Engage in the most insane types of car races where you can crash cars left, right and center and earn points for the craziest stunts you can achieve while riding a car in Burnout 3: Takedown. The statement of live life on the edge turns into a literal possibility with Takedown as you can earn rewards for the most dangerous of stunts performed. The 3rd game in the hugely popular game series packs in some serious new features to the game, allowing you to indulge in many entertaining gaming sessions.
The game is targeted towards hard-core and casual gamers who like driving cars at crazy speeds in a video game. The racing game will keep you at the edge of your seats every time you switch it on. The game DVD is available for the PS2 gaming console and has a Teen rating from ESRB.
Synopsis and Features
The logic behind Burnout games is simple – ride your car in the most dangerous manner possible. This concept keeps changing according to the modes to play within the game. You earn points for doing anything and everything that is considered illegal in the real world. From driving into wrong lanes, sliding against a car to indulging in event of ridiculous drifting, you earn points for your every move.
Developed by Criterion Games and published by EA Games, Burnout 3 sets the stage for some pretty impressive car races. The single-player in the game contains a Career mode where you race to the top against the AI. You establish superiority against your foes by filling up your burnout meter. You can do this by doing crazy stunts and then press a button to speed boost and race ahead of your opponents.
The different events appearing in the game can be anything from elimination races, grand prix events, one-on-one matches, burning laps, road rage events, crash races and more. Every event occurring in Burnout 3: Takedown also appears in the world tour mode.
The biggest plus point in Burnout games have been their crashes and Burnout 3 does not disappoint in this aspect. You can view your car in slow-motion by using the impact mode and see it as it crashes into a wall or flies off from top of a canyon. This gives you the time to relish the crash as you can watch the extensive damage the vehicle has taken and repeat it again, if required. If you just want to crash cars all day long, you can do it with this game in the Crash mode.
Crash mode also includes a very cool addition named crashbreaker that allows you explode your car at a push of a button. This helps you in making long strides of crashes and earning extra points when you are indulged in a huge car pileup.
The game also features a split screen multiplayer. This is helpful when you are playing a game along with your friends as you can compete against them and prove how well versed you are with the game. Burnout 3 includes a great soundtrack that features world famous artists such as My Chemical Romance, Franz Ferdinand, Yellowcard and many more.
You can team up with your friends and play online races by using the party crash mode. Up to 8 players can join together at one time and crash their cars against each other to see who wins. The racing events in the multiplayer can support up to 6 players. Many others modes are also available where you can unlock sleek looking cars and play team based matches. There are a variety of leaderboards that track you progress online. This is essential to see how you are faring against other racers from across the world.
- Publisher/Developer: Electronic Arts
- Rating: Early Childhood
- EAN: 8902923130135
- Category: Racing
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