Excerpt: I owe some of my driving skills to video games. I know it sounds silly, but its true. I learned how to navigate curves by playing Sega's OutRun arcade game back in 1988. For some reason, I couldn't get the feel of steering properly during practical driving, but after playing OutRun , things just...
Excerpt: WARNING: This Game May Prove Hazardous To Your Driving!! Much as I find myself hesitating before corners as I walk through a building in real life after playing too much Metal Gear, I've been having this strange sensation on the interstate driving to work recently.
Conclusion: Despite the gripes, it is still a very enjoyable arcade racer, and once you get used to what Burnout is trying to achieve, it starts to grow on you more and more. The feel of driving at high speed in on-coming traffic is simply exhilarating.
Excerpt: I don't know about State side, but on UK shores Burnout was supported by a massive marketing campaign and fortunately for you, I'm here to see if it lives up to the hype. Heralded as the driving game to rival all driving games, Burnout promised to bring us state-of-the-art physics and simply the...
Excerpt: Racing titles these days seem to come out in droves. From hardcore simulation to fantasy multiplayer racing titles, being on top in this genre means you need to have an inspiring game. Burnout is not one of those games. While a fun and frantic racing game it doesn't scream out innovative and fresh.
Excerpt: ...and the PS2's library of racing games rapidly increases day by day. It's been said time and time again, but there's really no doubt about it that the PS2 is hands-down the console for motor-heads all around the globe. What other console offers this much diversity in one genre?
Excerpt: Criterion and Acclaim's expertly tweaked mix of arcade racing and death-defying stunts could be the sleeper hit of the holidays. Don't miss this review. Acclaim's see-saw history on the PS2 is rather amazing.
Excerpt: Why do we watch car races such as the V8's or Formula One? Is it the thrill of seeing a car racing down a straight at 200km/hour or overtaking other cars on a corner? Possibly both. But more thrilling then that is the sight of a massive crash, as long as no one is injured of course.
Summary: Burnout 2 est un jeu de type arcade des plus capitavants: l'action est furieuse, les courses sont endiablées et les accidents épatants. Jouer avec un ami double le plaisir, c'est une excellent dose d'adrénaline qui vient augmenter grandement la durée de vie du jeu.
Pros: - Les accidents spectaculaires - La vitesse folle - Les Crash Zones - Possibilité de jouer à plusieurs
Cons: - La musique - Aucune voiture de marque ou d'apparence réelle - La linéarité du mode solo - Quelques bugs graphiques