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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. If you crash, however the Burn Meter is reset and must be filled again to achieve boost.

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Burnout GameCube Racing through City Streets
Burnout GameCube Twisty Mountain Road
Burnout GameCube The Sport Truck
Burnout GameCube Wheel to Wheel Racing

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Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

Netjak Mar 24, 2005 8.7 out of 10 87
NintendoWorldReport Jun 07, 2002 8.5 out of 10 85
64 Power / big.N / N Games Apr, 2002 84 out of 100 84
Gaming Target Jul 10, 2002 8.1 out of 10 81
Game Chronicles Aug 11, 2002 8 out of 10 80
Eurogamer.net (UK) May 18, 2002 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot Apr 25, 2002 7.3 out of 10 73
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) May 16, 2002 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Quebec Gamers Feb 21, 2003 6.9 out of 10 69
GameSpy Jul 05, 2002 68 out of 100 68

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quizzley7 (21122) added Burnout (GameCube) on May 18, 2002
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