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Dangerous Driving may finally resurrect Burnout

The once proud Burnout series is not likely to make a comeback anytime soon. EA may have released a remastered version of Burnout Paradise last year, but arcade racers seem to have fallen out of style with the general public. That's a real ...

 
 
 
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Review: Danger Zone 2

A little over a year ago, Three Fields Entertainment graced us with a sort of reboot of the Burnout series by a different name. Danger Zone, as it was called, focused on the Crash mode from Criterion’s heyday and it was a pretty damn ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Review: Danger Zone

Before computer technology advanced to the point that we could realistically render automobiles, racing games took on a much more simple approach to driving. You didn’t have to worry about clutching or shifting and most of the action ...

 
 
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Danger Zone looks like a nice fix for the lack of Burnout

It’s been a long time since a Burnout game last released. While Burnout Crash was technically the swan song for the series, most fans consider Paradise to be the final “true” entry from developer Criterion Games (or, if yo...

 
 
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Rayman Legends is now backward compatible...wait, what?

In a bizarre (and pro-consumer) move, Rayman Legends for Xbox 360 is now backward compatible on Xbox One. While the game received a native Xbox One version in recent years, I guess Ubisoft and Microsoft are trying to gain some goodwill by n...

 
 
 
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Need for Speed: Most Wanted is free on Origin

The latest game in Origin's On the House program is 2012's Need for Speed: Most Wanted. For a limited time, you can add it to your account for free and it'll stay there until the end of days, probably. I'm not particularly well-versed in th...

 
 
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Burnout Paradise will be compatible with Xbox One

There was talk of Burnout Paradise coming to Xbox One, but it wasn't a sure thing. Now it is. On Twitter, Criterion confirmed that the open-world racing game will eventually be playable on the console via backward compatibility. Wider suppo...

 
 
 
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A Burnout HD Collection isn't coming anytime soon

Every year or so there's rumors of a Burnout HD Collection, and Criterion Games is mostly silent on the issue. But this week it decided to speak up and address the situation directly, noting on Twitter that the rumor isn't true. Instead, it...

 
 
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Criterion's new IP is all about speed and multiple vehicles

Criterion's Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit was one of my favorite games of the last console generation, so the news that the team is working on a brand new IP that goes beyond racing is really exciting. At EA's press conference, very early al...

 
 
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EA has Mirror's Edge 2 & a new game from Criterion at E3

This GameTrailers E3 schedule breaks down a bunch of stuff that's happening next week. Under EA, you'll find, "nearly a half-dozen new games, including updates on Mirror's Edge, Dragon Age: Inquisition, a new project from Criterion Games." ...

 
 
 
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Burnout Paradise 'Legendary Cars Collection' free today

Criterion has made the Legendary Cars Collection DLC for Burnout Paradise free today on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 (in North America) in memory of actor, writer, and director Harold Ramis. The pack contains four vehicles all of which are re...

 
 
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Criterion co-founders Ward and Sperry leave studio

"Alex Ward and Fiona Sperry have decided to leave EA," a spokesperson told Polygon this morning. Welp. I'd drop some joke about how they were burned out, but that's been taken already. Ward and Sperry co-founded Criterion Games, the studio ...

 
 
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Here's Need for Speed Rivals on next-gen consoles

I was late to Criterion Games' Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit but ended up liking it a fair amount. Setting up traps and utterly decimating vehicles in the name of justice didn't grow old, although the times when you weren't playing as a cop ...

 
 
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There's a rivalry in the Need for Speed: Rivals trailer

Cops vs. robbers -- but which is good or evil? Whoa. Philosophy, I think. While the Need for Speed series' more recent entries have been hit or miss, there's always a part of me willing to take a crack at the next one. Rivals, from the for...

 
 
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Criterion Games is down to 15 people

I love Burnout. Many of you love Burnout. The series doesn't appear to be going anywhere, thankfully, but its creator Criterion Games is currently working on an altogether different project. Writing on Twitter, creative director Alex Ward h...

 
 




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