09:04 AM - February 13, 2008 by Steve_OS
PSX Extreme has posted their FlatOut: Head On preview.
"The first point of interest focuses on the game’s newfound emphasis on the more explosive aspects of this franchise, leaving the more traditional point-to-point racing events behind. Developer Six By Nine decided to take this approach for the handheld FlatOut, and it’s a decision we certainly agree with. Might as well make the action leap right off that little screen, right? They’re basically starting where the Xbox 360 installment (FlatOut: Carnage) left off, which means good ol’ Carnage mode will return, along with its hell-raising style. Rather than trying to finish first, you attempt to hit the target point total by driving like an absolute maniac, slamming into obstacles and ripping through the immensely entertaining destructible environment. Obviously, this is different from the standard approach to racing, which is great, provided the physics engine can handle the action. From what we’ve heard, though, the developers have worked hard to maintain the accessible and solid control. Last question- does it translate well to the PSP’s button layout…?"