Codemasters has released the first gameplay footage for the sequel of the hit 2007 game Colin McRae Dirt. It is set to be released some time in 2009.
I feel this game is stepping away from what the original DiRT was all about.
Looks like a Colin McRae meets Motorstorm. Still doesnt mean it cant be good. After the floaty controls from the last iteration I hope they've tightened them. From what I heard, they actually have tightened them but from the look on how they're appraoching the game, seems theyre going into a more arcadey, general audience market which makes me doubtful about more realistic controls.
Yeah it looks to have dropped the whole realistic competitive off road motorsport thing and gone with the motorstorm festival anything goes style instead.
Codemaster's admitted they are going after the motorstorm style of game. So don't hold out for tighter controls. It's going to be even more arcady then the 1st iteration was.
It's not going more arcady, nor did they 'admit' there were going motorstorm stylee.
Well they're certainly licensing a lot more. They have celebrity drivers and licensed music. And the presentation reminds me of Skate. I don't like it.
It looks like a mix of Motorstorm and Need For Speed. Its far removed from the original games and I think they should drop the Colin McRae title now because its not what he was about and is not fit to carry his name. It looks a lot of fun to play but I feel we're losing a good rally game and having it replaced with a mish mash of other games that are all starting to look the same.
Why are Codemasters still calling it Colin Mcrae and disrespecting his memory. Do they know that he is dead?
Aren't you a backwards one. It's more of a honor to name the series based off HIS influence on the series, and keeping it to the core which is Colin McRae.
i have to disagree and say its disrespecting his memory cause the only thing this game has to do with Rally are the cars and its not on roads. Its not even close to the true spirit of Rally from what Ive gathered. They should just be calling this Dirt and Dirt only. It does look amazing though.
they still calling it Colin McRae because they hold the rights for it and they know that it is a established franchise! (what a question) back to topic: someone mentioned Need for Speed and it was also somehow the first thing that came to my mind when i watched the trailer i liked the first one ... though the career was a little bit repetitive (like in GRID) and the steering was somehow very unresponse the trailer though got my hopes high for the sequel (im in for almost every racing game) so...im squeezing both thumbs right now that this wont dissapoint me
i know i will get a lot of disagrees, but this game look like it can compete with Motor Storm. Looking good.
Yep. Never mention PS3 exclusives in a way that isn't extremely positive. If this is ingame it obviously looks better than Motorstorm. Let's hope it plays as well as it looks.
Im a little sad, collin mc rae were serious rally games, they should have made two different franchizes :( This is not a collin mc rae game , and i want one
Would have been cool if it was actually gameplay and not a pre-rendered vid.
Call me crazy but I think it's in-engine, and that it will look pretty much the same in-game. Just hope they have improved the controls from the last game.
You're Crazy!!! :) As much as I'd love that to be gameplay, the previous 'trailers' that Codemasters has been putting out for games have not been. If you rememeber GRID's initial trailer was FMV. They may have made a change this time around, but looking at the trailer there's enough motion blurring and lack of aliasing on the cars (this could simply be because of the low resolution of the video) to make me think that it's FMV.
lol the trhing at the start isnt in game but the rest is.
there is still actual rallying in this. You know, the kind the franchise was built on. By the looks of that it should be called Travis Pastramis Extreme Car Dirt Challenge:DIRT 2.
And yes there is rallying as well.
Collin was still around when they began working the game a while back. His influence is still there. You can't judge the gameplay from the "highlight reel" that they have shown us. I have faith in codemasters. They got game.
I think you guys are confusing dirt with grid. this looks exactly like what dirt 2 should be with better feeling of weight.
Looks amazing. PC probably but nonetheless.
DiRT was a great game... except for the most crucial thing, it drove like crap. The physics in DiRT were some of the worst I have seen in a game. I am sorry but when I can beat the game on the hardest setting in one day that is sad. There was no challenge what so ever. The physics were about as responsive as tub of lard. This hurt even more because the rest of the game was amazing. The sound, the graphics, the cars, the menus, the campaign, the damage, the tracks, everything except the physics. Same stupid problem with GRiD. For those of you who know what Richard Burns Rally is, its crazy how a game more than 5 years old is more realistic than any rally game today. I just do not get why companies feel this need to attend to the average gamer and leave out the hardcore enthusiasts completely. Its called multiple difficulty settings. Its not that hard to implement. Ugh. If DiRT was as fun to play as RBR then I would be sold. I hope there is a demo.
It's not in the same theme and spirit as previous game so why did have to flog Colin McRae's name all over it?, I think that's pretty disrespectful of the developers ( ... and to those who still think it's a tribute - you're all wrong, think about it loud and clear )
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