Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed

Another installment in the Need for Speed franchise. As the title suggests, the game focuses around Porsche, offering eighty licensed car models belonging to the German brand. The game includes such classics as the first 356 from 1950 or 911 Turbo from 2000. The player races in locations such as crowded urban areas, winding mountain roads, or never-ending highways. When playing the Evolution Mode, the player will observe the evolution of the famous car brand over nearly half a century. Cinematics, slides shows, and statistics prepared by the creators contribute to the experience. In the Factory Driver Mode, the player becomes a member of a group of drivers in order to learn about this profession. Additionally, the game offers Quick Race and Multiplayer Mode. When driving on European roads, the player has to avoid different dangers, such as collisions, traffic, or the police. Thanks to the new engine utilized by the game, Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed offers better physics and more accurately designed car models.

PC / Windows
Game Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed (PC) Cover
Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed

Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed | PC

Racing, for automobiles, Need for Speed

Companies responsible for Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed

Electronic Arts Inc. | game developer

Electronic Arts Inc. | publisher   Official website

Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed release date for PC:

game language:
English

23 March 2000 | Worldwide

Game mode: single / multiplayer , multiplayer mode: local network / Internet, players: 1 - 8 , size: 1 CD
Game score 8.7 / 10 calculated out of 3121 players' votes.  

Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed for PC / Windows is another installment in the Need for Speed racing series. This time, the player is taken to the world of Porsche, for the game offers eighty car models belonging to this brand, including such as the first 356 (1950) or 911 Turbo (2000). The fifty years of Porsche's history presented in the game is additionally accompanied by a narrative, and illustrated with statistics and slides. Put the pedal to the metal and you will see how strong your stomach is and how quick your reflexes are. Your driving skills will be put to a test, in order to find out if you can drive at all.

Gameplay

In Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed for PC / Windows, the player can drive on crowded roads and highways being fully aware of the consequences making most of such supercars can bring. The player is constantly tempted to go faster and faster. The game offers more than racing as such - the player chooses from two unique driving modes available.

In the Porsche evolution mode, the player goes through an incredible racing carrier beginning in 1950 and the 356 model. From then onwards, the player observes this great car evolving and participates in the entire process. Optionally, the player can choose the testing driver mode, which casts the player in the role of a member of a group of drivers, in order for the player to learn about the most exciting profession in the world. This mode consists of missions which require the player to put more and more effort in driving and improve their skills constantly.

  • A new, advanced engine utilized by the game.
  • Real-life road dangers implemented in the game, such as bloodcurdling collisions, heavy traffic or cop cars.
  • 2000 polygon-based cars; detailed 3D dashboards, and even more cars downloadable from the official Need for Speed site (free of additional charge).
  • Multiplayer racing via modem or local area network.
  • In total, the game offers nine open European routes and five racing tracks - these include alternative routes, middle sections and shortcuts.
Game Boy Advance
Game Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed (GBA) Cover
Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed

Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed | GBA

Racing, for automobiles, Need for Speed

Companies responsible for Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed

Pocketeers | game developer

DSI Games | publisher   Official website

Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed release date for GBA:

game language:
English

15 March 2004 | Worldwide

26 March 2004 | Europe

15 March 2004 | USA

Game mode: single / multiplayer

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