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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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Alternate Titles

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

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Showing its age, but still crashtastic! Searly (30) 3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars

Critic Reviews

Christ Centered Game Reviews Jun 01, 2005 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Play.tm Jan 05, 2002 88 out of 100 88
VicioJuegos.com Feb 01, 2008 88 out of 100 88
4Players.de Dec 19, 2001 81 out of 100 81
Meristation Nov 12, 2001 8 out of 10 80
Gamezilla Dec 17, 2001 78 out of 100 78
Gamesmania.de Jan 17, 2002 77 out of 100 77
Gamezone (Germany) Nov 13, 2001 7.5 out of 10 75
PlayFrance Apr 07, 2003 7 out of 10 70
Game Chronicles Aug 23, 2002 6.5 out of 10 65

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quizzley7 (21744) added Burnout (PlayStation 2) on May 18, 2002
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