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Description

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.

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Burnout GameCube Replay
Burnout GameCube Twisty Mountain Road
Burnout GameCube Only a handful of cars are available.
Burnout GameCube Sun Glare

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Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

Deaf Gamers GameCube 2002 9 out of 10 90
Next Level Gaming Xbox Jan 10, 2003 84 out of 100 84
PSM PlayStation 2 Jan, 2002 8 out of 10 80
Meristation GameCube May 29, 2002 8 out of 10 80
PSX Extreme PlayStation 2 Dec 05, 2001 8 out of 10 80
Gameplanet GameCube Jun 17, 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
IGN Xbox Apr 30, 2002 7.6 out of 10 76
Armchair Empire, The GameCube Jul 07, 2002 7 out of 10 70
Club Skill Xbox Feb 23, 2005 7 out of 10 70
Kombo.com GameCube Nov 14, 2003 6 out of 10 60

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