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Shift 2: Unleashed gets exclusive Pagani Huayra, delayed a week in EU

EA says that Shift 2: Unleashed will be the first video game to feature the Pagani Huayra supercar, the Italian manufacturer's followup to the popular Zonda series that's due to arrive in the US later this year. You can see the $1 million, 700 horsepower set of wheels in the trailer after the...

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Shift 2 Unleashed preview: Night rider

Back in November, EA showed us an early version of Shift 2 Unleashed, which touts Autolog implementation and a new immersive helmet cam designed to make what was one of the most lifelike racers even more, well, lifelike. At a San Francisco hotel earlier this week, I was given full access to the...

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Shift 2 Unleashed's Autolog, loyalty bonuses detailed

As you may already know, Shift 2 Unleashed will incorporate Autolog, the competition-between-friends system introduced by Criterion in Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit; however, it's not just a quick port job. Autolog in Shift 2 Unleashed is far more robust and delivers loads more information to...

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Shift 2: Unleashed trailer previews exclusive 'limited edition' whips

You know that trio of sweet rides you get for pre-ordering the "limited edition" of Shift 2: Unleashed? If that's what you're after, then this trailer's gotcha covered. If not, how about some nocturnal racing? No? Well, aren't you hard to please!...

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Shift 2 Unleashed shifts to stores March 29

EA has clarified the "early 2011" release window for Shift 2 Unleashed by declaring that we'll be able to satisfy our need for speed (without the "Need for Speed") on March 29 in North America and March 24 in Europe. The trailer after the break reveals the EU date -- but if you'd like to see the...

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Shift 2 Unleashed 'Limited Edition' buyers get three fancy cars before the rest of us

Looking to drift around Shift 2 Unleashed's narrow apexes in a perfectly balanced Nissan Silvia Spec-R Aero (S15)? To leap from 0 to 60 in 3.3 seconds with an over $300K Lamborghini Murciélago LP640? To ... uh ... commute in style in an Alfa Romeo Giulietta QV? You may want to pre-order the...

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Shift 2 Unleashed preview: The new look of racing sims

Now that the dust has started to settle around Gran Turismo 5, EA is pulling off the sheet on its Need for Speed: Shift sequel. Simply Shift 2 Unleashed -- no "Need for Speed" in the title -- the racer represents returning developer Slightly Mad Studios' continuing effort to make players feel like...

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Shift 2 Unleashed loses 'Need for Speed' and adds Hot Pursuit's Autolog

What better day to announce a new entry in a long-standing franchise than the release date for what is, arguably, the best installment in the series to date. Today, on Need for Speed Hot Pursuit's big day, EA has stolen some of that thunder by announcing Shift 2 Unleashed, the sequel to last year's...

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