Entries in 'need for speed' (59)

EA's Shift set for NFS IP spin-off

EA's Shift set for NFS IP spin-off

EA wants to establish Shift as a new franchise when Shift 2 Unleashed races to UK shelves in March.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 1st 2011 at 2:10PM in News
Shift 2 gets UK release date

Shift 2 gets UK release date

EA has confirmed that racer Shift 2: Unleashed will be released in the UK on March 25th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2011 at 2:37PM in News
EA launches NFS Autolog app

EA launches NFS Autolog app

Electronic Arts has released an app based around the Need For Speed Autolog.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 13th 2010 at 10:33AM in News

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Need for Speed seals Mega Brands deal

Need for Speed seals Mega Brands deal

Mega Bloks is to launch a range of Need for Speed construction toy sets, it has been confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2010 at 11:33AM in News
EA: Shift 2 can beat ‘sterile’ GT5

EA: Shift 2 can beat ‘sterile’ GT5

Just hours before Sony’s Gran Turismo 5 at last arrives at UK retail, publisher EA has said that its upcoming racer Shift 2: Unleashed can offer a more “authentic driving ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2010 at 1:28PM in News
UK CHARTS: Black Ops still top

UK CHARTS: Black Ops still top

Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops is today celebrating its second week at No.1 in the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2010 at 9:21AM in News

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NFS Shift 2 dated for spring

NFS Shift 2 dated for spring

EA has announced that Need for Speed: Shift 2 Unleashed will be released on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC next spring.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2010 at 2:18PM in News
Hot Pursuit demo reaches 2m downloads

Hot Pursuit demo reaches 2m downloads

The Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit demo has been downloaded 2m times in just two weeks, EA confirmed today.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 11th 2010 at 12:27PM in News
Need for Speed reviews impress

Need for Speed reviews impress

The first reviews for EA’s Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit are live, and it looks as if the publisher and developer Criterion has a big hit on its hands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 9th 2010 at 3:06PM in News
Black Ops tipped for Xmas No.1

Black Ops tipped for Xmas No.1

Bookmaker Paddy Power has opened the betting on the race to be the UK’s official Christmas No.1 video game, and the early favourite is perhaps not surprisingly Activision’s Call of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 9th 2010 at 12:44PM in News

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Hot Pursuit 'is best NFS yet'

Hot Pursuit 'is best NFS yet'

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit will be the best game in the racing series’ 16 year history, says EA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 4th 2010 at 2:03PM in News
EA takes blame for NFS decline

EA takes blame for NFS decline

Speaking to an audience at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2010 Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference, EA boss John Riccitiello has outlined EA’s role in the critical decline of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 21st 2010 at 12:08PM in News
Need For Speed World tops 1m users

Need For Speed World tops 1m users

More than one million users are playing EA’s Need For Speed World.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 9th 2010 at 3:57PM in News
EA: NFS Limited Edition races into view

EA: NFS Limited Edition races into view

The Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit Limited Edition will arrive alongside the game this November, says EA.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 17th 2010 at 6:26PM in News

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Need for Speed: Shift 2 confirmed

Need for Speed: Shift 2 confirmed

EA has confirmed that a sequel to racing sim Need for Speed: Shift is in development. But not only that – that game will be released in the first three ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2010 at 11:48AM in News
E3 2010: EA roundup

E3 2010: EA roundup

Electronic Arts hosted a special press briefing at E3 yesterday where it unveiled key shipping dates for top titles - and new online services.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jun 15th 2010 at 12:08PM in News
E3 2010: Next NFS hits mid-November

E3 2010: Next NFS hits mid-November

The lid has finally been lifted on UK studio Criterion's take on the long-running Need For Speed franchise - and publisher EA has already dated the release for mid-November.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jun 15th 2010 at 12:18AM in News
EA announces E3 line-up

EA announces E3 line-up

Electronic Arts will be showing off its multiplatform force with a line-up that boasts major titles in all key genres.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 10th 2010 at 4:09PM in News
Need For Speed World goes live in July

Need For Speed World goes live in July

EA’s massively multiplayer online racer Need For Speed World will launch on July 20th.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 28th 2010 at 5:25PM in News
NFS World won’t leave retail behind

NFS World won’t leave retail behind

Free-to-download MMO racer Need For Speed World won’t be released at retail, but retailers will be able to sell pre-paid game cards for the franchise’s latest title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 25th 2010 at 5:25PM in News
Burnout dev revamping Need For Speed

Burnout dev revamping Need For Speed

It's been whispered abou by some UK developers for a while, but EA CEO Riccitiello has confirmed it - Criterion Games is working on the next Need For Speed.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jun 10th 2009 at 11:19PM in News
Need for Speed: Shift dated

Need for Speed: Shift dated

With three Need for Speed titles on the way this year following EA’s decision to drastically alter the way it handles its successful racing franchise, the publisher has dated ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2009 at 12:48PM in News