Burnout Dominator

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Burnout Dominator
Ps2 burnout dominator.jpg
Game general and emulation properties:
CERO rating: B
ESRB rating: E10+ (Violence)
PEGI rating: 3+
OFLC rating: M
GRB rating: 12
Widescreen supported natively
Progressive scan supported
CPU intensive game
Supports up to two local players
Languages supported:
English: SLAJ-25094 & SLES-54681 & SLES-54627 & SLUS-21596
Japanese: SLPM-66739 & SLPM-55036
German: SLES-54627
French: SLES-54627
Spanish: SLES-54627
Italian: SLES-54627
Region NTSC-U:
Serial numbers: SLUS-21596
Release date: March 6, 2007
CRCs: BEBF8793
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: Playable
Mac Status: ?
Region PAL:
Serial numbers: SLES-54627
Release date: March 22, 2007 (Australia)
March 23, 2007
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?
Region NTSC-J:
Serial numbers: SLPM-66739
SLPM-55036 (EA:SY! 1980)
Release date: September 20, 2007
July 24, 2008 (EA:SY! 1980)
Windows Status: ?
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?

Developer(s): Criterion Games
Publisher(s): Electronic Arts
Genre: Racing
Wikipedia: Link
Game review links: Metacritic76/100
Game description: Pushing the limits of the PSP and the PlayStation 2, Burnout Dominator features the most explosive visuals seen on the platforms, engaging multiplayer modes to suit, and a PSP exclusive feature that allows you to synchronize your game with your friends and thrash their high scores and race times.

Winlogo.png Test configurations on Windows:

Environment Configurations Comments Tester
Region OS CPU/GPU Revision Graphics Sound/Pad
  • AMD Athlon x2 5600+ @ 2.90 GHz
  • ATI Radeon HD 4670 @ 512MB
0.9.7 (r2756) GSdx 0.1.16 (r2754)
  • SPU2-X 1.4.0 (r2756)
  •  ?
Almost all Hacks. Do not activate MicroVU Hacks, 28-30 FPS, There are lots of graphical issues. Cars disappear if MicroVU Hacks are activated. Random game crashes.
  • Intel Core2Duo @ 2.90 GHz
  • NVIDIA GeForce 8400 GS
0.9.8 (r4976) GSdx
  • SPU2-X 2.0 (r4976)
  •  ?
40-45 FPS, I finished it on pcsx2 without problem. Alok
NTSC-U Windows
  • Intel Core i7 @ 3.40 GHz
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285 @ 768 MB
1.1.0 (r5576) GSdx SSE41 (r5570, 23-02-2013)
  • SPU2-X 2.0.0 (24-02-2013)
  • LilyPad 0.11.0 (13-01-2013)
Runs above full speed. Various graphics errors (reflections, black sky, etc...).
NTSC-U Windows
  • Intel Core i7 @ 3.80 GHz
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 @ 1368 MB
1.1.0 (r5852)


  • SPU2-X
  •  ?
Europe v01.70(27/02/2003), Still Playable. Black sky/reflection issues can be solved by booting the game in Software mode, once you're in-game press F9 to switch back to Hardware, all looks fine.

Linlogo.png Test configurations on Linux:

Environment Configurations Comments Tester
Region OS CPU/GPU Revision Graphics Sound/Pad
NTSC-U OpenSuse Tumbleweed x64
  • Intel Core i5-2500
  • Intel HD Graphics 2000
1.3.1 (git 2015-01-30, 21:19) GSdx
  • SPU2-X 2.0.0
  • Onepad 0-Dev 1.1.0
GSdx Renderer: OpenGL (Hardware/Software), No matter the settings i used the game runs too slow ~25-30 FPS. I tried all presets with Software and Hardware mode for GSdx OpenGL and SPU2-X set to interpolation=nearest, Synchronization=Asynx mix. Joder666


  • Original names: バーンアウト ドミネーター (SLPM-66739) & (SLPM-55036)
  • Also known as 번아웃 도미네이터 (KO)
  • Access the Progressive Scan menu by holding the cross and triangle keys together when the game boots up.
  • The game sets to widescreen when it is prompted by the 16:9 screen size setting in the PS2 internal menu.

Known Issues

Vertical bars in multiplayer

  • Status: Active
  • Type: Serious
  • Description: In multiplayer, bars of white obscure much of both split screens.
  • Workaround: Go to Config > Video (GS) > Plugin Settings, click "Enable HW Hacks", go to Configure Hacks and set Skipdraw to 3. Or set Renderer to any of the "(Software)" options.

Untextured sky/no light rings

  • Status: Active
  • Type: Minor
  • Description: Sky is either untextured or renders without light rings.
  • Workaround: Switch to software mode using F9 before loading a race, and once loading has finished, switch back to Hardware mode by pressing F9 again.

Glitched reflections and textures

  • Status: Active
  • Type: Minor
  • Description: Certain reflections and textures do not load correctly.
  • Workaround: Use System -> Boot CDVD (fast) instead of System -> Boot CDVD (full).

Dulled Surfaces

  • Status: Active
  • Type: Minor
  • Description: In Hardware mode, shiny surfaces e.g. car bodies are duller than they should be.
  • Workaround: Go to Config > Video (GS) > Plugin Settings, set Renderer to "OpenGL (Hardware)" and set Blending Unit Accuracy to at least "High". Or set Renderer to any of the "(Software)" options.

Grey Lines Within Text

  • Status: Fixed
  • Type: Minor
  • Description: Nearly all text has dark grey lines running inside each character.
  • Workaround: This has been fixed in recent v1.5.0 git builds. For older versions set Renderer to any of the "(Software)" options.

Gameplay Screenshots

Public compatibility forum links