Burnout Paradise VS real life crashes

We discover just how realistic the game's gnarliest pile-ups and crashes really are...

Wayback in December 2006 Alex Ward, director of design for Burnout Paradise, said "If you don't believe the crash is real, then it's not going to frighten you." So just how realistic are the crashes in Burnout Paradise? To find out we trawled the internet to find some footage of real test crashes, replicated them in-game, and put the two side-by-side.

Hit play below to see the results.