Thursday 4 May 2006
Codemaster's has today confirmed that its much loved and hugely successful off-road series is to reappear after its two year pit-stop as a next-gen racer, under the working title of CMR'07.
Currently pencilled in for unnamed "next-generation platforms", the British-developed veteran racer will include all manner of enhancements and new modes alongside its traditional high-speed rallying, with the focus on realism and detail.
So along with the international events, official
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Codemasters' long running Colin McRae rally series will be making its next-gen debut as Colin McRae: Dirt, landing on PS3, Xbox 360 and PC in 2007.
Dirt is the UK developer's most diverse McRae game yet with off-road racing, desert challenges, hill climbs and Rallycross events, while the vehicle line-up includes Dakar-style trucks, super-powered 4x4s and
David and Richard Darling, co-founders of Codemasters, were both made Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (CBE), which sounds like a real-time strategy Harry Potter game.
We've been big fans of Codemasters since the days of Dizzy and Brain Ache, but the UK firm is better known for ultra-realistic racing games these days and Lord of the Rings Online. The Darlings literally went from bedroom coders to business superstars, and
Codemasters has today confirmed that its much loved and hugely successful off-road series is to reappear after its two year pit-stop as a next-gen racer, under the working title of CMR'07.
Currently penciled in for unnamed "next-generation platforms," the British-developed veteran racer will include all manner of enhancements and new modes alongside its traditional high-speed rallying, with the focus on realism and detail.
Along with the international events, official cars and real tracks,
Thursday 16 November 2006
These new images from Colin McRae: Dirt, Codemasters' reinvented, next-gen vehicle for the off-road racing maestro, show off the game's lush visuals thanks to a newly developed game engine called Neon.
Dirt is the first game to use the engine, which has been created by Codies' own computer bods. Hit the images tab above for more views.
Colin McRae: Dirt drops the series' tight focus on the World Rally Championship, instead taking in a wider array of off-road events,
Colin McRae: Dirt looks amazing and Codemasters is only too happy to show it off.
This new trailer is just a teaser of what the game will look like and, of course, it's stunning.
Good as it may look, however, it doesn't look like real-time graphics to us, which is a shame because the actual game looks so good that in-game footage would easily have been impressive enough. Just check out our screens through the Images tab, which DO represent in-game visuals.
Colin McRae: Dirt is expanding the
Dec 11, 2007
If you ever wondered what it was like to develop a kick-ass basketball game, 2K Sports shows you everything you ever wanted to know in our exclusive video on the newly-released College Hoops 2K8.
With Don LaFontaine-style narration and some dramatic editing, this video shows you how basketball stars like Greg Oden, Glen Davis, Alando Tucker, Al Thornton, Mike Conley, Jr., and Julian Wright participated in motion capture sessions to demonstrate the physics in basketball, from
If you really have a craving to play Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine (and let’s face it – who doesn’t?) but don’t have your Sega Genesis anymore, then guess what? Sega is bringing a ton of 16-bit Genesis games to the PC via digital distribution platforms, like Steam…
Before you know it you’ll have finished answering the Call of Duty and cleaned the last foes off the Battlefield this holiday season. But after you’ve beaten both of the campaigns and gotten your fill of multiplayer, there will be other military-themed action games arriving on store shelves, just in time to take your mind off of the crippling depressing that sets in once you've finished off the last of your holiday releases. Both Combat Wings: The Great Battles of World War II and Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 are due out in the first quarter of 2012, and their publisher, City Interactive, has finally given them firm dates....