Summary: Burnout was a franchise that convinced a lot of people that crashing cars and the carnage that followed could be a lot of fun. It was only a matter of time before another company would come along and think they could capitalize on that.
Summary: FlatOut: Head On takes advantage of the PSP's recently enabled faster processing power and the instant pick up and play arcade style, boasting the most four-wheeled mayhem ever seen on PSP, with no less than nine different game modes, including carnage challenges, full career, destruction derbies,...
There's lots to like about this game, just not for long.
Cheat Code Central
1 June 2008
Conclusion: Head On seems to offer plenty of racing features, but the core racing experience is less than perfect. So what we've got here is a fun little arcade racer that will be a fun diversion for a few hours, but the novelty is likely to wear off quickly.
Excerpt: Destructive racing games have been popular since games like Destruction Derby on the original PlayStation. While Destruction Derby never managed to make it past its PlayStation glory days, we did end up with Burnout and Flatout.
Excerpt: After three console games in this series, here comes a handheld version specifically made for the PSP. FlatOut Head On is familiar to me and is basically FlatOut 2, but on the PSP instead. Three types of racing for the career mode exist: Derby, Race, and Street.
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Excerpt: Wheeled racing may never get much better than FlatOut: Head On on the PlayStation Portable. With the lack of a promised entry in Sony?s watershed racing series Gran Turismo for the handheld, the market is wide open for entertaining racing action, and this game fills that open space perfectly. It?