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

This is presumably the only racing game where 'spoiler warning' could …

Go On A Cross-Country Run With the Launch Trailer for the New Need For …

Black Box's Frostbite 2-powered racer puts the pedal to the metal today and EA's released a trailer that'll take you from 0-60 as far as Need for Speed The Run's story and gameplay features. You get glimpses of the characters played by Christina Hendricks and supermodel Chrissy Teigen. Of course, there's Sean Faris as … » 11/15/11 12:40pm 11/15/11 12:40pm

Vampire Diaries Star Joins Christina Hendricks in Need For Speed: The…

We already knew that Mad Men's Christina Hendricks will be voicing the female lead in the upcoming Need For Speed: The Run. Electronic Arts is now saying that Sean Faris, star of The Vampire Diaries, will be assuming the role of the male lead, Jack Rourke. » 10/18/11 9:30pm 10/18/11 9:30pm

Enhance Your Out-of-Car Action with these Need for Speed The Run

I've owned a few pairs of video game-themed sneakers over the years. But the ones I've actually worn out IRL? Only one pair—the Pumas tied into True Crime: New York— have won that honor. The colorway and city-street grid worked with an understated branding that was surprisingly subtle and with what I already had in my … » 10/10/11 1:40pm 10/10/11 1:40pm