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ESRB: Burnout Crash has cartoon violence and LOBSTERS!

The Entertainment Software Rating Board has published its summary of Burnout Crash, detailing the levels of "cartoon violence" that the game provides. The hottest part of this story? Lobster attacks! "This is an action game in which players...   read

 
 
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More details on Burnout Crash surface

Australia's Classification Board had previously outed Burnout Crash as a multiplatform title that's on the way. Upon being nudged by Joystiq to provide further insight, the following synopsis was given by the board. "An action arcade style ...   read

 
 
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Ratings board outs 'Burnout Crash'

The Australian Classifications Board has rated an upcoming "multi platform" title for Electronic Arts, Burnout Crash.  The "multi platforms" in question appear to be Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, according to a software engineer's Linked...   read

 
 
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Burnout Freestyle for Wii/DS was a thing, then canceled

[Update: Reader hatesyou points out, there was a Burnout title for the DS, called Burnout Legends. Oops! Sorry about the confusion.] The high-speed arcade racing franchise Burnout has found a home on nearly every platform over the years, bu...   read

 
 
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Criterion's Need for Speed shown off today for first time

Just not to you.  Burnout developer Criterion has tweeted that it will be revealing its upcoming Need for Speed title today for the first time. Here's the catch -- it's being shown off internally at Electronic Arts, which means you ain...   read

 
 
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Criterion isn't working on new Burnout Paradise DLC

As much as I hate being the messenger on this one, it's got to be said: Criterion Games is finished putting out post-launch content for Burnout Paradise. It's understandable if talk of the canned add-on ideas got you all fired up, but it's ...   read

 
 
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Criterion teases Need for Speed title in 2010

Soon well receive PR from Electronic Arts announcing that Burnout developer Criterion is working on a 2010-bound Need for Speed game. The blast wont a surprise -- this isnt a secret pairing. EA COO John Pleasants and EA Games label presi...   read

 
 


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Time travel, boats, and other scrapped Burnout DLC ideas

When it comes to downloadable content on consoles, Criterion Games is leading the way. Taking a fun game (Burnout Paradise) and then significantly expanding it to the point where the original concept is unrecognizable is not something many ...   read

 
 
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Here's a first look at the Burnout fanatic's car of choice

Besides adding a fantastic new location to Burnout Paradise, the "Big Surf Island" add-on brought nine new vehicles, all of which are pretty rad for plenty of various reasons. But there's one car that I bet 99% of players will nev...   read

 
 
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Burnout devs: If you've maxed out a system you suck

I can just see Burnout's technical director, Richard Parr, reading EA's quote about the 360 being maxed out and rolling his eye to high heaven before slamming his face into his palm and muttering something about "idiots being everywher...   read

 
 
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With Criterion Games constantly providing such a steady stream of add-ons, Burnout Paradise seems to have more in common with a platform than an actual videogame.The core experience has evolved time and time again, and the ga...   read
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Burnout Paradise's Big Surf Island DLC gets a price tag

With only a few short days until Burnout Paradise gets its next huge add-on, "Big Surf Island", it's about time we heard a little more about the DLC pricing- and content-wise. Thankfully, we have got those exact details from the f...   read

 
 
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Criterion takes us on a tour of Big Surf Island

The latest episode of Crash TV is up and it's all about Burnout Paradise's Big Surf Island DLC. The Criterion folks show off the Carson Dust Storm and the guys drive it all over Big Surf Island showing off what makes the new place so specia...   read

 
 
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Construction on the bridge connecting downtown Paradise City to Big Surf Island is finally complete! Well, the bridge still has some construction going on but that's not going to stop anyone from heading into the island. Plus...   read
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Seagulls are obnoxious: Burnout 'Big Surf' DLC hits June 11

Criterion Games has just released the first trailer for the long-awaited Burnout Paradise downloadable content, “Big Surf Island,” which hits Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on June 11.Based on what I’m seeing here, if you were...   read

 
 
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Criterion to reveal Burnout Paradise island info tomorrow

Criterion Games is hinting that tomorrow it may reveal some solid details on its upcoming Burnout Paradise “Big Surf Island” expansion.“Almost time to spill the beans,” writes Criterion’s Pete Lake on his Twitt...   read

 
 
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Rumortoid: Criterion developing its own Need for Speed title

Could a Criterion Games-developed Need for Speed be on the cards for a 2010 release? Seeing as how EA is currently overseeing the production of not one, but three separate NFS games, I'm willing to believe almost anything at this point.Prim...   read

 
 
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  Watch Video This past week, EA invited me out to give the new Cops and Robbers DLC for Burnout Paradise a test drive at their Redwood Shores studio. Can you believe that it’s been over year since Burnout Paradise launched, and the...   read
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The Burnout Paradise 'Cops and Robbers Pack' gets priced

This is my last post about the "Cops and Robbers Pack" for Burnout Paradise, I swear! The downloadable content has been priced recently (and dated a while back, actually), which is kind of important.Look, I'm no angel, but doing a...   read

 
 
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Watch Criterion play Burnout Paradise's Cops and Robbers DLC

After a few weeks of showing literally everything about the Burnout Paradise "Cops and Robbers Pack" without actually revealing exactly how the new mode would play, Criterion has answered our cries for gameplay footage.The boys ar...   read

 
 
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More footage of Burnout Paradise's hot fuzz

Because the recent teaser for the Burnout Paradise Cops and Robbers Pack wasn't nearly enough footage to satisfy the Burnout aficionados in the audience, we have got a second helping of video content for the premium DLC.On episode 30 of Cri...   read

 
 
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Criterion teases the Burnout Paradise Cops and Robbers Pack

Disclaimer: the screenshot above is not from Criterion Games' latest trailer for the Burnout Paradise Cops and Robbers Pack. Why? The better question is, why not? In all seriousness, the image has more pizazz, but the video (after the break...   read

 
 
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Burnout Paradise "Toy Cars" downloadable content coming this Thursday

Criterion has revealed today that new content for Burnout Paradise, called the "Toys Pack," will be released for consoles this Thursday. Announced last year, the pack will feature nine new vehicles, including the Krieger WTR,...   read

 
 
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A more intimate look at Burnout Paradise's Legendary Cars

 We told you about the Legendary Car Pack (available starting tomorrow) for Burnout Paradise the other day, and as expected, many of you ate it up. But, that was before we knew what the pricing for the DLC would be like. Admittedly, th...   read

 
 
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Burnout Paradise 'Legendary Car Pack' hits later this week

I have heard many of you mention that you plan to support Criterion by purchasing premium downloadable content as a way of repaying the company for rocking on the free DLC front. But will you make good on that promise?Thankfully, the "...   read

 
 
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