I figured I should post up some other site reviews and scores to keep the news flowing up until release date. I'll hopefully have mine done soon.
Official Xbox Magazine (9.0) http://www.oxmonline.com/article/reviews/xbox-360/m-r/need-speed-shift
Ign.com – (9/10) http://ps3.ign.com/articles/102/1023568p1.html
Metacritic Summary (NA) http://www.metacritic.com/games/platforms/xbox360/needforspeedshift?q=need%20for%20speed%20shift
GameTrailers.com (8.7) http://www.gametrailers.com/game/need-for-speed-shift/10880
More will come, along with the two site articles here soon enough.