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  • Watch Criterion play Cops and Robbers dressed like silly persons

    Criterion’s Cops and Robbers pack releases next week for Burnout Paradise. To get you interested, the developers released another episode of Crash TV today. The video shows the folks who work there playing it – dressed as cops and robbers. Right then. Watch it below.

  • Burnout Paradise Cops and Robbers pack coming April 30

    Criterion has revealed that the Cops and Robbers pack for Burnout Paradise is set to land April 30. The latest paid content for Burnout Paradise is rumored to compliment Marked Man, Road Rage and Stunt Run. No word yet on pricing so check back with us.

  • Another Burnout Paradise Cops and Robbers video posted

    Criterion’s released another video showing some of the police cars included in Burnout Paradise’s Cops and Robbers update. Watch the 15 new black and whites screech through the streets below. Still no word on a release date.

  • Save game analysis tool launched for Burnout Paradise PS3 [Update]

    Update – This is mega-old, apparently. Sorry. But we’re going to leave it here because it’s cool. Criterion’s launched a save game analysis tool for the PS3 version of Burnout Paradise, which “allows you to upload your Burnout Paradise PlayStation 3 save game file and display your discovery items on a map of Paradise City.” […]

  • Burnout Paradise: The Ultimate Box heading to Steam

    Steam will soon add Burnout Paradise: The Ultimate Box to its ever growing library of titles. The PC version contains all downloadable content released for consoles by February. Two paid downloadable packs, Cops and Robbers and Big Surf Island, are coming soon, and the PC version will see it eventually too. Hit the link for […]

  • Burnout Paradise Toys Pack to cost $12.99/€12.99/£9.99/1000 MS

    Criterion’s priced its Burnout Paradise Toys Pack DLC at $12.99/€12.99/£9.99/1000 MS, as you can see here. That’s the price for all the content available. “This collection gets you ALL 9 Toy Vehicles,” said the firm on its site. “That’s the 8 cars and the amazing Toy Nakamura Firehawk motorcycle. This represents the best possible value […]

  • XBL gets Burnout Paradise DLC details by mistake

    Criterion and EA managed a major snafu this morning when XBL Marketplace received Burnout Paradise DLC complete with secret details on the Boost Specials and Toy Car packs. Text on three previously unannounced Toy Cars and a second car for the Boost Specials has since been pulled. Thanks, Kotaku

  • Cops and Robbers Pack announced for Burnout Paradise

    The rumours were true. Criterion’s gone live with confirmation of a Cops and Robbers Pack for Burnout Paradise. See here. Details, such as they are, have only been released in-game. And here they are, courtesy of Slotting in soon after the Party pack, Legendary Cars, Toy Cars and Boost Specials, comes another premium pack […]

  • PC Burnout Paradise Ultimate Box out now, demo available

    The PC version of Burnout Paradise The Ultimate Box is at US retail now, EA’s confirmed. A demo’s up on the EA Store. In addition, the Burnout Paradise Party Pack’s out today for 360 and PS3 as a download for $10. Full details after the break.

  • Police coming to Burnout Paradise?

    D-Pad has noticed that within the new Burnout Paradise: Ultimate Box trailer is proof the police are coming to Paradise City. On 19 seconds you can see a police car (pictured above), and on 60 seconds you can see the new Burnout Store you can see a mouse hovering over a PCPD Badge (Paradise City […]

  • Criterion and Bright Light safe from EA lay-offs

    Develop reports that both Criterion and EA’s Bright Light studios in Guildford have been spared from any lay-offs the company is to make. This information supports the information we provided you with last week, although Bright Light was admittedly off our radar. Skate 2 developers Black Box got axed last week as EA looks to […]

  • Criterion details free Burnout Paradise update for Feb 6

    Criterion’s posted up details of a free Burnout Paradise patch slated to release on February 6, including news of an in-game browser, an in-game store and a “vehicle dynamics overhaul”. “We’ve tweaked the handling on the first available cars, like the Hunter Cavalry, to make the game easier and more accessible,” said the developer in […]

  • Source: Criterion will not face redundancies

    VG247 has just been informed for a solid source that UK-based Criterion will not face redundancies as part of global EA restructuring. Behind the scenes talk this morning put the outfit in the firing line for staff cuts, following large scale job losses in North America last night. Heavy rumour is suggesting, however, that EA […]

  • EA details and dates Burnout Paradise: The Ultimate Box

    EA has just announced that the Burnout Paradise: The Ultimate Box will be released on February 5 in North America for the first time on PC. The Ultimate Box will contain the previously-released Cagney and Bikes DLC plus something called the Burnout Paradise Party pack. The Party pack is an offline multiplayer mode where players […]

  • Unity Technologies appoints former Criterion CEO as chairman

    Unity Technologies has announced the appointment of former president and CEO of Criterion, David Lau-Kee, as its new non-executive chairman. From the official release: David Lau-Kee brings 15 years of experience in the games industry to Unity, drawing upon roles as co-founder, President and CEO of Criterion Software Group, the world’s largest games middleware company […]

  • Burnout Paradise Legendary Cars to include Ecto-1, General Lee and KITT

    Criterion has revealed that cars resembling Ghostbusters’ Ecto-1, General Lee from the Dukes of Hazzard and Knight Rider’s KITT will also feature in the Burnout Paradise DLC, the Legendary Cars Pack. The vehicles join the Back to the Future DeLorean in what we reckon is some of the best after-care a console developer has delivered […]

  • Criterion working on Black sequel? [Update]

    Update: A very “well-informed source” has just told us this is “not true”. Sadomasochistic car porn not doing it for you anymore? Browser bookmarks filled with pictures of shiny, curvaceous guns? Well then, Criterion’s come-hither looks are finally flying your way again, because it seems that a sequel to point, click, and shoot adventure Black […]

  • Burnout Paradise PC to be free... ish

    This Criterion post details that the Burnout Paradise Ultimate Box is to allow PC owners to play the full game for nothing for an unspecified period of time. The pack includes the game and all the DLC released this year, of which there’s been much. It’s out in February. The demo will be available from […]

  • Criterion reveals Surf Island as premium Burnout content

    Criterion’s shown off Big Surf Island, a large piece of premium DLC for Burnout Paradise, saying the “location is all about massive jumps”. Amen to that. The company reasoned why it expects you to pay for the download. “We never expected to create anything this ambitious for the island, but as it progressed we got […]

  • Burnout Paradise's Carson Extreme Hotrod has blue flames, is fast

    Criterion’s unveiled yet more Burnout Paradise DLC on the US PS Blog, this time in the form of the Carson Extreme Hotrod, “a stripped down, ultra low, overpowered straight line monster.” Apparently, this is “the first of a pack of two cars designed to re-imagine Burnout Boost. Which explains the blue exhaust flames.” What’s not […]

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