The police system is similar to both Most Wanted and Carbon. The new color palette and the “matte” paint were improved. The game also uses in-game advertising, featuring the T-Mobile Sidekick. Another source revealed that the player gets aided by Inspector Chase Linh and Lt. Jack Keller, played by actors Maggie Q and Paul Pape respectively, whilst also making friends with a character named Carmen Mendez, played by Christina Milian. The player is set in the story as a police officer, who goes undercover into the criminal underground of Tri-City, a fictional city where the game is based. Undercover is followed by Need for Speed: World in chronological order, which was released internationally on July 27, 2010, and Need for Speed: Shift, which released worldwide in September 2009. A Porsche 911 GT3 RS in Need for Speed: Undercover. Undercover would “be a much better game”. EA revealed a few plot details.
There were complaints about the game’s easy difficulty, repetitiveness, and poor texture maintenance. 10, calling it a “poor game with a ton of problems” and with “practically no redeeming qualities”. However, the “leveling” system that unlocks cars and upgrades was criticized for resembling “grinding”. In general, sparse traffic, wide-open roads, and poor AI led to complaints about extremely low difficulty, however, one reviewer commented on how this may have been a marketing ploy to target a wider audience. The reception to the live-action cutscenes was almost universally negative, with many critics noting that the videos were poorly acted and lacked purpose. Need for Speed: Undercover has sold 1. 4 million copies in the United States. Maggie Q Spices Up Need For Speed Undercover”. The faces of innovation gather at annual Nokia Games Summit”. New Need for Speed game unveiled”.
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