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Criterion Games is a developer best known for racing games published by EA. Based in Guildford, UK, Criterion has developed games such as Need for Speed Unbound and Burnout: Paradise.

The studio has also assisted the development of games like Battlefield 2042 and Star Wars Battlefront 2. 

Outside of its arcade racing series, Criterion once created a shooter itself, called Black, which focused on over the top action and destructible environments.