Tag: Need For Speed
News Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered Receives Its Very First Patch
Fixes, stability improvements and more
Recently, Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered got its very first patch. It fixes and adjusts certain things and even improves the overall stability of the game. The update for the Nintendo Switch version, in particular, improves the visual performance in a number of races and sorts out some technical issues...
Feature Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered Developer On "Restoring And Finishing An Old Painting"
"I’d love to bring back F-Zero, SSX or Ridge Racer"
Nintendo Switch may have been slow off the starting line when it came to racers, 'realistic' or otherwise, but in the years since launch it's slowly but surely built up a fine catalogue of racing games in addition to everyone's favourite kart racing plumber. Criterion's evergreen Burnout Paradise...
News Someone Is Already Playing Need For Speed On Switch, And It's Not Out Until Next Month
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered might not be out until 13th November on the Nintendo Switch, but one lucky individual has reportedly downloaded the game from the eShop already. According to a thread over on the Nintendo Switch subreddit (and archived on ResetEra when the original post was removed by moderators), the full game was...
News Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered Officially Announced For Nintendo Switch
Will arrive one week after the X1, PS4 and PC release
After months of rumours and online retailer listings, EA has finally lifted the lid on Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered. This remaster (based on Criterion's 2010 game) is being handled by Stellar Entertainment - previously responsible for Burnout Paradise Remastered. The good news is it's...
News EA's Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit Remaster Expected To Be Announced Next Week
EA's worst kept secret seems like it's almost ready to go. In case you forgot, we're talking about the long-rumoured Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit remaster based on Criterion's 2010 release. In the latest development, the official Need for Speed account has now uploaded some new tweets and there's also a countdown that's showed up on the...
News EA's Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit Remaster Has Been Rated
Start your engines
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered has been rated by Korea's Game Rating and Administration Committee, suggesting an official reveal is imminent. This appears to be the same game that's surfaced across multiple online retailers over the past few months - we've even got a screenshot (see above). Amazon's Switch listing in...
News Amazon Lists Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered For Nintendo Switch
Supposedly arriving this November
During the EA Play Conference in June, we heard how the company was bringing "seven new games to Switch" over the space of 12 months. Industry insider Jeff Grubb followed this up, stating that one of these games was likely to be a remaster of Criterion Games' 2010 racer, Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit. This was then...
News Online Retailer Lists Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit For Nintendo Switch
Are the rumours true?
During the EA Play conference this year, a representative of the company said the third-party giant was planning to bring "seven new games to Switch" over the next 12 months. Not long after this, industry insider Jeff Grubb revealed one of these titles - according to his own source - was likely to be a remaster of Criterion...
News As You Probably Guessed, Need For Speed Heat Isn’t Coming To Switch
“No plans” for other versions
EA’s on-off relationship with Nintendo platforms has been quite a rollercoaster ride over the years. Past talk of unprecedented partnerships has given way to almost total apathy, although very recently the company has gone on the charm offensive to assure Switch owners that it is still keen to bring its best games...
News Criterion Games Founder Says Nintendo Never Asked The Studio To Make A New F-Zero
"Oh, here we go"
You might recall a story during the Wii U generation about how the British-based developer Criterion Games - best known for its work on the Burnout and Need for Speed series over the years - was supposedly asked to work on Nintendo's futuristic racing game
News Former Criterion Boss Alex Ward Laments Issues With Releasing Need For Speed On Wii U
"Neither Nintendo or EA gave a s*** about it"
Criterion co-founder Alex Ward recently parted company with the studio to found his new firm, Three Fields Entertainment. Yesterday, he took to Twitter to partly explain the reasons behind this move, as well as highlighting some of the issues he and his staff faced when porting Need for Speed: Most...
Review Need for Speed: Most Wanted U (Wii U)
Just what U wanted
Criterion is best known for developing the smash hit Burnout games — which last appeared on a Nintendo console over ten years ago — but since then the studio's gone on to helm the long-running Need for Speed series of racing games. Its latest effort is Need for Speed: Most Wanted U, an enhanced port of last year's PS3/360...