Wednesday 29th July/... Discover Ken Block’s passion for DiRT and rally and watch stunning new gameplay footage as Codemasters® launched the latest Colin McRae™: DiRT™ 2 video,“Racing on DiRT with Ken Block”, available from www.dirt2game.com.
Jaw-dropping gameplay footage and clips of DC Rally athlete Ken Block’s Subaru WRX STi being pushed to its limits come together in the new video as Block, technical consultant on Colin McRae: DiRT 2 , explains the exhilaration of rallying off-road and offers advice on how to succeed in the game. Gameplay footage shows the spectacular Battersea Power Station and the Subaru WRX STi and McRae R4 taking on one of the game’s Rally Stages set in Croatia.
Colin McRae: DiRT 2 is set to take racing games to a new level with thrilling new race disciplines, striking locations, big event atmosphere and a peerless line-up of super-charged speed machines, each selected to deliver spectacular, fast paced racing.
Taking players on an exhilarating World Tour, Colin McRae: DiRT 2 will deliver over 100 stunning events, including aggressive, multi-vehicle races and intense solo challenges, set in the most diverse and demanding real-world environments. From the muddy tracks of the Malaysian rainforest to spectator-packed stadiums in London and Los Angeles, racers will compete in contemporary off-road race disciplines covering Rallycross, Trailblazer, Raid, Landrush, and Rally.
Complete with full head-to-head competitive online play, get ready for the ultimate off-road competition when Colin McRae: DiRT 2 launches September 8th (US), 10th (EPAC), 11th (UK). Forthe latest news and videos, powerslide over to www.dirt2game.com.
Developed by Codemasters Studios, creators of the BAFTA Award-winning Race Driver™: GRID™ and powered by the third-generation of the award-winning EGO™ Engine, Colin McRae: DiRT 2 will be published for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft®, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, Wii™, Nintendo DS™ and PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system. A Games For Windows® LIVE edition will follow with support for DirectX® 11.
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To be titled“Colin McRae: DiRT 2” outside of the U.S.
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Adrian Lawton Communications Manager
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Richard Eddy, Director, Communication
Codemasters (UK 01926 814 132)
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