Outrageously modded vehicles? Check. Fast paced, car based stunts? Check. Delightfully corny dialogue? Check and mate. The first trailer for this year's Need for Speed game (subtitled 'Payback') is here, and it looks ridiculous.
I'm personally unapologetic about my utter love for The Fast and the Furious franchise, so I'm delighted that this years reboot of the Need for Speed games appears to be borrowing heavily from the long-running car-based franchise.
The trailer (embedded below), appears to be making a big deal out of the game's story, which is based around getting revenge (or should I say, 'payback') on 'The House', a cartel that's taken control of the city's casinos, criminals, and cops.
Cue a number of outrageously modded supercars, fast driving, and the police chases that the game has been known for over the years.
It all looks cheesy in the ways the best games in the franchise have been over the years, and we're looking forward to finding out more at E3 2017.
Need for Speed Payback will be released on November 11, 2017.
Cut to the chase
- What is it? The latest entry for the Need for Speed series
- When can I play it? November 11, 2017
- What can I play it on? PS4, Xbox One and PC
Need for Speed Payback takes players on an explosive adventure is filled with intense heist missions, high stakes car battles and epic cop pursuits. In case that sounds familiar, it seems that this latest game in the series takes heavy inspiration from the Fast and Furious films.
Ghost Games, the developer behind Payback, promises to tell a gripping story of betrayal and revenge.
Need for Speed Payback also brings a new emphasis on building and customizing cars. The game is filled with all the usual Mustangs to Lamborghinis, but users will also be able to take burnt out relics and restore them into high octane hot rods. In Need for Speed Payback building the perfect ride is just as important as getting behind the wheel and playing the action driving fantasy.
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