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    Official: Dreamworks will make Need for Speed film
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    It's official: Need for Speed is going to be a movie, and it's been "fast-tracked" to arrive in theaters in 2014. Paramount-owned Dreamworks had been talking to Electronic Arts about a cinematic treatment of the video game franchise, and the two were able to close a deal. The script is ready, ...

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    Report: Need For Speed video game to become a movie? [w/video]
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    Dreamworks was founded by three Hollywood titans as an independent studio with the aim of making good, and profitable, movies. That didn't happen. Now the Paramount-owned Dreamworks just wants to make money the Hollywood way: opportunistic copying. It is in talks with Electronic Arts to make a ...

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    Video: Michael Bay takes a whack at Need For Speed: The Run trailer
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    Video games are big business. Titles like Call of Duty can reach a billion dollars or more in sales, but racing games typically don't fare quite as well. Maybe that's why the Need For Speed team developed The Run; a cross-country thriller that combines fast cars, beautiful-yet-pixelated women ...

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    Electronic Arts offering chance to win new Porsche [w/video]
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    Electronic Arts seems hell bent on capitalizing on its unique deal with Porsche, announcing a new contest to win a 2012 911 Carrera S as part of a promotion for its upcoming Need For Speed: The Run video game. Apparently, all you need to do to be entered into the giveaway is log into your EA ...

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    Video: Need For Speed combines SI swimsuit models and video games
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    Need For Speed and Sports Illustrated have paired up to melt the minds of our nation's amorous and adrenaline-addicted young men. Need For Speed: The Run will feature a number of notable characters, including a pair of ladies based on genuine Sports Illustrated swimsuit models. Irina Shayk and ...

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    Video: Electronic Arts reminds us it still has Porsche in Need for Speed series
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    Do you happen to be a gamer? Are you also a car fanatic? If that's the case, Electronic Arts has a message for you: We still have Porsche. As we reported a short while ago, Electronic Arts happens to hold the licensing agreement to include cars and trucks from Porsche in its video games. ...

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    Report: Forza Motorsport 4 wants to include Porsche models, EA says "Nein!"
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    There were going to be 35 Porsches in Forza Motorsport 4, but now there will be precisely zero. Kind of. In the video game world, some developers own the rights to a brand, and Electronic Arts owns the rights to have Porsche appear in any other game. When the Stuttgart brand appears in a non-EA ...

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    Video: Ghost ride the whip, John Deere combine edition
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    A company's livery is an important part of its image. If a brand has done a good job of things, you can generally tell its wares by its color scheme or logo without the need to spell out names. When we think of famous liveries, images of Martini & Rossi, John Player Special and Silk Cut-clad ...

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    Video: Need For Speed franchise gears up for The Run with trailer
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    Everyone knows that street racing of any ilk is a recipe for disaster. Pushing a machine on public streets is an easy way to end an innocent life, which is why we love the Need For Speed franchise so much. The games allow to take to virtual tarmac to scratch our persistent illegal go-fast itch. ...

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    Video: Need For Speed gives an early peak at The Run
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    If you're getting bored of the racing games that are relegated to the track, the Need For Speed franchise is hoping to grab your attention with The Run. The new game, which doesn't hit stores until November 15, promises to mix hot rides with a healthy dose of drama. The premise is simple: The ...

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    Review: Shift 2 Unleashed [w/videos]
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    Need For Speed Gets Real

    Shift 2 Unleashed Review – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It was a risky proposition: taking a series as fabled for its antics as Need for Speed and placing it into the cold, calculating hands of a simulation developer. That developer is Slightly Mad ...

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    Video: Tommy Milner laps Laguna Seca in NFS: SHIFT 2 Unleashed
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    Tommy Milner made his mark driving for BMW Rahal Letterman in last year's ALMS series alongside Bill Auberlen and Dirk Werner. Together, they won the team and manufacturer championships in the ALMS GT Class. Milner also managed to win the Dubai 24 Hour race overall in the Need For Speed ...

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    Need For Speed: Shift 2 Unleashed goes drifting with the help of Vaughn Gittin Jr. [w/video]
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    Getting sideways with Shift 2 Unleashed and Vaughn Gittin Jr. – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Need for Speed: Shift 2 Unleashed will be arriving in stores on March 29th, and to tie all you gamers over until then, the NFS team has put together a video highlighting the features ...

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    Video: Pagani Huayra tearing up SHIFT 2 Unleashed
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    Need For Speed Shift 2 Unleashed Pagan Huayra - Click above to watch video after the jump
    We hate to be the ones to tell you this, but chances are pretty slim that you'll ever get the opportunity to slide behind the wheel of the new Pagani Huayra. Blame it on the numbers. Pagani is only ...

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    Video: Italy stars in live-action Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit vid
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    Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Electronic Arts isn't pulling any punches in the run-up to the release of Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit. The studio sent two of the world's most lust-worthy Italilan exotics to go frolic through the countryside in a ...

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    SEMA 2010: Vaughn Gittin Jr.'s RTR-X Mustang
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    Vaughn Gittin Jr.'s RTR-X Mustang - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Vaughn Gittin Jr., Ford and Need For Speed have officially pulled back the cover on the wicked RTR-X 1969 Ford Mustang. Built for both street and drift duty, this car started life as a brand-spanking new Dynacorn body. ...

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    Video: Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit puts an MP4-12C on the police force
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    Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit trailer – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Halo Reach has already grabbed gobs of attention and Gran Turismo 5 is waiting to lure any remaining bloodshot eyeballs and fatigued thumbs away, but they're not the only new video games on the block. Need for ...

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    Team Need for Speed racing team adds Time Attack 1,100-HP Scion TC
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    Chris Rado's Time Attack Scion AWD – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Chris Rado has added another car to Team Need for Speed: an 1,100-horsepower all-wheel drive Scion TC taking aim at the Time Attack series. It's taken a few years to take the idea from concept to reality, and ...

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    Vaughn Gittin Jr. planning RTR-X Mustang for 2010 SEMA debut
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    Team Need for Speed RTR-X Mustang - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Vaughn Gittin Jr. is mostly known for his ability to pilot Ford Mustangs in a sideways – he currently leads the points race in the 2010 Formula Drift season – but over the last year the Maryland native has also ...

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    Electronic Arts puts down controller, forms real racing team
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    Wonders never cease. The crew from Electronic Arts has decided to take its love of all things racing off the console and onto the track. The company just formed a genuine race team under the Need For Speed banner, and while we've seen plenty of brands go racing in the past as part of their ...

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