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Generally favorable reviews- based on 65 Ratings

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  • Summary: Burnout Revenge is a racing game in which your desire for destruction is as important as your ability to reach the finish line. The sequel to Burnout 3 adds some new features such as detailed car damage, crash combos, and a meter that rewards vengeance on the road. Game modes run the range from pure racing to pure destruction on a handful of real-world locations, including Detroit and Rome. Burnout Revenge also supports online play for challenging other players. Expand
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  1. Positive: 63 out of 65
  2. Negative: 0 out of 65
  1. Burnout devotees will love it but this is a game made for casual gamers. There's no massive skill required, it's a terrific accessible game for anyone.
  2. Every wreck is a visual affair to be savored and a delightful treat for a job nastily done. [Oct 2005, p.66]
  3. Although not a completely revolutionized title, Burnout Revenge adds so much in terms of game mechanics, it has quickly become my favorite racing game of all time.
  4. 90
    The Traffic Checking and trackside shortcuts gives Revenge a little more of a complex feel to the high speed simplistic madness of the series so far.
  5. Unfortunately, some of the upgrades also winds up diluting the strength of the game just a bit. Revenge will still fulfill your need for speed.
  6. An incredible amount of raw fun to play, remaining so similar to previous titles yet being so fundamentally different.
  7. It's overcooked and to slick, through redeemed by the sheer quantity of stuff you can do. [Dec p.90]

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 27
  2. Negative: 6 out of 27
  1. LionelS
    Sep 29, 2005
    This is The BEST racing game ever period.
  2. RicheP.
    Oct 18, 2005
    It's the racing game for people who hate racing games.
  3. StuartP.
    Apr 27, 2007
    Very fast game, gives you a adrenaline rush, great game with very cool music.
  4. PeteD.
    Sep 18, 2005
    Don't know what Dav H means by "no single player", I dont think he's playing the same game as me. This game is amazing, the visual are great, the sound effects are wicked, and the game just oozes action non-stop. It's great fun - and that's in single player, two player and online modes. Expand
  5. JeffK.
    Sep 27, 2005
    The same but different.
  6. RedRose
    Sep 17, 2005
    EA have officially just killed the franchise. First Bond, now this...whats next?
  7. DaveH.
    Sep 15, 2005
    No single player..No replays after race or crash!! Im going back to burnout 2. EA cant take it away from me. Its fun for an hour but the lack of a replay system lke in bo2 is just too much to put up with. Collapse

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