Posts Tagged ‘criteriongames’


Criterion Games co-founders leave company to set up new studio

Criterion Games co-founders leave company to set up new studio
News / Written by Tom Morrison / Jan 6, 2014 / 3 comment(s)

Burnout and two-time Need for Speed developer Criterion Games has lost both of its founders, Alex Ward and Fiona Sperry,…


Criterion Games reduced to just 15 people, still in “fine form” says studio head

Criterion Games reduced to just 15 people, still in “fine form” says studio head
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Sep 17, 2013 / 9 comment(s)

It was recently revealed that celebrated Burnout and Need For Speed racing game developer, Criterion, has been reduced to less…


Criterion working on “something new”, Need for Speed and Black 2 ruled out

Criterion working on “something new”, Need for Speed and Black 2 ruled out
News / Written by Tom Morrison / Apr 16, 2013 / 0 comment(s)

Award-winning British studio Criterion Games is best known for the high-octane Burnout series and for its recent contributions to the…


Ultimate Speed Pack DLC announced for Need for Speed: Most Wanted

Ultimate Speed Pack DLC announced for Need for Speed: Most Wanted
News / Written by Lisa Trollip / Dec 6, 2012 / 0 comment(s)

EA has released the details of the first downloadable content for Need for Speed: Most Wanted. The Ultimate Speed Pack…


Need for Speed: Most Wanted demo races on to Xbox 360 and PS3

Need for Speed: Most Wanted demo races on to Xbox 360 and PS3
News / Written by Lisa Trollip / Nov 13, 2012 / 0 comment(s)

A demo for Need for Speed: Most Wanted is now available for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. This news…


New Need for Speed: Most Wanted screens show sleek cars, night racing

New Need for Speed: Most Wanted screens show sleek cars, night racing
News / Written by Tom Morrison / Sep 11, 2012 / 0 comment(s)

Criterion Games successfully rebooted the Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit series in 2010 and now the award-winning developer is hoping…


Need for Speed: Most Wanted’s Kinect functionality detailed

Need for Speed: Most Wanted’s Kinect functionality detailed
News / Written by Tom Morrison / Sep 7, 2012 / 0 comment(s)

Microsoft’s Kinect peripheral started off as a motion control device but developers have increasingly been making use of its voice…


Latest Need for Speed: Most Wanted gameplay video showcases street racing

Latest Need for Speed: Most Wanted gameplay video showcases street racing
News / Written by Tom Morrison / Aug 29, 2012 / 0 comment(s)

Over the past decade British developer Criterion Games has built up a reputation as one of the top racing studios…


Gamescom 2012: Need for Speed: Most Wanted Hands-on Preview (Xbox 360)

Gamescom 2012: Need for Speed: Most Wanted Hands-on Preview (Xbox 360)
News / Written by Peter Wiles / Aug 28, 2012 / 0 comment(s)

Criterion and EA’s upcoming Need for Speed is a re-interpretation of Most Wanted. Like Criterion’s re-interpretation of Hot Pursuit, this…


Need for Speed: Most Wanted PC specs revealed

Need for Speed: Most Wanted PC specs revealed
News / Written by Tom Morrison / Jun 12, 2012 / 0 comment(s)

We’ve reached that period of the PS3 and Xbox 360’s life cycle when most multiplatform games understandably look better on…