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Need for Speed: High Stakes - PlayStation

Need for Speed: High Stakes
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Description: The Need for Speed series is already established as one of the best racing game series on the PlayStation. Need for Speed: High Stakes continues the tradition in fine style by adding several new elements to the gameplay, and offering a wide variety of tracks and cars. Where the previous game in the series had you running from the law, this one has you racing for pink slips. Sure, you can still play cops and robbers (this time even playing the role of John Q. Law), but the real fun in this game comes from racing to win so that you can buy a better car. Once equipped with faster wheels, you can hook up with a friend to ra ... (more)
Release date: 1 March 1999
EAN: 0014633079746 UPC: 014633079746
Tags: Racing (2), Street Racing (1), Driving (1), EA Canada (1), Electronic Arts (1), EA (1), Platinum (1), Over Drivin Iv (1), High Stakes (1), Need For Speed (1), Cars (1), PS1 (1), PSX (1), Ps One (1), Playstation (1)
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AW's Game Collection (652 games items)

"No.165 / Added: 05.30.12 / Status: Played To be perfectly honest I’m not too big on racers. The story of how I originally came into ownership of High Stakes is as haphazard as you can get... but then trying to outrun the cops (in the game) is always pretty fun. The only thing that truly bothers me (about most) racers is how the cars handle and how difficult it is to learn proper power sliding techniques – the kind of learning curve which makes Mario Kart 64 look awesome."

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Official Need for Speed series (75 games items)

"The PlayStation version of the game, released some months before the PC version, features improved gameplay. Only all-new tracks were implemented without the additional rehashes from NFS III in the PC version. Additionally, the AI in the game was more advanced; the five AIs such as Nemesis, Bully and others featured different driving characteristics (ie. Nemesis would hound the player until a slipup occurs, whilst Bully exhibits a more aggressive style, occasionally ramming into the player's veh"

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