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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
During an investor call today, EA Labels president Frank Gibeau briefly discussed the company's plans for E3 2013. As expected, June is going to be a big month for the new home consoles.
"Regarding next generation consoles, w... read
Criterion creative director Alex Ward has had enough with floating rumors, so he's taken to Twitter to debunk speculation that his team is working on a Need for Speed or Burnout sequel. In addition, he said his next game won'... read
A study conducted by researchers at the University of Toronto has found another positive effect that videogames have on players, an improvement of visual searching skills. Based on a set of experiments led by Sijing Wu, a PhD... read
In addition to today's release of the Terminal Velocity expansion pack for Need for Speed: Most Wanted, two new themed car packs are also available: Need for Speed Heroes and Need for Speed Movie Legends.
The Heroes pack... read
Fairhaven City has clear skies today Criterion Games is a company known for releasing substantial post-release content for its titles.
This statement is no more apparent than with the studio's last Burnout title, Burnout Paradise, which not only saw substa... read feature
There's going to be a new Xbox 360 320GB hard drive on sale this March for $129.99, and it's going to include three full games with it. The included titles are Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit, Ms. Splosion Man, and Pinball FX2 wi... read
Vice President Alex Ward discusses tailoring to Wii U's strengths Need for Speed: Most Wanted will be the first Criterion Games title to release on Nintendo hardware since Burnout 2: Point of Impact on the GameCube back in 2002.
Alex Ward, Criterion Games Vice President, said that's be... read feature
Michael Keaton is joining the Need For Speed movie. Yes, did you forget? There's a Need for Speed movie happening. What's up with all the game movie news today?
The movie will also be starring Aaron Paul and Dominic Cooper, a... read
Damn, I knew this was going to happen. New Super Mario Bros. U proved to be entertaining and distracting. I guess this is "Playing Catch Up to the Catch Up".
In continuation of "Playing Catch Up", my next upload was Nee... read
Get ready to get your race on with your GamePad, as Need for Speed Most Wanted is set for release on the Wii U on March 19th.
Three new features are advertised, including a new local co-op mode (one player drives, another pla... read
Having spent countless hours messing around in the wonderful multiplayer component of Burnout Paradise, I'm totally sold on what the studio brought to the table with Need for Speed Most Wanted. Some of you, on the other hand ... read
I remember playing Need for Speed World during its beta days. The free-to-play racing MMO certainly had me hooked for a while, but then something happened; I'm not even entirely sure what it was but it was enough to make me n... read
A tad less wanted Need for Speed Most Wanted is quite an anticipated game for many racing fans, heralding a welcome return to Criterion's open-world style, with tons of stylish cars and modes to boot. Naturally, this is an opportunity for EA t... read feature
Need for Speed Most Wanted Go ahead. Ram me off the road. It's cool. I'm not mad. I realize that it's part of the experience and fair game. We're good, man.
But don't get mad if you find that I've intentionally given up placement in the next challenge ... read feature
I've been playing Need for Speed Most Wanted for quite awhile now, in both preview form and now with final code for our upcoming review. The Embargo Gods prevent me from saying much before then, but I'll sneak this out: it's... read
They've done a really nice job with this live-action Need for Speed Most Wanted television commercial. It really captures the feeling of the game with its high-flying middle finger. You'll see what I mean. There's some incre... read
Speaking to The Guardian, Need for Speed Most Wanted creative director Craig Sullivan divulged what many of us were hoping: "There's still a lot of stuff we want to do with driving. We will make another Burnout game at some p... read
Look, I could give you a rundown of everything that's said in this new Need for Speed Most Wanted trailer. Or, you know, you can just watch it. You really should watch it, as it shows off just how awesome and frantic the mul... read
It's what you Wanted Criterion says that they pulled some of the best bits from several of their racing creations to make their latest, Need for Speed Most Wanted. They also gathered inspiration from the classic franchise title of the same name. ... read feature
So ... Burnout is awesome. Always has been, always will be. And while it is true that we haven't seen a true game from that franchise in a while, Criterion has been doing its best to bring all of the insane, anarchic fun we ... read
But I was absolutely certain I'd score 1st in the 8-player multiplayer room they have set up here at Tokyo Game Show 2012. In covering this event for the last half decade or so I've learned that Japanese attendees ... read feature
In this video, we're given a feature-by-feature rundown of Need for Speed Most Wanted's single-player campaign. It's the kind of stuff that won't really seem new if you've been keeping up with Criterion Games' work over the ... read
Man, I wish it was like this in real life. I see cars that I want all the time but all I can do is make a childish grabbing motion in the air, as if I could just whine and someone would give it to me for doing so. That's why... read