Excerpt: The graphics and sound in Burnout 3: Takedown are pretty good - and the music is great; EA’s ‘MTV-like’ music system that overlays information about each song when it begins playing works well with Burnout 3 , as do the hard-hitting and fast paced songs that were included.
Excerpt: Defining what constitutes a 'racing game' is becoming increasingly difficult. Let's face it; Micro Machines and Gran Turismo are pretty different games. The only thing they really have in common is an accelerator button; rumour has it that there is also a brake button in Micro Machines, but that...
Excerpt: Racing games, more so than any other genre, have the power to physiologically transform me. My hands sweat. My heart rate doubles. My body temperature rises. I can actually feel adrenaline bubbling like soda water in my veins.
Summary: Taking expectations for racing titles to
the next level, Criterion and EA's Burnout 3: Takedown is an amazing experience
from both a gameplay and a technological standpoint. This intensely fast racer
lets players loose in some of the most intense and fastest driving ever
Excerpt: Ever since its debut in 2001, the Burnout series has spawned a cult following of gamers who find pleasure in unleashing hell on the roads and against their opponents. Though road rage isn't the only key segment that's made Burnout such a hit with many; it's also the eye-candy.
Excerpt: So much to do, so little time. Burnout has taken over almost every little inch of free time that I have had so far this week. I could barely find time to write this review... which may well a better comment about the game than anything else that I write here.