Need for Speed: The Run Summary


Need for Speed: The Run Review

Was it meant to be a sprint?

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EA's "first look at the return" of Need for Speed this Thursday, May 21st

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More Need for Speed is on the way after EA has updated the series Facebook page with a teaser for this Thursday. The main page's banner when brightened showed two cars racing at night, with some pointing to Underground.

Ghost Games is leading the nitrous fuelled charge this time, and has said a return to the Underground offshoot could happen if demand was there amongst fans, and mentioned Frostbite 3 making an appearance if so.

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

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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.

DICE has Frostbite-powered titles for 2013 that "will require a 64-bit OS"

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Battlefield developer DICE has its own fancy engine technology that goes by the name Frostbite 2, and now the studio teases that some 2013 titles using it will need a 64-bit OS.

It's a "great opportunity to upgrade" to Windows 8, says DICE rendering architect Johan Andersson. The majority of PC users don't use 64-bit, but do PC gamers? Let's hope so.

EA offering up Need for Speed to Hollywood, Paramount 'is frontrunner'

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The Need for Speed franchise is being shopped around the Hollywood studio scene by EA's representation, the United Talent Agency, and the word is Paramount is hungry for it.

The price for the movie rights are said to be in the low seven-figures. The latest game instalment was very film-like with its story starring actors Sean Faris and Christina Hendricks.

EA Montreal studio lent DICE's Frostbite

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Johan Andersson of developer DICE is on route to Montreal, Canada to visit a studio using the Frostbite engine which powers Battlefield 3. It was also used in Need for Speed: The Run.

The upcoming Command & Conquer: Generals 2 is also using Frostbite. EA's Montreal digs include BioWare and EA Montreal itself. What projects could use the engine tech?

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