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EA Access members will soon have another game to add to their collection: Need for Speed Rivals. The racing game will be added to the Xbox One program's "Vault" in the coming weeks, so players will be able dig in to single and multiplayer races at any time, for as long as they so desire. The servic...

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After 13 years of annual releases, EA has decided to take a more restrained approach to the next Need for Speed, a game that CEO Andrew Wilson believes will debut in 2015. Wilson broke the news during an EA conference call earlier today. "Ghost Games in Gothenburg is working on an innovative new...

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When Andrew Wilson became CEO of Electronic Arts in September, he named Patrick Soderlund as his replacement as head of EA Sports. The company immediately made structural changes in how it handles its EA Labels, shuffling its games under the EA Studios brand. Along with that change, the Need for Sp...

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Ghost Games' upcoming racer Need for Speed: Rivals will not be released on the Wii U due to low platform sales, Creative Director Craig Sullivan claims in an interview with The Sixth Axis this week. "[Rivals] is going onto new hardware, and you have to work out where you focus your efforts," Sul...

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Need for Speed: Rivals will approach the starting line next month. We've known current-generation versions will launch on November 19, but today EA has announced next-generation ports for Xbox One and PS4 won't make their debut until November 22 in North America. In Europe, the Xbox One version wil...

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The latest trailer and screens for Need for Speed: Rivals show the progression of goals players face as both cops and racers in the game. Some tasks have players drifting for 500 yards while others challenge players to take down at least six racers. Need for Speed: Rivals will launch November 19....

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Criterion Games' studio director Fiona Sperry revealed in an interview with PCgamesN that the company's recent downsizing was an internal decision, and not the result of a demand by studio owner Electronic Arts. "We lent some people (artists and engineers primarily) to [Need for Speed: Rivals de...

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Burnout series developer Criterion Games has been reduced to a staff of 16 employees following a recent Electronic Arts studio reallocation. Criterion creative director Alex Ward outlined the studio's current status via Twitter, confirming that Criterion is now "a small team." Between 60 and ...

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EA executive producer Marcus Nilsson told Joystiq he wants the Need for Speed franchise to have more continuity, and for its various games to feel more connected to one another. Looking back on the uneven history of Need for Speed games (remember that one where you took down an international crime ...

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With a dose of Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul, who stars in the game, EA showcased a new trailer for Ghost Games' Need for Speed Rivals. The competitive racer is bracing itself for impact with the Xbox One, PS4, PC, Xbox 360, and PS3, with November 19 pinned for the current-gen editions. ...

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Jamie Keen, lead game designer on Ubisoft's upcoming open-world action game, Watch Dogs, is rumored to have left the company. According to his altered LinkedIn profile (pictured below), Keen has taken a new position with EA at Ghost Games, the Gothenburg, Sweden studio rumored to be working on a ne...

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