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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 Title Screen
Burnout GameCube Quaint City Streets
Burnout GameCube Onto the Bridge
Burnout GameCube In-car View

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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
Deaf Gamers 2002 9 out of 10 90
GameZone Jun 30, 2002 8.5 out of 10 85
Meristation May 29, 2002 8 out of 10 80
Gameplanet Jun 17, 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Eurogamer.net (UK) May 18, 2002 8 out of 10 80
The Video Game Critic Aug 13, 2002 B 75
GameSpot Apr 25, 2002 7.3 out of 10 73
Officiel Nintendo Magazine May, 2002 7 out of 10 70
GameSpy Jul 05, 2002 68 out of 100 68

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quizzley7 (21144) added Burnout (GameCube) on May 18, 2002
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