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Score Breakdown Based on 3357 ratings
  1. 10 (468)
  2. 9 (1783)
  3. 8 (860)
  4. 7 (152)
  5. 6 (33)
  6. 5 (11)
  7. 4 (4)
  8. 3 (3)
  9. 2 (5)
  10. 1 (38)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Rating:8.4

    Oh Acclaim, you've done it again.

    Burnout 2: Point of Impact was published by Acclaim and Developed by Criterion game and it was released on September 30 of the year 2002. Since then EA took over and made two awesome games in Burnout 3: Takedown and Burn... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful

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  • Rating:9.5

    Classic, classic, classic!

    If I was to ever buy a GameCube again (or another Playstation 2 for that matter) I'd definitely scout out this game again. I experienced this bundle of pure joy on the GameCube system and me a friend and my brother (w... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    The addiction starts here.

    This is the first racing game I bought for the PS2 - in fact, the first racing game I bought, period. Intrigued by the back cover and the concept of crash mode (I did not go by anything else back then, or other people's ... Read Full Review

    4 of 8 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6.5

    this game is all right!.... just think before you buy it.

    hi again,monkeyworldman here, this game is not bad! just a couple of bad points i have to say, well for a 7 year old boy this is heaven! where you get to race ,crash and customize your car for a 12 year old hmmmm... 1 th... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    The sequel to the Burnout game extends the gameplay and adds a few elements in the game to make this game more fun.

    The original game involves you driving around a track, avoiding traffic and winning a race. In this game, driving recklessly earns you points and boost, which can give you an advantage in the race. However once you use t... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    Good Gameplay !!! 8.5 out of 10.0

    Gameplay 85 % The gameplay is good there's allot of races and the AI is challenging. The crash mode is the best part of the game you get to choose a car and crash to traffic to get more points. Altough this game is avail... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Good game, but failed in design for the ps2

    I'm not going to say much. This game is pretty good, but only for the xbox. For the ps2, the draw distance is seriously lacking making you unable to see headlights or break lights especially while boosting making this ... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.3

    A racing game for non-racing gamers? Defenitely.

    I would not normally go out and purchase a racing game, many of you may be thinking the same thing, but let me suggest to go out and rent the game or borrow it from a friend, or better yet, play it with your friends. Thi... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.6

    Burnout 2 is a great arcade game,but the single player is too short.

    Burnout-series is a great tube of arcade racing games with super high speed and explosive crashes.Burnout is pretty old game because there is Burnout 3: Takedown,Burnout:Revenge and the new Burnout:Dominator but it's s... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.2

    Burnout 2:Point of Impact is definitely one of the best installments in the burnout series.

    Burnout 2 is a major upgrade sequel to the revolutionary 1st installment in this arcade racing game dynasty.I LOVE the introduction of the all new crash and hot pursuit modes.I hope they bring back and definitely upgrade... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.2

    My favorite racing game!!!

    In today's video game world, graphics have taken a front seat while game play and fun factor have taken a back-seat. What makes this game so good is that it's so fun to play. You could easily spend 2 hours on the crash... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful