Need for Speed Hot Pursuit

The blockbuster franchise returns to its arcade roots.

VideoGamer.com Score:

8

Our Verdict: Despite feeling like a fusion of Need for Speed and Burnout, Hot Pursuit is still the most exciting title the franchise has seen in a long time.

Latest Articles for Need for Speed Hot Pursuit

Need for Speed movie gets a new trailer news news

Need for Speed movie gets a new trailer

Released during last night's Superbowl.

Publish date Posted Feb 3
Criterion co-founders Alex Ward & Fiona Sperry leave EA news news

Criterion co-founders Alex Ward & Fiona Sperry leave EA

Burnout creators resign to form new studio.

Publish date Posted Jan 6
VideoGamer.com Plays October 18, 2013 article article

VideoGamer.com Plays October 18, 2013

Well, we're not going to be playing Watch Dogs or DriveClub anytime soon...

3 Publish date Posted Oct 18
Criterion reduced to 16 people as studio splinters into Ghost Games UK news news

Criterion reduced to 16 people as studio splinters into Ghost Games UK

Majority of Criterion now Ghost Games UK.

3 Publish date Posted Sep 13
Need for Speed movie set for February 2014 news news

Need for Speed movie set for February 2014

Recently announced film based on the game series is moving ahead very quickly.

1 Publish date Posted Jul 12 2012
Criterion takes control of Need for Speed franchise news news

Criterion takes control of Need for Speed franchise

Studio will be involved in all future Need for Speed titles - dev hasn't forgotten about Burnout. Is EA Gothenburg involved?

4 Publish date Posted Jun 25 2012

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This weekend I was playing Fairy Bloom Freesia!

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EA decimating a studio near crunch time??? WELL I NEVER!

Need for Speed movie set for February 2014 in Article Comments

Lew3107's Avatar

Mediocre games = Mediocre movie. I'll pass. I've been really disappointed with the new Need for Speed's, especially Criterion's game. I hated Hot Pursuit, The Run is a joke, Pro Street was lame,...

Game Stats

Release Date: 19/11/2010
Developer: Criterion
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Genre: Racing
Rating: PEGI 12+
Site Rank: 1,048 50
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