As if the Need for Speed naming conventions wasn't fucked enough already, EA come along and release another Most Wanted. Surely they could of come up with a better title, or at least put a fucking II on the end of it.
Why is this not called Most Wanted II?
Probably because calling it Most Wanted II would be even more confusing to those who played the original, wondering why literally everything about the first Most Wanted isn't in this game.
That's a pretty awful excuse.
Absolutely; but it's also probably exactly why they decided not to call it that. Also, it's an "old" game, so just now putting out a sequel to it would look kind of weird.
I remember during E3 this year in one of the interviews with someone at Criterion, the guy said that the reason why they went with the name is basically because Criterion doesn't make sequels for other people's games. They want it to be their own thing.
But they couldn't come up with another subtitle?
@EVO: The hot pursuit Titles have always been strange. The first one was "Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit" Next was "Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit II" and then (if we skip most wanted for a second) "Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit"
It's like the titles are regressing in some weird way, so when you tell me they're releasing Most Wanted, a name that already existed in the same generation, I just laugh that they ran out of Numbers before zero.
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