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Need For Speed: Rivals' Redview County "well over 100 miles" of open road

Posted: 08.10.2013 by Technet2k

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Developer Ghost has revealed that Redview County in Need For Speed: Rivals is 16X16 km with "well over 100 miles" of open road to tear along with "speeds over 200mph". It's larger than Most Wanted.

There'll also be "different shortcuts not shown on the map" to discover, which has become a staple of the series. New cars are unlocked through completing Speedlist or Assignments.

Latest Need for Speed: Rivals trailer highlights "progression & pursuit tech"

Posted: 04.10.2013 by Technet2k

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Progression! We all crave it - and when there's gear to unlock it's all the sweeter. Especially sweeter when that gear goes into super-fast cars, maybe with flashing lights, in Need for Speed: Rivals.

Progression and Pursuit Tech upgrades are the highlight of this latest gameplay trailer for the upcoming Need for Speed: Rivals. It's back to good ole racers and cops in a never ending feud.

Ghost: Need for Speed 'lost credibility' bouncing between Black Box and Criterion

Posted: 30.08.2013 by Technet2k

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Swedish developer Ghost Games now 'owns' the Need for Speed franchise as they take over from Criterion Games, creator of the latest instalment Most Wanted. It "cannot go from black to white" anymore.

Black Box and Criterion had their own styles for Need for Speed, and that caused the veteran racer franchise to 'lose credibility'. Now fans will "know what to expect".

Ghost Games detail Need for Speed: Rivals car customisation

Posted: 15.08.2013 by Technet2k

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Sure you can deafen bystanders with your muscle car's exhaust, but what about inducing some high octane blinding? Developer Ghost Games explains how racers can customise their cars-wot-go-fast.

The new 'Personalisation' feature in Rivals let gamers apply an array of colours, patterns and decals to help stand out from among the speed ticketed crowd. The studio blog us some examples.

EA confirms Gamescom 2013 line-up with "close to 500 gaming stations"

Posted: 31.07.2013 by Technet2k

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EA has announced their official list of titles attending this year's Gamescom in Cologne, Germany. They have "close to 500 gaming stations" ready for hands-on play. EA's media conference begins August 20th @ 3pm BST.

Battlefield 4, Command & Conquer, FIFA 14, The Sims 4, Need for Speed: Rivals, Titanfall and some mobile titles will be at the EA Booth in Hall 6 at Gamescom. EA will live stream their conference.