Excerpt: If there’s one genre for which plenty of games are available on the PSP, then it’s racers. Think of titles like Wipeout Pure, still one of my favorites, and let’s say Ridge Racer. It was with some doubt that I put the PSP version of Burnout Legends into my PSP.
Excerpt: The PSP is quickly becoming the house that racing titles built, with many of the handheld’s driving games consistently ranking at the best titles on the system. Console gamers have long enjoyed the Burnout series with its sense of speed, visual intensity for crashes and depth of play.
Excerpt: Burnout: Legends takes the previous release of the Burnout line ( Burnout 3: Takedown ) and puts it in the palm of your hands. But this isn’t just a portable version of Takedown , with gameplay modes like Road Rage (found in Burnout: Revenge ). Legends is more like Burnout 3.5.
Excerpt: Burnout is coming at us on multiple fronts this year. Not only is there Burnout Revenge on PlayStation 2 and Xbox, there's also Burnout Legends on the PSP. Seeing as every other game on the PSP seems to be a racer of some sort, another one to add to the collection might not seem all that appealing,...
Excerpt: It all began in 2001 on the PS2. As if from nowhere, along came a game which shunned glossy graphics and licensed car manufacturers in favour of high speed, sweaty-handed, twitchy arcade race action.
Excerpt: It almost seems to be
as though every other game released on the PSP is a racer. The genre
may seem worn out to most of you, but you shouldn’t feel that way about
Burnout Legends. It’s actually a new experience on the PSP that’s worth
playing. Imagine if you will - any other PSP racer.