New Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Announced

BOOM widget 133005 EA has announced a new version of its classic cops vs. robbers racer Need for Speed Hot Pursuit is in development at Burnout Paradise maestro Criterion Games.

"When the team at Criterion Games got the keys to one of the biggest racing franchises, we wanted to take it back to its roots," said creative director Craig Sullivan at the press conference, with "exotic cars, epic drives, and hot pursuits," and a "full career as both a racer and a cop."

Need for Speed Hot Pursuit will be released for PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii on November 16 in North America, hitting Europe on November 18 and 19.

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