Abandonware DOS title

The Need for Speed

Need for Speed is a series of racing video games where the main objective is to win races in a variety of game modes. In the process, the player must elude traffic, pedestrians, and police.
The Need for Speed splash screen
Rating: 4.27
(45 votes)

The Need for Speed downloads

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All screenshots were taken by Abandonware DOS.
YouTube video courtesy of Squakenet.com.

Additional info

Released in 1996, an edition of The Need for Speed, The Need for Speed: Special Edition, is made available only on PC CD-ROM, containing DOS and Windows 95 versions. The Windows 95 version supports DirectX 2 and TCP/IP networking, and includes two new tracks and various enhancements in the game engine.

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  • #1 - 20.05.2015 16:10 MAS
    Wow ! Nice Game for that time
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