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EA to acquire Criterion Software Group from Canon

28.07.2004 23:08 EA TO ACQUIRE CRITERION SOFTWARE GROUP FROM CANON
EA Acquires UK Creator of Burnout 3 and RenderWare

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., July 28 - Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:ERTS) today announced an agreement to acquire Criterion Software Group Ltd. from Canon. With the acquisition, EA assumes Criterion's studio in Guildford, UK; two globally recognized intellectual properties, Burnout and Black; and the RenderWare middleware technology.

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Burnout 2: Point of Impact screen shots

14 screen shots from Burnout 2: Point of Impact. These are all original screen shots that was used to promote the game when it was first released back in 2002.

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Awards

In 2001 Acclaim won IGN.com's 'Editor's choice award' twice for Burnout. Burnout was honored for its excellence in entertainment value, performance, design, originality and lasting appeal.

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