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Need for Speed: The Run  



New trailer for NFS: The Run features The Black Keys


3:00 AM on 10.27.2011



In conjunction with the release of The Black Keys' new single "Lonely Boy," EA has put out a pretty stellar trailer for Need for Speed: The Run that features the new track. The trailer does a pretty good job of showing off the new action movie-esque direction that EA Black Box is taking the series in. It shows off main character Jack Rourke running around, getting arrested and crashing into other cars.

"Lonely Boy" fits perfectly alongside the trailer, but maybe that's just me being a ginormous Black Keys fan. Mix The Black Keys with your racing game powered by the beautiful Frostbite 2.0 engine and you've got me instantly sold. Even though November is a huge month with monster titles releasing left and right, Need for Speed: The Run is now set firmly on my radar. Who else plans to check it out November 15th?








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Need for Speed: The Run



8:30 PM on 11.04.2011
Five hours with Need for Speed: The Run

In a little more than two weeks, Need for Speed: The Run will be released to the masses. Before it joins the avalanche of holiday titles this November, though, I had the opportunity to play the game's single-player and multip...more



7:30 PM on 11.04.2011
Michael Bay's full Need for Speed: The Run TV advert

A couple of days ago we learned that Michael Bay was working with EA to make a trailer for Need for Speed: The Run that would serve as a TV commercial. Now that the actual commercial has been released, our eyes can take a look and process it into our brains. It's directed by Michael Bay, has explosions, women, cars and yes, explosions.more



2:30 PM on 11.03.2011
Michael Bay and Need for Speed? It's for serial

In an interesting bit of promotional work, Electronic Arts has announced that they've teamed up with Michael Bay to produce and release a Need for Speed: The Run commercial via Facebook. Fans of The Run's Facebook page will a...more



7:30 PM on 11.02.2011
Need for Speed: The Run gets a multiplayer trailer

Much like sports games, I prefer my racers to be as arcade-y as possible. Real life is boring enough already. Why try to simulate that when you can hit a dozen home runs in a row, pull off an end zone to end zone Hail Mary p...more



8:00 PM on 10.19.2011
Meet a model by beating her NFS: The Run demo race time

EA Games and Sports Illustrated have come together to create a rather unusual competition for the recently released Need for Speed: The Run demo. You see, swimsuit model Chrissy Teigen, who actually stars in th...more



4:15 PM on 10.10.2011
EA teams with Adidas for Need for Speed: The Run promo

Electronic Arts has announced a partnership with shoemaker Adidas to promote Need for Speed: The Run. Adidas has provided the shoes protagonist Jack wears when he gets out of his car to dash through quick-time event sequences...more



4:00 AM on 09.09.2011
EA unveils all-new Porsche in this NFS: The Run Trailer

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1:00 PM on 08.31.2011
Preview: Need for Speed: The Run

I am a huge fan of arcade racers, and they haven't come in as sweet a flavor as last years Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit. Having already released Shift 2 this year for the driving simulation crowd, EA is bringing out Need for Speed: The Run this November, and it's sure looking to be a worthy successor to the adrenaline soaked madness that was Hot Pursuit. more



12:30 PM on 08.21.2011
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As a kid, I've always wanted to get a Harley and drive from coast to coast. Even though Need for Speed: The Run doesn't quite live up to those childhood dreams, I would be the last one to complain about Porsches, Zondas and a few hundred miles of track. We chatted with EA Black Box about where the idea for the story came from, its use of the Frostbyte 2 engine, and the new and improved Autolog.more




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