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Burnout Legends

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Nintendo DS
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First installation of the Burnout-series on handheld consoles combines the best features of the first three games: Burnout, Burnout 2: Point of Impact, and Burnout 3: Takedown. Aggressive racing is still the centerpiece attraction of Burnout Legends and the player's task is not only to win the races but also crash opponent cars as much as possible. Opponent takedowns, drifts, and other stunts award Burnout Points which in turn unlock new cars and other awards.

One player games can be played as single events or as a World Tour where the player needs to compete in different races and succeed in them in order to advance through five car classes (Compact, Muscle, Coupe, Sport, and Super). In addition there is the Crash mode, where the goal is to create as much wreckage as possible by ploughing the player car into the traffic. The different race types include Race, Time Attack, Road Rage, Pursuit, Face Off, Eliminator, Burning Lap, and Grand Prix. Multiplayer game modes include Race, Road Rage, Pursuit, special Crash modes Double Impact and Party Crash (all these can can be played as single events or as a tournament), and Collector Challenge where the player has the opportunity to win other player's Collector cars.

PSP version game sharing feature allows others to play multiplayer events or single player demo without their own Burnout Legends UMD.

DS version Multi-Pak support allows two player games without additional game cards. More than two player games require multiple game cards.


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Alternate Titles

  • "横冲直撞:传说" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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Critic Reviews

Worth Playing PSP Nov 09, 2005 9.5 out of 10 95
GameZone PSP Dec 12, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine (OPM) PSP Oct 17, 2005 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90 (UK) PSP Oct 04, 2005 9 out of 10 90 PSP Sep 18, 2005 85 out of 100 85
Gamer Within PSP Sep 25, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Operation Sports PSP Oct 13, 2005 8 out of 10 80
FOK!games PSP Sep 24, 2005 80 out of 100 80 Nintendo DS Dec 07, 2005 8 out of 20 40
JeuxActu Nintendo DS Dec 07, 2005 7 out of 20 35


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