Need for Speed: Carbon Discussion
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - May 31, 2007 - Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) announced today that the blockbuster Need for Speed™ franchise is introducing a new version that drives the series in a new direction. Need for Speed™ ProStreet is a ground-breaking Need for Speed experience where you're thrust to compete head to head against the best street racers in a multitude of racing showdowns. The game is being developed by EA Black Box in Vancouver, B.C., and is slated to ship this fall.
"Need for Speed ProStreet accelerates street racing culture by providing the ultimate stage for the pursuit of street racing supremacy," said Executive Producer, Larry LaPierre. "This is a game about building the ultimate performance-tuned battle machine, taking it to multi-disciplinary showdowns all over the world and pitting your skills and reputation against the very best street racers."
Need for Speed ProStreet boasts impeccable precision and impressively detailed photo-realistic graphics, effectively transporting you to the center of the action. It pushes the "Autosculpt™" technology to a new level, allowing you to directly impact your car's performance for the first time as well as personalize its appearance. Need for Speed ProStreet is a true taste of raw adrenaline and racing with consequences. Every dent, every scratch and every crumpled body panel is a battle scar, proof of your commitment and competitive mettle. With an aggressive and skilled AI system, you become immersed in an unmatched believable race experience. Add in a revolutionary online mode that will redefine the meaning of competitive social play, and Need for Speed ProStreet is the ultimate formula for an emotionally charged street racing showdown.
Need for Speed ProStreet will be available for Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, and Wii? as well as the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, Nintendo DS™, PSP® (PlayStation® Portable) handheld entertainment system, PC and mobile. More information can be found at www.needforspeed.com. Press can download assets at info.ea.com.
More info, this time on specific details:
31.05.07 - EGM talks about Need For Speed ProStreet
"Rather than unleash another pink-lit racing variant ... have set about redefining the game and sending it off in a new direction."
"It's truly a next-gen racer."
On smoke: "...looks remarkably realistic, and not like the painted-on effects we've seen in games like Project Gotham Racing or Gran Turismo. This stuff dissipates just like the real thing."
On damage: "...Pro Street is the most convincing we've seen yet"
Announced cars (so far):
- 1994 Mazda RX-7
- 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
- 1969 Plymouth 'HEMI Barracuda
- 1986 Toyota Corolla GT-S AE86 Sprinter TRUENO
- 1998 Toyota Supra RZ
Rumoured/Announced Game modes:
- Speed Challenge (checkpoint)
- Grip battle/challenge
THE POLICE HAVE BEEN EXCLUDED FROM THIS GAME.
I'll feed you guys some more info as I dig it up.
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[Edited by Chingy42007, 6/30/2007 11:02:50 PM]
And Shadow, like all NFS's, it will be released in November.
* Updated game trainers and cheats daily
* Get notified when new cheats are added
* Request which games get new trainers
* Priority support with any problem
• Infinite Speedbreaker
• Never Busted
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