Burnout 3: Scorching new shots

Burnout 3 ups the ante in this third instalment of the successful series with more horrific crashes, insane pile-ups and motorised mentalism than ever. Here are the latest screens of the beast in action showing what to expect when it goes seriously wrong. In short, pain.

The game focuses more than ever on driving with vicious aggression, putting your virtual life on the line with every turn of the wheel while trying to take out all challengers. For an in-depth look under the bonnet of one of the most promising racers to be nearing the starting line, check out .

Burnout 3 will be released on PS2 and Xbox in September