Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2012) News (PC)

Xbox 360 leads November US sales, overall sales down

Posted: 07.12.2012 by JonahFalcon

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Microsoft’s Aaron Greenberg has announced that according to the November 2012 US NPD sales data, the Xbox 360 was the best-selling console in November with 1.26 million units sold, which Greenberg bragged was “nearly 2x all other consoles” and more than the “Wii U+Wii combined”.

Sweden's EA Gothenburg now Ghost, working on Need for Speed project

Posted: 15.11.2012 by Technet2k

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The newly opened EA Gothenburg in Sweden has been renamed Ghost, with the studio's new website advertising a host of new positions. As Gothenburg the team were Need for Speed bound.

The development team were also using DICE's Frostbite 2 engine, which is widely used by EA for other titles outside Battlefield. UK-based Criterion Games are 'in charge' of Need for Speed.

Need for Speed film starring Aaron Paul in murder, jail, revenge plot Poll

Posted: 08.11.2012 by Technet2k

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The story for the upcoming Need for Speed film from DreamWorks has been revealed. The premise centres around Aaron Paul's character getting framed for a friend's murder and then seeking revenge.

Actor Dominic Cooper is currently tipped to star opposite as male lead Dino, an ex-NASCAR racer who builds a business out of modifying cars. Need for Speed should screen February 7th, 2014.

Moore: Not as binary as switching high-end games free-to-play

Posted: 01.11.2012 by Technet2k

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EA COO Peter Moore doesn't believe you can just switch "full 12-gigabyte client games" like Need for Speed or Battlefield free-to-play. Instead it's an "evolution that will go on" to the next generation hardware.

There are "huge opportunities" with tablets and smartphones that continue to grow, where "devices are creating games as a service." Moore says it's "less of a thing you buy, more of a place you go."

NFS: Most Wanted live action trailer goes from Mexican standoff to Sugarhill Gang

Posted: 18.10.2012 by JonahFalcon

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Electronic Arts has released a new live action television commercial for Need for Speed: Most Wanted, in which a Mexican standoff between hot rod cars and sports police cars is interrupted by a wild yellow Ford Focus with an affiinity for the Sugerhill Gang.