Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2012)

Spotlight

FeatureWhat's going on at Criterion?

Matt Webster on the possibility of paid alphas, its new prototype and, of course, Burnout.

Digital FoundryNeed for Speed: Most Wanted DFPC Performance Video

See how Need for Speed: Most Wanted stacks up on the £300 Digital Foundry PC running at 1366x768 and full 1080p.

Key events

Nintendo asked Burnout dev to make Wii U F-Zero

UPDATE: Criterion was also offered Forza, Mad Max and more.

EA announces free game giveaway for all PlayStation owners

NFS! Mirror's Edge! PVZ! But you'll need to be quick.

FeatureWhat's going on at Criterion?

Matt Webster on the possibility of paid alphas, its new prototype and, of course, Burnout.

Founders leave Burnout and NFS: Hot Pursuit studio Criterion

UPDATE: Alex Ward and Fiona Sperry to form new studio.

NFS: Most Wanted, Mafia 2 free for PS Plus subscribers in August

And Spec Ops: The Line, Lego Lord of the Rings.

Criterion boss: "After over a decade of making racing games it's time to make something new"

"I am proud of all of the Burnout games. When it feels right we will make another one."

Digital FoundryNeed for Speed: Most Wanted vs. PlayStation Vita

How well can cutting-edge games run on Sony's handheld? Digital Foundry talks to Criterion Games.

Need for Speed: Most Wanted on Wii U includes off-screen play

EA revving up for March launch in Japan, UK details still undercover.

FeatureBack on track: the UK racing scene revival

How UK's racing talent rose from the ashes.

UK chart: Assassin's Creed 3 top, second biggest launch of the year

Ubisoft's leap of faith rewarded with best sales of the series.

Digital FoundryNeed for Speed: Most Wanted DFPC Performance Video

See how Need for Speed: Most Wanted stacks up on the £300 Digital Foundry PC running at 1366x768 and full 1080p.

Digital FoundryNeed for Speed: Most Wanted Gameplay Performance Video

Can Criterion adhere to its target 30FPS gameplay target? Here we check out 360 and PS3 performance.

Digital FoundryNeed for Speed: Most Wanted Cut-Scene Performance Video

Like-for-like sections from the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions compared with frame-rate analysis.

Digital FoundryNeed for Speed: Most Wanted - PC vs. Xbox 360 Video

The Microsoft console version is compared to the PC version running at max settings.

Digital FoundryNeed for Speed: Most Wanted - PC vs. PS3 Video

It's console versus computer in this head-to-head comparison video.

Need for Speed Most Wanted review

Better to reign in hell.

FeatureMost Wanted: A Criterion Game, but is it Need for Speed or Burnout?

Joao spends a few hours with a near-final version on Xbox 360.

EGXCriterion presenting Need for Speed dev session at Eurogamer Expo

Live demo, introducing new features, followed by audience Q&A.

EGXPlayable EA games at Eurogamer Expo 2012 revealed

Need for Speed, SimCity, Crysis 3, Dead Space 3, Medal of Honor, FIFA 13.

Criterion's Need for Speed: Most Wanted better with Kinect - report

Purple banner spotted on Xbox 360 box art.

Need for Speed movie set for 2014 release

"Rooted in the tradition of the great car culture films of the 70s."

New Need for Speed: Most Wanted Autolog 2.0 details

Criterion plans Battlelog-style website.

VideoNeed For Speed: Most Wanted trailer

Open world racing, Burnout-style takedowns, new version of Autolog.

Need For Speed: Most Wanted screenshots

Open-world racer with takedowns, new version of Autolog.

Need for Speed: Most Wanted release date

UPDATE: PlayStation Vita version confirmed.

EA's E3 2012 Conference

All the stories. Need for Speed Most Wanted steals the show.

EA confirms Dead Space 3, new Need For Speed: Most Wanted

Promises more unannounced titles will be at E3.

New Dead Space, Need For Speed due by March 2013

Plus, EA promises more Plants vs Zombies.

Need for Speed: Most Wanted 2 outed by retailer

Notorious South African shop at it again.