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EA Is Buying Racing Dev Codemasters For $1.2 Billion

Despite a nearly $1 billion bid from Take-Two Interactive last month, Electronic Arts has announced an agreement to purchase English racing game developer Codemasters for $1.2 billion. The purchase will put popular racing series Dirt, Dirt Rally, Grid, F1, Project Cars, Burnout, and Need for Speed under one…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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How to Fight Burnout, With Writer Anne Helen Petersen

It’s very likely that you (and almost everyone around you) are suffering some degree of burnout right about now. Between work, various debts, the pandemic, the financial crisis and the precarious nature of our future, it’s hard to feel like you can stop and take a breather. Fortunately, this week we’re talking with…Read more… Continue […]

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How to Do Less, With Journalist Celeste Headlee

Are you feeling burned out? Do you find yourself working more, not less, even while working from home? Award-winning journalist Celeste Headlee joins us on The Upgrade this week to talk about how the toxic culture of busyness is harming both our brains and our bodies, and what we can do about it. Celeste is […]

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The Original Creators Of Burnout Are Making A New Open-World Racer

Dangerous Driving 2 is the fourth arcade racing game that veteran developer Alex Ward has worked on in as many years. He and just over half of Three Fields Entertainment’s seven-person staff flew out from the UK to show it off at PAX East ahead of its holiday 2020 release on Xbox One, PS4, PC, […]

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Professional Showboat Richard Rawlings Crashes Hellcat Into Wall 

Richard Rawlings, the television show host, energy drink impresario, and restaurateur, has tried his hand at drag racing and failed in gloriously impressive fashion. While racing against NHRA Top Fuel ace Leah Pritchett, Mr. Rawlings skidded into the left side k-rail of the makeshift track on Woodward Avenue in…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Racing Games Are Coming Back In A Big Way

Within the last month, some amazing racing games have released. It’s been something of a micro-renaissance. These games—Wreckfest, Danger Zone 2, and Onrush—succeed because they avoid more serious minded gear-grinding in favor of going fast and crashing loud. While there’s joy to be had in examining a 1958 Aston…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Burnout Paradise Didn’t Need A Remaster, But It’s Nice

I’ve played hours of the remastered version of Burnout Paradise prior to today’s release of the game on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. So how are the higher resolution textures and enhanced lighting effects? I don’t know, man. I’m just playing Burnout Paradise again, and it’s as wonderful as it ever was. Read more… Continue […]

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Now That I Own A Car, Burnout Isn’t The Same

I have an early copy of Burnout Paradise Remastered, and I cannot enjoy it. Yes, I have, as EA suggests, sent my car “launching, spinning, and scraping through the city.” I have followed instructions to “smash” through traffic and leave a “very expensive trail of wreckage” in my rearview. And I am playing it on […]

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