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Need for Speed Most Wanted hits the Wii U on March 19


11:30 AM on 01.17.2013
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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 player is the GamePad support player, who can do things like navigate and distract cops), the ability to change mods on the GamePad, and full remote play (yes!). The Wii U version will include the Ultimate Speed Pack DLC as well.

Most Wanted is probably my favorite Need for Speed game in years, and I think Criterion did a great job. Although it doesn't top Burnout Paradise for me, I can heartily recommend it to any racing fans who want more than Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed on their Wii U.








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8:00 AM on 02.26.2013
'Terminal Velocity' is Most Wanted's new playground

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3:30 PM on 02.20.2013
Most Wanted marks Criterion Games' return to Nintendo

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4:00 PM on 11.13.2012
Need for Speed Most Wanted demo up on Xbox Live, PSN

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 ...more



2:00 PM on 10.30.2012
Review: Need for Speed Most Wanted (iOS/Android)

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...more



8:00 AM on 10.30.2012
Review: 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 ...more



11:30 AM on 10.26.2012
Need For Speed Most Wanted launch trailer is electric

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6:00 PM on 10.18.2012
Nice: Live-action Need for Speed Most Wanted commercial

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...more



4:45 PM on 10.17.2012
Burnout and possibly Road Rash are in Criterion's future

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6:30 PM on 10.12.2012
Here's some sweet NFS Most Wanted multiplayer footage

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...more





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