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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Need for Speed’

New ‘Need For Speed’ Trailer Shows More Silly Story

EA’s Need For Speed: Rivals appears to be one of the better third-party titles launching for both PlayStation 4 and Xbox one at launch. It’s unfortunate, then, that the series’ movie adaptation looks like a budget attempt to cash-in on the Need For Speed name. Back in September DreamWorks Studios released the first teaser trailer for the movie, showing Breaking …

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This Is What Need For Speed: Rivals Looks Like On The Xbox One

Resolutiongate – that’s the term given to the current controversy regarding Call of Duty: Ghosts being rendered at 720p on the Xbox One and 1080p on the PS4. Despite the fact that both versions look nearly identical, this is apparently a big deal to those who have nothing better to do with their time than just yell at strangers on …

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‘Need For Speed Rivals’ Now a PS4 Launch Title

EA today announced that its newest racing game, Need for Speed Rivals, will be a PlayStation 4 launch title in North America. The game was originally expected to launch on November 22 – the launch day for the Xbox One. The new release date announcement was made over at the PlayStation blog, where EA stated that developer Ghost Games “has …

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Need For Speed Rivals Will Apparently Have A Silly Story

Do racing games need a story? Need For Speed: The Run proved that story modes in racing games are actually kind of lame. All you need is some fast cars and great track design to make a great racing game. Need for Speed Rivals looked like it would be ditching the kind of stories that result in stuff like the …

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Need For Speed Rivals Wants To Reinvent Multiplayer With AllDrive

Ever since Burnout Paradise, Criterion and EA have been experimenting with the idea of seamlessly integrating multiplayer into racing games. There was still a disconnect, however, as players would have to open a small menu to find a multiplayer game. With the latest Need for Speed title, that menu has been replaced by something much more ambitious. EA revealed today …

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Dakota Johnson Still Committed to “50 Shades”

Dakota Johnson, 24, is not standing idly by while producers of the Fifty Shades of Grey adaptation search for her new leading man. According to Hollywood Life, the actress is looking to join the hunt. They report from an industry source, “For Dakota, she was sad that Charlie [Hunnam] had to back out but she is very excited to see …

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Check Out Some New Need For Speed Rivals Gameplay

It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything from EA regarding its annual racing game franchise – Need for Speed Rivals. With it being the first game in the series to grace next-gen consoles, you’d think EA would be a little more aggressive with its marketing. Instead, the publisher has only revealed the first trailer for the sure to be …

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Aaron Paul Stars in New ‘Need For Speed’ Movie Trailer

Back in the summer of 2012, video game publisher Electronic Arts (EA) officially announced that DreamWorks Studios had acquired the rights to a movie based on the Need For Speed video game franchise. At the time, the studio stated it would “fast-track” the movie, promising hot cars, intense racing, and a story that “keeps players at the edge of their …

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Need For Speed: Rivals Is EA’s Next-Gen Racing Game

Both Sony and Microsoft will be launching their next-gen consoles with a racing game. EA will be joining them with its own racing franchise later this year. EA announced today that it’s new studio – Ghost Games – is knee-deep in development on the next Need for Speed title. The game – titled Need for Speed: Rivals – will be …

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Need For Speed: Most Wanted Speeds To Retail October 30

The best decision EA ever made regarding Need for Speed was putting Criterion Games in charge of the franchise. They are arguably the best racing studio around, and their talents put Need for Speed back on the map with a glorious reboot of the Hot Pursuit titles. Now they’re back at it again with another beloved Need for Speed title. …

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Need For Speed Only Has One Driver Now

EA used to catch a lot of flak for putting out annual iterations of their core franchises. One could argue that people still hold the publisher in contempt for annual releases, but I would argue back that they have improved how they handle annual releases. One of those improvements came in the form of the Need for Speed franchise, but …

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A Need For Speed Movie is Racing to Theatres

Electronic Arts (EA) announced today that the feature film rights to its Need For Speed franchise have been acquired by DreamWorks Studios. A screenplay, written by “Real Steel” writer John Gatins’ brother George Gatins, has already been completed and the studio will “fast-track” the project, beginning production on the movie early next year. DreamWorks stated that the screenplay, while based …

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