Need For Speed Most Wanted News

Nintendo asked Burnout dev to make Wii U F-Zero

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

UPDATE 23/06/2015 5.34pm: Criterion founder Alex Ward noted on Twitter that the Burnout studio was also offered the opportunity to work on the first Forza, Mad Max, a Vauxhall only racer, a Command & Conquer FPS and a Gone in 60 Seconds game.

Need for Speed: Most Wanted Wii U release date announced

Need for Speed: Most Wanted Wii U release date announced

UPDATE: Criterion confirms it's the developer.

UPDATE: Criterion has been in touch with Eurogamer to ask that we make it clear that it is the developer of Need for Speed: Most Wanted on Wii U.

ORIGINAL STORY: The Wii U version of Need for Speed Most Wanted releases in Europe on 21st March, EA has announced.

It launches in the US on 19th March.

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Jay Kay burns rubber for NFS

See him in action at the launch.

To celebrate the launch of Need For Speed Most Wanted earlier this month, Electronic Arts held a very special event at the Millbrook Proving Ground in Bedford.

Need for Speed PSP to go online

But the PS2 version won't.

EA Canada's Larry LaPierre has confirmed that the PSP version of Need for Speed: Most Wanted will feature an online mode - but that the PS2 version won't.

NFS: Most Wanted confirmed

NFS: Most Wanted confirmed

Build up your "rap sheet" and "street cred" with EA's new urban racer.

Electronic Arts has announced that Need for Speed Most Wanted is currently in development for PS2, Xbox, GameCube, Nintendo DS, GBA, PSP and PC.

The game combines "the thrill of illicit street racing and tuner customisation with the intensity of strategic police pursuits." You'll go head-to-head with other expert racers as well as up to six police vehicles at a time, and must build up your rap sheet and street cred to make it to the top of the "Black List" of top class drivers.

"Out-race your opponents, evade cops and exploit the open world - street racing doesn't get any better than this," said senior producer Larry LaPierre.

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