Video PS4 Xbox One PC

Beware, DAKAR 18 will not be for everyone as the devs clearly target a niche audience with a realistic take on the famous race. In the 18000 km² available, you will have to find your way to the next checkpoint (of which there are many), something that might take you quite a while. It can take an hour or more to complete a stage, with chances to get stuck in the mud, which will require you to get out of your car to try and find a solution. As you will see, the game's graphics show its more limited budget than say Forza Horizon 4, but if the devs manage to achieve what they told us they have in mind, it could be an interesting experience. The presentation we attended at Gamescom proved their enthusiasm and motivation, let's hope their passion will transfer well into a solid racing/adventure game.
Note: Most of the videos we were sent were encoded with a strange framerate (29.98, 29.99, 30.01, 30.05 instead of the normal 29.97 fps), so don't judge the framerate in the following footage.

KORNdog
KORNdog
Commented on 2018-08-28 11:50:19
Yikes. Yeah, I can see what you mean about low budget. The way that bike moves is hilarious, and I though FUEL was bad :/
In reply to
Driftwood - Dictateur en chef
Driftwood
Commented on 2018-08-28 11:55:24 In reply to KORNdog
Assetto Corsa was not such a huge success in the sim genre because of its graphics, so we'll see how it plays, that's what counts the most after all. At least for the niche of players they're going for.
In reply to
Sdarts
Sdarts
Commented on 2018-08-28 14:59:55
While it's definitely not my cup of tea and wandering aimlessly would end up frustrating me more than being fun, I still welcome this new type of experience.

It's great to see developers try new and different things, there's already a ton of standard Rally and Racing games out there. This at least separates itself from the rest and I'm certain if the gameplay is great, it will find an audience and success, however limited both may be.
In reply to
KORNdog
KORNdog
Commented on 2018-08-28 17:40:31 In reply to Driftwood
Posted by Driftwood
Assetto Corsa was not such a huge success in the sim genre because of its graphics, so we'll see how it plays, that's what counts the most after all. At least for the niche of players they're going for.
Based on that bike footage there is a fundamental issue with physics as well as visuals though. Assetto Corsa at least got the former right.
In reply to
Driftwood - Dictateur en chef
Driftwood
Commented on 2018-08-28 19:00:06 In reply to KORNdog
Assetto Corsa only did cars, so again, I'll judge when I can play the game. :)
In reply to
About the game
Platform
PC PS4 XBOXONE
Published by
Deep Silver
Developed by
Bigmoon Entertai...
Patreon

$233 of $400 per month

What's up?
  • toelessfoot

    toelessfoot lol truly (3 Hours ago)

  • MrWhite

    MrWhite That's some Star Trek shit. (5 Hours ago)

  • MrWhite

    MrWhite the other amazing thing in that video is the use of the node tools that can just be plugged whilst in VR. You can imagine devs in the future building games in VR instead of on a monitor. (5 Hours ago)

  • MrWhite

    MrWhite There's other videos showing it mapped to avatar eyes, and it's 1:1 movement. It even detects the size of the pupil and maps it to an object. (5 Hours ago)

  • MrWhite

    MrWhite Yeah, you'd have thought Valve would have put that in there. eye tracking with those controllers would have made it a true next gen headset. (5 Hours ago)

  • toelessfoot

    toelessfoot Once eye tracking gets utilized it'll quickly become a must have feature I think (5 Hours ago)

  • toelessfoot

    toelessfoot Too bad the Index doesn't have eye tracking (5 Hours ago)

  • Driftwood

    Driftwood GSY is getting some nice content at 3 pm CEST with our July podcast and some videos of the Deus Ex Mankind Divided preview build. :) (> 3 Months ago)

  • Driftwood

    Driftwood For once we'll be live at 4:30 pm CEST. Blim should not even be tired! (> 3 Months ago)

  • Driftwood

    Driftwood More Quantum Break coverage coming in a few hours, 9:00 a.m CEST. (> 3 Months ago)

  • Driftwood

    Driftwood We'll have a full review up for Firewatch at 7 pm CET. Videos will only be tomorrow though. (> 3 Months ago)

  • Driftwood

    Driftwood Tonight's livestream will be at 9:15 GMT+1, not GMT+2 as first stated. (> 3 Months ago)

  • Driftwood

    Driftwood New GSY Live dedicated this time to Just Cause 3 on Tuesday 9:30 GMT+2 (> 3 Months ago)

  • Driftwood

    Driftwood Join us tomorrow at 10 pm GMT+2 for a new livestream. We'll be playing Rise of the Tomb Raider. (> 3 Months ago)

Also on Gamersyde

Our 4K videos of F1 2019 on PC

  • Friday, June 21, 2019
  • Driftwood

LEt's GO Horizon 4 4K videos

  • Friday, June 14, 2019
  • Driftwood

E3 - Watch Dogs: Legion in 4K

  • Wednesday, June 12, 2019
  • davton