The Xbox 360 was released on November 22, 2005. It had 18 launch titles. Now that the Xbox One has been revealed along with a few of its launch games, let's take a look back at the launch titles the 360 had, and see how they hold up.
I thought I was on another planet on Wednesday when I saw Alex Ward for the first time in five years.
Here's a feature for the March 19 Wii U version of last fall's acclaimed racing game Need for Speed Most Wanted that wasn't in the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC versions. From an EA press release:
If the Video Game Awards are actually an awards show, and not just a keynote for promoting upcoming games, then the big news from last night was The Walking Dead: The Game. Eminently quotable analyst Michael Pachter said before the show that if this title, a downloadable self-published game, took home Game of the…
Welcome back to "Backhanded Box Quotes," a collection of measured, thoughtful criticism from the user reviews of Metacritic and elsewhere.
In my review of Need For Speed: Most Wanted, I mentioned how the game has these wicked-cool little videos that play before every race. There are a lot, and they're great. I grabbed one to give you a sense of what I'm talking about.
Do you have a strong desire to go fast? A veritable need for speed, perhaps?
I've been playing the gorgeous mobile version of Need for Speed Most Wanted for the past week, loving every tilt-steering, nitrous-swiping, fender-bending moment. Last night I played the console version of Need for Speed Most Wanted for the first time. I can never go back.
Need For Speed: Most Wanted is a video game shot out of a cannon.
Among other things, today is the day that the new Assassin's Creeds are out (III and Liberation) as well as the new Need For Speed. We have reviews in the works for all of them and will share at least some of the review material here.
When you begin a game of Need For Speed: Most Wanted, your engine will be off. How do you start it? Well, by saying "engine start."
Trailers are often criticised these days for showing little, or even no gameplay footage. It's a fair complaint, but also one that should be shelved, at least temporarily, for this clip.
I was a little worried my new mobile gig here at Kotaku would preclude me from enjoying Need for Speed: Most Wanted. Looks like EA Mobile and the racing experts at Firemonkeys have me covered. This is gorgeous.
The Need For Speed team has been busy showing off Need For Speed: Most Wanted for a few months now, particularly the multiplayer aspect.
The reel above highlights a bit of the multiplayer action in the upcoming Need for Speed game, with the competitive play and co-op challenges I talked up in my preview showing up in gameplay for the first time.
Maybe you've had that moment on the highway where you pull up next to a fancy sportscar. You might think that the person driving it is probably some rich jerk, but still wonder how that Porsche or Lambo handles. Need For Speed: Most Wanted lets you take explore that fantasy in a different way. All the cars in the…
Early signs seem to indicate that the next Need for Speed game will essentially be a spiritual continuation of the Burnout franchise, especially since it's being made by the Criterion dev studio that created those games. The hard-driving action in this new trailer—featuring a Corvette ZR1, Koenigsegg Agera R and…
A few years back, when EA bought Criterion, the developers of Burnout, people got worried. Worried that the team would be wasted churning out Need for Speed games.
One of my happiest discoveries at E3 a couple of weeks ago was that this fall's strangely-named Need For Speed: Most Wanted could and maybe should be called Burnout Paradise 2.
Burnout developers Criterion are back with another Need for Speed game, a reboot of sorts of the Most Wanted series.