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Burnout: Revenge (PlayStation 2)

90
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.8
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

Advertising Blurbs

www.xbox.com:
    Battle racing hits a new level this March as the critically acclaimed Burnout franchise slams onto Xbox 360™ with Burnout Revenge™. Orchestrate the most realistic crashes ever seen in a video game, reach mind-blowing speeds, and head online for a supercharged Xbox Live® experience.

    • Live Revenge: It's not just about winning, it's about vengeance.A persistent Live Revenge mode tracks your relationships with online racers and rank leaders, calling them out in each race… know your rivals and punish them!
    • Bragging rights: Give back to the online community … save your greatest moments and upload them onto Xbox Live for the world to see.
    • Usable traffic: Think hockey on the highway. Now every vehicle on the road is in play and a potential target—or weapon.Ram traffic into your rivals, slam cars into vicious combo-based pile-ups, and lay waste to everything in sight. Don't fear traffic—fight it.
    • Car deformation: Experience the next generation of destruction made possible by the power of Xbox 360. Literally rip cars to shreds in the most explosive crashes in the series' history.
    • Traffic Attack mode: An all-new traffic attack mode pits gamers against the clock in a mad dash for destruction. It's not about dodging traffic, it's about levelling it by any means necessary.
    • Redefined crashing: Show Hollywood how it's done with all-new open-ended crash junctions, now including 10 new junctions exclusive to Xbox 360. With multiple start points; complex, vertically-oriented tracks; and hundreds of cars begging to be decimated, Burnout Revenge is the king of crash.
    • Battle-ready circuits: Designed for maximum carnage, Burnout Revenge's tracks are loaded with massive jumps, multiple paths, and nasty chokepoints to deliver the ultimate brutal car combat. Vertical takedowns and in-race crashbreakers open up new avenues for destruction. Watch out for shortcuts, highlighted by flashing blue lights—they're everywhere.
    • Car classes: All-new cars in three classes (race, muscle, and crash) accentuate different play styles. Choose your weapon!
    • Untouchable speed: Burnout Revenge delivers unrivalled, irresponsible speed that can only possibly be topped by the real thing.

    Contributed by havoc of smeg (13019) on Sep 06, 2010.

www.xbox.com:
    Burnout Revenge™ (winner of the Game Critics E3 2005 Best Racing Game award) isn't about trick chrome rims or gaudy neon lights. You don't spend your time tuning your car and trying to get a driver's license. Get ready for a fast-paced, adrenalin-fuelled battle racer with retina-searing speed.

    Take the challenge and exact revenge on rush hour traffic, vindictive rival racers, and anything else that gets between you and the finish line. Think you're ready for multi-level tracks, vertical takedowns, and epic crash sequences that put Hollywood to shame? Fight dirty or go down in flames—the only rule is complete automotive anarchy. Burnout Revenge is built for battle.

    • Prepare for carnage: Battling is the only way to advance. Use the new Revenge Meter to track your progress as you reap rewards for playing dirty.
    • Choose your car, choose your weapon: Every vehicle is a potential weapon, whether you're ramming an unsuspecting commuter into your rival or orchestrating an explosive multi-car pileup.
    • Navigate tricked-out tracks: The multi-level racetracks are loaded with alternate routes, extreme jumps, hard stops, and nasty chokepoints.
    • Engage in car-to-car combat: Smash through traffic and wreak havoc to beat the clock in the fast and furious Traffic Attack mode.
    • Go crazy in Crash mode: This popular game mode is back, overhauled from the ground up to include more destruction and devastation than ever before.

    Contributed by havoc of smeg (13019) on Sep 06, 2010.

uk.playstation.com:
    The fastest arcade racer on PS2 returns with blistering speed, car crunching crashes and
    all new gameplay modes.


    The sequel to 2004's award-winning Burnout 3: Takedown, Burnout Revenge lets gamers
    rip through rush hour traffic and lay waste to scores of rubbernecking roadhogs in
    over-the-top scenes of vehicular mayhem. The game is currently in development by
    Criterion Games for the PlayStation 2.

    In addition to tricked out new race, crash and road rage modes, Burnout Revenge takes the
    series' blistering speed and spectacular destruction to dizzying new heights with an
    all-new Revenge mode, challenging gamers to battle the clock and unleash their
    frustrations on rush hour traffic.

    • Race through traffic across urban and countryside locations, driving on the edge of
      sanity to earn that all important nitros Boost


    • Single player, multiplayer and online modes mean the roads are never the same twice
      and only the ultimate drivers will prevail.

    Contributed by DreinIX (9422) on Mar 06, 2008.

Back of Case (Canada/U.S.):
    TAKE YOUR REVENGE ONLINE

    Head online and fight dirty or go down in flames in the fastest, most dangerous racer on the road, supercharged for Xbox 360.
    • Literally rip cars to shreds in the most explosive crashes ever. Now in High Definition!
    • See how many friends you can turn into enemies online with all-new LIVE REVENGE.
    • Share your best crashes online and try to smash your way onto the Top 10 Most Downloaded.
    • Show Hollywood how it's done with all-new, Xbox 360-exclusive crash junctions.

    Contributed by JPaterson (9147) on Oct 07, 2006.

www.es.eagames.com/:
    Esta vez no se trata sólo de ganar. Ni de llevar llantas de 20 pulgadas o cantosas luces de neón. Se trata de pasar a tope de las normas de la carretera y de imponer el dominio absoluto. Esta vez es una cuestión personal. Esta vez la cosa va de venganza. Creado con el objetivo de una destrucción sin precedentes, Burnout Revenge reta a los jugadores a cobrarse su venganza en plena hora punta, retando a sus vengativos rivales y a cualquiera que se interponga entre ellos y la meta.

    Características
    • Controla el tráfico
      Ahora todos los vehículos que se crucen en tu camino forman parte del juego.


    • Traffic Attack
      Aquí la cuestión no es esquivar el tráfico, sino arrasarlo, haciendo lo que sea.


    • Colisión redefinida
      Enseña a esos pardillos de Hollywood cómo se hace con novedosos cruces de colisiones ilimitadas.


    • Creado para pelear
      Saltos, múltiples caminos y atascos que ponen en tus manos el más brutal y definitivo combate sobre ruedas.


    • Deformación de los coches
      más del triple de deformación que en Burnout’ 3: Takedown’.


    • Velocidad insuperable
      Burnout Revenge te permite alcanzar una velocidad inigualable.


    • Localizaciones reales
      Inspirado en ciudades reales, desde Detroit a Roma, pasando por Tokio.


    • Juego online
      Juega online con 6 jugadores

    Contributed by DarkDante (3710) on Oct 19, 2005.

www.xbox.com (Spanish):
    Burnout Revenge’ (ganador del premio al mejor juego de carreras de Game Critics E3 2005) no consiste en llantas cromadas o luces de neón chillonas de broma. No inviertes el tiempo en tunear el coche e intentar conseguir el carné de conducir. Prepárate para correr con la adrenalina a tope, a toda velocidad y con los ojos desorbitados.


    Acepta el reto y la justa venganza en la hora punta de tráfico, con corredores rivales vengativos y cualquier cosa que se interponga entre tú y la línea de meta. Considérate preparado para las pistas multinivel, las bajadas verticales y los choques espectaculares que superan los de Hollywood. Juega sucio o pasa envuelto en llamas, la única regla es la completa anarquía automovilística. Burnout Revenge se ha creado para el combate.

    Características
    • Prepárate para una carnicería: Luchar es la única forma de avanzar. Utiliza el nuevo medidor de venganza para realizar un seguimiento de tus avances mientras recoges las recompensas por jugar sucio.
    • Elije el coche y el arma: Cada vehículo es un arma potencial, puedes estrellar a un conductor desprevenido contra tu rival u organizar un choque múltiple explosivo.
    • Desplázate por pistas espectaculares: Los circuitos multinivel están llenos de rutas alternativas, saltos increíbles, paradas complicadas y cuellos de botella difíciles.
    • Participa en combates coche con coche: Lánzate contra el tráfico y siembra la confusión para terminar a tiempo con el rápido y vertiginoso modo Traffic Attack.
    • Vuélvete loco con el modo Crash: Ha vuelto el conocido modo del juego, mejorado radicalmente para incluir más destrucción y devastación que nunca.

    Contributed by DarkDante (3710) on Oct 19, 2005.

eagames.co.uk:
    This time it’s not about winning. It’s not about riding on dubs or gaudy neon lights. It’s about an utter disregard for the rules of road and total domination. This time it’s personal. This time it’s about revenge.

    The sequel to 2004’s racing game of the year, Burnout’ Revenge straps gamers into the fastest, most dangerous racer on the road. Fight dirty or go down in flames - the only rule is complete automotive anarchy.

    Built for unprecedented destruction, Burnout Revenge challenges gamers to exact their revenge on rush hour traffic, vindictive rival racers and anything else that gets between them and the finish line.

    Featuring multi-level tracks designed for fighting, wicked vertical takedowns, explosive new crashbreakers, new gameplay modes and wide open “crash courses” for epic crash sequences that put Hollywood to shame, Burnout Revenge redefines speed and aggression for the ultimate in vehicular combat.

    And when gamers are ready to take their rage on the road, a massive suite of online modes and features open up endless possibilities to slam, shunt and stonewall new enemies all over the world. Happy hunting!

    Key features

    • Revenge is Sweet
      It’s not about winning, it’s about vengeance. An all-new revenge meter tracks underhanded tactics and leads gamers down the path to the ultimate payback. Fight dirty and be rewarded...



    • Check Traffic
      Think hockey on the highway. Now every vehicle on the road is in play and a potential target – or weapon. Ram traffic into your rivals, slam cars into vicious combo-based pile-ups and lay waste to everything in sight. Don’t fear traffic – fight it



    • Traffic Attack
      An all-new traffic attack mode pits gamers against the clock in a mad dash for destruction. It’s not about dodging traffic, it’s about leveling it by any means necessary



    • Crash Redefined
      Show Hollywood how it’s done with all-new open-ended crash junctions. With multiple start points, complex, vertically-oriented tracks and hundreds of cars begging to be decimated, Burnout Revenge is the king of crash



    • Grudge Match
      Punish a rival enough and they’ll develop a grudge – and then you’ll need to take care of them personally in an all-new grudge match



    • Built to Battle
      Designed for maximum carnage, Burnout Revenge’s tracks are loaded with massive jumps, multiple paths and nasty chokepoints to deliver the ultimate brutal car combat. Vertical takedowns and in-race crashbreakers open up new avenues for destruction



    • Car Deformation
      With more than 3 times the car deformation in Burnout’ 3: Takedown’, Burnout Revenge lets gamers literally rip cars to shreds



    • Car Classes
      All-new cars in three classes (race, muscle and crash) accentuate different play styles and power up, physically transforming as they become more powerful



    • Untouchable Speed
      Burnout Revenge delivers unrivaled, retina-searing speed that can only possibly be topped by the real thing



    • Real World Locations
      Burnout Revenge features tracks spanning three continents and inspired by real-world cities - from Detroit to Rome to Tokyo



    • Online Play
      Take Burnout Revenge online for 6 player online action on the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and Xbox Live’



    "Quite possibly the ultimate videogame." "You must play this now." - 93% PSM 2

    "...an absolute must buy" - 10/10 Official PlayStation 2 Magazine

    "Burnout’s utterly, utterly brilliant" – 95% GameMaster

    "It’s the ultimate in Mad Max-style road rage thrills." - 5/5, Nuts

    "From fiendish new courses packed with jumps, shortcuts and accident blackspots, to an expanded crash mode that’ll have you happily crumpling chrome for weeks – make Burnout Revenge essential." - 5/5, Zoo

    "Get your wallet out – Criterion’s done it again." - 9/10, XBM

    Contributed by Sciere (251939) on Sep 30, 2005.