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DiRT 3

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Description

DiRt 3 is a rally racing game. Just like expected, most time is spent in races which, at least in most scenarios, are set in offroad environments. The main difference to other racing events is, that the player drives not alone, but has a front-seat passenger with him, who announces when to turn. The game features overall 98 courses, but some of those are just variations of the same. Also on board is the iconic ability to turn back time after screwing up.

In contrast to DiRt 2, in this installment there are other playing modes than the career available, e.g. a single race. But the career is still the heart of the game; here the player tunes his car, participates in races and earns experience points, which are used to unlock new cars. There are six different race modes to solve during the career; e.g. regular races and "trailblazer" (no passenger available). Two of those are newly introduced: drift tournaments and Gymkhana, which are basically confined areas with a lot of stunt opportunities - the goal is to perform as many as possible in a limited time. Additionally every mode has special tricky bonus goals which reward more experience when fulfilled.

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DiRT 3 Windows Main menu
DiRT 3 PlayStation 3 I've just unlocked a new car and am tempted to try it in action.
DiRT 3 PlayStation 3 I'm getting late to finish.
DiRT 3 Windows When loading a race, the game shows which event you chose and the car

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The Press Says

Canadian Online Gamers Network Xbox 360 May 23, 2011 91 out of 100 91
GameStar (Germany) Windows May 20, 2011 90 out of 100 90
Jeuxvideo.fr Xbox 360 May 24, 2011 9 out of 10 90
MMGN PlayStation 3 May 30, 2011 9 out of 10 90
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Windows May 27, 2011 89 out of 100 89
PC Games (Germany) Windows May 20, 2011 88 out of 100 88
Xbox360Achievements Xbox 360 May 28, 2011 87 out of 100 87
ComputerGames.ro Windows Jun 17, 2011 85 out of 100 85
AllAboutTheGames.co.uk Xbox 360 Jun 09, 2011 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Windows Jul 02, 2011 67 out of 100 67

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Trivia

Awards

  • GameStar/GamePro (Germany)
    • 2011 - #2 Sports Game of the Year (Readers' Vote)
  • PC Games (Germany)
    • Issue 01/2012 - Best Racing Game in 2011 (Readers' Choice)

Related Web Sites

  • DiRT 3 (Official website (Multilingual))
Contributed to by Patrick Bregger (108838)