I don`t know, IMO they ARE kinda getting back to their roots.
The first NFS was co-developed with Road&Track magazine and was very realistic (for the time). It was after that that the series started taking on the arcade-like, cartoony feel to it that it had ever since (with the possible exception of Porsche Unleashed). I like the looks of the game so far, but only time will tell. Glad to see this post here though
I still miss all the in depth info and commentary on all the cars they used to have. That first game had a mix of track racing, point to point racing, traffic, no-traffic, and cops complete with arrest cutscenes.
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