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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.


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.


"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.


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.


"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.


"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.


"It's interesting EA allowed them to do that. Generally EA is pretty destructive to the teams ..."

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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.


"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.


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.


"Judging by the way I took a crash at about 100mph+, only to watch my front fender fall off, I ..."

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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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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"

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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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