Chad from We Got This Covered wrote:
"In the video game industry, the most successful developers tend to specialize. That is truly the case with Codemasters, England's well-known and revered publisher. For years, it's been synonymous with the racing genre, thanks to its talented internal development studios. Though, after sending armchair racers into a tizzy over polished representations of F1, rally and track-based affairs, the company has decided to branch out into arcade space with its latest release, DiRT Showdown. Officially the fourth game released as part of one of this generation's most successful racing franchises, it focuses on motorized mayhem, as opposed to simulation perfection."