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Review: Burnout Paradise: The Ultimate Box
6 August 2012
Summary: These negatives aside, the main game itself is still fantastic, and definitely worth picking up if you find it in a bargain bin and haven’t played before, especially if you have friends to play it with.
Excerpt: For many people Criterion's Burnout Paradise demonstrated for the first time what racing games could, and perhaps should be on this generation of consoles, but a few people were missing out. The PC and its army of fans weren't invited to the next-gen party. A year later, with numerous additions to and improvements over the original, Burnout Paradise: The Ultimate Box has boosted onto the PC (and consoles too incidentally, including a DLC upgrade for existing owners) and...
Excerpt: Burnout Paradise reinvigorated Criterion's ultra-successful smash-up racing series when it launched this time last year on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, and Burnout Paradise: The Ultimate Box brings the series' trademark racing action to the PC for the first time. With solid online and offline play, an almost staggering number of events, and more than 70 vehicles, Ultimate Box is at the front of the PC racer pack.
Pros: Party mode minigames are great with friends, Bikes and night racing offer plenty of variety, Racing and wrecking are still awesome, Open-world design creates a great sense of destructive freedom, Online functionality is seamless and addictive
Cons: Open-world racing can be overwhelming, Irritating DJ
Excerpt: Take me down to the Paradise City where the grass is green and the girls are pretty - and with the Slash guitar riff the newest Electronic Arts game makes its entrance on the PC platform. The game is set in the fictional setting of Paradise City and it is up to you to win races, take shortcuts and reach the finish line faster than anyone else. Winning Challenges gets you new rides and better licenses to take on more difficult challenges.
Excerpt: This might sound ridiculous, but whenever I load up a new racing game, I always run through the controls and look for the game's horn. It seems like such a minor thing, I know, but I delight in honking at opponents or tapping out simple tunes on my horn. It's a way for me to express myself, and it works to bring the game world just that much more alive for me -- which is why I am sad to report the following news. There is no horn in Burnout Paradise . None.
Excerpt: Все вы наверняка видели кадры из краш-тестов, проводимых европейской компании Euro NCAP : дорогие машины, большинство из которых можно увидеть только на страницах глянцевых автомобильных журналов, с жёлтыми манекенами за рулём на высокой скорости врезаются в стену, а затем дотошные эксперты производят различные измерения и смотрят, не пострадали ли «пассажиры».
Excerpt: Burnout Paradise est déjà de retour dans une version améliorée : The Ultimate Box ! Regroupant le cultissime Burnout Paradise, l'ensemble de ses mises à jour et ses bonus exclusif, il est maintenant indispensable à tous les fans de courses extrêmes. Avec Burnout Paradise The Ultimate Box vous...