upgrades and paint jobs. The game challenges the driver to dodge traffic, police and natural elements in high speed and high style… true NFS style! Evade any cops encountered, as getting busted just might end your career.

The AI for the opponent racers and the police will further immerse you into the ultimate exotic car fantasy where you can push these cars to their limits or get caught trying. Opponent racers and the police have distinct and unique driving styles, challenging the player to learn arrest patterns in order to beat the cops and win the race. Cops will even be given different personalities that the player will learn to recognize.

Key Features

  • 22 of the most coveted licensed exotics rendered in awesome PS2 detail
  • A variety of modes including Hot Pursuit and Championship mode
  • 60 unique events give racers the opportunity to unlock bonus items including new cars, characters and tracks
  • 16 different drivers, all with realistic character animations
  • Dynamic lighting and real world reflections bring the cars and tracks to life
  • Realistic, detailed environments bring to life elements from the real world - rain, brush fires, sun beams and dust storms
  • Maneuvering exotic super cars through traffic and police at upwards of 160 mph puts you on the edge of your seat
  • Open world environments and shortcuts allow for intense off-road excitement
  • Advance your career to "Ultimate Road Racer"
  • Clear reward paths with upgraded cars, new courses, new race modes and more
  • Multiplayer support
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