EA and Criterion Games Announce Burnout CRASH!

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EA and Criterion Games announce “Burnout CRASH!“. It is the next installment in the very popular series “Burnout”. It will be coming this fall to Xbox LIVE Arcade and PlayStation Network. They have gone back to the roots with “Burnout CRASH!“, they have a new “top-down gameplay”. In the game, you are rewarded for causing traffic chaos, whether it is crashing cars together or making explosions; you will try to destroy everything in sight. It is powered by Autolog technology, which will allow player to share there scores, and compare your score. Richard Franke, Creative Director, “Burnout CRASH!had to say this, “Burnout CRASH! is a crazy mix of pinball and game shows. We’ve evolved the core gameplay which everyone loved about Crash Mode, and expanded the whole experience using music, style and Autolog to create what we feel is the most mindless fun you can have on any gaming platform,”. Overall the game sounds for very fun and it seems the people behind it want to make sure we enjoy it as much as possible. It is a game that is easy to learn, but very had to master. It will give you hours of game play. It also has a game mode designed exclusively for Kinect™. This is the first game to do so that is made by “EA Games”. This special mode will have two teams, that use gestural controls to play the game in party battle! If you would like more info on the game, go to: www.criteriongames.com . You can see the official Press Release from EA and Criterion Games below. We cannot wait to play “Burnout CRASH!! We will let you know when more info is released.

Press Release

July 07, 2011 04:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

EA and Criterion Games Announce Burnout

CRASH!

Players Brace for Impact as the Award-Winning Burnout Series Comes to Xbox LIVE Arcade and PlayStation Network in Fall 2011

GUILDFORD, England–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Traffic got you down? Blow it up! Criterion Games, an Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) studio, today announced Burnout CRASH! The next installment in the internationally acclaimed Burnout series will explode onto Xbox LIVE® Arcade and PlayStation®Network in Fall 2011. Criterion Games has gone back to its roots with Burnout CRASH! by bringing the series’ fan-favorite Crash mode to the forefront, adding new top-down gameplay, exciting features and Autolog to let players compete with their friends while embracing their road rage.

“We’ve evolved the core gameplay which everyone loved about Crash Mode, and expanded the whole experience using music, style and Autolog to create what we feel is the most mindless fun you can have on any gaming platform.”

In the game, players are rewarded for causing traffic chaos by crashing into cars, triggering explosions and destroying everything in sight. Powered by the acclaimed Autolog technology, players will be able to connect, compete and compare high scores to earn the master of disaster crown, as well as use the all new Autolog Challenges feature to go head to head with their friends.

Burnout CRASH! is a crazy mix of pinball and game shows,” said Richard Franke, Creative Director, Burnout CRASH! “We’ve evolved the core gameplay which everyone loved about Crash Mode, and expanded the whole experience using music, style and Autolog to create what we feel is the most mindless fun you can have on any gaming platform.”

Burnout CRASH! packs countless hours of reckless chaos into an easy to pick up, but difficult to master gameplay experience. There are three explosive game modes available across 18 crash junctions in six unique locations, each requiring different skills and strategies to maximize damage and destroy everything in sight. With a variety of player vehicles to unlock, high-value targets to seek and destroy, and crazy surprise features to discover, players will be hooked on an adrenaline-fueled rampage to the top of the Crashwall.

Burnout CRASH! is also EA’s first Xbox LIVE Arcade title to feature a game mode designed exclusively for Kinect™ in which two teams use gestural controls to play on one television in a party battle! For more information, please visit www.criteriongames.com.

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