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'Need for Speed Underground' - Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Nov. 4, 2003 @ 2:05 a.m. PST

Enter the world of urban street racing and high performance tuner cars with the latest title in the hit Need for Speed series: Need for Speed Underground. Take on today's most popular tuner cars from Mitsubishi Motors, Subaru, Toyota and many more, building the ultimate street machine by earning cash to pay for custom body kits and a host of licensed car performance mods. EA has released a demo for EA Black Box's Need For Speed: Underground letting you try out a 1 lap circuit race or single drag race, in both single or multiplayer (up to 4 racers) mode. Read more for download links ...

Get the Need For Speed: Underground Demo Off Worthplaying (220mb)

To install the game,

If you have the disk version of the demo, insert the CD into your computers CD drive. Select the language you would like to view the game in and then select next. On the user screen select either the default install or the advanced install (which allows you to specify an install directory). Select Next and the game will begin installing.

If you have the downloaded version of the game, place the executable file you downloaded into a temporary folder. Doubleclick the executable to extract the game files. Run the Setup file. Select the language you would like to view the game in and then select next. On the user screen select either the default install or the advanced install (which allows you to specify an install directory). Select Next and the game will begin installing.

To uninstall the game, click on the Start Menu. Select Programs -->
Select EA GAMES --> Need for Speed Underground Demo -->
Uninstall Need for Speed Underground Demo.

This demo requires DirectX 9.0 If you do not have this installed, you can download it by going to:

Directx 9.0 www.microsoft.com/windows/directx/

This demo lets you play a 1 lap circuit race, single drag race or the same two races ONLINE against up to 3 other racers.

Menu Controls

Highlight Menu Items Up / Down Arrow, or mouse
Cycle Choices / Move sliders Left / Right Arrow, or mouse
Select / Go to next Screen Enter, or mouseclick
Return to previous screen Backspace
Pan around the Car W/ A/ S/ D

In Game Controls
Throttle Up Arrow or 8 (num pad)
Brake Down Arrow or 5 (num pad)
Steer Left / Right Arrows or 4 and 6 (num pad)
E-Brake SHIFT (Left Side of Keyboard)
Nitrous Space Bar or N
Shift Up Insert or A
Shift Down Delete or Z
Look Back B or CTRL (Right Side of Keyboard)
Camera C or ENTER
Reset Car R or HOME
Pause ESC or P

MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Windows 98, 98 Second Edition, ME, 2000 Professional, XP Professional, or XP Home operating system
Intel Pentium III (or compatible) CPU running at 700Mhz or higher
32MB DirectX 9 compatible video card (Geforce2 or higher) using a
supported chipset (see below)
128MB of RAM (256 MB using Windows 2000 or XP)
DirectX compatible sound card
Hard Drive Space: 450 MB free Hard Disk space, plus space for Direct X9 installation.
Sound: DirectX compatible Sound Card8X CD-ROM

MINIMUM SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS FOR ONLINE PLAY

Windows 98, 98 Second Edition, ME, 2000 Professional, XP Professional, or XP Home operating system
Intel Pentium III (or compatible) CPU running at 700Mhz or higher
32MB DirectX 9 compatible video card (Geforce2 or higher) using a
supported chipset (see below)
256MB of RAM
DirectX compatible sound card
Hard Drive Space: 450 MB free Hard Disk space, plus space for Direct X9 installation.
Sound: DirectX compatible Sound Card
8X CD-ROM
Network card for broadband connectivity

SUPPORTED VIDEO CARD CHIPSETS

ATI Radeon 7500 or greater
Intel i865
Matrox Parhelia
NVidia geForce2 or greater
SiS Xabre 400

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