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'''''Need for Speed: Underground 2''''' (''NFSU2'' or ''NFSUG2'') is a [[cross-platform]] [[racing game|racing]] [[video game]] and the eight installment of popular driving game [[Need For Speed Series|Need For Speed]] published and developed by [[Electronic Arts]]. Released in 2004, it is the direct sequel to ''[[Need for Speed: Underground]]'', and is part of the ''[[Need for Speed]]'' series, available on [[Nintendo GameCube]], [[PlayStation 2]], [[Xbox]], [[Game Boy Advance]], [[Nintendo DS]] and [[Microsoft Windows]]. It is the second game in the [[Need for Speed: Underground (series)|Underground Series]].It was developed by EA Black Box. Like its predecessor, it was also commercially successful, and sold four million copies worldwide.  
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'''''Need for Speed: Underground 2''''' (''NFSU2'' or ''NFSUG2'') is a cross-platform racing video game and the eight installment of popular driving game Need For Speed published and developed by Electronic Arts. Released in 2004, it is the direct sequel to [[Need for Speed: Underground]], and is part of the Need for Speed series, available on [[Nintendo GameCube]], PlayStation 2, Xbox, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS and Microsoft Windows. It is the second game in the Underground Series.It was developed by EA Black Box. Like its predecessor, it was also commercially successful, and sold four million copies worldwide.  
  
The game is based around [[import scene|tuning cars]] for street races, resuming the ''Need for Speed: Underground'' storyline. ''Need for Speed: Underground 2'' provides several new features, such as a broader customization, new methods of selecting races, the "explore" mode (just driving around freely, like the ''[[Midnight Club]]'' series, in a large city known as "Bayview"). ''Underground 2'' also introduces several [[Sport utility vehicle|SUV]]s, which could be customized as extensively as other ''Underground 2'' vehicles and used to race against other SUV racers. [[Brooke Burke Charvet|Brooke Burke]] is the voice of Rachel Teller, the person who guides the player through the story.
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The game is based around import scene|tuning cars] for street races, resuming the ''Need for Speed: Underground'' storyline. ''Need for Speed: Underground 2'' provides several new features, such as a broader customization, new methods of selecting races, the "explore" mode (just driving around freely, like the Midnight Club series, in a large city known as "Bayview"). ''Underground 2'' also introduces several SUVs, which could be customized as extensively as other ''Underground 2'' vehicles and used to race against other SUV racers. Brooke Burke is the voice of Rachel Teller, the person who guides the player through the story.
  
On the [[Nintendo DS]] installment, users are able to design custom decals to adorn any vehicle in the game. The [[PlayStation Portable]] equivalent is ''Need for Speed: Underground Rivals.''
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On the Nintendo DS installment, users are able to design custom decals to adorn any vehicle in the game. The PlayStation Portable equivalent is ''Need for Speed: Underground Rivals.''
  
 
== Problems ==
 
== Problems ==

Revision as of 23:52, 12 June 2012

Need for Speed: Underground 2
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Developer(s) EA Black Box
Publisher(s) EA Games, Nintendo
Platform(s) GameCube
Genre(s) Racing
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer
Input methods
Compatibility 4Stars4.pngEdit rating: Need for Speed: Underground 2
Playable
GameIDs GUGP69, GUGF69, GUGD69, GUGE69, G2NJ13
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Need for Speed: Underground 2 (NFSU2 or NFSUG2) is a cross-platform racing video game and the eight installment of popular driving game Need For Speed published and developed by Electronic Arts. Released in 2004, it is the direct sequel to Need for Speed: Underground, and is part of the Need for Speed series, available on Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS and Microsoft Windows. It is the second game in the Underground Series.It was developed by EA Black Box. Like its predecessor, it was also commercially successful, and sold four million copies worldwide.

The game is based around import scene|tuning cars] for street races, resuming the Need for Speed: Underground storyline. Need for Speed: Underground 2 provides several new features, such as a broader customization, new methods of selecting races, the "explore" mode (just driving around freely, like the Midnight Club series, in a large city known as "Bayview"). Underground 2 also introduces several SUVs, which could be customized as extensively as other Underground 2 vehicles and used to race against other SUV racers. Brooke Burke is the voice of Rachel Teller, the person who guides the player through the story.

On the Nintendo DS installment, users are able to design custom decals to adorn any vehicle in the game. The PlayStation Portable equivalent is Need for Speed: Underground Rivals.

Problems

Audio

No music tracks with DSP HLE. Music works with DSP LLE.

Video

Cutscenes are broken. Nitrous indicator sometimes shows that you have no nitro left.

Configuration

Only configuration options for the best compatibility where they deviate from defaults are listed.

Audio

Config Setting Notes
DSP Emulator Engine DSP LLE Fixes the "No music" issue.

Testing

This title has been tested on the environments listed below:

Test Entries
Revision OS Version CPU GPU Result Tester
3.0-243 Windows 7 x64 Intel Core i52500k @ 4.5GHz AMD Radeon HD 6850 Perfect: FPS sometimes drops below 30 when there are a lot of vehicles on screen. Resolution=1680x1050, Aspect Ratio=Stretch, Internal Res.=Auto, AF=16x, Widescreen Hack Zheka