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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 Xbox The Saloon due to its size cannot weave in and out of the traffic very well but it is quick
Burnout Xbox Beat the other car in a face off and you win that car!
Burnout Xbox This message tells you what position you have to finish to qualify for the next race
Burnout Xbox The Pickup is fast but has heavy steering. But the weight makes it an ideal car for bashing your opponents!

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Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

Game Chronicles Aug 02, 2002 8.8 out of 10 88
GameZone Jun 14, 2002 8.5 out of 10 85
XBox Solution (XBS) Jul 18, 2002 8 out of 10 80
Gaming Target Jul 09, 2002 7.7 out of 10 77
IGN Apr 30, 2002 7.6 out of 10 76
MS Xbox World Oct 28, 2002 7.5 out of 10 75
Jeuxvideo.com Jun 04, 2002 15 out of 20 75
Electric Playground 2002 7 out of 10 70
Club Skill Feb 23, 2005 7 out of 10 70
GamePro (US) May 01, 2002 3.5 out of 5 70

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quizzley7 (21131) added Burnout (Xbox) on May 18, 2002
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