Shift 2: Unleashed News

Free Shift 2 DLC announced for PC

Free Shift 2 DLC announced for PC

Extra cars, tracks, game modes from Origin.

Two DLC packs for Shift 2: Unleashed are up for free download on EA's Origin store from 30th June.

Speedhunters, which launched on consoles last month, adds 14 new vehicles and two new game modes (Drag and Standing Mile).

Legends, which pulled into PlayStation Network and Xbox Live in April, gives you a dozen classic cars and five new tracks to play with.

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Out This Week  01/04/2011

Xperia Play! Shift 2! Tiger Woods!

Last Friday the improbable happened: the UK saw the launch of two new hardware units, the Nintendo 3DS and the iPad 2.

Meet BioWare, Crytek, Slightly Mad

Play Dragon Age 2, Crysis 2, Shift 2.

If you can get your bottom to London on 19th February, you can meet the stars of BioWare, Crytek and Slightly Mad studios - and play their games.

Shift 2: Unleashed release date announced

Shift 2: Unleashed release date announced

Plus: first gameplay footage.

Slightly Mad Studios' simulation racer Shift 2: Unleashed will launch in the UK on 25th March, the rest of Europe on 24th March and in the US on 29th March.

Shift 2 is EA's attempt to beat Sony's Gran Turismo and Microsoft's Forza series in the hotly contested simulation racer race.

Last year lead designer Andy Tudor highlighted the differences between Shift 2, GT5 and Forza 3 in an interview with Eurogamer.

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Shift 2 Unleashed announced

Shift 2 Unleashed announced

Out spring 2011.

Slightly Mad Studios' Shift 2 Unleashed will be released during the spring of 2011 for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, EA's announced.

Shift is EA's Gran Turismo and Forza killer it's designed to offer an authentic simulation racing experience in contrast to the arcade racing found in Criterion's Hot Pursuit.

The first Shift sold through close to five million copies worldwide, according to EA. Shift 2 brings an "all-new" rendering engine and a "massive" graphics overhaul.

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Need for Speed: Shift 2 confirmed

Yet another Need for Speed game is in the works.

Need for Speed: Shift 2 is due out for consoles and PC between the beginning of January and the end of March next year, EA confirmed last night.

No further details were offered.

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