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Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Unleashes Its Imperial Story in Mid-November

By John Keefer, Apr 15, 2017 12:10pm PDT

The single-player campaign will focus on a TIE fighter commando hybrid as the main character, offering a look at the war from the opposite side.

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Exploring Rogue One with Star Wars: Battlefront Scarif DLC & X-Wing VR Mission

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 02, 2016 3:00pm PST

As its final piece of DLC, Star Wars: Battlefront is jumping into Rogue One. Shacknews had a chance to check out the new content, as well as the new virtual reality X-Wing mission.

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"I did play the whole thing and it was about 15-20 minutes. Sadly, sadly too short."

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Need for Speed: Most Wanted comes out of the EA Origin On The House garage

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 02, 2016 2:33pm PST

The latest freebie for EA Origin's On The House is now available and that's good news for racing fans.

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Criterion co-founders create new indie studio Three Fields Entertainment

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 05, 2014 6:00pm PST

Criterion Games co-founders Alex Ward and Fiona Sperry have moved on to their next gaming venture. Three months after departing from the studio they once helped create, Ward and Sperry have founded a new studio called Three Fields Entertainment.

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"Addison. even though Rose`s stori is inconceivable... yesterday I got a top of the range ..."

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Criterion Games co-founders depart from EA

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 03, 2014 2:00pm PST

Criterion Games co-founders Alex Ward and Fiona Sperry have departed from the studio they once created, leaving Electronic Arts with aims of creating a whole new studio.

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"I think you mean that the upper echelon leaves (1 year after the non-compete expires) and then ..."

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Criterion Games 'just 17 people' now, most of team at Ghost Games

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 13, 2013 1:00pm PDT

"Criterion is just 17 people these days," Criterion creative director Alex Ward said. Apparently, most of the studio moved to Ghost Games, leaving just a "small team" behind to work at Criterion.

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"+1 Too bad all that talent is gone already. EA strikes again."

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Need for Speed franchise now headed by Ghost Games

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 29, 2013 3:45pm PDT

After working with Criterion on Need for Speed: Rivals, Ghost Games will take full control of the racing franchise going forward.

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"It wasn't until 3 the game began encouraging takedowns. Both 1 and 2 were about driving ..."

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Undercover cops infiltrate Need for Speed: Rivals

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 21, 2013 4:15pm PDT

"That sure is a nice ride that new racer is sporting. Nice sirens, too! Hey...wait a minute...!" Need for Speed: Rivals is adding undercover cops to the ranks of the law.

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Criterion staff assisting Ghost Games with Need For Speed: Rivals

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 19, 2013 7:10am PDT

Criterion is lending Ghost Games a helping hand with Need For Speed: Rivals, sending over 60-65 staff members to assist with development.

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"Just wondering if it's okay for Criterion to make another Burnout now. The last one was kinda ..."

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Need for Speed Rivals announced, coming November 19

By John Keefer, May 23, 2013 7:30am PDT

Electronic Arts has announced Need for Speed Rivals, coming from Criterion Games and EA's newest studio Ghost Games. The popular racing franchise is set to come to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on November 19, as well as PlayStation 4 and Xbox One later this year.

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"I THINK the difference is an updated engine and NO free roam, which makes this a real racer in ..."

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Criterion: 'time to make something new,' hints at new non-racing game

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 15, 2013 2:15pm PDT

Criterion Games has become synonymous with excellent racing games. However, the studio behind Burnout appears to be moving onto something completely different.

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Need for Speed: Most Wanted DLC confirmed, coming today

By Steve Watts, Feb 26, 2013 11:45am PST

Need for Speed: Most Wanted is getting three downloadable content packs today, and will have them all bundled into one package to save some money.

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"Guys If you don't have it are and want to try it out go to -> Mygame9.com , here you can ..."

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Trophies out Need for Speed: Most Wanted DLC

By Steve Watts, Feb 25, 2013 12:30pm PST

Need for Speed: Most Wanted appears to be getting three more downloadable content packs, judging by sets of Trophies that detail each one.

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"Don't waste your money buying this game, you can download it for free from Mygame9.com"

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Need for Speed Most Wanted coming to Wii U

By Steve Watts, Jan 17, 2013 9:40am PST

Need for Speed: Most Wanted is coming to the Wii U on March 19, and EA has detailed some features unique to the platform.

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Need for Speed: Most Wanted to get 5 new cars on December 18

By John Keefer, Dec 05, 2012 3:15pm PST

Need for Speed: Most Wanted is getting its first DLC pack on December 18, with five super-fast cars being added to the garage.

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"I was thinking the same thing, I can't believe they're selling it for 10 bucks as well."

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