Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered

Game review by Paul Semel, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Illegal street racing game remake is still fast and fun.

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 6 reviews

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age 13+

The Best Game For A Remastered

I think that the original is fun and all but better graphics with all the cars and the concept will be fun

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age 8+

An amazing high speed arcade racer!

Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Remastered is a cops vs robbers arcade racer that puts you on both sides of the law, good or bad. Players are rewarded for crashes either into the lawless, or into the law. The single player campaign will last players anywhere around 25-30 hours of game play. There is additionally a open road mode where you can just drive up the coast without the worry of being bad or good. The game does contain a couple slightly suggestive music tracks, but with all games from EA, there is an option via the option menu to turn the music off. I'd suggest doing so, as it's more engaging for players who like to focus on the race, or for those who don't enjoy the type of music. There is also local/online multiplayer, but for online multiplayer, you need a Nintendo Switch online membership. Overall, I'd say if you like racers, I'd say go for it. This is the best that I've personally ever played, and I guess that you'll agree once you play it.

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