When it comes to racing games lately, it’s all â€œGT5 this,â€ â€œForza thatâ€ and â€œWhat the hell is Shift?â€ but there’s another racing game that has my heart; and it looks like it’s set for a return. I’m not very good at racing, you see; where I excel is in crashing and there’s one game that caters to that better than any other – Burnout.
Burnout developer Criterion has been busying itself with putting a fresh coat of paint on the flagging Need for Speed series with their re-imagining of fan-favourite Hot Pursuit. According to a ratings board though, the developers may have put their Burnout trousers back on.
The Australian Ratings board – the one that’s effectively banned Mortal Kombat 9 for release down under – has outed a multi-platform Burnout subtitled â€œCrashâ€ that’s destined for PS3 and Xbox 360. The game’s also been revealed through a LinkedIn profile for an EA engineer – making it pretty much a sure thing. It’s odd though for a game to be revealed through ratings – meaning it’s pretty close to being finished – without any real announcements to back it up. It’s especially odd considering what a renowned franchise Burnout is. This has lead many to believe the game will be a downloadable title, mostly centered around the previous games’ â€œCrashâ€ modes – something the name of the newly revealed game implies.
Though it wasâ€¦different from the previous games, I loved the hell out of the incredibly supported Burnout Paradise, especially its objective-based multiplayer challenges that ensured all sorts of online shenanigans. Will we be getting more Burnout soon?
Dammit, I hope so. It did gets its classification on April 1st – a day notorious for fabrication – so it could just be a hoax, but a credible institution would never run something so silly, right? Right.
Source :Â Gamerbytes
Last Updated: April 4, 2011