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Michael Bay trailer for Need for Speed: The Run doesn't remind us of anything

Michael Bay knows his way around swiftly moving metal machines, which may be why EA Black Box recruited him to direct a cinematic trailer for Need for Speed: The Run. It's fast-paced, sleek, sexy and gritty, and we could easily see it, starring Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox's lips, in the previ...

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Need for Speed: The Run multiplayer trailer spins the wheel

Chance plays a pretty big role in the multiplayer component of Need for Speed: The Run. Not in the actual driving -- though it'd be neat if you had to maneuver around the occasional stray buffalo -- but in the pre-match modifiers, as seen in the trailer above....

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Need for Speed: The Run, now with cold-blooded murder

We always kinda knew that someone was gonna go careening off a cliff in a high-end sports car at some point during Need for Speed: The Run, we just didn't expect to see their surprised face going over said cliff. But hey, here we are....

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Need for Speed: The Run - A People Chase

Ever gone on a spontaneous road trip with your friends? You all suddenly decide that you should absolutely take a trip to Vegas for the evening, and you can totally come back the next day. You all put on suits, pile into the car ... and three hours later, with everyone sleeping in the car, you re...

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EA trotting out Need for Speed: The Run demo October 18

You'll have the opportunity to sample Need for Speed: The Run's signature combination of dramatic racing sequences and inexplicable on-foot excursions in a demo on October 18. It's running out in advance of the game's November 15 release date. According to EA, the sample places you behind th...

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Need for Speed: The Run limited edition comes with trio of extra supercars

Like buying games brand new? EA sure wants you to, as its "Limited Edition" of Need for Speed: The Run incentivizes just such a purchase with the bonus inclusion of three fancy sports cars -- for the same price as the regular ol' "normal" edition, no less. Along with special access to a Porsch...

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Need for Speed: The Run preview: Getting back behind the wheel

"You're not trying to get first, you're trying to make up ground," Need for Speed: The Run producer Alex Grimbley explained to me during a demo session in midtown Manhattan last week. Rather than putting priority on being the absolute first during individual races, The Run focuses on an overall ...

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Need for Speed: The Run lets you get out of your car, take off running

As you can see above, Need for Speed: The Run is about more than just driving cars across the United States as fast as possible. Apparently, it's also about hopping out of your car and running like hell while all sorts of madness chases after you. During EA's E3 2011 presser, a controller-lade...

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Need for Speed: The Run detailed, racing to stores Nov. 15

Following yesterday's teaser reveal of Need for Speed: The Run, EA has today spelled out some details we didn't know and confirmed some that we inferred from the trailer. First and foremost, the game is indeed speeding toward a holiday release date of November 15, 2011 in North America (and Nov. ...

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Need for Speed World population passes 3 million registered racers

After going free-to-play back in September, Need for Speed World has added roughly 2 million users to its online racetracks, surpassing 3 million registered users in total. Just imagine rush hour! Although the majority of the expanded user base can be attributed to the change to a free-to-play b...

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