The new-generation Burnout, about: Dangerous Driving evokes mixed feelings among HWzone fans

The Burnout of the new generation, about: Dangerous Driving, arouses mixed feelings among the fans

A small indie team made up of great Burnout games makers decided to provide us with a worthy spiritual successor - but not everyone likes the result equally

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Somewhere in the era of innocence of the PlayStation 2 and the The original, one of the most successful and recognized racing series in the area, threw every shred of realism out the window for dizzying speeds and crazy crashes - the Burnout series, which passed in 2004 in the hands of Along with British developer Criterion Games and became a huge hit with its third installment, Burnout 3: Takedown.

Since then we've had quite a few more successful Burnout games, each with its own approach, but since 2011 with the launch of Burnout Paradise the crazy brand has come into a coma, First and the subsequent action genre, in which parent company EA sees more prestigious revenue potential.

Road madness - just as if the 2004 year never ended

The new direction brought the pair of founders of Criterion to retire and studio friends New modest - which eventually brought us the Danger Zone games, which served as a kind of restoration for one of the devastating and popular game modes of the Burnout series during its heyday. Now comes the fresh game Dangerous Driving - which is also a nostalgic and interesting reminder of the main game status of past works, with the players' mission being to cross the finish line in first place but also crush competitors in the process.

The game is devoid of popular licensed rock songs that were one of the hallmarks of the Burnout series in the past - and this is one of its major drawbacks, in fact, that betrays its being a game developed by a team of only seven people

Dangerous Driving is offered for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 consoles and PCs exclusively at the Epic Store (currently) with a $ 30 price tag - and right now The reviews are quite mixed, While some connect more to the lighthearted experience and others are disappointed that this is a variant that is pale in the variety and scope of its content compared to the original.

It seems certain that the quality of the game can be debated in relation to the price tag it requires, though it's hard to ignore that it also fills a niche that has remained empty for years since Burnout came in freeze - so we certainly wish business success in this case, hoping that we would see continued and deserved support And maybe further episodes that can upgrade and upgrade the solid foundation created here.

Reminder: This is how it looked at the beginning of the millennium

How about Dangerous Driving? Let's talk about it in comments.


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  1. There is a very clear problem in this game. The cars are "nonsense" on the road, not driving on it. There is no feeling of contact with the car on the road. It ruins the whole experience. Beyond that it's something very generic and reminiscent of simple arcade games like OUTRUN

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