Criterion to oversee entire Need for Speed franchise going forward
Criterion vice president Alex Ward has said the firm will helm the Need for Speed franchise going forward.
Speaking with Game Informer at E3, Ward said: Our stamps going to be in everything you see in Need for Speed and Burnout going forward in the future. Its not going to be spread anymore across different companies. Different studios have had a crack at it its definitely a Criterion gig now.
Going forward now, with Most Wanted and what well do in the future [will have], shall we say, a strong Criterion involvement. Im personally involved in how the cars drive, how the game will play out, how connected they are, and what the features are.
Whether the firm will actually be developing each title itself or just overseeing various franchises, Ward was clear about on thing: Criterion... [via Videogaming247]
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