Need for Speed: Carbon (Xbox 360) by Electronic Arts

Need for Speed: Carbon (Xbox 360) by Electronic Arts Box Art

North Amercian Release Date: October 31, 2006.

Average Overall Score:
8.00 / 10

The Battle for the City is won in the Canyon! EA has tried to make this an adrenaline-filled action packed street racing game that will give you the same kind of rush as if you were taking on the streets yourself. Imagine yourself in your favourite style of car, the muscle and horsepower of the Ford Mustang, the speed and handling of an Exotic like the Lotus Elise or the tuner cars like the Mazda RX-8."

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The Battle for the City Is Won in the Canyon. What starts in the city is settled in the canyons as Need for Speed Carbon immerses you in the world’s most dangerous and adrenaline-filled form of street racing. You and your crew must race in an all-out war for the city, risking everything to take over your rivals’ neighborhoods one block at a time. As the police turn up the heat, the battle ultimately shifts to Carbon Canyon, where territories and reputations can be lost on every perilous curve.


Monday, September 25, 2006


Complete Career
Complete Career Mode.
Complete Career Mode and own every race.
Ram 100 police vehicles in a single pursuit while in Career Freeroa.
12 Minute Exit
Escape after a 12 minute police pursuit in Career Freeroam.
Perfect Canyon Duel
Win a Canyon Duel with no collisions.
Drift King
Score 500,000 points in a Drift event.
Career Mogul
Earn 1,000,000 cash in Career Mode.
Bronze Challenge Series Champ
Beat all Bronze Challenge Series Events.
Silver Challenge Series Champ
Beat all Silver Challenge Series Events.
Gold Challenge Series Champ
Beat all Gold Challenge Series Events.
Fast Wheels
Cause 200,000 Cost to State in a single pursuit while in Career Freeroam.
Need for Speed
Hit 230 Mph in a Speedtrap.
Public Enemy No. 1
Disable 50 police vehicles while in Career Freeroam
Wheels of Steel
Avoid 5 spike strips in a police pursuit while in Career Freeroam
Big Game Hunter
Immobilize a police Rhino while in Career Freeroam
Urban Battle
Win 50 Free Roam Challenges in Career Mode.
Car Collector
Unlock 36 Cars.
Muscle Head
Fill your Career Garage with only Muscle Cars.
Tuner Addict
Fill your Career Garage with only Tuner Cars
Exotic Aficionado
Fill your Career Garage with only Exotic Cars
Reward Card Hustler
Completed every Offline and Online Reward Cards
Head Start
Check to learn how to get this Achievement
Race Week
Finish an Online race during a Race Week
Online Lieutenant
Play 50 games Online.
Online General
Play 100 games Online.
Lucky Break
Get a 3 game winning streak in Ranked Online games.
Rock Solid
Get a 5 game winning streak in Ranked Online games.
Online Challenge Contender
Beat 5 Challenge Series Events Online.
Online Challenge Champ
Beat 15 Challenge Series Events Online
Cross the finish line in reverse to win a ranked Sprint race.
Hot Streak
Get a 4 game winning streak in Ranked Online games.
Iron Man
Get a 6 game winning streak in Ranked Online games.
First Steps
Finish an Online Ranked race or Online Challenge Series race.
Moderator Challenge
Beat an EA Moderator in an Online game.
Knockout Fever
Catch Knockout Fever by playing an Online Pursuit Knockout race with an infected player.
Canyon Craze
Catch Canyon Craze by playing an Online Canyon Duel with an infected player
Pursuit Pandemic
Catch the Pursuit Pandemic by playing an Online Pursuit Tag game with an infected player.
The Carbon Plague
Catch the Carbon Plague by catching all 3 other viruses.
Online XP Level 1
Reach Online XP Level 1.
Online XP Level 2
Reach Online XP Level 2
Online XP Level 4
Reach Online XP Level 4
Online XP Level 6
Reach Online XP Level 6
Online XP Level 9
Reach Online XP Level 9
Online XP Level 13
Reach Online XP Level 13
Online XP Level 18
Reach Online XP Level 18
Online XP Level 23
Reach Online XP Level 23
Online XP Level 29
Reach Online XP Level 29
Online XP Level 35
Reach Online XP Level 35
Online XP Level 42
Reach Online XP Level 42
Online XP Level 50
Reach Online XP Level 50

User Reviews

Score: 80
Overall User Average: 8.00 / 10 (80.0%)
Gameplay User Average: 8.00 / 10
Graphics User Average: 7.00 / 10
Sound User Average: 8.00 / 10
Blind Whiplash
Date reviewed: January 31, 2007.

Overall: Game doesnt live up to NFS: most wanted but it does the job and was a real challenge to beat the canyons.
Gameplay: Gameplay was a bit boring at times cause it just copies thier previous racing games. Canyons were a new additions that were more annoying than anything.
Graphics: Graphics are pretty nice , but i believe they could have made them look more clear if they would have spent a little more time on them. Online graphics arent as good as the career modes. I know it says gameplay may change online but the graphics are totally diffrent.
Sound: sound is boring and like every other game they put out. The cars made the same sound no matter how much opgrades or how diffrent the exhaust.
Suggestions: Try to change it up a little bit. NFS use to be lots of fun but now it seems like you have run out of ideas and are just making the same type of game.

Overall: 80 %
Gameplay: 80 %
Graphics: 70 %
Sound: 80 %

Need for Speed: Carbon News

EA Reorganizes Into Four Labels
Electronic Arts said today it will undergo a major reorganization that will separate the megapublisher into four different labels.

Need for Speed ProStreet Announced
In development at EA Black Box, Need for Speed ProStreet is the next game in the hugely successful street racing series. The new game will apparently take the series in a new direction.

Need For Speed: Carbon Tipped For Christmas #1
FIFA 07 and Gears of War also expected to perform well But Paddy Power has predicted that EA's Need for Speed will top the all-formats software chart for the third year running this Christmas.

Need For Speed Carbon: In Game Content
The following ‘Need for Speed Carbon’ in game content is now available on the Xbox Live Marketplace. Show your style on the road by unlocking the following vinyls.

Need For Speed Carbon: Game Content
The following content is now available on the Xbox Live Marketplace for All Xbox Live regions.

Need For Speed Carbon Content
The following ’Need for Speed Carbon’ content is now available on the Xbox Live Marketplace for all Xbox Live members.

Need for Speed Carbon Races Out To Retail Stores
Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS) announced that the videogame, Need for Speed™ Carbon will become available in stores worldwide from this week.

Need For Speed Carbon: Improved Official Site
Updated Car Lists, new Screenshots & Videos, the full soundtrack listing.

Need For Speed Carbon: Achievements
The game has 50 achievements with a total score of 1000 points.

Need For Speed Carbon: Demo
The ‘Need for Speed Carbon’ demo just skidded into the Xbox Live Marketplace.

Need For Speed Carbon Screens
Electronic Arts has sent along some killer looking NFS: Carbon shots. They look amazing! Check’em out!

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