2013 Best Racing Game

Specialty Awards Genre Awards Platform Awards Game of the Year
Best Racing Game

Need for Speed: Rivals
The Hot Pursuit and Most Wanted reboots were well-received, but had some rough edges. The team behind Rivals smoothed them out and combined the best elements of each game for the franchise’s first entry on next-gen systems. Rivals impresses visually with some stunning lightning and rain effects, while the wails of car sirens and hard crashes bring about panic in players. Its always-connected gameplay allows you to race online whenever you want to and the violent nature of the crashes makes every race fun.

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