Need for Speed Series News


E3 racing roundup: Forza 5, GT6, DriveClub, The Crew, and NFS Rivals

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 17, 2013 2:30pm PDT

A golden year for racing games in on the horizon, so Shacknews conducts a comparison of all the racers out on the E3 floor.


"All look fantastic and I'm disappointed that I am going to miss out on Forza 5, looking forward ..."

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Here's what that Need for Speed movie looks like

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 10, 2013 2:43pm PDT

At its E3 press conference, Electronic Arts showed off a first look at the upcoming Need for Speed movie. Fast-tracked for February 2014, the movie...


""Need for Speed is definitely accurate and authentic... to real car-racing culture" *shows cop ..."

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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.


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

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EA confirms new NBA Live, reveals new Need for Speed

By John Keefer, May 07, 2013 4:00pm PDT

Electronic Arts plans to be busy the next fiscal year, with 11 PC and console games and 15 mobile titles planned for fiscal year 2014, which ends March 31 of next year, the publisher said in its latest earnings call.


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.


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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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.


"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.


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.


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

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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...


"I downloaded this game for free from Mygame9.com . Other wasted their money in buying it."

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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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