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Switch Port Report: Burnout Paradise Remastered

Nintendo doesn't see very many racing games hit its platforms. The genre is known for its outstanding and realistic graphics, something that's not always capable of being pulled off on hardware that tends to lag behind the competition. But ...

 
 
 
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Review: Dangerous Driving

For the past few years, Three Fields Entertainment has been doing its damnedest to resurrect the once proud Burnout series. Starting with Danger Zone in 2017, the team started small by recreating "Crash" mode and figuring out car physics. T...

 
 
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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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Sea of Thieves breaks waves in huge UK Charts shakeup

In what is easily the biggest shakeup in months, the top four slots in the UK Charts were all captured by debuting titles last week, which forced their way into the big leagues.The string of successful debuts was led by Microsoft's seafarin...

 
 
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Review: Burnout Paradise Remastered

Burnout Paradise: it's the racing game that every publisher, including EA with its countless Need for Speed iterations, has tried to emulate since 2008. It's such a simple thing, drop players into a rich sandbox and let them have at it...

 
 
 
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Burnout Paradise HD Remaster slamming onto PS4 this Spring

Come this Spring, It appears that Electronic Arts will be releasing a remastered version of Criterion's Burnout Paradise for the PS4. A tweet from Japan appears to confirm rumours of said remake, which began after a supplier date was spotte...

 
 
 
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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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Burnout creators begin work on new driving game

According to Three Fields Entertainment creative director and bearer-of-good-news Alex Ward, "Work has begun on a driving game." Three Fields, as you might recall, was formed by Criterion Games (Burnout) co-founders Alex Ward and Fiona Sper...

 
 
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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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Burnout Paradise could be racing onto Xbox One

So, you know how the Xbox One is sort of slowly becoming backwards compatible with the Xbox 360? Well, we might have just had a hint at an upcoming 360 game that will soon be playable on your Xbox One thanks to a tweet from developer Criter...

 
 
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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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Are there no Legend of Heroes fans among Destructoids staff? I havent seen so much as a footnote regarding Cold Steel IVs

 
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Ordered a fancy new rg351v w woodgrain to pat myself on the back for landing the Sexy, aint it?

 
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I was trying to complete all the challenges in Hitman 2016 then take a break before going onto Hitman 2 so I didnt burn out, but today I just couldnt take it anymore, I crashed and

 
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