Need for Speed Hot Pursuit

PS3, PC, XB360, WII / Racing / Release: Nov 16, 2010 / ESRB: E10+


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"Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (3)*, 2 was released before Underground :P"
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Need for Speed Hot Pursuit E3 2010 Preview

Hot Pursuit dispenses with the distractions that crept into the various Need for Speed games over the years and gets back to the core idea that originally inspired the game: exotic cars, driven as fast as possible, and the resulting chases.

Though we knew Burnout developer Criterion was working on a Need for Speed game, this E3 demo is the first time it's been seen. Creative director Craig Sullivan introduced it as a return to the roots of the series made by a team that grew up on the games. They want to get the focus back on the sheer excitement of ripping down the highway at top speed. Sullivan said that the title says it all; there will be "pretty good pursuits and they're going to be hot." Read more »

"not played a NFS game since Carbon, but that game had really good customisation features. Not ..."
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New Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Announced

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." Read more »

"As I read the title I fell asleep. Is this series even relevant anymore?"
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