Should You Buy Need For Speed: The Run? No.

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. » 11/18/11 12:00am 11/18/11 12:00am

Need for Speed: The Run Crashes Into a Wall of Criticism

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. » 11/16/11 12:00pm 11/16/11 12:00pm

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Expensive Cars Trade Paint in the Need for Speed: The Run Limited…

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. » 8/02/11 2:30pm 8/02/11 2:30pm

Need For Speed: The Run Is Mostly Not Running

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. » 6/17/11 10:00am 6/17/11 10:00am

Need for Speed The Run Brings The Story Back To Street Racing

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. » 4/29/11 11:40am 4/29/11 11:40am

First Screen from NFS MMO Shows Customizable UI

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. » 3/01/09 11:00am 3/01/09 11:00am

There Is A Fourth, Mysterious Need For Speed Game In Development

EA have hit the big, red reset button on the Need For Speed franchise. As we heard, three new games are coming. No, wait. Seems there are four new games coming. » 1/30/09 10:30pm 1/30/09 10:30pm

Need for Speed Undercover Patch Coming Soon

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. » 1/19/09 5:00pm 1/19/09 5:00pm

Rumor: EA Sending Need for Speed to Junkyard

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. » 12/13/08 5:00pm 12/13/08 5:00pm

Need for Speed: Undercover Review: You're Not Good, and You're Not Bad

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. » 11/19/08 1:00pm 11/19/08 1:00pm

Need For Speed Undercover - Tri-City Bay Trailer


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… » 10/24/08 5:00pm 10/24/08 5:00pm

Skate 2 Video Reveals Full Pro Skater Roster


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. » 10/22/08 4:00pm 10/22/08 4:00pm

New Making of Skate 2 San Vanelona Trailer


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. » 10/10/08 7:40pm 10/10/08 7:40pm

NFS Undercover Plays Cops And Robbers Online

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… » 10/08/08 12:30pm 10/08/08 12:30pm

Double Your Bag of Tricks, New Skate 2 Video

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.… » 9/29/08 7:20pm 9/29/08 7:20pm

New Need For Speed Undercover Trailer Shows First Gameplay


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. » 9/15/08 12:00pm 9/15/08 12:00pm Fahey and I can't put ours down. (the iPod…