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Sign up for EA's Need for Speed beta

The new Need for Speed reboot is one of those always-online abominations, so you can bet your sweet ass there is going to be a beta. Gotta stress test those severs/promote that product. If you'd like to take the racer for a s...

 
 
 
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Why the Need for Speed reboot is always online

The new Need for Speed reboot is an always-online experience, which might be a bit of a damper if you live in an area with a less than stellar Internet connection. But them's the breaks, I guess. According to executive producer Marcus Nilss...

 
 
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Need for Speed trailer shows us some surprisingly good FMVs

EA has released a new trailer for the upcoming Need for Speed, showing off some of the FMVs that will be featured in the game and some of the main characters who we’ll meet in it. I’m not a big driving game fan, but the FMVs se...

 
 
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Need for Speed's in-game engine versus real life

Having photorealistic graphics doesn't inherently make a game good, but it sure is nice to look at. The Need for Speed development team shared these photos by way of an interview from Speedhunters, and they look pretty fantastic. For refere...

 
 
 
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EA's Need for Speed reboot coming November 3

The new Need for Speed, which is apparently twice the size of Need for Speed: Rivals, is coming November 3 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC, EA announced today as part of its E3 media showcase. Need for Speed executive producer and Ghost Games fo...

 
 
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Did Xbox accidentally leak Need For Speed release date?

The Xbox Games Store may have accidentally leaked the release date for EA's latest Need for Speed instalment. According to Reddit, the mistake was rectified and the page pulled pretty sharpish, but not before a clever soul used the magic of...

 
 
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EA reboots Need for Speed with 'immersive narrative'

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 Need for Speed sta...

 
 
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The new Need for Speed will be revealed this week

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 channel. Aside f...

 
 
 
 
 
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EA Access adding Need for Speed Rivals, more trials

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 my opinion one ...

 
 
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These are the EA games going offline on June 30

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 on the service...

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

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 Games' new titl...

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

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 probably have. W...

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

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-scenes feature...

 
 
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The Need for Speed movie story can go anywhere

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 Speed namesake...

 
 
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Criterion co-founders Ward and Sperry leave studio

"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 Games, the studio ...

 
 
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The best and worst games of the week - Xbox One is here!

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 exclusive titles fl...

 
 
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Aaron Paul cocks his head in this Need for Speed trailer

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 has been Micha...

 
 
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Review: Need for Speed: Rivals

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 more towards a...

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

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 playing as a cop ...

 
 
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Need for Speed joins the EA Sports brand

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 development, the Need...

 
 




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