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  • Blog Post: Need For Speed Update Addresses Game's Big Flaw

    Need for Speed came out last week, it wasn't quite the reboot I was hoping for, but developer Ghost Games says that it's working to fix at least one of the game's big problems. In a official blog post, the developer says that the game's first major update (it's free) is coming by... More
  • Blog Post: New Releases This Week: November 1 Through November 7

    Only in the fall would we consider a week with both Need for Speed and Call of Duty to be the calm before the storm. But it is the fall, and November is here. In addition to the aforementioned heavy hitters, Nintendo and Level-5 are finally unleashing Yo-Kai Watch in the West. The series has been an... More
  • Blog Post: PSA: Need For Speed 10-Hour Trial Available For EA Access Members

    EA Access members can put the pedal to the metal starting today. Need for Speed has arrived on Xbox One in trial form. Members can speed around for 10 hours. After that, you’ll need to wait until Tuesday when the full game is available. Thankfully, whether you pick it up immediately or wait a bit... More
  • Blog Post: Need For Speed Delayed Until Spring 2016 On PC, Console Closed Beta Soon

    EA and Need for Speed studio Ghost Games have announced that the PC version of the next installment has been bumped to next year. The studio says that the move is a response to conversations with its PC community. The developer says that it needs more time in order to achieve an unlocked frame rate for... More
  • Blog Post: Sign Up For The Need For Speed Beta Right Now

    EA is currently taking sing-ups for the Need for Speed beta. All you need is an EA account. Outside of needing an EA account, the only other thing EA requests is a console preference – Xbox One or PlayStation 4. You can head here to sign up . Note that it is not guaranteed entry, but this is the... More
  • Blog Post: Need For Speed Reboot Coming November 3

    EA has already announced the reboot for Need For Speed, but today it talked a little more about customization and the game's story. The game takes place in Ventura Bay, a huge NFS city that features plenty of cops, and which demands that you earn the respect and take down its five main racing icons... More
  • Blog Post: Report: Need For Speed Coming In November & Other Details

    According to a now-defunct link from the Xbox store, EA apparently plans to release the Need for Speed reboot in the thick of the holiday gaming season. A Reddit post from "lipeeeeee" has a cut-and-paste text description of EA's recently announced Need for Speed title being developed by... More
  • Blog Post: EA: Battlefront, New Need For Speed On Schedule For 2015

    Today during Electronic Arts' Q3 2015 earnings call, the publisher confirmed that two big franchises are on track for 2015 releases. EA tweeted last October that Battlefront would be available in holiday 2015, and today the publisher confirmed that the game would be out before Christmas, and would... More
  • Blog Post: No New Need For Speed In 2014

    After more than 10 years of annual releases, EA is giving its popular racing series the year off. In today's financial earnings call, EA confirmed that Ghost Games is currently working on a new take for the Need For Speed series, but that players won't be seeing it in 2014. Ghost Games was given... More
  • Blog Post: Extended Look At Need For Speed Trailer From The Super Bowl

    Dreamworks is inching closer to the release of its EA racer-inspired film, Need for Speed. The series, which has been shepherded by over a dozen EA studios since its 1994 premiere, was most recently in the hands of Ghost Games, a developer with a now-cloudy future . The film stars Aaron Paul, Dominic... More
  • Blog Post: Need For Speed: Rivals Developer Experiencing Layoffs

    Ghost Games, the developer who recently took the keys to the Need for Speed franchise, has "entered a consultation period," leading to layoffs. "We have entered a consultation period for some positions in our Ghost Games UK studio,” an representative from Electronic Arts told Game... More
  • Blog Post: Criterion Founders Alex Ward And Fiona Sperry Depart To Found New Studio

    The studio that gave gamers Burnout, Black, and two of the more recent Need for Speed titles will continue on without its founders. EA has confirmed that Alex Ward and Fiona Sperry have departed the developer. “Alex Ward and Fiona Sperry have decided to leave EA,” a company representative... More
  • Blog Post: Need For Speed Movie Trailer Is About Revenge And Explosions

    You might recall that EA’s annual racing series, Need for Speed, is getting a feature-length film . The Aaron Paul vehicle is slated for a March 2014 release, and today there’s a new trailer. The movie casts Paul as Tobey Marshall, recently out of jail for a crime he didn’t commit.... More
  • Blog Post: The Need For Speed Movie Trailer Shows Off Post-Breaking Bad Aaron Paul

    Breaking Bad is coming to an end, but actor Aaron Paul's career lives on. For now. The film is coming in March 2014, and you can get your first look now. Need for Speed appears to be a tale of revenge, as Paul's character is seen leaving prison with an accompanying voiceover tinged with anger... More
  • Blog Post: Criterion Streamlines Operations As Most Employees Join Ghost Games

    Late last week it was revealed that Criterion, the minds behind the Burnout series, Black, and most recently, two well-received Need for Speed entries, has streamlined its operations. The studio now employs 17 individuals, with the remaining staff now with Ghost Games, the team behind the upcoming Need... More
  • Blog Post: Customizing Your Ride In Need For Speed: Rivals

    You can play as an undercover cop in EA's upcoming racing title. How will you push the limits in Need For Speed’s open world? At a pre-Gamescom press conference, EA talked about a new cop class called the undercover cop. As an undercover cop, you can customize sweet rides like a Porsche 911... More
  • Blog Post: The Need For Speed Movie Is Being Filmed Next Week In Georgia

    If you live in the Columbus, Georgia area and take the 13th Street Bridge on your commute, you're going to want to find an alternate route next week. A film crew will be in town shooting the new Need for Speed film from Tuesday through Saturday. On the bright side, you might get a chance to glimpse... More
  • Blog Post: Need for Speed Rivals Taking To The Streets This Year

    Ghost Games, the studio formerly known as EA Gothenburg, has been working on a new Need for Speed title for some time, and now the developer's inaugural game – Need for Speed Rivals – has been announced. The game, created in conjunction with franchise overseers Criterion Games (NFS: Most... More
  • Blog Post: Is There A New Need For Speed Coming?

    With E3 around the corner and EA openly talking about the next-generation, it will be interesting to see what games make the jump in the systems' launch windows. Could a Need for Speed title be on the docket? The franchise's Facebook page has posted the above shot of a police cruiser with the... More
  • Blog Post: Report: Watch Dogs And Far Cry 3 Lead Leaves Ubisoft To Rejoin EA

    Jamie Keen was the lead designer for both Ubisoft's upcoming Watch Dogs and last year's beloved Far Cry 3, but now it looks like he'll be working on the next Need for Speed project for EA. A few super sleuths have caught onto the fact that Keen's LinkedIn profile has recently been updated... More
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