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EA has continued its slow and steady release of screenshots and information about their long-awaited Need for Speed racing game.

Here we've posted the latest collection of screenshots from the "coming soon" iPhone and iPod Touch racer. EA's Craig Law has said that an official product description will be following shortly. We'll update this post to reflect that information when it becomes available.

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EA's Need for Speed must be coming soon. Here is the official description and feature list from the game:

  • HOT HANDLING - Corner and drift through fiery crashes at 150mph+ with precision-tuned tilt control steering.
  • YOU’VE GOT THE POWER  - Activate Nitrous Boost and Speedbreaker with the swipe of your finger for intense driving action.
  • TRICK RIDES  - Drive 20 of the world’s fastest and hottest cars like the Porsche Carrera GT, Nissan 370Z (Z34), Lamborghini Gallardo and the Pagani Zonda F—each boasting its own unique style and performance features:  handling, steering, cornering and acceleration. 
  • EDGY ENVIRONMENT   - Incredible 3D graphics enhance this exhilarating driving experience. Sweeping camera angles intensify your ride and yield a realistic look and feel—simply put, the best visuals iPhone and iPod have to offer.
  • GO UNDERCOVER   - Use the interactive Mission Map to guide you through 24 covert ventures that lead to intricate secret missions.
  • RULE THE ROAD - Take on cops in raging street battles as you race through dramatic, animated crash scenes. Dominate 8 high-impact race modes including: Highway Battle, Sprint, and Cop Takeout.
  • POWER ACHIEVER  0 Earn performance upgrades like Boost, Speed, Acceleration and Handling for even greater velocity.
  • TEARIN’ IT UP - Gnarly impact-crash sound effects and ambient street noise surround and amplify driving. Cause unbelievable damage in bounty events and destroy 3D obstacles like roadside signs and other cars.
  • YOUR PERSONAL HANDLER  - Receive missions and updates via full motion cinematics from the sexy Miss Chase Linh, played by Maggie Q.
  • OWN IT  - Customize your vehicle with aftermarket spoilers, multiple wheel options, body kits and a variety of paint schemes.
  • DRIVING TUNES - M3-quality music featuring popular artists like Airbourne keeps you pumped while you race. Activate your iTunes® music library and listen to your personal faves.

And the feature list:

  • Innovative touch controls activate tilt control steering and power boosters for a faster, tighter ride!
  • Drive 20 of the world’s fastest and hottest cars!
  • Realistic 3D graphics and sweeping camera angles intensify the ride.
  • Engage in 24 covert ventures that lead to intricate secret missions.
  • Choose 8 high-impact race modes: Highway Battle, Sprint, and Cop Takeout.
  • Earn performance upgrades: Boost, Speed, Acceleration and Handling. 
  • Customize your vehicle with aftermarket spoilers, wheels, body kits, and paint schemes.
  • Receive instructions through realistic, full-motion cinematics.
  • f e a r l e s s

    Looks too good to be true!

  • f e a r l e s s

    Looks too good to be true!

  • Brett

    On his(EA's Craig Law) forums he responded to this question: "Is there a chance that this game will come out in the next 24 hours?" with this answer: "Nope, that's not likely. Takes a few hours to get through the approval process. Trust me, as soon as I get word on this going live I'll post and tweet like a madman" So will NFSU be released in these next couple days??

  • Brett

    On his(EA's Craig Law) forums he responded to this question: "Is there a chance that this game will come out in the next 24 hours?" with this answer: "Nope, that's not likely. Takes a few hours to get through the approval process. Trust me, as soon as I get word on this going live I'll post and tweet like a madman" So will NFSU be released in these next couple days??

  • Keith

    Enough with the screen shots, videos, and promises of releases. Release the damn game already!!!

  • Keith

    Enough with the screen shots, videos, and promises of releases. Release the damn game already!!!

  • dude

    The developers sure do know how to piss of people
    I wish everybody would boycott EA

  • dude

    The developers sure do know how to piss of people
    I wish everybody would boycott EA

  • RaZrVIN

    That Porsche looks so good, it's amazing for an iDevice game! RELEASE THE GAME EA, WE'VE WAITED LONG ENOUGH.

  • RaZrVIN

    That Porsche looks so good, it's amazing for an iDevice game! RELEASE THE GAME EA, WE'VE WAITED LONG ENOUGH.

  • Best RN

    Does shortly mean a year??? I really want this game.

  • bob

    ewww that Porsche Carrera GT looks nothing like a Carrera GT. :(

  • Best RN

    Does shortly mean a year??? I really want this game.

  • bob

    ewww that Porsche Carrera GT looks nothing like a Carrera GT. :(

  • menom

    yes release this game you muppets! after all look what I've done for you like er ..

    cough! ... er

    sorry - I appear to have briefly become a twat there

    please release the game when you see fit - and when you believe that you've ironed out all possible bugs and graphical glitches - it's your game after-all

    doh!

  • menom

    yes release this game you muppets! after all look what I've done for you like er ..

    cough! ... er

    sorry - I appear to have briefly become a twat there

    please release the game when you see fit - and when you believe that you've ironed out all possible bugs and graphical glitches - it's your game after-all

    doh!

  • http://picasaweb.google.com/silviantius silviantrius

    I want this game to be released!!

    That looks like my favourite PC game - NFS 5: Porsche Unleashed!!!!

  • http://picasaweb.google.com/silviantius silviantrius

    I want this game to be released!!

    That looks like my favourite PC game - NFS 5: Porsche Unleashed!!!!

  • spamboy

    Does that background map in the first screenshot make it an openworld racing game? Or is it a disappointing rerelease of a J2ME version with linear races?

    *sigh* only time will tell...

  • spamboy

    Does that background map in the first screenshot make it an openworld racing game? Or is it a disappointing rerelease of a J2ME version with linear races?

    *sigh* only time will tell...

  • Reason21

    EA just needs to port over Hot Pursuit to the iPhone! This does look good though.

  • Reason21

    EA just needs to port over Hot Pursuit to the iPhone! This does look good though.

  • Ahiru

    does it mean they are "saving" this to release on that so-called "premium" section (20 bucks-and-up games)??

    i got so tired waiting that i lost my will to play it... i rather stick to some console racing game or even mario kart o_O

    • spiffyone

      *sighs

      There is no PROOF of a "premium price" section. It was just a RUMOR.

      So enough with bringing up this mythical "premium price" section up. Devs could've charged $20 from the start, and still can. They haven't for very specific reasons, and EA is included in that group.

  • K

    Looks incredible. Can't wait!

    Please tell us we'll receive wifi multiplayer?

  • Ahiru

    does it mean they are "saving" this to release on that so-called "premium" section (20 bucks-and-up games)??

    i got so tired waiting that i lost my will to play it... i rather stick to some console racing game or even mario kart o_O

    • spiffyone

      *sighs

      There is no PROOF of a "premium price" section. It was just a RUMOR.

      So enough with bringing up this mythical "premium price" section up. Devs could've charged $20 from the start, and still can. They haven't for very specific reasons, and EA is included in that group.

  • K

    Looks incredible. Can't wait!

    Please tell us we'll receive wifi multiplayer?

  • Alejandro

    This delays are on purpose...

  • Alejandro

    This delays are on purpose...

  • CJ

    I think that EA enjoys making us wait.

    After delaying the game for 1 2 3 4 5 6, 6 months(november-april) why would they want to make us wait longer. I say that they should release the game as soon as it's approved.

  • CJ

    I think that EA enjoys making us wait.

    After delaying the game for 1 2 3 4 5 6, 6 months(november-april) why would they want to make us wait longer. I say that they should release the game as soon as it's approved.

  • http://picasaweb.google.com/silviantius silviantrius

    iPhone 3g - forever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Brett

      Random...

  • http://picasaweb.google.com/silviantius silviantrius

    iPhone 3g - forever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Brett

      Random...

  • mohawk

    any word to how much the game will priced and tentative date to release??
    new porsche screenshot totally awesome?

    • f e a r l e s s

      There should be a huge sale as an apology! I say $0.99 for the first... 24 hours. :D

  • mohawk

    any word to how much the game will priced and tentative date to release??
    new porsche screenshot totally awesome?

    • f e a r l e s s

      There should be a huge sale as an apology! I say $0.99 for the first... 24 hours. :D

  • Iphoneprogrammer

    umm yeah, i spent six months waiting for this game to get released. Its been a "couple of days" according to that thread now where is it? EA you do a good job at building suspense and pissing people off at the same time. Kudos.

  • Iphoneprogrammer

    umm yeah, i spent six months waiting for this game to get released. Its been a "couple of days" according to that thread now where is it? EA you do a good job at building suspense and pissing people off at the same time. Kudos.

  • HarryPotterson

    There has been way to much delay and hype for this game, and if it is just another mediocre racer it's just going to be a joke on EA.

  • HarryPotterson

    There has been way to much delay and hype for this game, and if it is just another mediocre racer it's just going to be a joke on EA.

  • WALKINGBIRD

    Woow!!!!! The Best thing Ive seen on an iPhone scence 3.0
    Just look at those graphics...... Why dont more companys make games this good for the iPhone????

  • WALKINGBIRD

    Woow!!!!! The Best thing Ive seen on an iPhone scence 3.0
    Just look at those graphics...... Why dont more companys make games this good for the iPhone????

  • Aizaz

    Well, walkingbird...............

    atodb has also made a game which is having much better graphics then nfs..
    check "fastaline street racing"..... its a old game but its having good graphics and physics..........

    And about EA.....

    they are trying to make a premium game which will cost 19$ and for that they need to make the game the best among all so they are trying to make something realy cool :D

    and if they are not able to make a good game then no ones gonna play there games again,:@ i hope EA wont dissapoint us!!:(

    • SalsaMD

      Well, Fastlane had good graphics, but Ferrari GT actually had better graphics. And, I think it is a stretch to say that Fastlane has better graphics than NFS.

      Pricing of NFS however will be curious to see, The game does appear to feature very rich gameplay as described above.

      • Munkee

        Ferrari GT has better environment graphics but worse framerate, lighting and car model than Fastlane.

        If NFS' framerate is as smooth as Fastlane's then this will definitely be the best looking game on AppStore, followed closely by Zen Bound and 2XL motocross.

    • spiffyone

      "they are trying to make a premium game which will cost 19$ and for that they need to make the game the best among all so they are trying to make something realy cool"

      *sighs

      NO they AREN'T.

      Again, there is NO proof of any form of "premium price" section. Those were just RUMORS. And the fact is, again, developers could price as they wish RIGHT NOW, and could have done so since the start of the app store.
      They haven't gone $20 for very specific reasons, and most likely won't go that high because the market is basically set.

      And it's not like there haven't been graphically impressive games released already. There have, and all were $10 and less. There might come a day where there's a separate section for the "big" developers, but it most likely will NOT be based on any sort of "premium" price point. So, please people, stop bringing up a RUMOR as if it were FACT. It ain't.

    • iphoneprogrammer

      Dude fastlane was the worst racing game i have ever played on the iphone. First off the only good graphics were the race courses themsleves. The cars looked like complete s&*t. Asphalt easily kicks Fastlanes ass. NFS undercover will easily out sell fastlane, outpreform fastlane and anything else that fastlane has accomplished. Fastlane sucks major %&$@#

  • http://webstuffz.comforum Aizaz

    Well, walkingbird...............

    atodb has also made a game which is having much better graphics then nfs..
    check "fastaline street racing"..... its a old game but its having good graphics and physics..........

    And about EA.....

    they are trying to make a premium game which will cost 19$ and for that they need to make the game the best among all so they are trying to make something realy cool :D

    and if they are not able to make a good game then no ones gonna play there games again,:@ i hope EA wont dissapoint us!!:(

    • SalsaMD

      Well, Fastlane had good graphics, but Ferrari GT actually had better graphics. And, I think it is a stretch to say that Fastlane has better graphics than NFS.

      Pricing of NFS however will be curious to see, The game does appear to feature very rich gameplay as described above.

      • Munkee

        Ferrari GT has better environment graphics but worse framerate, lighting and car model than Fastlane.

        If NFS' framerate is as smooth as Fastlane's then this will definitely be the best looking game on AppStore, followed closely by Zen Bound and 2XL motocross.

    • spiffyone

      "they are trying to make a premium game which will cost 19$ and for that they need to make the game the best among all so they are trying to make something realy cool"

      *sighs

      NO they AREN'T.

      Again, there is NO proof of any form of "premium price" section. Those were just RUMORS. And the fact is, again, developers could price as they wish RIGHT NOW, and could have done so since the start of the app store.
      They haven't gone $20 for very specific reasons, and most likely won't go that high because the market is basically set.

      And it's not like there haven't been graphically impressive games released already. There have, and all were $10 and less. There might come a day where there's a separate section for the "big" developers, but it most likely will NOT be based on any sort of "premium" price point. So, please people, stop bringing up a RUMOR as if it were FACT. It ain't.

    • iphoneprogrammer

      Dude fastlane was the worst racing game i have ever played on the iphone. First off the only good graphics were the race courses themsleves. The cars looked like complete s&*t. Asphalt easily kicks Fastlanes ass. NFS undercover will easily out sell fastlane, outpreform fastlane and anything else that fastlane has accomplished. Fastlane sucks major %&$@#

  • Capone

    Will it be possible to play online with other people around the world? If so, I'll probably consider buying NfS.

  • Capone

    Will it be possible to play online with other people around the world? If so, I'll probably consider buying NfS.

  • iDrinkSteveJobsKoolAid

    release it, and then i'll believe it!

    until then it's yawn city for me...

  • iDrinkSteveJobsKoolAid

    release it, and then i'll believe it!

    until then it's yawn city for me...

  • Oliath

    why is every picture of the actual racing at an angle?

    is this how the actual game will play? With the road tilted at a 35 degree angle?

    • Thorero

      And more to the point, why is it just about every screenshot has a Porsche in it? Do we not get to see a preview of the Lamborghini? Or has Porsche got a Finger in the Pie?

  • Oliath

    why is every picture of the actual racing at an angle?

    is this how the actual game will play? With the road tilted at a 35 degree angle?

    • Thorero

      And more to the point, why is it just about every screenshot has a Porsche in it? Do we not get to see a preview of the Lamborghini? Or has Porsche got a Finger in the Pie?

  • http://mohammadfauzitaib.com along123

    doesn't look like much or anything new actually. Hmm.. hoping for video gameplay though.

  • http://mohammadfauzitaib.com along123

    doesn't look like much or anything new actually. Hmm.. hoping for video gameplay though.

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  • Jason

    I feel very sorry for ea and the developers. The whole reason it's late is because the iPhone community has expected it to be so good. Just like real racing

  • Jason

    I feel very sorry for ea and the developers. The whole reason it's late is because the iPhone community has expected it to be so good. Just like real racing

  • liarliar

    its out here in australia! well you guys in the U.S. wont get it till tomorrow but what a freaking awesome game!! OMG OMG OMG OMG!! i love EA and I love Need for Speed Undercover!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • liarliar

    its out here in australia! well you guys in the U.S. wont get it till tomorrow but what a freaking awesome game!! OMG OMG OMG OMG!! i love EA and I love Need for Speed Undercover!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • cowman

    will there be touch steering

  • cowman

    will there be touch steering