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Burnout Crash! preview: Kinect Party on the Autolog

Forgoing the usual AAA disc release, Criterion decided the next entry in its Burnout franchise would be a downloadable title featuring Kinect integration. My initial preview of Burnout Crash!, following its unveiling at EA's summer showcase, focused on how the main modes and how gameplay works. ...

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Burnout Crash! collides with XBLA and PSN on September 20

During a recent preview session for Criterion's Burnout Crash!, creative director Richard Franke revealed that a launch date and price had finally been set. On September 20, Burnout Crash! will be available for download on Xbox Live Arcade for 800 MS Points ($10) and $9.99 on PSN. We've got a...

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Burnout Crash trailer hits the road, terrifies us

We were really enjoying the first trailer for Burnout Crash, until it occurred to us that, statistically speaking, there are almost certainly some babies in those cars. Maybe even a whole baby family, going to volunteer at a baby soup kitchen or donate blood or something. Oh, and they have one of...

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Burnout Crash hits home in August, was once a Wii game [update: now '2011']

Burnout Crash! will bring its top-down pileups, Kinect collisions and titular exclamation point to PSN and XBLA in August, according to an announcement on EA's UK news site. EA originally announced the downloadable auto pinball title as a "fall" release. Another revelation about Crash! was...

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Burnout Crash! preview: Pinball wizard

Ever since I was a young boy I've played the silver ball From Soho down to Brighton I must have played them all But I ain't seen nothing like him In any amusement hall That deaf, dumb and blind kid Sure plays a mean pinball Right about now, I imagine you're wondering what The Who's...

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Burnout Crash! spins series off to XBLA, PSN, and into traffic this fall

We first heard about "Burnout Crash" this spring through ESRB and Australian ratings, but EA has kept mum about the downloadable racer -- until now. The publisher officially announced Burnout Crash! for PSN and XBLA, coming fall 2011. The downloadable top-down racer is based on previous...

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NFS: Hot Pursuit patch, Achievements hint at Porsche vs. Lamborghini DLC pack

A new DLC pack for Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit will deal with the eternal struggle between Porsche and Lamborghini, it seems. The 1.2 patch for the game reportedly brings with it several new Achievements and Trophies, accidentally discovered by one of Eurogamer's readers -- since then, Xbox 360...

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Steam Holiday Sale discounts Left 4 Dead 2, GTA IV, NFS: Hot Pursuit

The Steam savings keep on coming as today's deals offer up another bevy of digital wares on the cheap. There are plenty to choose from, including Left 4 Dead 2 at a very reasonable $6.79, the GTA IV collection (which includes both The Lost and Damned and The Ballad of Gay Tony) for $10, and hefty...

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From the VGAs Red Carpet: Criterion's Craig Sullivan

We just saw Criterion's creative director Craig Sullivan at the launch for Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit a few weeks ago, and so when he showed up on this weekend's VGAs red carpet, we congratulated him on the game and its addictive Autolog feature. "It's been phenomenal," he agreed. "It does change...

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Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit PC patch to bring law-breaking bugs to a stop

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit's dev team has been combing the code of the game for some additional features and bugfixes, and both of those are set to peel out in the title in a patch next week. The patch should lay down an EMP on issues with multi-core CPUs, pop a spike strip on some runaway rain...

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