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Burnout (Xbox)

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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 Muscle car. What it lacks in handling it makes up for it with speed and power
Burnout Xbox This Sports Coupé is faster than the mini but handles slightly worse
Burnout Xbox Main TItle
Burnout Xbox Some crashes launch you right up in the air!

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

Game Chronicles Aug 02, 2002 8.8 out of 10 88
GameZone Jun 14, 2002 8.5 out of 10 85
Next Level Gaming Jan 10, 2003 84 out of 100 84
X-Power May 04, 2002 8 out of 10 80
Fragland.net Sep 13, 2002 77 out of 100 77
Jeuxvideo.com Jun 04, 2002 15 out of 20 75
Meristation May 22, 2002 7.5 out of 10 75
GameSpot Apr 25, 2002 7.3 out of 10 73
Club Skill Feb 23, 2005 7 out of 10 70
Game Critics Aug 28, 2002 6.5 out of 10 65

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quizzley7 (21211) added Burnout (Xbox) on May 18, 2002
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