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E3: Dirt 2 video

E3: Dirt 2 video

Codemasters released for the E3 this "gameplay" video of Colin McRae: Dirt 2, as spectacular as expected.

E3: Video

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Commented on 2009-06-02 11:39:20
If this is what it will look like while actually driving, then Crytek will have to produce something incredible to match the graphics. This is nothing short of amazing.
Commented on 2009-06-02 11:46:54
it looks ace...although I wouldnt go as far as the above statement...the landscapes in crysis look better than what was shown there
Commented on 2009-06-02 12:25:53
:( any idea why I cant stream the high quality version
Commented on 2009-06-02 12:39:53
Volumetric light and smoke/dirt plus soft body cloth & deformation engines equal
physics/tech euphoria...........
Commented on 2009-06-02 14:47:30
Did you guys see that? The ground deformed with grooves when the cars drove over it..
FINALLY a game other than Sega Rally (the new one) has that :D
I'm buyin it just for that, i dont care, im a sucker for ground deformation in rally games. I bought Sega Rally for that too, and surprisingly, i loved it :)
Commented on 2009-06-02 14:58:51 In reply to catfish
Posted by catfish
it looks ace...although I wouldnt go as far as the above statement...the landscapes in crysis look better than what was shown there
I meant Crysis 2 on consoles
Commented on 2009-06-02 15:06:40
@Baleur: FlatOut Ultimate Carnage also had terrain deformation. Not as impressive as Sega Rally's (no water - ground interplay), but it was pretty impressive nonetheless, considering the amount of debree you can kick around on the track.

On a different note: I've been visiting this site for several years (well into the xboxyde days), but I'm only registering now on the forums, so HELLO EVERYONE!
Commented on 2009-06-02 16:15:05
Hello! Welcome to Pwnersyde!

:o)

Nah, good site this!

ONTOPIC! I love Dirt and Grid, so this is a no brainer, but god it looks good! they really have got their shit together. Like Turn 10 have finally realised that driving games have to look great as well as play great, this looks to have cracked that.

All the previews so far point to a far better control system too (to stop fuckers whinging about how it feels like your pivoting on a central point, blah blah blah, like they've ever driven a fucking rally car...). Sorry.
Commented on 2009-06-02 17:45:04 In reply to 2PintsOfInsulin
Posted by 2PintsOfInsulin
All the previews so far point to a far better control system too (to stop fuckers whinging about how it feels like your pivoting on a central point, blah blah blah, like they've ever driven a fucking rally car...). Sorry.
I really hope that's true, cause I would love to pick this up if that's the case. Otherwise I'll have to pass on it like a lot of people did for the first Dirt. All the "whining" was justified imo and you didn't need to have driven a real rally car to know that. You just had to have played other racing games like Rallysport Challenge, Sega Rally, or many more that controlled and felt much, much better than Dirt did.
Commented on 2009-06-02 18:06:19
omg! please get the handling right please get the handling right please get the handling right.

I'm sorry but Dirt 1 controlled like an iphone game.
Commented on 2009-06-02 19:40:57
If it controls like Colin McCrae 2 on the PSX, albeit with some current gen tech behind it, then I'm there. That's the key for me. The cars must have weight. You must feel on edge everytime you fly over a jump or bump in the road in case the car decides to want to go sideways and you've to fight to keep it steady on the road. McCrae 2 had it nailed.

Speaking about how this game looks, though; someone tell me that this is actual in-game. I've been confused lately. First F3 and now this. They both look too good to be true, although F3 will for sure look how it does. I just never expected either, and this again looks so good that it could be CGI.
Commented on 2009-06-02 20:27:30
Maybe it's the PC version but yeah that's probably realtime rendering.
Commented on 2009-06-03 00:00:27
First one was fun. Don't know if I'll have time to play this one though unfortunately.

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