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Burnout to the Future

McFly-inspired hovercar coming to Burnout Paradise.

Criterion has let loose a pair of screenshots of an upcoming car that will be part of a paid download coming in 2009. It's the Jansen 88 Special. Check this thing out:
Great Scott!






















Yes, it will shoot flames off of the tires when you boost. And you'll be able to enter and exit hover mode by clicking in the left stick. The car will be available for purchase on its own or as part of a set of four additional cars in the "Legendary" pack.

Criterion says it'll have more to announce about Burnout Paradise next week.

...hey, they should make this car the only one that can use the restart race feature.
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Posted by Jeff
Criterion has let loose a pair of screenshots of an upcoming car that will be part of a paid download coming in 2009. It's the Jansen 88 Special. Check this thing out:
Great Scott!






















Yes, it will shoot flames off of the tires when you boost. And you'll be able to enter and exit hover mode by clicking in the left stick. The car will be available for purchase on its own or as part of a set of four additional cars in the "Legendary" pack.

Criterion says it'll have more to announce about Burnout Paradise next week.

...hey, they should make this car the only one that can use the restart race feature.
Posted by Mattalorian

Nice. I believe the phrase "Great Scott!" describes my reaction pretty well.

Posted by redeye1984

Don't tell me this thing can only go up till 88 miles per hour! :D

Edited by ZmillA

"...hey, they should make this car the only one that can use the restart race feature."

why?... CUZ IT CAN GO BACK TO THE FUTURE?!?!?!?!?!

Posted by LordAndrew

If it had gull-wing doors, it would be even more awesome.

Posted by Broman6015

1.21 gigawatts?!

Posted by KnifeySpoony

Oh man, it keeps getting harder and harder not to buy burnout paradise. THERE ARE TOO MANY GAMES DAMN IT! and I'm building my new PC. Developers, stop being so awesome or at least give me time to catch up.

Posted by AllThatBacon
Roads? Where we're going we don't need "roads"....!
Posted by Scooper

Butt-heads...

Posted by Aaron_G

That is pretty cool. 

Posted by Foggen

If you go to the Criterion blog there's more about the other cars:

"This is the first of 4 cars that we’re making available as part of a wealth of new downloadable content for Burnout Paradise.  They’re available to buy individually or discounted, if you pick up the whole set.  In addition to the Jansen 88 Special, look out for the Cavalry Bootlegger, Manhattan Spirit and the GT Nighthawk."

Reading this, I immediately assumed the Bootlegger is going to be the General Lee, and the Nighthawk is going to be KITT.  It took me a second, thinking about the Manhattan Spirit, before I realized what it was.

The Ecto-1.

I just about shit my pants.  BRB.

Posted by DukeTogo

Nighthawk will be Street Hawk, a motorcycle.  Get your lame 80's super vehicle shows right!

Posted by TooWalrus

It's not a DeLorean, it doesn't count.

Posted by suneku

That looks freaking AWESOME, now this DLC actually makes me want to go back and play burnout

Posted by Kilzombie

I NEED to get those PSN cards, this car looks sweet!

Posted by ocdog45

i was about to give up on paradise since i played so much of it and move onto motorstorm 2..... criterion can't you just let me play other games dammit!

Posted by Raydanger

A video game needs nothing more than the DeLorean for it to be greatest game of ALL TIME! If your suspicions are correct Foggen, and one of the other cars IS the Ecto-1, then there will be no need for anyone to make a game ever again, because I will be playing this game untill the day I die. Thats it.

Posted by spiceninja

This is awesome.

Posted by Alphazero

Hoverboards don't work on water! Not unless you have POWER.

Love it.

Posted by tgammet

Still not buying BP at all without a "restart race" or proper crash mode.

Posted by RHCPfan24

Wow. Now where is the flux-capacitor? 

Posted by Sanj

DO WANT.

Posted by heavymtlhead

This is heavy.

Posted by Media_Master

YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS

Posted by dsplayer1010

Great Scott that's awesome!

Posted by OzzerOzby

Get up to 88mph, and you'll be able to travel back to past Burnout games!

Posted by zoozilla

"We must go....BACK to the FUTURE..."

Posted by get2sammyb

Basically amazing.

Posted by Nick8708

That's so awesome!  I'll likely pick the game up once they release this DLC, maybe sooner if the well of great games being released starts to dry up before that happens.

On a related note, I used to work at Chuck E. Cheese fixing the game machines.  One day, when I couldn't be there, one of the cashier girls had to take over.  We made sure she checked all the "flux capacitors" as part of the routine.  She got so frustrated when she couldn't find them :)

Posted by Davvyk

Criterion really have the whole dlc thing figured out

Posted by Davvyk

Criterion really have the whole dlc thing figured out

Posted by jakob187

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 XD   XD   XD   XD   XD   XD   XD   XD   XD   XD   XD   XD   XD   XD   XD   XD   XD   XD   XD   XD   XD   XD   XD   XD   XD   XD   XD


!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

In an attempt to contain my ridiculous fanboy excitement and overwhelming joy about this, I'm going to shove a lit bottle rocket up my nose.
Posted by hazzard4123
Posted by oobs

would have to stop to collect garbage too....since it can run on general waste...

Posted by Fiziks

"Wait a minute, Criteron. Ah... Are you telling me that you built a time machine... out of a Jensen 88?"

Posted by dagas

What's next? An update that enables you to walk outside the car and a GTA-style gameplay? I must say I admire them for their support to this game. Who knows, we might see DLC for Paradise in 2010 as well!?

Posted by Kraznor

Dang, haven't played Burnout in months but this is certainly a tempting notion.

Posted by creamstatic

interesting. I think I'll pass though. online is pretty much dead these days. even with people on it. you know what I mean. just a bunch of people doing NOTHING or people leaving the game mid challenge. same old.

Posted by Willy105

That's not the one from Back to the Future! Sure, the wheels are there, but it looks weird.

Posted by CleverLoginName

Make sure you wear your bulletproof vest Atomica.

Posted by AllanIceman

Will it also run on coke and bananas?

Posted by SirBlakesmore

Am I the only one hoping for a little Smokey and the Bandit action with this pack?

Posted by Mjolnir

I'm already considering the Burnout Paradise re-release next year, and this is even more of a reason to do so.

Posted by AndrewB

Burnout Paradise: the game that just keeps on giving.

Posted by Badam

I will buy it.

Posted by Valestis

"Still not buying BP at all without a "restart race" or proper crash mode."

tgammet, that's insane! Just go buy it and don't worry about stupid shit like that. Best Burnout in my opinion.

Posted by Eriktion

No sign of Herbie or a Bumblebee?

Posted by Frumpa

Zmilla  - explaining other peoples jokes is so lame - wake up to yourself limp-dick.

Edited by Cubical

Great my 2nd fav car ever delorean and the back to the future looking one no less.
Now......



Where is kitt from knight rider With turbo boost jump button?  (or a look a like) I think that car is legendary enough to be in the pack.

Exept for maybe the back to the future car(done) and the batmobile there is no other car as famous as Kitt from knight rider.

1980's kitt not the crappy new one....it is horrible and ugly the new one.



BEtter yet where is the knight rider game from the burn out guys that is the whole point of the show kitt chases down the bad 80's dudes and rams them off the road. That is what the burnout engine does well crashes and ramming. They could make the first good night rider game with the burnout tech.


If pain can get Hasslehoff  of all games why cant the burn out dudes get some knight rider kitt action?





DO want!


























I woulndt mind the A-team van either.
Posted by Zinc

WANT.

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