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The Need for Speed

DOS - 1995

Also available on: 3DO - SEGA Saturn

Alt names Nissan Presents: Over Drivin' GT-R, Road & Track Presents: Over Drivin', Road & Track Presents: Over Drivin' DX, Road & Track Presents: Over Drivin': オーバードライビン
Year 1995
Platform DOS
Released in Germany, United Kingdom, United States
Genre Racing / Driving
Theme Automobile, Street Racing
Publisher Electronic Arts, Inc.
Developer Electronic Arts Canada, Pioneer Productions
Perspectives 1st-Person, Behind view
Dosbox support Fully supported on 0.73
4.54 / 5 - 238 votes

Description of The Need for Speed

The Need for Speed (aka Nissan Presents: Over Drivin' GT-R, Road & Track Presents: Over Drivin', Road & Track Presents: Over Drivin' DX, Road & Track Presents: Over Drivin': オーバードライビン), a really nice racing / driving game sold in 1995 for DOS, is available and ready to be played again! Also available on 3DO and SEGA Saturn, time to play an automobile and street racing video game title.

The Need for Speed has an addon available: We All Need Extra Speed, don't miss it!

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Comments and reviews

Leopoldo Alvins 2024-05-31 0 point DOS version

Horrible, I downloaded the Full RIP version and it says: "This application cannot be run on your Computer"

Ps: i click on the tnfs.exe

Maximoose 2023-12-14 1 point DOS version

I'm a big fan of old games, especially for racing games, so this game has been my main priority to get working on emulators! :)
Unfortunately, I could not get it working on a school Chromebook with DOSBox (Using the Linux development environment so basically Linux DOSBox) but WILL work on a windows gaming laptop at home.

YOU_ROCK_THANK_U 2023-11-16 2 points

you have to install it and use DOSBOX ECE which is a modified version of Dosbox, you can find it in Web Archive and download from there...
use VESA_NOLFB as videocard and it works, the other options did not work for me...
CD command is: imgmount D .\NFS.ISO -t iso

『Official LIGMATV』 2023-06-14 2 points

That was relased in 1994, and just now download it at 29 years later... But that still like feels good in my windows 10. Thanks for sharing.

Player 2023-05-17 3 points DOS version

Thanks for uploading all these good games.

Kwantumhab 2023-05-15 0 point

This was the first game i ever saw on pc. We had C64 before, and this was the first ever interaction of a PC back in the early 90's :D Nostalgic :D For me, that was a beginning of an era :D

André Pereira da Silva Loyola 2023-02-27 -1 point 3DO version

como baixar jogos para o 3Do

DEVEL9X 2022-10-05 0 point DOS version

Best like every other nfs game

LosT_M8 2022-05-18 -3 points DOS version

Tried mounting disc file. Couldn't mount
Tried dosbox. Don't know img file size

A_Furry 2021-11-15 0 point

idk why i said retor lol i meant retro

A_Furry 2021-11-15 1 point DOS version

i love retor stuff im a retor collecter thumbs up ( ^ ͜ʖ ^)

Liontail8 2020-12-27 4 points

If you want to play DOS games on Android, then get Magic DosBox. There is a free version that has a limit of 1 game.

IrishVixen6996 2020-10-22 0 point

Yay!! Need for Speed! Racers Start your Engines!!

Flyboy 2020-10-17 3 points

I feel the need... the need for speed ...

Dinscer 2020-08-15 -1 point

Ran it with Magic Dosbox-Easy!

cheese 2020-04-25 0 point

All cars in this download have the dodge viper engine sound. and there is only one music track. not sure why this is.

Dreamturtle 2020-03-20 0 point

I could not get dosBox to work with this game for some reason.

roboticmehdi 2020-02-10 -29 points

This game requires that you have SVGA/VESA video card. Too bad, it is very stupid to make game like this. What a waste. Couldn't the developer be smart enough to support VGA card ? Stupid a*holes.

AbandonedForLife 2019-12-07 1 point

Good For The 90s

Won Hunglo 2019-05-10 0 point

I am driving. Hit many car. Fun love!

g 2019-04-27 0 point

i can't run my game and i try evrything

abe 2019-03-12 -1 point

running the nfs.bat in dosbox throws me back to the dosbox every time i press drive

abe 2019-03-12 0 point

running the nfs.bat in dosbox throws me back to the dosbox every time i press drive

J2lapoin 2018-12-17 -1 point

winedbg nfssound.exe did make the job. I type quit and was allow to a menu where i choose 3 for sb16, and after that come back to dosbox, run nfs.bat and it work!

J2lapoin 2018-12-17 2 points

I have no sound, I'm running tnfs.exe cause nfs.bat launch nfssound.exe -r, and this one doesn't seem to work with dosbox. I try to run it with wine, but it doesnt work either. Something else to do?

carlosanimax 2018-11-11 0 point

Thank you!

cheese 2018-10-06 4 points

If you are running the RIP version and do not have sound, go to the folder where you installed Need For Speed and then click on NFSSOUND, I chose sound blaster. (Do not try to run NFSSOUND through DOSbox, because it is not a dos file). Then go back to DOSbox and run NFS. you should now have sound. this worked for me, anyway.

phrozen 2018-07-12 0 point

By playing this game back then I had the feeling I'm actually racing. And the images of the cars looked amazing in dos! :)

Note7 2018-05-15 -2 points

Awww, what's wrong? Did ya little race car driver wanna go home?

lil john 2018-03-17 -2 points

Gooooooooooood Game

Mauri_0312 2017-09-22 1 point

I downloaded both. ISO and RIP. RIP is working, but has no sound. And in ISO they´re missing a lot of files. :(

I hope that sb can help me. (Sorry for my bad english, i´m German)

alaMA 2017-01-14 -2 points

he best Was Need For Speed 5 named Porsche. Great game, tracks wery good physics for a game from year 2000 :). I love to play it

admin 2016-03-07 2 points

@Staplez: should be fixed now

Staplez 2016-03-07 0 point

This download is missing "Show" folder withing the "frontend" folder. Admins might want to update/fix this download

spanishfly 2016-02-21 1 point

this good but nfs3 was best one.

Trapp 2016-02-07 -6 points

Nfs Porsche ? Best? Come on, it didn't even have police, it was nfs:epic fail!

Sujal 2015-09-05 0 point

i m playing the game first time

DULMATIC 2015-06-15 -3 points DOS version

Speed raser is a beautiful game I love it

Maksio 2015-05-22 4 points DOS version

The best Was Need For Speed 5 named Porsche. Great game, tracks wery good physics for a game from year 2000 :). I love to play it

bruno 2014-11-20 -1 point DOS version

the need for speed the game legal yes

tforsaken 2014-10-11 1 point DOS version

I think nfs porsche was best

Erik 2014-09-08 0 point DOS version

I agree, NFS HP2 was the best one, the killing shot (at least for me) was NFS Underground...eww.

djiango 2014-07-31 -1 point DOS version

Can't get it to work. Missing some files when trying to play the game. Install.bat won't install because of "Illegal command: arj." - what to do?

SonicTheBlueBlur2 2014-06-30 -1 point DOS version

Anyone else have the problem where they can only go backward and not go forward? I'm running Windows Vista on a 32-bit Dell Model PP31L laptop.

indstr 2014-02-12 0 point DOS version

The game that started a legend. My favorite was NFS Hot Pursuit 2 (2002)

wodan 2013-12-07 -1 point DOS version

missing files ...

73743 2013-10-14 -2 points DOS version

is it emulator game? not windows game?

shaby 2013-02-18 0 point DOS version

wow many games

Carlsgro 2013-01-08 1 point DOS version

I got the SE version, has extra tracks. 2 has more cars. 3 play as police. most wanted is the best

Jake 2012-10-09 -1 point DOS version

Why the heck are keyborad controls for steering is d an l? Why can't I get keyboard left and right?? Good game but his spoil it all!! When I had this original, controls were ok!!

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