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New Need for Speed

EA reboots Need for Speed with 'immersive narrative'


Coming to PS4, Xbox One, PC this fall
May 21
EA just announced the new Need for Speed, which is being touted as "a full reboot" for the series. Need for Speed: Rivals developer Ghost Games is behind the wheel again, and aims to deliver "what the fans want, and what Nee... read
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Need for Speed

The new Need for Speed will be revealed this week


More teases, great
May 18
Are you feeling the need? Is that need speed related perhaps? Well you'll probably have your needs met on May 21. EA is teasing the reveal of the new Need for Speed game this Thursday, which will debut on their YouTube c... read
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Need speed

New Need for Speed coming 2015, Titanfall and Plants vs Zombies 2016


Who needs to be surprised this E3?
May 05
Electronic Arts is adding to its holiday lineup (sports, Battlefront) with a new Need for Speed, according to EA financials. The company decided to chill on yearly Need for Speeds after going from developers Black Box to Crit... read
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Need for Speed

Need for Speed movie sequel's in the works, and it has a Chinese twist


Beijing Drift?
Apr 08
Last year's Aaron Paul-led Need for Speed movie did surprisingly well at the box office despite being critically panned. Like all things that make money, the property's owners are looking to further exploit that success ... read
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EA Xbox One sale

Xbox One sale: $10 Titanfall and Garden Warfare, $36 Dragon Age: Inquisition


I'm tempted
Jan 26
It's much easier to stomach Electronic Arts when you're only paying a fraction of the original price, as is the case with these Xbox One deals via Live. Come on, latecomers. This one's for you: Battlefield 4 - $13.20 Battlef... read
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EA Access

EA Access adding Need for Speed Rivals, more trials


Hope you like sports
Sep 03
When it was announced, I thought EA Access sounded like a decent value depending on your personal gaming habits. That's still where I'm at. This month's addition to the Vault, Need for Speed Rivals, doesn't do much to change ... read
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EA

These are the EA games going offline on June 30


*Shakes fist at GameSpy*
May 12
Electronic Arts said last month that it was working to find a solution to the GameSpy Technology shutdown on May 31, 2014 that will mean the end of online functionality, including multiplayer, for a number of titles that rely... read
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Need for Speed

There won't be a new Need for Speed this year


The series could use some breathing room
May 06
During Electronic Arts' fourth quarter fiscal 2014 earnings call, CEO Andrew Wilson said that the publisher won't release a new installment of Need for Speed in 2014. At the very least, Need for Speed: Rivals developer Ghost ... read
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Need for Speed

Need for Speed movie trailer shows who's a better driver


It's that Jesse Pinkman fella
Feb 03
So, the Super Bowl was yesterday, huh? I bet you either love sports, or hates sports, or are somewhere between those two extremes. Maybe you're even really apathetic about them. What an interesting and unique viewpoint you p... read
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Need for Speed

Behind-the-scenes with the camera cars of Need for Speed


This movie continues to be a thing
Jan 28
Ever wonder how they shoot those high-speed car sequences in movies? What they do to the cars, what kind of cameras they use, etc? Well, the makers of the upcoming Need for Speed feature film have provided a short behind-the... read
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Need for Speed

The Need for Speed movie story can go anywhere


'...As long as we just use incredible cars'
Jan 13
This will probably blow your mind, but the movie based on a videogame franchise about cars going really fast is going to involve cars going really fast. That's pretty much the extent of the criteria for slapping the Need for... read
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Criterion co-founders Ward and Sperry leave studio


Starting fresh, Ward says
Jan 03
"Alex Ward and Fiona Sperry have decided to leave EA," a spokesperson told Polygon this morning. Welp. I'd drop some joke about how they were burned out, but that's been taken already. Ward and Sperry co-founded Criterion Gam... read
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Review Round-up: Week ending 11/23
After last week's PlayStation 4 review domination, Microsoft finally got it's chance to strut its stuff with the Xbox One. Forza Motorsports 5, Dead Rising 3, Killer Instinct, Crimson Dragon, Ryse, and a handful of other excl... read feature

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Need for Speed trailer

Aaron Paul cocks his head in this Need for Speed trailer


Michael Keaton needs a new agent...
Nov 18
I've watched Meth Dad, so I know Aaron Paul can do a bit of acting. If this trailer is any indication, though, the director just kept asking him to cock his head and read his awful lines in as gritty a voice as possible. Who... read
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Crash, into me...
Like any good racer, the Need for Speed franchise never stops moving. They've come a long way since the early '90s, though the last few years' releases have been more about refinement of the formula than anything else, moving... read feature

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Need for Speed

Here's Need for Speed Rivals on next-gen consoles


Could've fooled me
Nov 08
I was late to Criterion Games' Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit but ended up liking it a fair amount. Setting up traps and utterly decimating vehicles in the name of justice didn't grow old, although the times when you weren't pl... read
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Need for Speed

Need for Speed joins the EA Sports brand


EA explains its vision for the future of Need for Speed
Nov 05
Only one week away from the release of its next title in the Need for Speed series, EA already has some big plans in mind for the future of the racing franchise. In an effort to provide more of an open attitude towards develo... read
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Need for Speed Rivals

Finishing first: NFS Rivals will be out for PS4's launch


There aren't any competitors
Nov 04
Electronic Arts saw its competitor pull in for a pitstop, and decided to kick everything into high gear. With DriveClub, Sony's first party racing game, getting delayed until 2014, EA and Ghost Games are rushing Need for... read
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Need for Speed

There's a rivalry in the Need for Speed: Rivals trailer


On the highway to hell
Oct 30
Cops vs. robbers -- but which is good or evil? Whoa. Philosophy, I think. While the Need for Speed series' more recent entries have been hit or miss, there's always a part of me willing to take a crack at the next one. Rival... read
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Need for Speed: Rivals skips PS Vita and Wii U


Poor sales on Most Wanted cited
Oct 22
If you want to play Need for Speed: Rivals, you're going to need something other than a PS Vita or a Wii U, as the game will not be coming to those platforms.  Rivals Creative Director, Craig Sullivan, told The Sixt... read
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I wish this Mario Kart movie was real


Much better than a Need for Speed movie
Oct 15
What happens when you apply the over-the-top seriousness from that Need for Speed movie trailer to Mario Kart? Magic. Thanks, GamesRadar. read
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Work your way up the ranks in Need for Speed Rivals


*crash*
Oct 02
See how you'll work up the ranks on both sides of Need for Speed Rivals in this new trailer. As a racer, you'll see what goes on in your Speedlist. As a Cop, you'll get assignments. Working up the ranks on either side g... read
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The first trailer for the Need for Speed movie is here


Starring Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul
Sep 25
Oh you didn't forget, did you? There's going to be a Need for Speed movie, and it's going to star Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul. The first trailer for the movie has plenty of cliché going for it, you know, the same kind of stuff you've seen from movies about racing cars before. Need for Speed (the movie) revs up its first trailer [Flixist] read
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Car personalization is back in Need for Speed Rivals


Make a Dtoid car!
Sep 13
Car personalization is coming back for Need for Speed Rivals! I didn't even know this feature was removed at some point! As you can see, you can design your cars to look however you want. As for the cop cars though, you will... read
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New progression and customization features
Mostly, Need for Speed Rivals is all about going fast in cool cars, just like its predecessors. But this new one lets you dig down deeper to race your way with a new progression system and options for customization.  You... read feature

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Titanfall will be playable to the public at gamescom


As will a bunch of other Electronic Arts games
Jul 31
Electronic Arts will be at gamescom in a big way this year, and they're bringing a big lineup of games that people can get hands-on with. The most notable being Titanfall, our game of the show for E3. Fans can also play Battl... read
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Need for Speed Rivals

Worlds collide in Need for Speed Rivals


It's all about All Drive
Jun 13
Autolog is perhaps the single most addicting gameplay mechanic to hit the Need for Speed series to date. In Rivals, autolog is back and promised to be bigger and better than ever. That said, it's not even what has most blown ... read
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Need for Speed movie

Here's your first look at the Need for Speed movie


I feel the need...
Jun 10
We learned last year that Electronic Arts had teamed up with DreamWorks for a movie based on the Need for Speed franchise. The film's star, Aaron Paul, best known for his role as Jesse Pinkman in Breaking Bad, introduced spe... read
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Need for Speed Rivals

Need for Speed Rivals blurs single-player and multiplayer


single-player races can turn into multiplayer pursuits
Jun 10
EA showcased the open world of Need for Speed Rivals, where players can suddenly join races that can turn into pursuits -- with both the cops and the racers being controlled by players. With the All Drive mechanic, a single-... read
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Need for Speed

EA announces next-gen Need for Speed Rivals


This is what that teaser was for
May 23
While it's not another Hot Pursuit after all, the newly-announced Need for Speed Rivals is going to sound familiar to long-time series fans. Developed by Ghost Games on the Frostbite 3 engine, this "action/racing game" will ... read
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EA at E3

EA's E3 conference includes first look at Star Wars plans


Battlefield 4, Need for Speed and EA Sports also included
May 22
Electronic Arts' E3 press briefing will provide viewers with a first look at what the company plans on doing with its multi-year Star Wars deal with Disney, EA Labels president Frank Gibeau announced. The new Star Wars titles... read
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Need for Speed

EA teases latest Need for Speed with a grimy image


That's one way to show off the game engine
May 21
The official Need for Speed Facebook account has posted a teaser image for a new game, as shown above. It's getting to be about that time -- it is, after all, a new year. The "Pursuit" on the side of the vehicle would suggest... read






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