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Need for Speed: Shift dev's next game is PC racing MMO World of Speed

Slightly Mad Studios announced its new racing game today, World of Speed. The PC racer will be available this year as a free-to-play download published by My.com, with a closed beta program scheduled for the spring. The former Need for Speed: Shift and Shift 2: Unleashed developer described Wo...

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Project Cars ditches PS3, Xbox 360, adds Xbox One, PS4, SteamOS

Slightly Mad Studios, the British development house perhaps best remembered for Need for Speed: Shift, is working on a new racing game called Project Cars. Today the developer has announced three new platforms for the game: Xbox One, PS4 and SteamOS. Project Cars, which was originally due to lau...

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Slightly Mad's Project Cars coming to Wii U, has nothing to do with Pixar

Slightly Mad Studios has added Wii U to the list of platforms for its crowd-funded racing title, Project Cars. Project Cars -- standing for "community-assisted racing sim" -- is already planned for release first on PC in 2013, and later on Xbox 360 and PS3. Slightly Mad's crowd-sourced approach to ...

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Slightly Mad Studios using WMD, crowd-funding for new racing game

Need for Speed: Shift developer Slightly Mad Studios is breaking out the big guns with a crowdsourced funding scheme titled World of Mass Development, or WMD (see what we did there?), which will take its first run with a new racing game, C.A.R.S. Through WMD, Slightly Mad will release C.A.R.S.' c...

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Shift 2: Unleashed 'Legends' and 'Speedhunters' DLC will be free on PC

We here at Joystiq never play the console superiority game; play on the platform you like, man. Oh, but when it comes to Shift 2 Unleashed, it would appear the PC is the superior platform -- at least, in a getting things for free kind of way. EA has announced that the Legends and Speedhunters ...

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Shift 2: Unleashed DLC is for the 'Speedhunters'

Previous DLC for Shift 2: Unleashed offered up some classic cars and tracks for cash, but this next pack is all about a balance between the two: old muscle cars and expensive modern roadsters. For $9.99 on PSN and 800 MS Points ($10) on Xbox Live, you'll get two new branches, each featuring ni...

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Shift 2 'Legends' DLC brings some classic cars out of the garage

Are the newfangled autocontraptions in Shift 2 Unleashed a little too modern for you? Not a fan of all the vehicular bells and whistles fastened to your 21st Century whips? EA has announced a DLC pack that should give you the sweet, nostalgic release you crave. On April 24, the game will receive ...

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Shift 2 Unleashed review: Pedal to the medal

It was a wise move for EA to subdue the Need For Speed in the title of its sequel to last year's first racing sim in the franchise, Need For Speed: Shift. That's not to say Shift 2 Unleashed is unworthy of the brand -- far from it -- but given how well received the last arcade-style NFS title, Ho...

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Shift 2 featurette pits two pros in an Autolog showdown

Having already proven his absolute comprehension of the sweet science of Shift 2: Unleashed, pro racer Tommy Milner now faces an even greater challenge: besting Irish driver Darren McNamara using the game's Autolog feature. Can he preserve his honor? For America?...

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Slightly Mad Studios is currently without a project

Next week, Shift 2: Unleashed will race to retail, but the post-launch festivities at developer Slightly Mad Studios are a bit dampened by the news of layoffs. According to comments made by studio head Ian Bell to GI.biz (registration required), another project that was underway has been suddenly...

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