Dangerous Driving - Spiritual successor to Burnout Page 2

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  • retrological 11 Apr 2019 10:21:51 309 posts
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    Hmmm reviews have put me off. Iím thinking if I have a Burnout itch that I need to spend £20 to scratch Burnout Paradise Remastered might be a better option. Passed last gen as I didnít like the idea of an open world Burnout.
  • Flying_Pig 11 Apr 2019 12:56:02 16,095 posts
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    retrological wrote:
    Hmmm reviews have put me off. Iím thinking if I have a Burnout itch that I need to spend £20 to scratch Burnout Paradise Remastered might be a better option. Passed last gen as I didnít like the idea of an open world Burnout.
    FWIW I thought Burnout Paradise was awesome.
  • BigOrkWaaagh 11 Apr 2019 13:09:01 8,511 posts
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    I had a go last night on XB1 and really enjoyed myself. Not without its issues as others have said but it most definitely has the heart of Burnout and I had a lot of fun. I think it's priced pretty much where it needs to be too. Will definitely be heading back for more and I look forward to a hopefully improved release in DD2!
  • cowell 11 Apr 2019 13:37:40 1,827 posts
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    BigOrkWaaagh wrote:
    I had a go last night on XB1 and really enjoyed myself. Not without its issues as others have said but it most definitely has the heart of Burnout and I had a lot of fun. I think it's priced pretty much where it needs to be too. Will definitely be heading back for more and I look forward to a hopefully improved release in DD2!
    Sounds like we are on the same page.

    I personally feel that the EG 'recommended' is a touch generous. It's got too many issues to be broadly liked by most people, but it has a heart of gold and as a big fan of the original 3 games, its really ticking a lot of boxes for me. When it works it is absolutely glorious.
  • kosigan 12 Apr 2019 13:16:15 683 posts
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    Having a blast with this. It's unashamedly retro in its presentation and approach, but I don't see that as a bad thing. Things like the stutter in the tunnels (when it's loading the next area of the map) and bugs are being worked on, as is the online mode. I've got Gold (or Platinum) in all Sedan events so far. On to the SUV...
  • Baihu1983 12 Apr 2019 16:52:30 10,940 posts
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    Just get Burnout 3 remade
  • TechnoHippy 12 Apr 2019 17:46:51 14,768 posts
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    Just had a quick go and initial impressions are disappointing. The lack of music is a real mood killer, and on Xbox you need a paid Spotify. The graphics are workmanlike at best. It does have a good impression of speed, but I haven't gelled with the handling yet. I'll give it another go tomorrow and see if it improves.
  • kosigan 12 Apr 2019 17:58:53 683 posts
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    @TechnoHippy - there is a setting for the handling so that you can change how they feel to drive. It defaults to 7 on a scale of 10 (where 1 is heavy and 10 is light, it seems). I'm trying 5 at the moment and that seems to work better for me. Have an experiment and see what works for you.
  • TechnoHippy 12 Apr 2019 18:38:19 14,768 posts
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    @kosigan Thanks for the tip - I'll give it a try.
  • ModoX 13 Apr 2019 07:43:55 3,458 posts
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    Picked this up, happy to support an indie dev working on arcade racers like this, no one else is going to make them.

    It's really no frills, you can see the lack of budget in so many areas, but it's fun. Super fast, the handling does reveal itself a bit as you get into it. I'd love for them to do well and get to a point where they can flesh this out for sequels.
  • TechnoHippy 13 Apr 2019 08:23:50 14,768 posts
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    The sensitivity adjustment did improve things for me. I'm still struggling with it a bit, but not as bad as I was. I'll give it more of a play now I've actually managed to win a few races :-)
  • ControlledChaos 15 Apr 2019 12:20:13 470 posts
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    Anyone know when the charts are out? Love to see this do well
  • kosigan 15 Apr 2019 12:23:22 683 posts
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    @TechnoHippy - glad it helped.
  • BigOrkWaaagh 15 Apr 2019 15:41:32 8,511 posts
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    ControlledChaos wrote:
    Anyone know when the charts are out? Love to see this do well
    I'd be surprised to see it chart to be honest.
  • kosigan 15 Apr 2019 19:23:59 683 posts
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    @BigOrkWaaagh - number 34.

    https://www.chart-track.co.uk/index.jsp?c=p/software/uk/latest/index_test.jsp&ct=110015
  • BigOrkWaaagh 15 Apr 2019 19:29:07 8,511 posts
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    Just between Detroit and Lego The Incredibles.
  • Graxlar_v3 15 Apr 2019 19:31:18 5,956 posts
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    kosigan wrote:
    @BigOrkWaaagh - number 34.

    https://www.chart-track.co.uk/index.jsp?c=p/software/uk/latest/index_test.jsp&ct=110015
    Means nothing. I didnít think it got a physical release
  • BigOrkWaaagh 15 Apr 2019 21:40:58 8,511 posts
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    Graxlar_v3 wrote:
    kosigan wrote:
    @BigOrkWaaagh - number 34.

    https://www.chart-track.co.uk/index.jsp?c=p/software/uk/latest/index_test.jsp&ct=110015
    Means nothing. I didnít think it got a physical release
    I got it on disc because it came with Danger Zone 2.
  • ControlledChaos 16 Apr 2019 01:20:46 470 posts
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    I was kinda hoping higher, but I guess its more a digital release
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