The last few years have been rough for British game developer and publisher Codemasters. Despite a lengthy and varied history going back to the 1980s, their more recent games have seen mixed success.
I'm going to tell you a secret. My favourite racing series of this generation has been neither Gran Turismo nor Forza. It's been Codemaster's Dirt series. A new game in the franchise should be cause for joy, then, but, well. Hrm.
We've seen plenty of games trying to achieve photographic realism, but how often do we come across attempts to make real life look more like a game? The folks over at Codemasters have done just that, with their latest tie-in video for last month's racing title Dirt 3.
Darksiders II. Tekken: Wii Successor.Assassin's Creed. Dirt. Ghost Recon: Online. Aliens: Colonial Marines. These are some of the hardcore games coming to Wii U—which Nintendo showed off in its E3 press event.
Ah, Monaco. A charming Principality, famous for its azure harbors, Grace Kelly and...car rallies. Lots and lots of car rallies. The folks over at Codemasters would like to invite you to this car-racing paradise in their newest gameplay trailer for Dirt 3, giving a glimpse of the title's Rallycross, Gymkhana and Head…
Dirt 3 due out Tuesday, will also include a single-use code to enable online access - a growing trend, if not the new norm, in console games with heavy online components. The "VIP Pass" also comes with a set of five vehicles, and it's free in retail copies. If you get a used copy of the game and the code doesn't work,…
Eyebrows were raised last night when a version of Dirt 3 was shown off costing $300. Well, turns out there may be a justification for that. Provided you like remote control cars.
You know, for all the Gran Turismos and Forzas and Need For Speeds of the past couple of years, my favourite racing game over that time has actually been Dirt 2. So, yeah, Dirt 3 is of interest.
Gymkhana, the "car rodeo" YouTube video phenomenon, will join the redoubtable Rally in DiRT 3 next year. Loosely described, gymkhana features a start and finish line and some obstacle to negotiate. Codemasters dropped several screenshots illustrating both modes today.
Alright, I take back what I said about trashcan luge and moped biathlon. The X-Games are a strangely watchable sports spectacle, and a good platform for Codemasters to launch its official DiRT 3 trailer last night.
Codemasters, the studio behind racing games like Dirt and the upcoming F1 2010, is taking another developer to court, accusing it of "poaching staff".
After following up Dirt with Dirt 2 last year, the studio behind the rally racer confirms that it's working on a Dirt 3