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Burnout Dominator

AT A GLANCE
  • Return of Burnout Chain
  • Loads of new tracks
  • Smooth as ever
  • Where's Crash mode?
  • Lots more of the same
  • Feels a bit smaller than past Burnouts

So, it’s an odd game, this. It’s a sort of Burnout Greatest Hits compilation, taking some of the best ideas from the series and adding them all together in one sort-of-new package. It’s a shame there are no Crash games and if you’re expecting anything particularly new, well, you haven’t been paying much attention to the videogame industry recently.

But if, however, you want a nice PlayStation 2 finale to one of recent history’s finest racing games, Burnout Dominator ticks all of the boxes. Especially the box labeled “Burnout Chaining” a racing skill we’ve missed since 2002 and are very glad to see back. We were expecting Burnout Dominator to be a cheapo rehash and cash-in now that no one’s really paying attention to PS2 so much, but it’s a class act. We’re confident the series is back on track and set for a stunning debut on PS3 and Xbox 360 later this year.

More Info

Available Platforms: PS2, PSP
Genre: Racing
Published by: Electronic Arts
Developed by: EA GAMES, Criterion Games
Franchise: Burnout
ESRB Rating:
Teen

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