“We just call it a mess simulator,” the ever-quotable game developer Alex Ward was saying as his colleague Chris Roberts (the other Chris Roberts) was playing their upcoming game in Kotaku’s New York City office during a visit last week. That chaotic game, Dangerous Golf, is indeed about making messes... by using a…
In retrospect, it made complete sense. Too bad it never happened again!
When some of the founders of Burnout developer Criterion Games left, we weren’t sure what they were building, and now we know: an extreme golf game called Dangerous Golf. It’s coming to Xbox One, PS4, and PC in May, and looks like the weirdness you’d expect from the crew who made Burnout.
Criterion, the guys behind the Burnout series and the good Need For Speed games (not the movie), are going through what you could call a transitional period. Like, there's hardly anyone actually working there anymore.
Early signs seem to indicate that the next Need for Speed game will essentially be a spiritual continuation of the Burnout franchise, especially since it's being made by the Criterion dev studio that created those games. The hard-driving action in this new trailer—featuring a Corvette ZR1, Koenigsegg Agera R and…
Released as a downloadable for PlayStation Network and Xbox Live, Burnout Crash took the popular destructive mode from the racing series and spun it out into a pinball-style explosion orgy. Now EA's rolling out a portable version of Crash for iPad, iPad 2 and iPhone 4. You'll get finger-friendly automotive action and…
If there's one thing that video game trailers could use more of, it's David Hasselhoff. So thank goodness for Criterion and EA, who conscripted the 'Hoff to appear in the latest trailer for the just-released downloadable Xbox Kinect game Burnout: Crash.
When I first saw the top-down arcade game Criterion Games is trying to pass off as a Burnout title, like many fans I was somewhat upset, but how can I stay angry at a game that features the Pizza of Fortune?
Just in time for Gamescom, EA has shared a new trailer for its upcoming XBLA/PSN car-smasher Burnout: Crash. The 360 version of the game will be compatible with Kinect, and Crecente had a lot more fun with the game than he thought he would.
Burnout Crash seems to be a wonderful party game, the sort of title you pop on and pass and play with a group of rowdy friends. That it includes Kinect support only makes the experience better.
Criterion Games has a Burnout spin-off coming to Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network this fall, a game inspired by game shows and pinball, its creators say. Burnout Crash! is also the first Burnout game to support Kinect, an option that may leave you with a burning sensation.
Remember that bizarre, leaked Burnout game that added lobster monsters and UFOs to the crashtastic street racing formula? Electronic Arts and developer Criterion Games just made it official, unveiling Burnout CRASH! for PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade.
Already outed by Australian's ratings board, the ESRB details the next game in the Burnout series, a PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 game that sounds... well, really different.
Unannounced by Electronic Arts, Australia's Classification Board has nonetheless listed Burnout Crash. LinkedIn bios for Criterion developers hint that the game will be available on Xbox 360 and PS3. The game received a PG (basically, T for Teen) down under. [Siliconera]
A new study conducted by Continental Tyres has found that players of driving video games are better at passing their drivers test than non-gaming drivers. Unfortunately they suck at everything else.
This is Burnout. That's the first thing that crossed my mind in the middle of my race against a group of other writers. And why not? Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit and Burnout share a pedigree.
Politicians. Actors. Singers, too. What do they have in common with Xbox Japan mascot Sanrokumaru?
With Criterion no longer providing downloadable content for Burnout Paradise, one of the generation's best-supported games is about to slide into the history books. So publisher EA is going to send it off with a bang.
Criterion, the studio behind Burnout, are at work on a "revolutionary take" on the Need For Speed franchise. When's it out? Well, according to EA's Frank Gibeau, it'll be out next year.