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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.

Screenshots

Burnout GameCube In-car View
Burnout GameCube Attract Mode
Burnout GameCube Onto the Bridge
Burnout GameCube The Sport Truck

Promo Images

Burnout Screenshot
Burnout Screenshot
Burnout Screenshot

Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

Consoles Plus Jul, 2002 93 out of 100 93
GameZone Jun 30, 2002 8.5 out of 10 85
NintendoWorldReport Jun 07, 2002 8.5 out of 10 85
IGN Apr 29, 2002 7.8 out of 10 78
The Video Game Critic Aug 13, 2002 B 75
GameSpot Apr 25, 2002 7.3 out of 10 73
Armchair Empire, The Jul 07, 2002 7 out of 10 70
GameSpy Jul 05, 2002 68 out of 100 68
Gamekult May 06, 2002 6 out of 10 60
Kombo.com Nov 14, 2003 6 out of 10 60

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quizzley7 (21740) added Burnout (GameCube) on May 18, 2002
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