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Danger Zone will be out this month

Three Fields’ new Burnout homage Danger Zone will be released on May 30th. The game, which is fashioned after the popular crash modes featured in later Burnout games, was announced last month. It will be released on PS4 and PC. Danger Zone is a single player game featuring 20 different …

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Burnout creator Fiona Sperry on leaving EA, going indie and Dangerous Golf

In 1999, PC-focused Criterion Studios asked Fiona Sperry to set up a new development arm within the company. The result was Criterion Games, a step into the brave new world of console. Its first title was TrickStyle, a Dreamcast game published by Acclaim. The project was signed by one Alex …

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Criterion’s vehicle game put on hold for Star Wars

In 2014 Criterion revealed that it was working on an extreme sports vehicle title with more than a hint of Burnout about it. Now it’s not clear whether we’ll ever see that game. EA has told GameSpot that folk should forget about any previous projects mentioned by the UK studio. …

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History Lesson: The story of Burnout

Back in the late ‘90s, Gran Turismo was the No.1 racing game. Although there was a number of unique driving titles, it felt like everyone was following the GT template. But a studio called Criterion wanted to shake up the genre with its new game, Burnout. The title was going …

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Burnout creators: ‘We want to make a spiritual successor’

Former Criterion boss Fiona Sperry says her new studio would like to make a successor to the smash hit Burnout franchise. Sperry, who now runs Dangerous Golf maker Three Fields, told MCV that she feels the team is yet to deliver on Burnout’s original pitch, so there remains unfinished business …

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Former Criterion heads are making a Burnout successor

A successor to one of gaming’s most missed series is at last on the way. Three Fields Entertainment, which was founded by former Criterion bosses Alex Ward and Fiona Sperry last year, has teased a Burnout successor via Twitter. Two things. Our first game is a multiplayer sports game. Coming …

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Nintendo approached Burnout dev Criterion to make F-Zero game

The Wii U was meant to launch with a new F-Zero title when it came out in 2012. That’s according to Nintendo Life,who reports that Burnout developer Vriterion was approached by Nintendo to make a new entry in the fast-paced sci-fi racer in 2011. The plan was for Nintendo to …

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