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  • Blerk Moderator 30 Apr 2007 13:30:52 48,225 posts
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    Burnout 5 no more!

    Numbers are so last-gen.
  • Razz 30 Apr 2007 13:31:54 61,395 posts
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    0_0

    nice find Vlerk!

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  • MadMirko 30 Apr 2007 13:32:03 2,974 posts
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    Until there is a settlement with the number-patent holder, that is.
  • AHiFi 30 Apr 2007 13:32:14 1,665 posts
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    I'm still gonna call it Burnout 5: Paradise.
  • Blerk Moderator 30 Apr 2007 13:32:25 48,225 posts
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    MadMirko wrote:
    Until there is a settlement with the number-patent holder, that is.
    I believe Capcom own the number 5. For the next Resi, like.
  • Whizzo 30 Apr 2007 13:32:43 43,195 posts
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    They dropped numbering them with Revenge.

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  • dsmx 30 Apr 2007 13:34:36 7,650 posts
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    Just sounds like crappy EA marketing hype, just look at all the hype we get every year for the next fifa game and it is never what they say.

    Unfortunately I get the feeling that the next burnout will start going the way of all EA games and that fills me with so much dread.

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  • CosmicFuzz 30 Apr 2007 13:35:39 24,895 posts
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    Cool, here's hoping it's more of a jump than Revenge was on the 360. And I dunno if anyone will agree with me, but I only have Burnout 1 on the Cube (but have played the new ones on other consoles) and I have to say it's not as tense when you're driving, knowing you can hit cars that are driving the same way as you. I always thought part of the fun was in madly dodging the busy traffic as you scream down a highway. It's till fun though, don't get me wrong :)

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  • Vroom 30 Apr 2007 13:37:34 4,644 posts
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    I, for one, am very very worried :o(

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  • Blerk Moderator 30 Apr 2007 13:38:26 48,225 posts
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    Fruit_Salad wrote:
    And where exactly does it say number '4' on the Burnout: Revenge box?

    You're so old, you're the second less funny grandad in Only Fools and Horses, Blerk.
    Tut tut. EA/Criterion themselves have been referring to it as "Burnout 5" up 'til now, Rodney.
  • JediMasterMalik 30 Apr 2007 13:39:47 11,820 posts
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    http://www.playsyde.com/news_4264_en.html

    Teaser!
  • Vroom 30 Apr 2007 13:49:47 4,644 posts
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    JediMasterMalik wrote:
    http://www.playsyde.com/news_4264_en.html

    Teaser!

    Wow!

    Next gen only seems to be paying off. Looks lovely! can't wait.

    /is still worried about the whole freeroaming thing.

    Vroom

  • JediMasterMalik 30 Apr 2007 13:51:47 11,820 posts
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    Really?

    I wasn't impressed at all to be frank.
  • pjmaybe 30 Apr 2007 13:52:25 70,676 posts
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    Durn, just a bit Slower than Blerk but some of us have lunch breaks

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  • Vroom 30 Apr 2007 13:52:47 4,644 posts
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    JediMasterMalik wrote:
    Really?

    I wasn't impressed at all to be frank.

    Yip really, that looks pretty good to me, honestly.

    Vroom

  • pjmaybe 30 Apr 2007 13:58:39 70,676 posts
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    Mapster wrote:
    Still a bit worried that the free roaming is going to remove a lot of the purity from the game, we shall wait and see.

    Not worried about the "purity" of the game when it comes to a huge free roaming city, more worried about the framerates.

    If this is anything less than blisteringly fast a la Burnout Revenge, it's going to completely ruin it.

    Peej
  • Goban 30 Apr 2007 13:58:52 9,076 posts
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    Looks nice. It''ll have to be something pretty amazing to get me interested again. Played Takedown to death but Revenge bored me to death.
  • silentbob 30 Apr 2007 14:00:38 29,009 posts
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  • Vroom 30 Apr 2007 14:00:49 4,644 posts
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    Agreed, does anyone else just feel like they are heading in the wrong directions a little?

    Perhaps a little midnight cluby....

    Vroom

  • JediMasterMalik 30 Apr 2007 14:01:01 11,820 posts
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    Goban wrote:
    Looks nice. It''ll have to be something pretty amazing to get me interested again. Played Takedown to death but Revenge bored me to death.

    7 lives left?
  • SuperZ 30 Apr 2007 14:01:41 1,018 posts
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    CosmicFuzz wrote:
    Cool, here's hoping it's more of a jump than Revenge was on the 360. And I dunno if anyone will agree with me, but I only have Burnout 1 on the Cube (but have played the new ones on other consoles) and I have to say it's not as tense when you're driving, knowing you can hit cars that are driving the same way as you. I always thought part of the fun was in madly dodging the busy traffic as you scream down a highway. It's till fun though, don't get me wrong :)

    Word of advice - pick up Burnout Dominator if you've got a PS2. I managed to get it quite cheap recently and it's really good - it's got the playability (and "bad" traffic), actual Burnouts and wide drift courses of Burnout 2 but using the shiny Revenge graphics. There's no Crash mode but the racing/eliminator/Road Rage (and new Maniac) modes are brilliant. Your heart really starts pounding when you start trying to make big Burnout link chains...
  • pjmaybe 30 Apr 2007 14:03:20 70,676 posts
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    SuperZ wrote:
    CosmicFuzz wrote:
    Cool, here's hoping it's more of a jump than Revenge was on the 360. And I dunno if anyone will agree with me, but I only have Burnout 1 on the Cube (but have played the new ones on other consoles) and I have to say it's not as tense when you're driving, knowing you can hit cars that are driving the same way as you. I always thought part of the fun was in madly dodging the busy traffic as you scream down a highway. It's till fun though, don't get me wrong :)

    Word of advice - pick up Burnout Dominator if you've got a PS2. I managed to get it quite cheap recently and it's really good - it's got the playability (and "bad" traffic), actual Burnouts and wide drift courses of Burnout 2 but using the shiny Revenge graphics. There's no Crash mode but the racing/eliminator/Road Rage (and new Maniac) modes are brilliant. Your heart really starts pounding when you start trying to make big Burnout link chains...

    Does it work on a PS3 d'ya know?

    Peej
  • Murbal 30 Apr 2007 14:03:27 22,375 posts
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    SuperZ wrote:
    Word of advice - pick up Burnout Dominator if you've got a PS2. I managed to get it quite cheap recently and it's really good - it's got the playability (and "bad" traffic), actual Burnouts and wide drift courses of Burnout 2 but using the shiny Revenge graphics. There's no Crash mode but the racing/eliminator/Road Rage (and new Maniac) modes are brilliant. Your heart really starts pounding when you start trying to make big Burnout link chains...

    Good, good. Picked it up cheaply myself, still hasn't arrived yet :-(
  • Blerk Moderator 30 Apr 2007 14:07:54 48,225 posts
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    pjmaybe wrote:
    Does it work on a PS3 d'ya know?
    Mr Sony says:
    [code]Should play on PLAYSTATION®3 with noticeable issues[/code]
  • Derblington 30 Apr 2007 14:14:29 21,925 posts
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    Vroom! wrote:
    Agreed, does anyone else just feel like they are heading in the wrong directions a little?
    o/
  • pjmaybe 30 Apr 2007 14:15:11 70,676 posts
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    Blerk wrote:
    pjmaybe wrote:
    Does it work on a PS3 d'ya know?
    Mr Sony says:
    [code]Should play on PLAYSTATION®3 with noticeable issues[/code]

    So "no" then.

    (sigh)

    Peej
  • Derblington 30 Apr 2007 14:17:10 21,925 posts
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    pjmaybe wrote:
    Mapster wrote:
    Still a bit worried that the free roaming is going to remove a lot of the purity from the game, we shall wait and see.

    Not worried about the "purity" of the game when it comes to a huge free roaming city, more worried about the framerates.

    If this is anything less than blisteringly fast a la Burnout Revenge, it's going to completely ruin it.

    Peej
    Criterion are a technical company, it'll run fast guaranteed.

    I'm worried about the free roaming though, I don't think it works with a Burnout style game. Revenge was the peak for me, I'm not interested in this one.
  • UncleLou Moderator 30 Apr 2007 14:18:16 35,718 posts
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    I think we need more Burnout games, three a year on each platform just isn't enough.

    I know I know, noone forces me to buy them, I just wish the obviously great developer (is it still the same team?) would do something new instead of Burnout sequel after Burnout sequel after Burnout sequel...
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