87w ago - Criterion Games Producer Dan McDonald has announced that Burnout Crash is exploding on PS3 via PlayStation Network today!
To quote: Burnout CRASH! is a spin-off from our much-loved Burnout series, but this time focusing solely on the Crash Mode gameplay which you may remember from previous Burnout games.
A lot of games take themselves too seriously, sometimes all you really need is to just kick back, relax, and blow stuff up. With that in mind, we designed Burnout CRASH! with a tongue-in-cheek style, harking back to the arcades we all used to hang around in.
Our inspirations were manic pinball gameplay, over-the-top game show-style presentation, all tied up with our favorite music tracks from yesterday.
But I hear you ask, "I loved the original Crash modes, will I like this?" But of course! We have kept the spirit of the original Crash mode alive, with its simple gameplay of drive into a junction and smash as much traffic as you can - layered with deeper puzzle elements to work out the highest scoring strategies. The perfect game to sit on the sofa passing the controller back and forth with your friends, showing action that is as fun to watch as it is to play.
Looking back at previous versions of Crash mode, the single biggest request from our fans was to keep...
205w ago - Big Surf Island launched this past Thursday and has been a very fun expansion for Burnout Paradise.
Those who are seeking the Legendary Cars set but don't want to pay for them can get "Toy" versions by completing various tasks around Big Surf Island.
To quote: Don't want to pony up the $8 to download Burnout Paradise's premium "Legendary" cars?
Well, here's a cheaper alternative: buy Big Surf Island for $13, as it includes special toy versions of all four DLC cars.
You can get a cute mini version of the hovering 88 Special, Bootlegger, Manhattan Spirit and GT Nighthawk by completing various tasks around the new Burnout island:
• Toy Hunter Cavalry Bootlegger - Jump from all 15 Island Mega Jumps
• Toy Jansen P12 88 Special - Hit all 45 Island Billboards
• Toy Carson GT Nighthawk - Complete all 24 Island Road Rules (Timed & Showtime)
• Toy Hunter Manhattan Spirit - Hit all 75 Island Smashes
206w ago - Today Pete Lake of Criterion Games has announced that Burnout Paradise's Big Surf Island Pack will be available for download this week.
To quote: Mark June 11 in your diary, your Burnout vacation starts then! The Burnout Paradise Big Surf Island pack will be available to download for $12.99 / £9.99 / €12.99 on the PlayStation Network on June 11 Worldwide!
Big Surf Island is a brand new playground we built from the ground up enhancing and expanding on everything we know you already love about Burnout Paradise. We've included new challenges and events for you to play online with your friends, an exciting new World to discover, the biggest and wildest jumps yet, plus a set of nine new vehicles to experience it all in. Yep... nine!
When you play Big Surf Island you'll get a brand new Big Surf Island license to complete. This means new races, stunt runs, marked man, road rage, and even a brand new type of event, the Island Tour!
Of course there are also roads to rule, smashes, billboards and brand new "Mega Jumps" (even bigger than "Super Jumps", super just wasn't a big enough word to describe them)!