Remember when Codemasters pissed off fans with a “new” Colin McRae Rally racing game? Well, it seems like they’re making up for it in a big way with DiRT Rally, a rally racer that looks excellent and, according to early reports, plays nicely too. It’s still in Early Access, but it’s come roaring out the gate.
Last week I reported on a Steam racing game, Colin McRae Rally, that seemed to be a remake of a classic from the '90s. Instead it turned out to be a port of a mobile game from last year. Fans were pissed, feeling misled. Now publisher Codemasters is offering refunds.
Colin McRae Rally is a classic (some would even say "legendary") racing game. So when gamers saw a game claiming to be a "remastered for HD" version of it pop up on Steam, they were ecstatic. Then they got an unpleasant surprise.