OK, Yes, the New Need for Speed Game is Basically BurnoutLuke Plunkett7/30/12 1:00amFiled to: Need For SpeedNeed for speed most wantedCriterionEaKotakucore186EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalink A few years back, when EA bought Criterion, the developers of Burnout, people got worried. Worried that the team would be wasted churning out Need for Speed games. Advertisement What a stupid worry that turns out to have been. Criterion's first Need for Speed game, Hot Pursuit, was brilliant, and their second - the upcoming Most Wanted - looks even better. Why? Because it looks just like Burnout Paradise 2. Only now they get to use real cars!