While Burnout creators Criterion got a lot of credit for revolutionising racing games with their design for 2007's Paradise, they deserve just as much for the multiplayer stuff that makes 2010's Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit a much better game than a lot of people realise.

That's why people are getting unusually excited about Need for Speed: Most Wanted. Because Criterion look to be combining the two, as you'll see in this gameplay clip above.