Need For Speed

Need For Speed Payback Aims To Be The Grand Theft Auto of Racing Games

It’s an overused and clichéd shorthand to call any game the ‘GTA of [X]’ or the ‘Grand Theft Auto but [Y]’ yet after watching two different demonstrations of Need For Speed Payback that is exactly the direct comparison I find myself making. Need For Speed Payback was unveiled during the EA Play Keynote and live stream earlier today. In what has become an annual franchise as of late, this latest NFS title sees the player take control...

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New Games Coming To The Origin Access (PC) and EA Access (Xbox One) Vault

Last year’s street racing focused reboot of the Need For Speed franchise is making its way to both the EA Access vault on Xbox One as well as Origin Access’ game vault on Windows PC this week. The latest NFS title received a mediocre reception – averaging just 66 on Metacritic but surely this won’t stop subscribers from getting at least a few hours of enjoyment out of the title. Alongside the racer EA’s absolutely adorable Unravel...

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Electronic Arts Details E3 2015 Lineup

Electronic Arts have revealed their full E3 line-up (not including unannounced titles) that will be playable on the show floor.  Yearly releases like FIFA, NHL, PGA Tour and Need for Speed are ready to be played by the gaming press, VIP and industry insiders. Surprisingly EA will also have a playable demo of Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst on the floor as well – here’s hoping that they show at least a few sections of the E3 demo during...

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EA Announces Need For Speed Reboot

Electronic Arts and developer Ghost Games have announced a reboot of the popular racing franchise Need For Speed. They’ve been quietly listening to the NFS community for feedback regarding what fans want to see in future instalments. This latest entry apparently takes cues from the Need For Speed: Underground games featuring a focus on “urban care culture”, car customization and a nocturnal open world. Alongside this announcement EA released the game’s logo which you can see below...

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Need for Speed Full Trailer Released

As a gamer I don’t know how many times I accidentally called the Fast and Furious movies Need for Speed. After playing the games for so long it just seemed natural and always confused me that there wasn’t a movie based of the video game property. Until now. Entertainment One and Dreamworks Pictures is releasing next year and they have just released the first full trailer for the film. The film follows street racer Tobey Marshall (Breaking...

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Need For Speed Movie Details Released

Variety is reporting that Dominic Cooper who played Howard Stark in Captain America: The First Avenger, in talks to be co-star to Aaron Paul, most recently known for Breaking Bad, in the Need For Speed movie from Dreamworks. The movie is based on the EA racing series. Some plot details have also been released! The movie focuses on Aaron Paul as an underground racer who owns his own garage he mods cars in. He’s framed and sent to prison for the...

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Need For Speed Kinect Controls In Action

The new Need For Speed: Most Wanted is set to launch from the starting line October 30th and the latest features are looking pretty handy. I havn’t played Mass Effect 3 yet, so I can’t relate to the comparison in the video below but the new kinect additions to NFS sound like something I would use. This is what I expected from the voice controls in kinect. Basically you’re able to bring up in game menus while...

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