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Burnout is an arcade style racing game in the mold of the Test Drive or Need For Speed series. In this game, you are racing on realistic streets with real traffic to contend with.

There are 6 courses on which to race, 3 of which are reminiscent of Europe, and 3 from the USA. There are several vehicles to choose from, ranging from compact cars to pickups. However, they are not based on real makes and models.

One notable feature of Burnout is the "Burn Meter." The Burn Meter is a gauge that is filled by performing reckless stunts, like racing into oncoming traffic, or power-drifting through corners. Once the Burn Meter is filled, your car gets a super speed boost.


Burnout GameCube Wheel to Wheel Racing
Burnout Xbox Burnout contains a handy music player!
Burnout GameCube Wide Super Highway
Burnout Xbox Burnout has a great crash replay viewer

Alternate Titles

  • "横冲直撞" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Shiny Red Car " -- Working title

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User Reviews

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Showing its age, but still crashtastic! PlayStation 2 Searly (30)

Critic Reviews

VicioJuegos.com PlayStation 2 Feb 01, 2008 88 out of 100 88
Netjak GameCube Mar 24, 2005 8.7 out of 10 87
GameZone GameCube Jun 30, 2002 8.5 out of 10 85
Gaming Target GameCube Jul 10, 2002 8.1 out of 10 81
Game Informer Magazine Xbox Jun, 2002 7.75 out of 10 78
IGN GameCube Apr 29, 2002 7.8 out of 10 78
Jeuxvideo.com Xbox Jun 04, 2002 15 out of 20 75
Armchair Empire, The GameCube Jul 07, 2002 7 out of 10 70
Officiel Nintendo Magazine GameCube May, 2002 7 out of 10 70
PlayFrance PlayStation 2 Apr 07, 2003 7 out of 10 70


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