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Burnout Revenge

The fourth installment in the bestselling series of arcade racing games, the main selling point of which is causing spectacular traffic collisions. Developed by Criterion Games, Burnout Revenge contains the essence of all the previous installments.

Racing | vehicles

Burnout Revenge cover

developer: Criterion Games

Official website

Game mode: single / multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: Internet

game release date:

13Sep2005

PS2 XBOX

07Mar2006

X360

Burnout Revenge for PS2 and XBX is the fourth installment in the famous series of virtual racing games, released periodically from the beginning of the 21st century. As always, the developers omitted the simulation elements, offering a game with high-octane dynamic action. Therefore, the game has a typical arcade character, and should please especially those users, who are characterized by good reflexes.

Gameplay

The cars included are divided into three classes, depending on the vehicle’s purpose. Thus, we control a bi-axial machines for drag racing, or take over very powerful racing cars, which maintain a perfect grip on turns. There also is a special group of vehicles, created for wreaking great havoc in road traffic. From all the available vehicles, this group is perfectly suited for capturing the essence of Burnout series – which is causing spectacular collisions in true Hollywood style.

Mechanics

Needless to say, controlling all cars delivers an immersive experience, as the developers perfectly managed to capture the feeling of speed, and prepared an extensive damage system. Therefore, as a result of crashes, we see flying wheels, contorting bodywork, sparks, etc. The spectacular explosions and evocative sound effects accompanying the crashes weren’t forgotten.

Aside from that, a number of different race tracks was created. We race among other rivals, or even the normal traffic participants. Among the available locations, we visit places modeled after real cities, like Detroit, Tokyo, or Rome. Aside from racing with AI, Burnout: Revenge for PS2 and XBX offers a multiplayer mode, where we can compete with five other players.

System requirements

Sony PlayStation 2

Sony PlayStation 2

Uses: memory card 8 MB, steering wheel, Network Adaptor

Microsoft Xbox

Microsoft Xbox

Uses: steering wheel, Xbox Live

Microsoft Xbox 360

Microsoft Xbox 360

Uses: Xbox Live

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