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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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Fiona Sperry says we need to give dreams a chance

Everyone’s talking about revolution, evolution, technological masturbation or format holder flagellation. Apologies to John and Yoko, but that means it must be time for E3. As ever there are many games reaching their third, fourth or even fifth iteration. Spawning so many sequels is a great testament to the success …

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EA: Need for Speed developer reveals first-person vehicle sports game

Criterion Games is working on a new first-person extreme sports game. The developer, known for the Need for Speed and Burnout franchises, was shown during EA’s pre-E3 press conference in Los Angeles. The untitled game seems to allow players to move from choppers to planes to bikes to jet skis …

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Criterion founders form new indie studio Three Fields

Former Criterion creative director Alex Ward and studio director Fiona Sperry have announced the formation of their new UK-based indie studio, Three Fields Entertainment. Ward announced the news today on Twitter, following the pair’s exit from the racing game studio in January. "Today we are excited to announce our new …

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