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Need for Speed: Most Wanted demo hits consoles

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 13, 2012 10:31am PST

Nyooooom! That's not the sound of a Need for Speed Most Wanted demo hitting Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, because downloads don't make noises beyond the very faint buzzing of electrons inaudible. Press your ear close to your console and you may just hear it, as EA released a s...


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Need for Speed Most Wanted review: multiplayer mayhem

By Jeff Mattas, Oct 31, 2012 12:30pm PDT

We take a look at Need for Speed: Most Wanted, the latest open-world arcade racer from Criterion Games that leans decidedly towards its multiplayer experience.


"I really wish racing games would do away with drifting. Sure a little power brake to get around ..."

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Need for Speed: Most Wanted Vita developed by Criterion, includes extra content

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 26, 2012 11:30am PDT

Instead of giving porting duties to an external studio, developer Criterion Games is actually working on the Vita version of Need for Speed: Most Wanted in-house--ensuring that even the Vita version lives up to the team's standards.


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Need for Speed Most Wanted packs Kinect voice control

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 19, 2012 3:30pm PDT

As a committed pedestrian, I've often suspected that the only real reason to drive a car is that other passengers don't gawp at you when you yell at the vehicle. Delightfully, Need for Speed Most Wanted will recreate this sensation in the Xbox 360 edition with Kinect voice s...


"Same reason nba2k13 and mass effect 3 need it. So they can sell more kinects. When we could damn ..."

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Criterion promises new Burnout, but says Road Rash is 'good fit'

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 17, 2012 1:00pm PDT

It's been four years since we've seen a proper Burnout game from Criterion. Fans who fear that the team has abandoned its beloved series can rest their minds a bit.


"I remember is Road Rash 3D for the Playstation. Fondest memories there from the awesome ..."

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Need for Speed Most Wanted trailer talks single-player

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 18, 2012 11:20am PDT

Criterion's Need for Speed Most Wanted does seem to basically be a Burnout game slapped with a more popular brand, which is quite splendid. EA today released a new trailer showing how NFS's Autolog social doodads will still give a sense of the free-form multiplayer competiti...


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Need for Speed: Most Wanted pre-order bonuses detailed

By Steve Watts, Jul 16, 2012 9:30am PDT

EA has detailed the pre-order bonuses for Need for Speed: Most Wanted, including early unlocks of cars, and various packs that accent different aspects of the racing title.


"This is a reboot on NFSMW. At least COD actually gives the impression of a new game in the "series""

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The Last of Us wins Best of Show from E3 Game Critics

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 26, 2012 10:00am PDT

The Game Critics Awards have finally been determined, and Naughty Dog has come on top with The Last of Us.


"I think South Park winning best RPG is quite indicative of the lack of RPGs at E3 this year. Not ..."

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Criterion leading Need for Speed series

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 25, 2012 9:30am PDT

EA's Need for Speed racing series has bounced around from developer to developer over the past few years, but things are now stabilising with Criterion leading the franchise.


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Need for Speed Most Wanted preview

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 07, 2012 12:30pm PDT

Becoming notorious is the name of the game in Criterion's latest entry to the Need for Speed series. A new open world gives players a chance to drive around, wreak havoc, and get into bone-crushing car wrecks.


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Need for Speed Most Wanted confirmed for October

By Steve Watts, Jun 04, 2012 2:27pm PDT

Need for Speed: Most Wanted is coming on October 30, EA announced today at its press briefing.


"That's why Criterion sucks at making racing games. It's fine for Burnout, but they already ..."

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Need for Speed: Most Wanted coming from Criterion Games

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 01, 2012 10:00am PDT

As expected, this year's entry to EA's annual racing franchise comes from Criterion Games, developer of Burnout Paradise and Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit.


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Burnout Crash! coming to iOS

By Steve Watts, Oct 12, 2011 12:30pm PDT

Burnout Crash! is coming to the iPhone and iPad platforms later this year, EA has announced.


"no it is really great, the few of us that have it and play it a lot get into back and forth ..."

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Burnout Crash releases on PS3, Xbox 360 in September

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 31, 2011 7:00am PDT

The Burnout series may be about speed, but that doesn't mean that the games have to arrive on time. Previously scheduled for August, Criterion's next game, Burnout Crash, will be available on PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade on September 20th.


"I just don't see there being much space in the market for a game as uninspired as this. $10 is a ..."

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Burnout Crash races to PS3, Xbox 360, and Kinect

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 07, 2011 2:00pm PDT

EA has announced a new Burnout game, exclusively for Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network.


"^this. Criterion do like doing it right on PC, but they're with the wrong publisher to allow ..."

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