Need For Speed Rivals

Ghost Games' first Need for Speed takes the very best of Criterion in this excellent package.

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Digital FoundryNext-Gen Face-Off: Need for Speed: Rivals

Final code tested on retail consoles - plus the PC version too.

FeatureCraig Sullivan's Need for Speed

The former Criterion creative director on the challenge of Rivals and whether the series may move from annual releases.

Key events

EA is hoping to make a Need for Speed movie sequel

Has already signed on with Chinese production companies.

Need for Speed Rivals Complete Edition out next month

No new NFS this year, but there is this.

Need for Speed: Rivals is cruising onto EA Access

Which is launching in 19 new countries this month.

There won't be a new Need for Speed title this year

UPDATE: Ghost Games responds to the delay.

Layoffs at NFS: Rivals dev Ghost Games UK

Production reportedly suspended on new Need for Speed game.

Founders leave Burnout and NFS: Hot Pursuit studio Criterion

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

Digital FoundryNext-Gen Face-Off: Need for Speed: Rivals

Final code tested on retail consoles - plus the PC version too.

A new generation: a new price-point for games

"The market will determine what's appropriate over time."

EA PS4 games cost an eye-watering 63 from PlayStation Store

UPDATE: EA cuts PS4 game prices by 3, but they're still 5 more than on Xbox One.

One in three PS4 games sold is made by EA

But will continue to make PS3/360 games for "many years to come".

Full length trailer for the Need for Speed movie looks stupid/amazing

I will get my revenge! But first let's race!

FeatureCraig Sullivan's Need for Speed

The former Criterion creative director on the challenge of Rivals and whether the series may move from annual releases.

Need for Speed Rivals runs at 1080p on Xbox One and PS4

Ghost's debut one of the first to achieve cross-platform parity.

Need for Speed: Rivals now a PS4 launch title in North America

PS4 edges out Xbox One in the final stretch.

EA bullish on PS4 and Xbox One launch sales

"Pricing can come down pretty aggressively over the next few years."

The Need for Speed movie trailer takes itself very, very seriously

After Aaron Paul failed to win a car on The Price is Right.

15-person Criterion set to work on a non-racing game

"We still exist. We chose not to continue making NFS games. I wouldn't worry at all."

Live: EA Gamescom Conference

The latest on BF4, FIFA 14 and the unveiling of The Sims 4. Watch it back and read our live coverage.

How Far Cry 3 and UK racing veterans are helping bring Need for Speed to the next generation

Ghost Game's Need for Speed Rivals heading to Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and current gen consoles.