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.
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.
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.
Gamers have just six days left to earn three new free cars for Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit.
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.
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.
OutKast's Big Boi feels the need for speed during the Hot Pursuit launch event today in Sydney, Australia.
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.
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.
Check out this explainer video for the Need for Speed Hot Pursuit demo that hit earlier this week.
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.
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.
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.
In this new video we get a chance to check out another "recommendation" from Need for Speed Hot Pursuit's Autolog.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.