Need for Speed World

PC / Racing / Release: Jul 20, 2010 / ESRB: E10+

Daily Filter: August 18, 2011

By Tyler J. Smith, Aug 18, 2011 8:00pm PDT

Today's Filter features new screenshots for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, a new trailer for Saints Row: The Third, screenshots for Planetside 2, and much more!

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Need for Speed World Grabs 1 Million Users, Switching to Free-to-Play

By Brian Leahy, Sep 09, 2010 2:20pm PDT

Electronic Arts and Black Box have announced that the MMO racing game Need for Speed World has surpassed 1 million registered users. The game will...

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"I haven't even heard of this game. Really haven't heard of it before this."

- Fred Garvin see all 9 comments

Need for Speed World Skids Past Planned Release, Now Coming July 27

By Xav de Matos, Jul 20, 2010 1:30pm PDT

Although it was originally planned for release today, EA has announced its online-only racing experiment Need for Speed World won't go live until...

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"Wait EA didn't release on a date they said they were going to? It must be really really bad ..."

- Desmond4231 see all 11 comments

Need for Speed World Open Beta Begins, Is Extremely Short

By Xav de Matos, Jul 02, 2010 2:40pm PDT

Grab your scarves and driving gloves, ladies and gentlemen, an open beta for Need for Speed World shifted into gear, earlier today. The extremely...

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"damn i was gonna sign up but based on the comments here... not so much anymore"

- landaishan see all 15 comments

Need for Speed MMO Launching in July

By Alice O'Connor, May 27, 2010 7:40am PDT

EA's PC racing MMO Need for Speed World--previously NFS World Online--will go live on July 20, the developer and publisher announced today, with...

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"I know it mentions pursuit, but do you actually get to drive as the police? Because if not, ..."

- ShoCon see all 20 comments

Riddick Gets Map Pack, 'Commentary Mode' DLC

By Chris Faylor, May 21, 2009 2:02pm PDT

Two new bits of downloadable content for Starbreeze's The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena were today released for the Xbox 360...

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"Why am I expecting "commentary" in a Vin Diesel game to consist of Vin making manly grunts and ..."

- three-d see all 16 comments

Chronicles of Riddick Patch Removes Extraneous Blahblahs

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 15, 2009 3:45pm PDT

Atari has released a patch for The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena on PC, fixing a crashing bug, one multiplayer issue, and a case of...

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"patch the goddamn 360 version ... all it does is hardlock my xbox."

- m0rb see all 15 comments

The Chronicles of Riddick DRM Sparks Outcry

By Chris Faylor, Apr 09, 2009 10:22am PDT

Reports that the PC version of The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena can only be installed three times have sparked another round of...

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"Doubtful that Atari decision makers sat around and said, "Woah we are really going to show the ..."

- BorenKets123 see all 159 comments

Riddick Goes Gold, New Screenshots Released

By Nick Breckon, Mar 20, 2009 12:15pm PDT

Starbreeze's remake/expansion of its original Riddick shooter went gold today. The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena is expected in...

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"I will probably pick this up as well since I enjoyed the original.. BUT only after it's dropped ..."

- techx4 see all 20 comments

So Many Riddick Trailers

By Nick Breckon, Mar 18, 2009 4:48pm PDT

Not familiar with The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena? You will be by the end of this trailer deluge, consisting of two "high-octane" videos narrated by the Diesel himself. Dark Athena, a remake and expansion of the original actio

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"any1 know the name of the song in the second trailer? thanks."

- Soria see all 16 comments

Chronicles of Riddick Dev Diary Features a Real Jerk

By Nick Breckon, Mar 09, 2009 5:34pm PDT

The developers at Starbreeze put together this lengthy diary of production on The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena, explaining the genesis of the project and how it came to be a much larger piece of work than originally planned. Th

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"Jerk Gustafsson, that is! I hope they worked on the control responsiveness and compatibility ..."

- the archvile see all 3 comments

Riddick Demo Assaults Xbox Live

By Chris Faylor, Mar 04, 2009 7:45am PST

A downloadable demo for The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena is now available to those Xbox 360 owners with Xbox Live Gold accounts....

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"Downloaded it not expecting much, never played the first game, and holy mother of jaysus, this ..."

- Kartman013 see all 24 comments

New Riddick Trailers Examine Space Ship Innards

By Chris Faylor, Feb 26, 2009 2:21pm PST

Ramping up the media presence of The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena in advance of its North American release on April 7, publisher Atari has issued some new gameplay footage from Starbreeze's upcoming PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 shooter.

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"the trailer is fracking weak, my interest in the game just went down. felt like oblivion ..."

- araczynski see all 8 comments

Riddick Screenshots Celebrate Release Date Unveil

By Chris Faylor, Feb 23, 2009 1:10pm PST

To commemorate the fact that Starbreeze's The Chronciles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena has an actual release date now--April 7 on PC,...

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"I must be the only person who got major issues viewing anything in Shacknews' image browser."

- trillex see all 9 comments

Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena Gets Release Date, Downloadable Demo Coming in March

By Chris Faylor, Feb 23, 2009 7:39am PST

Starbreeze Studios' atmospheric shooter The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena (PC, PS3, X360) will ship to North American retailers on...

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"I don't understand why some games get console demos but not a PC demo. Is it that much more ..."

- TheIneffableBob see all 6 comments