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Need for Speed Rivals Hands-On

Ryan Clements's Avatar + Posted by Ryan Clements on Nov 12, 2013

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When the idyllic forests and glittering coasts of Redview County are screaming by your window, there’s precious little time to appreciate online functionality like Alldrive. Which, in a way, suggests how well it’s been implemented in the blazing-fast Need for Speed Rivals.

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Need for Speed Rivals Coming to PS4 on November 15th

Jessica Damerst's Avatar + Posted by Jessica Damerst on Nov 04, 2013

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The wait for a next-gen games is getting unbearable! And our team at Ghost Games has been pushing themselves to be a part of PlayStation’s big launch day. We’re excited to announce today that Need for Speed Rivals will be a launch title for PS4 in North America on November 15th.

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5 Tips to Make the Most of the Need for Speed Most Wanted Demo, Out Today on PSN

Jeremy Chubb's Avatar + Posted by Jeremy Chubb on Nov 13, 2012

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Need for Speed Most Wanted is now out, and today we’re celebrating 1 million Autolog users with the release of the PlayStation 3 demo. We’re bringing PlayStation.Blog the inside track on what new players should look for, and how to dominate the Most Wanted demo.

Making a demo for a large-scale open world game is a major challenge. We wanted to put together a snapshot of Most Wanted’s blend of exploration, connected competition and explosive, over-the-top police chase action to give you a taste of what to expect from the main game.

The action takes place in a locked down version of the city – you get to play in Fairhaven’s Downtown and Four Bridges districts.

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Need For Speed Most Wanted Interview: Under the Hood of the PS Vita Version

Fred Dutton's Avatar + Posted by Fred Dutton on Oct 26, 2012

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Next week sees the keenly anticipated release of Need for Speed Most Wanted, the latest release from Criterion Games – the legendary UK racing specialist behind the Burnout series and Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit, the phenomenal 2010 entry in EA’s long-running street racing franchise.

That the PlayStation 3 version is very, very good should come as no surprise, but somewhat more unexpected is the amount of care the studio has lavished on replicating the experience on PlayStation Vita. Producer Matt Webster and his team have squeezed almost the entire experience onto the handheld, and even found room for a little bit of extra content exclusive to the system.

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Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit at E3

Jeff Rubenstein's Avatar + Posted by Jeff Rubenstein on Jun 22, 2010

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While Sid and I were giving EA’s Dead Space 2 and rebooted Medal of Honor a go, our soccer-mad English counterpart, SCEE’s James Gallagher, drifted (see what I did there?) over to the Need for Speed area. Our good friends Criterion are tasked with developing the next NFS title, Hot Pursuit, and it’s already looking […]

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Big Surf Island Washes Ashore this Week!

Pete Lake's Avatar + Posted by Pete Lake on Jun 08, 2009

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Hey guys, great to be back on the blog. After all that E3 madness you must need a vacation! Well…mark June 11 in your diary, your Burnout vacation starts then! The Burnout Paradise Big Surf Island pack will be available to download for $12.99 / £9.99 / €12.99 on the PlayStation Network on June 11 […]

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Burnout Paradise – the Party Pack!

Jeremy Chubb's Avatar + Posted by Jeremy Chubb on Feb 09, 2009

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Hey guys.  Great to be back on the blog, and we’ve got lots to tell you about.  We released our first premium content for Burnout Paradise – the Party Pack ! Our Freeburn online play is a cool way to hang out with your online friends, but we wanted to give you a way to […]

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