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Parents' Guide to

Need for Speed Underground

By Chris Saunders, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

This game walks a fine line on the ESRB rating.

Game Windows 2003
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Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 10+

Man What was the ESRB doing

This game is ok but the 6+ rating was awful thares alot of Clean Heavy Rap Music here Thats the worst But thares Boob-Ladys here showing skin But thare was no E+10 rating back then Over all ok game really sucks to me hardly played as a kid for those reasons I once played with my cousin The Game on Gamecube is amazing Graphics are Amazing The modes too But No Free Roam that's the only draw back to me Over all 9.3
age 12+

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (4 ):

Geared toward the teen market that is fascinated by cars and speed, the game is realistic right down to the sound of the engine that purrs over the top of the rock music playing in the background.

Those who like high-speed action racing games that allow players multiple gaming options will enjoy this realistic racing game. However, it walks a fine line on the ESRB rating. Commercialism is rampant, and girls at the start and finish of the race wear revealing clothing -- because of this, this game could easily have been rated T for teens.

Game Details

  • Platform: Windows
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: EA Sports
  • Release date: December 8, 2003
  • Genre: Sports
  • ESRB rating: E
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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