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Burnout on GameCube



Publisher: Acclaim

Players: 1 - 2

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ESRB Rating: EveryoneESRB Information

Overall Rating7.5 / 10

Burnout was inspired by some of the most memorable car chase scenes from the greatest action films of all time. The game features an incredibly sophisticated and intelligent traffic system, challenging players to race to the finish line at breakneck speeds through a myriad of trucks, cars and buses. With dramatic crashes possible with every turn of the wheel, competing drivers are rewarded for pushing the envelope and their skills to the extreme. Burnout also includes a simulated in-game heart monitor, rewarding the player with incredible bursts of speed as their pulse increases with every risk they take.




All-new high-resolution visuals, including HDTV and Progressive Scan support

Improved deformation models, allowing for more realistic car crashes

All-new tri-linear filtering and anti-aliasing, creating smoother textures and images

Improved lighting, including the way light reflects on the cars and tracks

Improved real-time vehicle crashes, highlighted by multiple-camera instant replays

16 exciting courses, each filled with unique challenges and obstacles

More than 300 vehicles to collide with on each course

Intelligent traffic system, featuring three distinct types of driver behaviors

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IGN Cube:

"I highly recommend Burnout to those looking for a solid racer to own on GameCube. I love Wave Race and XG3 for their own reasons, yes, but Burnout is the first car-based racer that is highly entertaining. The challenge is always different because you're racing through heavy traffic..."


Game Spot:
"Compared with other games in its genre, Burnout has a healthy roster of gameplay modes. The primary single-player experience is found in the championship mode, where there are four different three-race circuits to compete in and two marathon races spread across 14 different tracks..."


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