Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2012)

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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 Ł300 Digital Foundry PC running at 1366x768 and full 1080p.

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Nintendo asked Burnout dev to make Wii U F-Zero

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

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EA announces free game giveaway for all PlayStation owners

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

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FeatureWhat's going on at Criterion?

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

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Founders leave Burnout and NFS: Hot Pursuit studio Criterion

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

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

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

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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."

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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.

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

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

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FeatureBack on track: the UK racing scene revival

How UK's racing talent rose from the ashes.

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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.

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Digital FoundryNeed for Speed: Most Wanted DFPC Performance Video

See how Need for Speed: Most Wanted stacks up on the Ł300 Digital Foundry PC running at 1366x768 and full 1080p.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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

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Need for Speed Most Wanted review

Better to reign in hell.

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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.

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EGXCriterion presenting Need for Speed dev session at Eurogamer Expo

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

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EGXPlayable EA games at Eurogamer Expo 2012 revealed

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

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Need for Speed movie set for 2014 release

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

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New Need for Speed: Most Wanted Autolog 2.0 details

Criterion plans Battlelog-style website.

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VideoNeed For Speed: Most Wanted trailer

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

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Need For Speed: Most Wanted screenshots

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

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Need for Speed: Most Wanted release date

UPDATE: PlayStation Vita version confirmed.

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EA's E3 2012 Conference

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

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

Promises more unannounced titles will be at E3.

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New Dead Space, Need For Speed due by March 2013

Plus, EA promises more Plants vs Zombies.

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Need for Speed: Most Wanted 2 outed by retailer

Notorious South African shop at it again.