Posts Tagged ‘DiRT 3’

Gymkhana With Gasoline Horses

By Jim Rossignol on December 21st, 2010.


Speaking of Codemasters, DiRT 3′s latest videoramic offering is showing off Ken Block talking about “Gymkhana”, which is basically trick-driving an obstacle course in a modified rally car. The video mixes real footage with game footage, so that you can experience the queasy dissonance of virtual light still not quite looking like the real thing. Speaking of things that are funny looking: Ken Block. (Also they should have called it “dIIIrt”, right?)
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Codies Talk “Balance” For Dirt 3

By Jim Rossignol on November 15th, 2010.

Realism!
Dirt 3 is going to have a good balance between arcade accessibility and realism, say Codemasters, as they unveil the latest adventure in offroad antics in this early developer diary (posted below, obviously). The racing game, which is due to turn up some time next year, also seems to feature time travel, as one of the races will be “a Mini Cooper in the 1960s”. It’s also going to shift the focus back more towards classic rally, compared to Dirt 2, which can only be a good thing for those of us who are fans of sending nightmare versions of normal cars hurtling down roads made of leaves and optimism.
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DiRT 3: The Sequel Confirmed, Trailered

By Jim Rossignol on August 1st, 2010.


The first trailer for off-road racing sequel Dirt 3 was shown during ESPN’s X-Games coverage last night, and you can see it below. Needless to say, it features Ken Block’s fancy Ford Focus racing about a bit, suggesting different environments for vehicular athletics. Phwoar, eh readers?
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