Tuesday 2nd June/... Before the dust kicked up by the stunning Colin McRae: DiRT 2 gameplay teaser, released yesterday, has had time to settle, Codemasters® today revealed the full E3 Gameplay Trailer for the hotly-anticipated off-road racer. Further showcasing the depth and breadth of the new breed of racing thrills coming to gamers in September, the video is now available from www.dirt2game.com.
Putting the focus firmly on the action out on the track, the video showcases some of the most stunning and challenging off-road racing experiences ever created for gamers. From breakneck point-to-point racing through the Croatian mountains, through to the intense stadium atmosphere of London’s Battersea Rallycross track and racing Trophy Trucks through the sun-baked dirt of Baja, the video demonstrates how the Colin McRae: DiRT 2 World Tour brings the very best of modern off-roading together into one thrilling package.
Colin McRae: DiRT 2 powerslides into stores this September for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft®, the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and Games For Windows® LIVE, Wii™, Nintendo DS™ and PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system. See the E3 gameplay video right now at www.dirt2game.com
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ABOUT COLIN McRAE: DiRT 2
Melding turbo-charged off-roading with extreme sports attitude, the eagerly anticipated next chapter in the legendary racing series, Colin McRae: DiRT 2 , will deliver a thrilling and stylish off-road racing experience. Colin McRae: DiRT 2 takes off-road racing games to a new level with thrilling new race types, big event atmosphere, stunning locations, a new breed of off-roading heroes and feature a peerless line-up of super-charged speed machines covering seven vehicle classes.
Colin McRae: DiRT 2 will take players on a World Tour of adrenaline-fuelled extreme off-road events in stunning real-world locations. Events include exhilarating rally cross in the massive Los Angeles sports stadium’s“Stadium King Shootout”, edge-of-control canyon racing of Utah’s“Creek Trailblazer” event, the“Rawang Rally Run” along treacherous Malaysian rainforest tracks and the“Battersea Battle”, where night races are staged at the iconic London power station.Building on the technical and gameplay benchmark of Colin McRae: DiRT and borrowing from snowboarding and skateboarding lifestyle and culture, Colin McRae: DiRT 2 will also add full online multiplayer and social networking functions, inviting players to become part of an extreme sports community.
To be titled“Colin McRae: DiRT 2” in all territories outside of the U.S. where the game will be published as‘DiRT 2’.
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