High-performance cars and elevated adrenaline define this video-game franchise. How much do you know about "Need for Speed"? Take this quiz to find out.
Goose and Maverick say the line in tandem in "Top Gun."
"The Need for Speed" wasn't released for Nintendo, but it was released for the Sega Saturn in 1996.
"The Need for Sped" was released in 1994. It is one of the most successful video game series of all time
"Need for Speed: Underground" introduced street racing to the series. In urban tradition, the cars were heavily stylized.
Your slow friend probably always got angry about getting kicked out of the race.
Twenty-five million dollars would definitely buy a few tanks of gasoline.
3DO was a Panasonic product.
You just bumped racers to arrest them. This technique was actually less intensive than in earlier versions.
"Hot Pursuit 2" also omitted the driver's-seat perspective.
About 150 millions copies have been sold. That means millions of people have crashed and burned and done it all over again.
"Porsche Unleashed" was, for a while, also the end of the line for damage that reduced your car's performance.
You had to earn money to pay off those smashed fenders.
The XKR was last manufactured in 2006. It can do zero to 60 miles per hour (97 kilometers per hour) in about five seconds.
In "Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit," you could be chased by the police or flip sides and wear the badge.
In "Underground" drifting entailed sliding around the courses, nearly out of control.
Staff members from "Road & Track" got involved in the making of the game. Game designers didn't get into this much detail for subsequent versions.
They went straight to the source to get things right.
"Carbon" was also the first "NFS" released for the Nintendo Wii.
It has weak acceleration and lower-than-average handling.
You can choose from about 140 vehicles, so you'll need a bigger garage.
The freewheeling, open world was a significant shift from typical racing games.
Mind you, it is only a fictional magazine.
"Nitro" exposed many more people to the franchise.
It only has 10 players on the blacklist, fewer than other editions of the game.
"No Limits" was optimized for mobile instead of being adapted from console versions.
Its top speed is 184 miles per hour, but with nitrous it goes nearly 200 miles per hour.
You could unlock decades' worth of Porsche cars.
You may know Aaron Paul as Jesse from "Breaking Bad."
"Most Wanted" sold to the tune of a whopping 16 million copies.
The urban appeal has attracted many players.