News items tagged with need for speed

Need for Speed Payback Loot Boxes Change After Backlash

Need for Speed Payback Loot Boxes Change After Backlash

report this adEA temporarily removed microtransactions from Star Wars Battlefront 2 as fans voiced their frustrations at the game’s business model. But the Star Wars s...

By Jasmine Henry on 21 October 2018
Project Cars Dev Claims EA Tried to 'Kill' Studio

Project Cars Dev Claims EA Tried to 'Kill' Studio

report this adWhen Project Cars initially released, racing fans found an absolute gem of a game. The title earned itself fantastic reviews for its authentic-feeling ra...

By Rob Gordon on 20 October 2018
Need for Speed Rivals Complete Edition Announced

Need for Speed Rivals Complete Edition Announced

There’s a new Need for Speed coming out this year after all; although by ‘new’ we really mean it’l...

By Kyree Leary on 11 October 2018
Need For Speed: Rivals (Progression & Pursuit Gameplay Trailer)

Need For Speed: Rivals (Progression & Pursuit Gameplay Trailer)

In addition to a movie titled Need For Speed – which is set to release in March of next year – there is also a matter of the newest entry in the video game franchise. A new gameplay trailer for Need...

By Matt Pryor on 11 October 2018
'Need For Speed: Rivals' Review Roundup

'Need For Speed: Rivals' Review Roundup

report this ad It seems like just yesterday that EA was re-committing to the Need For Speed series, promising quality titles over a publisher-imposed annual release....

By Andrew Dyce on 11 October 2018
Need for Speed Rivals

Need for Speed Rivals

Shortly after Microsoft’s Xbox One event, Electronic Arts announced they would have closer looks at their upcoming next-gen slate at E3 next month. They confirmed titles like Battlefield 4, Need for...

By Anthony Taormina on 11 October 2018
New Need for Speed to Be 'Most Exciting' in the Series

New Need for Speed to Be 'Most Exciting' in the Series

EA CEO Andrew Wilson reveals that a new Need for Speed game will be released before March 2018 and it will be the “most exciting” and...

By Jasmine Henry on 11 September 2018
Need for Speed Retrospective

Need for Speed Retrospective

The Need for Speed franchise has been going strong for 16 years, with 15 titles under it’s belt including a free-to-play MMO and ab...

By Dwayne Holder on 05 September 2018
Need for Speed World Launching July 20 for Free

Need for Speed World Launching July 20 for Free

Racing fanatics better mark July 20 in their calendars, because that’s the release date for Need for Speed World‘s free client. Pla...

By Rory Young on 05 September 2018
Star Wars Battlefront 2 Will Be Playable at E3 2017

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Will Be Playable at E3 2017

Both Star Wars Battlefront 2 and the next Need for Speed game will be playable at E3 2017, publisher Electronic Arts confirms. EA pro...

By Jasmine Henry on 25 August 2018
EA Reveals First Need for Speed Gameplay and Release Date

EA Reveals First Need for Speed Gameplay and Release Date

EA has come out swinging this year during their press conference, showing off upcoming games like Mass Effect Andromeda, Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2, and new titles such as Unravel.  Another...

By Derek Nichols on 25 August 2018
Need for Speed 2017 Drops Always Online Requirement

Need for Speed 2017 Drops Always Online Requirement

Need for Speed developer Ghost Games confirms that this year’s entry in the series will not feature an always online requirement. 201...

By Jasmine Henry on 24 August 2018
Need for Speed Locked at 30 FPS

Need for Speed Locked at 30 FPS

The newest Need for Speed game looks visually stunning thanks to its extra year of polish, but running those graphics isn’t always th...

By John Jacques on 24 August 2018
Watch EA's Press Conference

Watch EA's Press Conference

It’s finally here. E3 is upon us and naturally gamers everywhere are waiting anxiously for updates about their most anticipated upcoming games, as well as some new announcements. Among the biggest g...

By Boston Blake on 24 August 2018
Need For Speed Review

Need For Speed Review

After a movie, twenty games and more than 120 million copies sold, the venerable Need For Speed series seeks a blank canvas with its...

By Brad Jones on 24 August 2018
Need for Speed PC Delay and Console Beta

Need for Speed PC Delay and Console Beta

Between 2002 and 2013, EA released a Need for Speed game every single year. As a result, racing game fans were massively disappointed when Electronic Arts revealed that they wouldn’t be releasing a ne...

By Jasmine Henry on 24 August 2018
Need for Speed Reboot Requires Internet Connection

Need for Speed Reboot Requires Internet Connection

Always-on DRM—that is, digital rights management—has been a contentious subject within the gaming world ever since it first arrived on the scene. For those of us not in the know, games that use DRM r...

By Kyle Sledge on 24 August 2018
Need For Speed Full Reveal Is Coming Tomorrow

Need For Speed Full Reveal Is Coming Tomorrow

Electronic Arts is wasting no time with its brand new Need For Speed campaign, which just launched yesterday with a teasing tweet about getting the party started. Not even 24 hours later, the official...

By John Jacques on 24 August 2018
WWE 12, SSX, Prototype 2, Serious Sam 3, NFS: The Run &  SWTOR

WWE 12, SSX, Prototype 2, Serious Sam 3, NFS: The Run & SWTOR

Game Rant is serving up a smorgasbord of trailers and videos from all of the recesses of the video game industry. Today you will find new trailers for Prototype 2, WWE ’12, Serious Sam 3: BFE, Need f...

By Tyler Schirado on 23 August 2018
Dead Space Movie Update

Dead Space Movie Update

Despite a few successes peppered over the course of several decades, the general consensus is that video game movies are not only a risky proposition for studios, but most of them are lacking in...

By Anthony Taormina on 10 May 2018
Need For Speed: The Run (Buried Alive)

Need For Speed: The Run (Buried Alive)

Over the years, the Need For Speed series has undergone many changes from things as simple as its general aesthetic to the core gameplay. While some may look down on this, it’s still great to see...

By Ryan Blanchard on 28 April 2018
Need For Speed: The Run

Need For Speed: The Run

Though it’s only been about a month since the last Need for Speed game graced store shelves (read our review here), EA has surprised us all with a sudden and striking teaser trailer for Need For...

By John Jacques on 28 April 2018
E3 2011: ‘Need For Speed: The Run’ Hands-On Preview

E3 2011: ‘Need For Speed: The Run’ Hands-On Preview

While simulation racers like Forza Motorsport 4 and Shift 2 Unleashed coming soon to gamers everywhere, it’s a good time to like your racing action as close to realit as possible. But for those w...

By Andrew Dyce on 28 April 2018
Need for Speed: The Run (Multiplayer and Michael Bay trailers)

Need for Speed: The Run (Multiplayer and Michael Bay trailers)

Need for Speed: The Run is shaping up to be one of the must have racing titles during this already crowded holiday season. Today we have three trailers that show off the game’s multiplayer features,...

By Dwayne Holder on 28 April 2018
Need for Speed Arena Trademark Discovered

Need for Speed Arena Trademark Discovered

EA files a trademark for Need for Speed Arena but while some fans hope for a new open-world racer, others have their fingers crossed for something completely different. When it was released back in...

By Jasmine Henry on 08 November 2017
EA Teases New Need for Speed

EA Teases New Need for Speed

It’s no secret that EA intends to release a new Need for Speed game over the next twelve months — the company’s CEO confirmed these plans earlier this year. However, we now have a pretty good idea...

By Brad Jones on 08 November 2017
Need for Speed Dev Doesn't Want Burnout Comparisons

Need for Speed Dev Doesn't Want Burnout Comparisons

Need for Speed Payback developer Ghost Games accidentally compares the game’s explosive crashes to Burnout’s takedowns during a gameplay presentation.

By Jasmine Henry on 21 October 2017
EA Announces Need for Speed Payback with New Trailer

EA Announces Need for Speed Payback with New Trailer

Electronic Arts announces Need for Speed Payback, a high octane continuation of the Need for Speed franchise, along with a new trailer for the racing game.

By Boston Blake on 21 October 2017
Need for Speed Payback Gameplay Revealed at E3 2017

Need for Speed Payback Gameplay Revealed at E3 2017

Electronic Arts shows off fast-paced Need for Speed Payback gameplay during its E3 2017 press conference, giving gamers a taste of the game’s high-octane action.

By Boston Blake on 21 October 2017
Need for Speed Payback Trailer Remade in GTA 5

Need for Speed Payback Trailer Remade in GTA 5

A racing game fan decides to recreate Electronic Arts’ Need for Speed Payback trailer by using assets from Rockstar Games’ open world title Grand Theft Auto 5.

By Kyle Sledge on 21 October 2017
Need for Speed Reboot Engine

Need for Speed Reboot Engine

As time goes on, and the PS4 and Xbox One become the new normal for video game consoles, more and more games will leave behind the previous generation in favor of the new. Ubisoft has already dec...

By Kyree Leary on 26 August 2017
New Need for Speed is Full Reboot

New Need for Speed is Full Reboot

The lack of a new Need for Speed game last year was a big deal for fans of the franchise. Before 2014, Electronic Arts had released...

By Boston Blake on 11 June 2017
Why Is Need For Speed Being Rebooted?

Why Is Need For Speed Being Rebooted?

For racing game enthusiasts, 2014 was a very strong year as a number of high profile titles hit the market including Forza Horizon 2, Driveclub, and The Crew to name a few. Even with a good selectio...

By Derek Nichols on 11 June 2017
Need for Speed Reveal Set for Thursday

Need for Speed Reveal Set for Thursday

Racing games are still going relatively strong in the midst of the shift to the current generation of consoles. Forza Horizon 2 and...

By Kyree Leary on 25 May 2017