Criterion to Burnout fans: 'Be patient' news

Criterion to Burnout fans: 'Be patient'

Is Criterion going back to Burnout after its breakaway from Need For Speed?

Publish date Posted Sep 25
Microsoft asked Criterion to develop a Burnout title for Kinect news

Microsoft asked Criterion to develop a Burnout title for Kinect

But studio was too busy working on Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit to accept.

Publish date Posted Jul 23
Criterion takes control of Need for Speed franchise news

Criterion takes control of Need for Speed franchise

Studio will be involved in all future Need for Speed titles - dev hasn't forgotten about Burnout. Is EA Gothenburg involved?

4 Publish date Posted Jun 25 2012
EA sale brings some bargains to Xbox LIVE news

EA sale brings some bargains to Xbox LIVE

EA's kicking off the new year with a pretty decent sale on Xbox LIVE, offering up to 50 per cent off a range of 25 games and DLC.

6 Publish date Posted Jan 6 2012
Burnout Crash! heading to iOS devices news

Burnout Crash! heading to iOS devices

Top-down smash-em-up Burnout Crash!, which arrived on XBLA and PSN last month, is due for release on iOS devices before the end of the year, EA has revealed.

2 Publish date Posted Oct 13 2011
Burnout Crash! gets September 20 release date news

Burnout Crash! gets September 20 release date

EA has announced that Burnout Crash!, the downloadable smash-em-up from Criterion, will hit Xbox LIVE Arcade and PSN on September 20, for 800MS Points and the equivalent of $9.99 respectively.

Publish date Posted Sep 1 2011
Burnout dev hiring for 'open world' racing game news

Burnout dev hiring for 'open world' racing game

Criterion Games, the UK-based developer behind Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit and the Burnout series, is looking for staff for a new project - or possibly new projects.

2 Publish date Posted Aug 4 2011
Burnout CRASH! more Burnout than other Burnouts news

Burnout CRASH! more Burnout than other Burnouts

Responding to the slight backlash some fans have had towards top-down download game Burnout CRASH!, Criterion Games' Richard Franke explained that Burnout CRASH! is "more Burnout than other Burnout titles".

2 Publish date Posted Jul 25 2011
Burnout CRASH! Preview preview

Burnout CRASH! Preview

We go hands-on with Criterion's downloadable XBLA and PSN title to find out.

1 Publish date Posted Jul 25 2011
Burnout CRASH! out this August news

Burnout CRASH! out this August

Burnout CRASH!, the latest instalment in the acclaimed Burnout series, will be released via Xbox LIVE Arcade and PlayStation Network in August, Criterion has announced.

1 Publish date Posted Jul 12 2011
Burnout CRASH! originally intended as a Wii game news

Burnout CRASH! originally intended as a Wii game

Burnout CRASH!, the upcoming arcade spin-off from Criterion, started out life as a Wii game, creative director Alex Ward has revealed.

Publish date Posted Jul 11 2011

Game Stats

Technical Specs
Release Date: 21/09/2011
Developer: Criterion
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Genre: Racing
No. Players: 1-14
Rating: PEGI 7+
Site Rank: 2,908 216
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