Burnout 2: Point of Impact desktop wallpapers

 Point of Impact wallpaper

Since Burnout 2: Point of Impact was just put up on the XBox 360 Backwards Compability list I decided to put up to more of the original desktop wallpapers for Burnout 2. Spice up your desktop with these hot babies .


Happy Christmas From Criterion Games!

Criterion Games have put up an Advent Calender to give all Burnout fans a present a day on the run up to christmas.

Criterion Games Advent Calender

Enjoy and Happy Holidays!


Burnout 2: Point of Impact is now on the XBOX 360 backwards compability list!

 Point of Impact

We have some really great news for you today. Burnout 2 Point of Impact is now playable on Xbox 360. I had a look at the updated list today and found the game we have all been waiting for. It seems that our campaign to get Burnout 2: Point of Impact on the list actually worked. OK... that's it for now. Go play the game! I know I will


Paradise Preview and other stuff

Games critic Stephen Totilo has put an interesting Blog up on He delves a bit deeper into Paradise gameplay, and has discovered a few new things since awarding Paradise the best racing title at E3.

Criterion Games have also put up a few new Paradise goodies on their webpage. You can download Paradise ring tones as well as desktop wallpaper based on the box art. You can still get the guitar tabs of the Burnout theme too!







Achievements and Awards for Burnout Paradise officially announced

Head over to and have a look at the achievements you can earn in Burnout Paradise. Criterion has also put in something called Paradise Awards for PS3 which is equivalent to the achievements on the XBox 360.

Criterion put these in for both systems because they acknowledge the fun that many players get from targeting and acquiring achievements and awards. Some players use them as milestones and bragging rights amongst their friends. They also help guide players to the numerous ways you can play Burnout Paradise.


EA is showing off Burnout Paradise Demo at D3

Last weekend at D3 (in Denmark) Playstadium got to try the Burnout Paradise Demo. In the demo you get to drive the Hunter Cavalry which is the first car you get in the game. The demo has 34 'Smash' targets and 15 'billboards'. You get to explore a limited part of the city and as you can see in the video there are roadblocks limiting where you can go. Thanks to hn6 for this find.



Criterion Games New Website!

Criterion Games have been making some updates to there website, I think they are still working on it, but I like the direction its going in.

CriterionGames Spanking New Site!

CriterionGames new Web site

BurnoutAholics now has a link too! cool!! Criterion Community 



The official Burnout Paradise Box Art

New official box art for Burnout Paradise has now been released. It looks very stylish and modern. It kind of says Welcome to Paradise. Come play!

Check it out below. You can see the PS3 version box art here. What do you think about them?

Burnout Paradise Box Art XBox 360


Crash FM podcast 10

Crash FM podcast 10 is now available over at Go listen to it now and get the latest news about Burnout Paradise.

If you want to get the MP3 you can get it from (the link on the criterion web site points to podcast 9).


Burnout Paradise Hits the Streets on January 22nd

The release date for Burnout Paradise has finally been announced as 22nd January 2008 for the US, we are still waiting for a date for Europe. Burnout Paradise delivers true open world freedom and sets a new standard for online social gameplay. Burnout Paradise is a  freshly designed playground filled with the most exciting jumps, gripping races and unrivalled excitement at every intersection. Players will have total freedom to explore and discover the world at their leisure.

Burnout Paradise Screen shot



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