With a cinematic slant, a Gumball Rally premise and the in-game assets of Mad Men star Christina Hendricks, Need for Speed: The Run is EA's latest and in many ways most interesting attempt at keeping the ageing racing brand relevant.
In their constant quest to turn the Need for Speed franchise into something more than just a racing game, EA tapped it's Black Box studio to create The Run, a game driven by equal parts speed and narrative. How'd that turn out? See for yourself.
Don't care about Need for Speed: The Run's cross-country racing story? Then perhaps you care about the Lamborghini Aventador, Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 and the all-new Porsche 911 Carrera S, all three of which make a special appearance in the game's limited edition.
Mirror's Edge meets Need for Speed: That's what I was expecting, hoping for as I stood in line last week to see Electronic Art's new racing game.
Yesterday we posted the leaked trailer for the next installment of Need for Speed, The Run. Today EA makes it official and tells us what's so special about this round of illicit, high stakes racing.
The third entry in EA's growing skateboarding franchise is coming in 2010, with rival street crews vying for prime Port Carverton turf in Skate 3.
A post on Need for Speed: World Online's official blog explains its "a user-selectable gadget interface designed specifically for the PC." Pretty much anything can be added to, deleted from, or moved about the readout.
Today we hear word that more of the 1,000 cuts announced back in December at Electronic Arts are about to hit.
Inside sources tell us that Black Box is nearing completion on a patch for Need For Speed Undercover, despite rumors that the franchise faces the chopping block.
The Electric Playground's show on Friday reported that Electronic Arts has cancelled development of new titles in its Need for Speed franchise. An EA spokesman gave a generic response that did not dispel the rumor.
Scowly antiheroes and sexy, cleavage-packed molls return in live-action cutscenes for Need for Speed: Undercover, the sixth installment of the series since the franchise was reimagined in 2003 and taken underground.
Meet Tri-City Bay, the new free roaming environment in Need For Speed Undercover where you'll be able to piss off cops to your hearts content. Within Tri City Bay you'll find smaller areas such as Palm Harbor, Port Crecent, Gold Coast Mountains, and Sunset Hills. Black Box also promises that Tri City Bay will be the…
Wondering who was going to make the cut into Skate 2? Don't fret because EA has released this new video featuring the full list of the pro skaters you'll find in the game. You'll notice there's no shortage of skaters which will include some old favorites as well as some new ones you can look forward to.
The guys over at Blackbox are hard at work on your beloved Skate 2 modifying and rebuilding what might have not worked too well in the first game. This making of video focuses on New San Vanelona as well as some other new areas you will see in the game.
EA Studio Black Box today dropped details on an all-new multiplayer mode coming next month in Need for Speed Undercover, the latest installment of the arcade racing franchise. Called Cops and Robbers, it sets two teams of up to four players against each other, with one team picking up loot and racing to the drop…
When it comes to skateboarding games - you're pretty much glued to the board. Interestingly, this video shows us how in Skate 2 you will finally be able to get off the board and change things around in real time. Want to Evel Knievel 5 barrels? no problem. Get off your board and move the obstacles where you want them.…
Get ready for your thrills, cars, and police chases. It's still a tease, but we do get to see a little gameplay footage from the twelfth Need For Speed title. The game will be coming out on all current consoles including the recently announced version for the iPod Touch. Fahey and I can't put ours down. (the iPod…