The video of the Criterion Star Wars X-Wing VR Masterclass is on the BAFTA Twitch channel here if you'd like to see how we tackled that particular project: [ Link ]

BAFTA Masterclass – Star Wars Battlefront Rogue One: X-wing VR Mission
And if you're great at game development, you could be joining us in the Star Wars Universe because we're hiring right now! Check our jobs page here: [ Link ]

Criterion fans may be interested to know that we're mad-excited to be working with DICE and Motive on the next Star Wars game! More details soon.
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The Future of STAR WARS Battlefront in 2017
We celebrated Burnout Paradise's ninth birthday on Friday! Could our game really have been running for NINE years?? Thanks to all our players for keeping the love going and the Boost flowing!
In case you hadn't heard, Burnout Paradise is FREE for Xbox Live Gold players from December 16th until December 30th, 2016. Thanks to Microsoft's backwards-compatibility programme, the Xbox 360 version also now runs on Xbox One!
Thanks to for bringing these to our attention.

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They're the work of Eric Yui (@EYuiSan on Twitter) who shows how he made them on his Youtube channel right here:

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Can you spot all the Criterion racers in his videos?

A Beautiful Tribute To Racing Games (Using A Racing Game)
Well this is a nice read from Eurogamer.

Interesting opinions in the comments. Each new Burnout had its own differences, which meant whenever we released a new one we got some players telling us we'd ruined the series.

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Burnout Paradise is gaming perfection
There's more info on Burnout Paradise on Xbox One back-compatibility on our blog. The team will be playing online on Friday, November 25th between around 4:30 and 6 (London time). Join CriterionAlpha or CriterionBeta and let's race!

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Spend Christmas in Paradise with Xbox One!
Yes, if you own Paradise on Xbox 360 already you can play it now (or buy it, then play it!). There may be some downloading involved (even if it's a physical DVD copy) but it should be just as if you were playing on 360.
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Xbox One Backward Compatibility
Eurogamer compares open-world games in its podcast - Skyrim vs Burnout Paradise. The power of distraction gameplay!

The Eurogamer Podcast #19: Totally topical!
Here's Pete talking about it at EA's epic Gamescom conference: [ Link ] … . Wind on to 2:25:49.

EA at Gamescom 2016

Here's Sven giving everyone an update on Star Wars Battlefront Rogue One: X-Wing VR Mission, from Criterion: [ Link ]

Under The Hood: Star Wars Battlefront Rogue One: X-wing VR Mission
Our website is back, with MORE new jobs at Criterion Games. Check it if you're a gaming super-talent! [ Link ]

Criterion Games
If you're in the UK, go to BBC iPlayer to see Criterion helping Kiya and Toby learn about game-making on CBBC's All Over The Workplace.
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All Over the Workplace, 8. Games Design
Criterion is still recruiting! Now we're after a kick-ass vehicle artist and a UI designer for #BeyondCars! [ Link ]

@daRealAkinfenwa went full-on Beast Mode in #beyondcars when he visited Criterion Games for a sneak peek yesterday #BMO
The PC edition of Criterion's Need for Speed: Most Wanted is available FREE via On the House, for a limited time. Get it exclusively from Origin at [ Link ]

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Are you an awesome game developer? Do you want to work with other awesome game developers? Because we're hiring! Check here for open roles: [ Link ]