Tag Archives: dirt 3

Dirt 3s £1m ad push detailed

‘High impact’ TV ads make up the centre point of Dirt 3’s 1m ad campaign. Publisher Codemasters says its ads will run just before and after the game’s release (the title reaches shelves on May 24th) across major terrestrial and satellite channels. The TV campaign strives to create maximum cut through …

Read More »

Koch extends European Codies deal

Koch Media has announced it will continue its distribution agreement with Codemasters. The firm will be exclusively responsible for bringing the UK publisher’s 2011 titles to Germany, Switzerland, Austria. Koch will also handle back catalogue titles in key European territories, including the aforementioned three nations, as well as France, Italy …

Read More »

GameStop lists $300 Dirt 3 CE

A listing on GameStop’s US site has for the first time revealed a $299.99 Collector’s Edition version of Codemasters’ Dirt 3 which comes bundled with a radio control car. Called the Ken Block Gymkhana RC Car, it’s an officially licensed Ford Fiesta design with licensed Volk Racing wheels and authentic …

Read More »

Dirt 3 storms Battersea Power Station

A Dirt 3 press event will see the Battersea Power Station transformed into a high-speed obstacle course on Friday, April 8th. Codemasters has enlisted the help of pro rally driver Ken Block who will be driving across the stunt track in his special Ford Fiesta. Copies of Xbox 360, PS3 …

Read More »

Codemasters backs big four

Codemasters will invest millions in promoting its four big releases this year. This will include an investment of 1m each on Operation Flashpoint: Red River and Dirt 3, which are due to arrive in April and May respectively. Scheduled for April 21st, Red River is the firm’s first release of …

Read More »

Codies dismisses 3D support for Dirt 3

Upcoming console and PC racing title Dirt 3 will not support stereoscopic 3D visuals because the developer says the technology wasn’t a natural fit for the game. "With it being quite a horizon based racer, 3D isn’t as helpful as it would be in a game like MotorStorm where the …

Read More »

Dirt 3 gets global release date

UK publisher Codemasters has announced that Dirt 3 will release globally in all territories on may 24th for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. This will mean a somewhat unusual Tuesday release in the UK, much as is traditionally seen in North America. The game promises "more cars, more locations, more …

Read More »

PR earthquake for Dirt 3 debut

Codemasters has finally, officially revealed first details of racing blockbuster Dirt 3. The debut trailer was shown on ESPN channels last weekend during the Summer X Games. The announcement is part of a PR ‘earthquake,’ which also includes previews in both the US and UK editions of Official PlayStation and Official …

Read More »