Need for Speed Series News


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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Need for Speed movie set for February 2014

By John Keefer, Jul 11, 2012 4:00pm PDT

The just-announced Need for Speed movie from DreamWorks Studios is aiming for an early 2014 release.


"Am I the only one that noticed that the link to this story is the same one from the mass effect DLC"

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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.


"Then it sounds like you do know! Burnout Paradise is my absolute favorite racing game of all ..."

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DreamWorks grabs Need for Speed movie rights

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 22, 2012 6:45am PDT

The rich, vibrant and meaningful world of Need for Speed may well be coming to a cinema near you, as Steven Spielberg's DreamWorks Studios today announced that it has acquired the film rights to EA's racing series.


"Yeah, although Top Gun predates the first game by 8 years so we'll let them have it"

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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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New Need for Speed confirmed for 2012

By Andrew Yoon, May 07, 2012 4:00pm PDT

A new game must take up the mantle of "worst-kept secret in the games industry." That's looking more and more to be the next Need for Speed game, largely rumored to be Most Wanted 2.


"I agree 100%. Hot Pursuit felt just like Burnout with exotics. NFS has never been much of a sim, ..."

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Need for Speed: Most Wanted 2 spotted on retail site

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 18, 2012 4:00pm PDT

Like clockwork, Electronic Arts has been releasing one (or more) Need for Speed games every year since 2002. So, what can we expect this year? If a retail leak is any indication, it's a "sequel" to 2005's Most Wanted.


"Never played most wanted but have been playing the recent hot pursuit and it's great. But a ..."

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Need for Speed movie being considered by Hollywood studios

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 13, 2012 2:45pm PDT

According to a new report, Electronic Arts has been shopping one of its more recognizable franchises for a Hollywood adaptation: Need for Speed.


Need for Speed: The Run 'Signature' DLC pack announced [updated]

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 14, 2011 1:30pm PST

Nine fly 'signature' rides are coming Need for Speed: The Run as downloadable content next week in the 'Signature Edition Booster Pack.' The tricked-out and tarted-up cars are headed to Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on December 20, but not PC.


"they should just make all new racing games where you buy the game with 1 car and the rest of the ..."

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Need for Speed: The Run a la Michael Bay

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 04, 2011 6:00pm PDT

Aren't you tired of all the artsy games that Silicon Valley insists on shoving in our face? Thankfully, EA is breaking the nonstop onslaught of experimental, cerebral titles coming out this holiday with Need for Speed The Run and Michael Bay.


"Gotta agree with you, played the demo for 5min then deleted it right away. I have to admit that ..."

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Need for Speed: The Run features Christina Hendricks, Sean Faris

By Xav de Matos, Oct 18, 2011 7:15pm PDT

Electronic Arts has announced actors Christina Hendricks (Mad Men) and Sean Faris (Never Back Down) will star as the main characters in Need for Speed: The Run.


"'download the demo now' you left out that there's a demo. seems to be for consoles only though."

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Need for Speed The Run demo available on October 18

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 04, 2011 7:15am PDT

The downloadable demo of Need for Speed: The Run hits Xbox Live and PlayStation Network on October 18.


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PSP getting Madden 12, Need for Speed Shift pack

By Steve Watts, Aug 10, 2011 1:00pm PDT

Sony has announced a new PSP Entertainment Pack, which will include Madden 12 and Need for Speed Shift. It's due on August 30 for $159.99.


Need for Speed: The Run Limited Edition announced

By Steve Watts, Aug 02, 2011 4:15pm PDT

Need for Speed: The Run is getting a Limited Edition for the PC, PS3, and Xbox 360. It includes three cars and five exclusive challenges.