What Gamespot Users have to say about Burnout

  • Rating:7.8

    A humble beginning!

    The original Burnout is an excellent arcade racer anyone can pick up and play. It doesn't have the flashy stuff of the sequels but the basics started with this game. The race tracks not only have you against 3 AI drivers... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.8

    Technically sound, challenging racing and kick-ass crashes. What more could you ask for?

    The multiplayer of this franchse debut is perhaps the most satisfying element. The superb crashes, the fast-paced gameplay and the better-than-average graphics (not so important when you're thundering along the interstat... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.9

    This arcade racer won't wow you, but'll be great fun playing it.

    Burnout, the first of the three games is the least impressive of course, but that doesn't stop it from being impressive and fun. Pros+: Pretty graphics that show crashes nice,slow and fast, plenty of cars to unlock an... Read Full Review

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  • Rating:7.4

    First game of the series not as good as its successors

    Burnout is a arcade like racing game that is really know for its intense gameplay and crazy crashes. The cars in the game are just these plain generic cars that aren’t all that impressing and range from trucks to conver... Read Full Review

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  • Rating:7.5

    What a game. When i played this I knew that there was going to be a new line of racing games.

    What a game. When I first played this game over at my friends’ house I knew that there was going to be a new line of racing games. This game was incredulously fun especially when your friends played it safe on the right ... Read Full Review

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  • Rating:8

    Burnout, The start of a Legacy

    I am not a man who likes racing games, but a while ago before I had my Xbox 360, before my Xbox, I had my good old Gamecube. When I looked at the game I thought how cool it took my racing game dislike and destroyed it, h... Read Full Review

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  • Rating:9.6

    this is a top quality, arcade-style racer

    Those who enjoyed outrun in the arcades, this is the next big thing. Burnout is a game that leaves GT3 standing for speed, that also leaves destruction derby standing for crashes, and fifa standing for instant replays. A... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    special in its own way

    although this game isnt need for speed, its a great game in its own way. If i'm in the mood for racing away from cops I play Need for speed hot pursuit 2, but if I'm in the mood for reckless driving and dodging cars on a... Read Full Review

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  • Rating:6.8

    Personally, I enjoyed NFS Hot Pursuit 2 much more.

    The Good: -A basic set of cars for those who don't want to get too in depth. -Good sense of speed. -Championship mode takes a decent amount of time to beat. -Arcade physics work well when fighting through traffic. -... Read Full Review

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  • Rating:8.3

    Burnout is up there with the best racing titles on the GameCube.

    If you enjoy arcade-racing titles with the thrust of power and speed over a simulation prototype then Burnout is just the thing you need in a racing game. To start out with, Burnout offers the player a few solid selectio... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful