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Criterion Games splinters, down to 16 employees

Criterion Games, developer of the Burnout racing series, has been cut down to a team of sixteen employees. According to creative director Alex Ward, the 60 plus employees hard at work on Need for Speed: Rivals are now part of Ghost Games. The remaining team, now supposedly working under the banner of Criterion Zero, are rumored to be knee deep […]Read More


‘Burnout Paradise 2’ teased by developer

Alex Ward, a leading man at Burnout creator Criterion Games, has hinted at the possibility of a second Burnout Paradise through his personal Twitter account. The original open-world racing game, which released on consoles and PC in 2008, was a smashing success, as well as one of the first titles to get extensive post-release support via DLC. […]Read More


‘Need for Speed: Most Wanted’ coming to Wii U in 2013

EA and Criterion Games’ Need for Speed: Most Wanted will be hitting current consoles next week, but Nintendo will see the racing title on the Wii U next year. Polygon confirmed this news today, as Most Wanted has made its way to Nintendo’s recent financial report. There’s no official release date for this third-party title, though. […]Read More