Burnout Paradise combines a real-world environment with break-neck racing with mixed results. The racing is jaw dropping and awesome, especially when you send opponent's cars crashing into walls. The graphics are fantastic too, moving at 60 frames per second with intermittent loading sessions. However, Paradise has its frustrations, such as the lack of a Crash mode (Showtime just can't compete) and the inability to instantly restart an event you recently lost. However, the hundreds of racing events, both off-line and through Xbox Live, make Paradise an ideal utopia for fans of the series.
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