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The Need for Speed series has had its ups and downs over the years.

While the first Need for Speed was a racing game with serious handling, newer iterations are more content with providing spectacle. One thing has pretty much remained constant throughout though: exhilarating police chases.

With 2017’s Need for Speed Payback being one of the lows for the series, we’re keen to learn more about the game that will succeed it. A new Need for Speed is coming, there’s no doubt about it. But it hasn’t been formally announced yet. So while we wait for the next game in the Need for Speed series to be unveiled, we’ve put together a list of the ten best Need for Speed games ever made. These games are why we love the series, and want it to return to its former glory.