Combining The Best of Burnout With The Best of Need For Speed

While Burnout creators Criterion got a lot of credit for revolutionising racing games with their design for 2007's Paradise, they deserve just as much for the multiplayer stuff that makes 2010's Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit a much better game than a lot of people realise. » 8/29/12 3:40am 8/29/12 3:40am

A Glimpse at EA's Employee-Only Version of Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit

A rarely covered perk of working at a major publisher includes getting some pretty sweet editions of your favorite video games. Take for instance this EA Crew Edition of Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit. » 12/15/10 2:30pm 12/15/10 2:30pm

PC Need For Speed Won't Get Consoles' DLC

Not only is Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit's first downloadable content package not coming to the game's PC version, the PC version isn't getting any of the consoles' paid DLC extensions, period, according to the game's studio. » 12/12/10 1:00pm 12/12/10 1:00pm

New Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit Content Races Home For Christmas

In case the cars in Criterion Games' Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit weren't fast enough, the Super Sports content pack will be out later this month, adding new events and three ridiculously powerful vehicles to the mix. » 12/10/10 11:40am 12/10/10 11:40am

Watch This Trailer One Million Times, Get Three Free Cars for Hot…

Criterion is delighted with the response to arcade racer Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit, as they should be. So they're giving away three new cars, but there's a catch. » 11/26/10 9:30am 11/26/10 9:30am

Review: Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Is This Year's Other Great Racer

Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit promises to return one of the most successful racing video game in history to its roots, delivering an easy to understand, but still deep driving experience to gamers of all kinds... including fans of Mario Kart. » 11/22/10 9:00pm 11/22/10 9:00pm

More Than Two Million Felt The Need For Speed Demo

A new Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit title is bound to get some attention, but more than two million downloads of the demo in two weeks? That's a huge number, and EA has more where that came from. » 11/10/10 3:20pm 11/10/10 3:20pm

Hot Pursuit Reboots Need For Speed's Home Turf

So, here's Seacrest County in Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit. It's got every challenge a street racer could want, but man, this place feels familiar. » 11/03/10 11:30pm 11/03/10 11:30pm

Call Him "Donut Eater" Again, Punky

Not that I'm an expert in law enforcement policy, but Crecente and I are former cops reporters, and if the po-po PITted a Pagani Zonda going more than 100 mph in oncoming traffic, there'd be some badges on some desks. » 10/22/10 6:00pm 10/22/10 6:00pm

The Trophy List and Soundtrack For Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit

The 51 Trophies For Need for Speed; Hot Pursuit have been revealed, which mean 50 achievements for the upcoming racer's Xbox 360 version. Most of these cover in-game acts but a few require you to explore its social networking component. » 10/16/10 6:30pm 10/16/10 6:30pm

Running From The Police Sure Looks Like Fun

If high-speed police chases were half as exciting as this Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit trailer makes them out to be, everyone would be doing them. » 9/24/10 2:30pm 9/24/10 2:30pm

The Cars Of Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit

A German site got its hands on what it says is the full list of the 66 licensed vehicles appearing in Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit. It's a whole lotta fahrvergnügen. » 8/29/10 6:30pm 8/29/10 6:30pm

Burnout: Hot Pursuit

This is Burnout. That's the first thing that crossed my mind in the middle of my race against a group of other writers. And why not? Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit and Burnout share a pedigree. » 8/27/10 2:00pm 8/27/10 2:00pm

Need For Speed Hot Pursuit Hits Chicago

Need For Speed Hot Pursuit continues its cross country tour with Electronic Arts bringing the upcoming racing title to Chicago to show it off to some gamers, non-gamers and celebrities. » 8/25/10 3:40pm 8/25/10 3:40pm

How To Beat Your Friends In The Next Need For Speed While They're Asleep

I like playing games with asynchronous multiplayer, but outside of Facebook, there aren't many ways to compete against gaming friends in a non-simultaneous way. Thankfully, Criterion includes that sort of thing in their racing games. » 8/17/10 9:00pm 8/17/10 9:00pm

Seacrest County Is Serious About Speeding

Apparently the recession has not hit Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit's Seacrest County. Or the sheriff and the county commissioners are gonna face a recall election for giving the deputies Dodge Vipers instead of the good old honey-brown Crown Vic. » 8/12/10 7:20pm 8/12/10 7:20pm