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DiRT

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Our Users Say

Platform Votes Score
PlayStation 3 6 4.2
Windows 17 3.6
Xbox 360 15 3.8
Combined MobyScore 38 3.8


The Press Says

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100
Xbox 360EL33TONLINE
Disappointingly there is no head-to-head races in multiplayer mode, just “race against the clock” mode. At least there is some kind of offline multiplayer element (unlike Motorstorm) but they really could have gone the extra mile. One last moan – there is no rain or snow to be seen anywhere. It was on the PS2 and Xbox so why can’t the next generation consoles handle it? Hopefully it was a time constraint. Those small quibbles do not take anything away from the overall balance Codemasters has achieved with this game. What the next game holds in store for us is anyone’s guess. However, if this is the last game in the series (which I doubt) then I would tell you to fasten your seatbelt…and race down to the shops to buy it, before I kick DiRT in your face.
94
Xbox 360Cheat Code Central
Even though DiRT has a few faults, there is no denying that the game is the most fun you will have with a racer because, despite those faults, DiRT delivers on a level that is something to marvel from rally racers. If you are an asphalt loving racing fan, then this one you might want to stay away from, mainly due to the different mechanics put into rally games versus conventional racing games. However, if you love getting dirt stuck in places the sun don't shine or if you are looking for something fresh to suck you in, then DiRT is the racing game you have been wishing for.
94
WindowsCheat Code Central
Even though DiRT has a few faults, there is no denying that the game is the most fun you will have with a racer because, despite those faults, DiRT delivers on a level that is something to marvel from rally racers. If you are an asphalt loving racing fan, then this one you might want to stay away from, mainly due to the different mechanics put into rally games versus conventional racing games. However, if you love getting dirt stuck in places the sun don't shine or if you are looking for something fresh to suck you in, then DiRT is the racing game you have been wishing for.
93
Xbox 360Game Over Online
Despite its slight gameplay and extensive loading problems, DiRT still delivers the most exciting and rewarding racing action I’ve experienced on the 360, and the finest rally racing experience I’ve ever had in a game. After falling in love with Rallisport Challenge 2 a few years ago, I didn’t think anything could top it, but this extraordinary effort from Codemasters does just that, and has given me a new favorite racing series. If you’re new to it, or rally racing games, I recommend checking out the free Xbox Live demo, which can also be used for folks that are tentative due to the learning curve, as it’ll give you a chance to learn the mechanics of the gameplay without any pressure or cost. Long-time fans of the series, or rally racing games in general, can safely snag this without concern, as this is the genre’s finest offering to date.
93
Xbox 360Xboxdynasty (XD)
Colin McRae: DIRT begeistert durch Offroad-Rennaction mit modernstem Handling, Physiksystem und sich realistisch deformierendem Untergrund, der euch jede Unebenheit in der Fahrbahn, das Wegrutschen der Fahrzeuge im nassen Schlamm und jeden losen Stein auf der Strecke spüren lässt. Mit einer gigantischen Auswahl von Offroad-Rennautos, spektakulären Strecken, umfassenden Online-Mehrspieler-Modi und abwechslungsreicheren Rallye-Veranstaltungen als je zuvor kehrt Rallye-Legende Colin McRae ehrevoll auf die Xbox 360 zurück. Colin McRae DIRT ist ein Spiel das man haben muss. Ein umfangreicher Fuhrpark, etliche abwechslungsreiche Herausforderungen, eine traumhafte Grafik, ein genialer Mehrspielermodus und ein atemberaubendes Spielgefühl lassen Colin McRae DIRT mit dem Xboxdynasty Gold Award glänzen. Es ist dieser schmale Grad zwischen der perfekten Kurve und dem Auto im Graben was dieses Spiel so atemberaubend spannend macht.
92
PlayStation 3Video Games Daily
DiRT shows off the power of the next gen consoles spectacularly and with its instant accessibility, it's a must have racer for everyone.
91
Xbox 360GamersHell.com
Even if the online portion didn’t fare as well as we had hoped, there’s hardly anything bad to say about the single player career and championship modes. Racing in DiRT will make your heart pound and your hands sweat, but at the same time you’ll be yearning to floor it all the way through. The varied environments, wide selection of vehicles and game types, and the overall nature of this game all contribute to make DiRT a worthy competitor in the Xbox 360 racing genre.
91
WindowsPC Gameplay (Benelux)
Colin McRae: DIRT is een geweldige Racegame geworden met verbluffende graphics en een lage instapdrempel.
90
Xbox 360Le Geek
DiRT offers nearly everything I was looking for in a racing game. While not as high concept as the Burnout series, I highly recommend it. As an early 360 title, it offers great (and cheap) thrills.
90
Xbox 360Good Game
Apart from that, theres not a whole lot that needs to be said about it. There's a purity to rally racers that give them the ability to attract new players to the genre, something that street racers can't do. There's no girls dancing around and no fully sick subwoofers. Just get to the end of the track and set a good time. I'm giving it 9/10 roadkill chickens.
90
Xbox 360Totally Gaming Network
Colin McRae DiRT is hands down the finest game to have ever come out of Codemasters doors, and to go out on a limb and say it’s the best rally game ever made wouldn’t be too far from the truth. With a deep and rewarding career mode filled with plenty of thrills and tonnes of variation, Colin McRae DiRT is the perfect rally racer and an absolutely essential purchase for every 360 owner.
90
Xbox 360GamesAreFun.com (GAF)
Still, DiRT is this generation's best off-road racer by far, and it could arguably be called this gen's best racer period (so far). It's graphically impressive, fun to play, and features a wide variety of gameplay modes. It offers plenty of material that caters to the hardcore racing fan as well as to the casual pick-up-and-play gamer. Codemasters has really set a benchmark by which all future racing games will be judged, and you owe it to yourself to experience the sense of speed and intensity that grips you through the screen.
90
Xbox 360Thunderbolt Games
It's nice to see the Colin McRae series back in the big time, as it was the first game to offer the closest experience to rally driving as possible back on the PlayStation, and on the Xbox 360 Codemasters has delivered a title that should sit proudly on most gamers shelves for many months to come. The graphics are some of, if not the, best I've seen on the system, and the variety of racing available ensures that you'll never be bored or wanting more.
90
WindowsImperium Gier
Trudno wytknąć jakąkolwiek poważną wadę DiRtowi. Kilka nieznaczących (słabe powtórki, brak wątku ekonomicznego) się znajdzie, ale tak szczerze… jest to czepianie się na siłę. Nowy Colin to zwyczajnie najlepsza samochodówka, jaka jest w tej chwili na rynku. I jeszcze długo tak zostanie.
90
Xbox 360Official XBox Magazine
Really, Dirt’s only flaws are its quirky multiplayer (see sidebar, page 75) and its car lineup, which obviously focuses on real-life rally cars, trucks, and buggies, rather than the more mainstream Ferraris, Corvettes, and other traditional six-figure, dot-com fluff. To be fair, the only reason to call them “flaws” is that they could prevent many of you from buying the game. A better way to approach it would be to call them fearless, creative, yet possibly limiting design choices. So don’t let Dirt’s pointed non–PGR-ness stop you in the slightest — if all you care about is great gameplay, it’s easily one of the best 360 racing games yet.
90
WindowsGameslave UK
On a whole I found DiRT a lot of fun, the varying race types all add a little something, but racing down a winding path at 100mph with trees or a cliff edge either side is absolutely exhilarating. Add in the wheel with the force feedback helping you feel your way through the slides and the cornering, and racing fans of all types are onto a real winner with this title.
90
WindowsGameStar (Germany)
Ja, die Grafik haut im Rekordtempo aus den Socken. Und ja, die Blechschlachten mit Trucks, Buggys und Oldtimern machen einen Heidenspaß. Trotzdem war der Begeisterungssturm der Kollegen bei mir anfangs nur ein laues Lüftchen: Keine Regenrennen, keine taktische Reifenwahl, kein Schlittern auf Eis und Schnee, nur sechs statt bisher acht Austragungsorte - das müssen Fans der ersten Stunde erstmal verarbeiten. Doch bald wurde mir klar, dass der Vergleich mit den Vorgängern unfair ist: Schließlich soll Dirt ein Neuanfang sein - nicht nur für die Rallyeliebhaber, sondern für jeden Rennspielfan. Und das gelingt mit Bravour! Noch nie waren die Strecken schöner, die Unfälle spektakulärer, die Zweikämpfe dramatischer. Dirt fasziniert deshalb sowohl den Need-for-Speed-Junkie als auch den GTR-Experten... und inzwischen auch mich.
90
Xbox 360FZ
Colin McRae: Dirt är ett toppenspel. Jag måste erkänna att det var längesen jag hade så här kul är jag spelade ett bilspel. Det som gör titeln till en guldklimp i spelsamlingen är fantastisk grafik och en körkänsla som är alldeles lagom arkadig för att passa alla typer av spelare. Tro mig, det är flera personer med väldigt olika spelvanor, intresse av bilar och intresse av tv-spel överhuvudtaget, som tjatat på att få komma över och spela. Med andra ord kan man säga att detta spel egentligen lämpar sig för alla, förutom de som verkligen kräver en högst realistisk upplevelse, men det borde du ha förstått vid det här laget. Men mitt tips är i alla fall att skåla i champagnen och långsamt njuta av jordgubben.
90
Xbox 360allaboutgames.co.uk
Colin McRae has made a rather successful jump to this generation, and in the process has expanded its audience, without taking away too much from the hardcore. There are areas to improve, but for now we have one of the best rally games ever made to enjoy.
90
Xbox 360Gameslave UK
On a whole I found DiRT a lot of fun, the varying race types all add a little something, but racing down a winding path at 100mph with trees or a cliff edge either side is absolutely exhilarating. Add in the wheel with the force feedback helping you feel your way through the slides and the cornering, and racing fans of all types are onto a real winner with this title.
90
Xbox 360Gamestyle
DiRT is very much an offline game, so if you're looking for online thrills, look elsewhere, it does not deliver. What it does deliver, however, is a single player treat that is nothing short of fantastic. A lengthy career mode, not to mention the various rally championships to compete in, make this the definitive rally experience. DiRT 2 has a lot to live up to.
90
Xbox 360XboxAddict
Well up until this day I thought I would never play another off-road rally game in my life. Well that all changed after playing the demo for DiRT after downloading if off the marketplace. What killed me the most was the overall looks of this game and well its amazing. You will love the effect this game has on your ability to drive a car or truck in any other game out there. Nothing compares to DiRT as you think it should. Especially with the mix of tracks and roads you will be driving on as you make your way to the top and its a long ways up there. The more you progress through, the more points you get unlocking tracks above your racing tier.
90
Xbox 360TeamXbox
Even though DiRT doesn’t have the depth of a Forza Motorsport 2, it appears Codemasters’ enthusiasm for car racing approaches that of Turn 10’s, albeit referenced on a very different surface. With an expansion from its former WRC-style format and through Codemasters’ proper usage of the Xbox 360’s processing power, DiRT has secured itself as a must-have title for any gamer looking for muddy, dusty and, yes, DiRTy four-wheel racing action.
90
Xbox 360IGN UK
Despite a few issues with the frame-rate and the disappointing online mode, Colin McRae: DiRT is one of the most enjoyable next-gen racing experiences we’ve had. The single-player is rich and fun, with a well-rounded collection of different events, vehicles and tracks which never become tiresome nor boring thanks to the variation of driving experiences offer. The feeling of speed is great too, particularly on the tighter courses, but most importantly DiRT is a lot of fun because it's immediately accessible. Whether you're an experienced wheelman or new to driving games, DiRT will offer a white-knuckle thrill ride you won't forget.
89
WindowsComputer Bild Spiele
Die scharfe, detaillierte Optik der abwechslungsreichen und fordernden Spielumgebungen sucht unter PC-Spielen ihresgleichen. Allerdings benötigen Sie einen leistungsstarken Rechner, um die ganze Pracht zu erfahren. Selten sah ein Rallyespiel - besonders in den nach den Wettbewerben eingespielten Wiederholungen - so authentisch aus. Auch Fahrverhalten und Schadensmodell überzeugen restlos. Die ansprechenden und sehr übersichtlichen Menüs runden den Top-Eindruck ab. Nur ein paar mehr Zuschauer entlang der Strecken hätten sein dürfen... Ansonsten ist dieser Rallye-Ritt in allen Belangen "gut".
89
Xbox 360Gamesmania
Colin McRae Dirt ist eines der besten Rennspiele, die im Laufe der letzten Jahre erschienen sind. Das Rallye Szenario wurde um einige gleichfalls interessanten Wettbewerbe ergänzt, ohne dabei den Schwerpunkt zu verschieben. Dank authentischer Cockpitperspektive und atemberaubenden Strecken schiesst euch das Adrenalin ins Blut. Technikfreaks erfreuen sich zudem an der grandiosen Präsentation, die das spektakuläre Geschehen ins richtige Licht rückt. Bleibt nur noch zu hoffen, dass Codemasters den Titel nachträglich mit einem actionreicheren Onlinemodus ausstatten. Wer Rennspiele mag, sollte Dirt auf jeden Fall nicht verpassen!
89
WindowsGamesmania
Colin McRae Dirt ist eines der besten Rennspiele, die im Laufe der letzten Jahre erschienen sind. Das Rallye Szenario wurde um einige gleichfalls interessanten Wettbewerbe ergänzt, ohne dabei den Schwerpunkt zu verschieben. Dank authentischer Cockpitperspektive und atemberaubenden Strecken schiesst euch das Adrenalin ins Blut. Technikfreaks erfreuen sich zudem an der grandiosen Präsentation, die das spektakuläre Geschehen ins richtige Licht rückt. Bleibt nur noch zu hoffen, dass Codemasters den Titel nachträglich mit einem actionreicheren Onlinemodus ausstatten. Wer Rennspiele mag, sollte Dirt auf jeden Fall nicht verpassen!
89
WindowsGameLemon
That said, DiRT has a lot to offer. If you're a rally fan, than this purchase should be a no-brainer, and the game's accessibility means that even new fans like me can easily jump aboard. It doesn't revolutionize the driving genre, but still impresses on multiple levels. A definite winner.
89
PlayStation 3GameLemon
That said, DiRT has a lot to offer. If you're a rally fan, than this purchase should be a no-brainer, and the game's accessibility means that even new fans like me can easily jump aboard. It doesn't revolutionize the driving genre, but still impresses on multiple levels. A definite winner.
89
Xbox 360GameLemon
That said, DiRT has a lot to offer. If you're a rally fan, than this purchase should be a no-brainer, and the game's accessibility means that even new fans like me can easily jump aboard. It doesn't revolutionize the driving genre, but still impresses on multiple levels. A definite winner.
89
Xbox 360Gamer 2.0
So in all, DiRT definitely stands out as a premiere racing game. The gameplay is great—though it may take a bit of getting used to for those you stick to common racing games—and the graphics help push it along as well. What’s great is there’s also plenty of depth to career mode and good amounts of fun to be had in championships and multiplayer, making Colin McRae’s DiRT definitely worth a purchase.
89
WindowsGamer 2.0
So in all, DiRT definitely stands out as a premiere racing game. The gameplay is great—though it may take a bit of getting used to for those you stick to common racing games—and the graphics help push it along as well. What’s great is there’s also plenty of depth to career mode and good amounts of fun to be had in championships and multiplayer, making Colin McRae’s DiRT definitely worth a purchase.
88
Xbox 360Gamezoom
Momentan gibt es auf der Xbox 360 keine bessere Rallysimulation als Colin McRae Dirt. Das Spiel glänzt mit einer fotorealistischen Grafik inklusive Schadensmodell und einer fortgeschrittenen Steuerung, die Maßstäbe setzt. Überhaupt wenn ihr das Spiel mit einem Lenkrad spielt, kommt richtiges Rennfeeling auf. Getrübt wird CMR Dirt durch den Mehrspielerbereich und den langen Ladezeiten.
88
WindowsPC Games (Germany)
Technisch überzeugt der Titel auf ganzer Linie. Optisch findet sich auf dem Rennspielmarkt momentan kein anderes Spiel, das ein derartiges Grafikfeuerwerk bietet. Unschärfe- und HDR-Effekte sowie die unglaublich detaillierten Wagenmodellen lassen staunen. Die ersten Fahrten auf einer sonnigen Strecke Italiens enden meist abseits der Piste, zu groß ist die Ablenkung durch die grafischen Finessen des neuen Colins. Nur in Sachen Motorensounds enttäuscht das Spiel. Die Flitzer klingen alle­samt nicht satt, eher zu hoch - nur die Buggys der CORR-Rennen ertönen stimmig. Dafür passt die Musikuntermalung in den Wieder­holungen. Die Synchronisation des Co-Piloten ist gleichsam gut umgesetzt und passt genau zu den jeweiligen Strecken.
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Xbox 360Computer Bild Spiele
Wenn Sie dieses Spiel nicht in Fahrt bringt, checken Sie Ihren Puls - Sie könnten bereits tot sein. Die scharfe und detaillierte Optik der abwechslungsreichen und fordernden Spielumgebungen sucht auf der Xbox 360 ihresgleichen. Selten sah ein Rallye-Rennspiel - besonders in den nach den Rennen eingespielten Wiederholungen - so authentisch und greifbar aus. Auch Fahrverhalten und Schadensmodell überzeugen restlos. Die äußerst ansprechenden und sehr übersichtlich gestalteten Menüs sind da nur noch das Tüpfelchen auf dem I. Einzig die wenigen jubelnden Zuschauer, die die Rennstrecke säumen, geben ein wenig Grund zur Klage. Ansonsten ist dieser wahnsinnige Rallye-Ritt wirklich "gut".
87
WindowsJagoGame.com
Dari presentasi di atas, dengan hadirnya berbagai mode permainan yang baru dan menarik, lalu adanya fitur pembelian mobil dan kustomisasinya, skill AI yang tidak boleh dianggap remeh, serta kualitas grafis dan suara yang memukau, membuktikan ambisi besar Codemasters dalam menghadirkan sebuah game reli yang realistis. Game DiRT wajib dicoba dan tidak mengecewakan bagi penggemar game bergenre racing.
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Xbox 360Fragland.net
Colin McRae: DiRT is a more than good game. The decision to make it more varied, with more disciplines, and more accessible, including a more arcade control and driving behaviour, will no doubt sound like music to many gamer’s ears. The presentation is still a gigantic success, with beautiful surroundings and impressive cars that you can wreck at will. In the end there are only two reasons why you shouldn’t get this: the lacking multiplayer and the smaller amount of realism for the professional pilot
85
Xbox 360Good Game
Yeah I reckon this game will last anyone quite a while, both in multiplayer and single. We should also mention Forza 2, for the tarmac-only loving breed of racer, its an equally solid title and coming out at about the same time. I liked seeing statistics during loading as well, I'm giving Colin McRae: DIRT 8.5/10.
85
Xbox 360Xbox360Achievements
Overall, this is the best looking racer on the 360 to date. Great fun to play and a career to sink your teeth in to. Unfortunately let down by the odd handling issue and lack of multiplayer so all in all a game that will probably sink to the bottom of your collection after a while as you struggle for what to do next on it. A must play for the single player, racing fan or not!
85
PlayStation 3Game Informer Magazine
I also bemoan the lack of multi-car online races (you can only compete solo, then test your time against others). Still, most of this game is as good as it gets. With a few tweaks, the next edition of Dirt could be a classic.
85
Xbox 360TTGamer
Colin McRae: DiRT had a lot to live up to and overall it has done so. There are a few problems with the game and the career mode could have been better but there is no doubt that DiRT is second to none when it comes to current rally game offerings, not to mention this is the most visually explosive racing game on the console today. This is highly recommended racing.
85
Xbox 360Game Freaks 365
This game is just plain FUN no matter how you flip it and irregardless of the missing multiplayer features, and that's the true brilliance behind DiRT. There's no question that DiRT makes you feel the stress of sliding a very expensive car between trees and rocks at 50+ mph or the exhilaration of launching said expensive car end-over-end. In fact, if not into a serious race, it's fun to just hit the course and see if you can beat your best number of rolls, longest jump or time on two wheels. Flip the car, jump it off cliffs; do your worst or your best and have fun. You’ll continue to be amazed by the varied amount of tracks, vehicles (which you can purchase as you progress), and especially the arcade feel combined beautifully with a rally simulator.
85
Xbox 360MS Xbox World
So if you like racing more arcade-based over simulation then DiRT is your pick for the summer, but with Forza 2 out it has got some competition. Despite the mediocre online play and amount of time spent looking at the loading screens (despite being as sexy as hell) DiRT is so far the best arcade racing game on the 360 and in my opinion is worthy of a purchase, failing that it needs to be tried, the demo really gives you a good idea of what to expect from the full game. Just be warned there is a 15-30 minute learning curve you have to get past. With driving fans having to pick between Forza 2 and this it’s really just a matter of preference even though Forza 2 has more fans, arcade style racers will feel more at home with DiRT. If only this had the length and customization of Forza 2. Failing that, it’s definitely worth a rental anyways for the easy 1000 gamer Points on offer.
85
Xbox 360Miasto Gier
Colin McRae: DiRT to bardzo dobrze opracowana gra wyścigowa, w której najważniejsze elementy to dynamiczna, szybka i sprawiająca mnóstwo przyjemności jazda oraz wspaniała oprawa audio-wizualna. Program oferuje wiele szczegółowo przygotowanych samochodów oraz trasy, które spełnią wymagania każdego gracza. Dzieło studia Codemasters zdecydowanie zasługuje na uwagę amatorów wirtualnych wyścigów. Jeśli posiadasz w domu konsolę Xbox 360, to Colin McRae: DiRT również powinien zagościć w twych progach!
85
Xbox 360Xbox World Australia (XWA)
DiRT does plenty right and features the most realistic forest and desert environments ever seen in an Xbox racing game. The damage system is also absolutely fantastic. The events are widely varied and as the career mode is so lengthy one can even overlook the lightweight feel and arcade handling of the cars as the racing is simply heaps of fun. Unless you're looking to take DiRT online, there's easily over 20 hours of racing on offer if you're keen to complete every single event in career, and the tournaments.
85
PlayStation 3Game Freaks 365
This game is just plain FUN no matter how you flip it and irregardless of the missing multiplayer features, and that's the true brilliance behind DiRT. There's no question that DiRT makes you feel the stress of sliding a very expensive car between trees and rocks at 50+ mph or the exhilaration of launching said expensive car end-over-end. In fact, if not into a serious race, it's fun to just hit the course and see if you can beat your best number of rolls, longest jump or time on two wheels. Flip the car, jump it off cliffs; do your worst or your best and have fun. You’ll continue to be amazed by the varied amount of tracks, vehicles (which you can purchase as you progress), and especially the arcade feel combined beautifully with a rally simulator.
85
PlayStation 3Fragland.net
Colin McRae: DiRT is a return to form for the long-running series and I would gladly recommend it to gamers who are searching for a great racing game. DiRT is a real tribute to the late Colin McRae. The game's got great graphics, a lot of variety, perfectly balanced car handling and a career mode that could last you a long, long time. Just forget about the online mode.
85
PlayStation 3GameSpot
That said, the multiplayer support is really the only thing about DiRT you can call truly disappointing. On every other front, DiRT delivers a racing experience that's a lot of fun to play, as well as visuals that are an absolute joy to watch. The PS3 version's inclusion of a steadier frame rate, slightly better audio quality, and support for the Logitech G25 force feedback steering wheel helps define it as the best of the bunch. If you already picked up one of the previous releases of the game, there's not enough new content here to make this version worth your while. But for those who missed out on DiRT the first time around, this is the definitive version to get.
85
Xbox 360Armchair Empire, The
Rally fans should have already grabbed this, but I’d even go as far as to challenge non-racing fans to take Dirt for a spin – the challenge of trying to master any given stretch of beautiful road is made compelling enough to try again and again.
85
Xbox 360Kombo.com
Diehard followers of rally racing and the Colin McRae franchise may not appreciate the new direction the series has taken, but the actual racing is as exhilarating as it is accessible, even despite a drop in authenticity.
85
Xbox 360Game Captain
Codemasters hat die Zeichen der Zeit und vor allem die Kritik am Vorgänger verstanden und den doch angestaubten Rallye-Colin zu einem echten Next-Gen-Offroadspezialisten gemacht. Der umfangreichere Karrieremodus im neuen Colin ist abwechslungsreich und motiviert auf Dauer und die Tür-an-Tür-Duelle bringen neuen Schwung ins Spiel. Dennoch fühlt sich das Spiel aber fahrphysikalisch sofort wieder wie ein echter Colin an. Eine höhere Topwertung bleibt dem Spiel trotzdem verwehrt, da u.a. die KI für meinen Geschmack einen Tick zu aggressiv agiert und viel Atmosphäre zerstört. Dass die Weichzeichner-Filter zu weich sind, kann ich angesichts der restlichen schicken Grafik locker verschmerzen – einigen wird es vielleicht gar gefallen. Aber dass der Multiplayermode als ein derartiger Flop daherkommt, ist regelrecht ärgerlich. Dennoch kommen Offroadfans derzeit nicht an Colin McRae: DIRT vorbei.
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WindowsFragland.net
Colin McRae DiRT does what it needs to do; the graphics are excellent and the quick gameplay gives you healthy adrenaline pushes. I did have some problems with errors and crashes and although I have a test version, I’ve read that the retail version doesn’t tend to work so great with everyone either. If you can look past that, you’ve got a very good new racing game that I’ll be keeping and not destroy!
84
PlayStation 34Players.de
Colin McRae: Dirt ist auf der PS3 genau das, was es auch schon auf der Xbox 360 und dem PC war: Ein leicht zugängliches Rennspiel rund um den Rallye-Sport, das seine Prioritäten mehr in Richtung Arcade verschoben hat, aber trotzdem kein reiner Spaßraser im Stil von Sega Rally ist. Trotzdem hat man das Gefühl, als hätten die Entwickler selbst nicht so richtig gewusst, was sie überhaupt wollen. Könnten die vielen Einstellungsmöglichkeiten aus einer Simulation stammen, wirkt das Fahrverhalten wie ein Kompromiss aus Realismus und Spielbarkeit, der aufgrund des fragwürdigen Bremsverhaltens aber auch auf der PS3 einen faden Beigeschmack behält.
84
WindowsIGN
DiRT is one of the coolest racing games I have ever laid my hands on. Though the framerate is sometimes suspect, there's never been a racing game with this much detail. When you can count every leaf on every piece of brush across a three mile track, that's a major graphical accomplishment ¿ just make sure you have a high-end PC to run DiRT. Now, if only every aspect of DiRT matched the graphics and presentation, it would be among the top racers on PC. DiRT does a poor job of giving a sense of weight to its cars, which makes every vehicle feel very similar. DiRT isn't quite as good as some previous installments in the Colin McRae racing series, but it's certainly a worthy addition to the library.
84
PlayStation 3PSX Extreme
When it comes down to it all, DiRT is the rally game hardcore enthusiasts have been waiting for. It's not a game I'd recommend to the casual Need for Speed fan, but it certainly is something fans of the sport and of the Colin McRae franchise will enjoy greatly. DiRT is plenty deep, and has a bevy of race modes, tons of tracks, good replay value, in addition to some pretty solid car customization. Not all is super, though; as the online experience is lacking, the visuals have some sore spots here and there, and gamers will have to dig a bit in order to obtain the cars they really want to roll around with. Other than that, DiRT is still a fine example of a proper rally game.
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WindowsPC Powerplay
Als Jünger der ersten drei Teile hatte ich große Erwartungen, da mich die letzten beiden Parts ziemlich enttäuschten. Und in meinen Augen ist der "Neuanfang" durchaus gelungen. Insbesondere die vielen Vehikel, die mannigfaltigen Meisterschaften, das spektakuläre Schadensmoddel und nicht zuletzt die Grafik sind toll. Doch diese positiven Aspekte haben auch kleine Schattenseiten. Das Sammeln diverser Dreckschleudern stört den Spielfluss. Speziell anfangs sind die Rennen zu kurz, um sich voll ins Geschehen hineinzuversetzen. Totalausfälle scheint es nur im Zusammenhang mit dem Verlust eines Rades zu geben. Und die trübe Weichzeichner-Optik trübt auch meinen Eindruck. Nichtsdestotrotz gefällt mir der neue Colin sehr gut, es bleibt aber Luft nach oben.
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Xbox 360Computer and Video Games (CVG)
So, in the end, you just have to accept the new Colin McRae for what it is. It might be arcade-like, and we hate the annoying, Tony Hawk-style American voice-over man that does nothing but bleat over-enthusiastic bollocks like "Yeah, we won because we were the fastest!" (we miss Nicky Grist), but despite the culture change, this is a great racing game. It's an arcade-style rally game with immense variety in cars and courses, it looks incredible (although still has some choppy frame rate dips) and has the most amazing crash physics. Combine the huge single-player career with the online racing and there's loads of racing pleasure to be had.
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Xbox 360IGN
DiRT is one of the coolest racing games I have ever laid my hands on. Though the framerate is sometimes suspect, there's never been a racing game with this much detail. When you can count every leaf on every piece of brush across a three mile track, that's a major graphical accomplishment. If only every aspect of DiRT matched the graphics and presentation, it would be among the top racers on Xbox 360. DiRT still hasn't fixed Colin McRae's longtime use of a central pivot for turning and the racing feels floaty at times. DiRT isn't quite as good as some previous installments in the Colin McRae racing series, but it's certainly a worthy addition to the library.
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PlayStation 3V2.fi
Jos tämä todellakin jää viimeiseksi Colin-peliksi, on tunnelma hieman ristiriitainen. Visuaalinen ulkoasu on kenties komeimpia mitä rallipeleissä on nähty, mutta sisällössä on valittu vähän kaikkea -linja. Peli raapaisee hiukan sitä ja tätä lajia, yrittämättä keskittyä mihinkään erityisemmin. Kaupallisesti on varmaan mielekästä hämmentää soppaa, kun ahkerinkaan fani enää tuskin muistaa, mitä eroa 04- ja 05-painoksilla oli, mutta vastaavasti ralliin muutenkin kuin "kivana ajeluna" suhtautuva häiriintyy siitä, että Colinin nimikkopelissä ajetaan lajeja, joita Colin ei koskaan harrastanut. Autot ovat virallisia, mutta FIA-lisenssiä pelillä ei ole (keksityt suomalaisnimet kuljettajistossa ovatkin kohtuullisen huvittavia). Näin koko homma on ikään kuin jonkinlaista ralliautoilufantasiaa, jota kyllä jaksaa huristella aikansa, mutta pitemmän päälle jatkuva lajista toiseen pomppiminen alkaa puuduttaa.
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PlayStation 3Game Shark
Regardless, DiRT is a great game to show off your PS3; it’s gorgeous, fun, and is easily one of the very best racing games available for the console.
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WindowsGame Revolution
It’s strange that a game called “DiRT” would be so conspicuously clean. There’s no mud, puddles, or general nastiness to speak of. Your car might get a little dusty, but nothing a dry cloth couldn’t handle. Off-road racing is supposed to be dirty. Real dirty. Regardless, DiRT is a fantastic rally racing game that aims to be a fantastic all-around off-road experience, but like internet porn, next time it needs to get a little dirtier.
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WindowsGry OnLine
Poza tradycyjnymi rajdami, w których ścigamy się tylko z czasem, weźmiemy więc udział w off-roadowych zmaganiach z podobnymi nam śmiałkami i to w tak niecodziennych (jak na Colina) wehikułach jak: ciężarówki marki Kamaz lub Kenworth (bardziej znane z 18 Wheels of Steel), terenówki firm Mitsubishi, Volkswagen i BMW czy wreszcie wozy typu Buggy. Wygrane w wyścigach umożliwiają wspinanie się po drabince sukcesu, dają też wirtualną mamonę na odblokowywanie i zakup kolejnych samochodów wszelakiej konstrukcji (z napędem na cztery koła, na oś przednią lub tylną itp.). Łącznie na odkrycie czeka imponująca liczba ponad 40 wózków i 180 różnych rodzajów malowania. Długie godziny, ba, dni zabawy mamy więc jak w banku.
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PlayStation 3Game Revolution
It’s strange that a game called “DiRT” would be so conspicuously clean. There’s no mud, puddles, or general nastiness to speak of. Your car might get a little dusty, but nothing a dry cloth couldn’t handle. Off-road racing is supposed to be dirty. Real dirty. Regardless, DiRT is a fantastic rally racing game that aims to be a fantastic all-around off-road experience, but like internet porn, next time it needs to get a little dirtier.
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Xbox 360GameSpot
That said, the multiplayer support is really the only thing about DiRT you can call truly disappointing. On every other front, DiRT delivers a racing experience that's a lot of fun to play and visuals that are such a joy to watch that you can even bring yourself to forgive the shoddy frame rate. All around, DiRT is a class act, and it belongs in any racing fan's library.
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WindowsGameSpot
Fans of Codemasters' Colin McRae rally racing series are in for a surprise with the publisher's newest title, DiRT. DiRT has more in common with Digital Illusions' Rallisport Challenge series than the Colin McRae games of old, putting a greater emphasis on a variety of off-road racing disciplines, as opposed to sticking hard and fast to traditional rally racing. That's not to say that rally fans will be disappointed with the game. DiRT veers a good bit further into arcade territory than earlier games in the series, but it is still a blast to drive, and absolutely stunning to look at.
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WindowsLevel
Chiar dacă partea de simulare nu poate fi comparată cu producţiile SimBin, chiar şi dificilul Richard Burns Rally a fost mai hard-core, pilotatul maşinilor îţi oferă o senzaţie ridicată de realism.
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WindowsFOK!games
Uiteindelijk is Colin McRae DiRT dus een goede game geworden, netjes afgewerkt (iets wat zeker fijn is om te merken in deze dagen van gehaaste releases) en het allerbelangrijkst: een lekker spelende game. Qua levensduur zit het ook snor, met de 46 te behalen auto's en de in totaal 186 skins. Een aanrader dus!
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WindowsActionTrip
To sum it up, is DIRT a good game? Besides suffering from a mild identity crisis, this is a very good racing game. It is complex, demanding, and it can get pretty intense, especially in Rally races. Will this game be playable on most rigs? I very much doubt it. For whatever reason, the ridiculous hardware requirements are seriously messing with the overall impression that you get from playing DIRT.
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PlayStation 3GameSpy
Nevertheless, DiRT is one of the best racing experiences we've played, and easily holds its own in a crowded field. You'll race through much of the game's content in a week of play, and without true multiplayer there's not much incentive to keep playing once you've mastered the handful of tracks. Still, the experience of going through the satisfying career mode should be on every PlayStation 3 racing fan's list of things to do this year. If you haven't already picked this one up for the Xbox 360 or PC, the PS3 version is well worth checking out.
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Xbox 360GameSpy
DiRT is one of the best racing experiences we've played recently, and easily holds its own in a crowded field. You'll race through much of the game's content in a week of play, and without true multiplayer there's not much incentive to keep playing once you've mastered the handful of tracks. Still, the experience of going through the satisfying career mode and racking up the well-implemented Achievements should be on every Xbox 360 racing fan's list of things to do this year.
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WindowsGameSpy
The lack of a real multiplayer mode is a huge disappointment to us. What makes this omission even worse is how short the single-player campaign is. 66 events may sound like a lot, but they go by fast. After that you can always do Time Trials or individual Championships, but they're not as involving as the full-on Campaign mode. Combine this with steep system requirements and you've got enough issues to keep this game from being Editor's Choice material. It's really too bad as the core game here is fantastic and we heartily recommend it to anyone looking for a fun racer. The Xbox 360 version may have an edge in terms of performance and stability but the PC version is still just as fun. At its core DiRT is a fantastic achievement and we're happy to have it on our hard drives.
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Xbox 360Play.tm
When it comes down to it DiRT is almost a victim of its own excess. While it should be congratulated on its near flawless presentation and the huge variety of racing it offers, it's that wealth of content that serves to highlight the games weaknesses. While DiRT certainly does offer the best traditional rally experience around at the moment, by including the chance to race directly against other vehicles in the CORR events it almost accidentally reminds you that racing that way is actually more fun. If you're a serious rally fan then this is easily the best game of its type, however, anyone just in the market for a decent racing game may want to stop and decide if this is really going to be their cup of tea before they part with their money.
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WindowsSuper Play
En racingsimulation som inte tyngs ner av onödig realism utan koncentrerar sig på det roliga i att flyga fram över stock och sten i 140 kilometer i timmen. Snabbt, skitigt och svettigt spännande.
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WindowsPlayDevil
"Colin McRae Dirt" for Xbox 360 and PC is nearly a winner, only falling at the last hurdle. It has gorgeous graphics, a fun arcade-simulation balance, lots of different types of races, good sound and good AI. Then you get the annoying Americanisation, the poor online play and some framerate issues. If these were sorted, then it would be an amazing game. As it stands, it's just a very, very good rally game! If you have the time or inclination, this is well worth playing and good value for your money.
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Xbox 360PlayDevil
"Colin McRae Dirt" for Xbox 360 and PC is nearly a Forza beater, only falling at the last hurdle. It has gorgeous graphics, a fun arcade-simulation balance, lots of different types of races, good sound and good AI. Then you get the annoying Americanisation, the poor online play and some framerate issues. If these were sorted, then it would be an amazing game. As it stands, it's just a very, very good rally game! If you have the time or inclination, this is well worth playing and good value for your money.
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WindowsHry Sme
Nový Colin má svoje svetlé aj temné stránky. Grafika patrí medzi to najlepšie, čo je na PC k dispozícii, s hrateľnosťou to však už také ružové nie je. Svoju úlohu ale splní – zabaví na pomerne dlhú dobu, a čo je dôležité, baviť sa dá naplno, teda ak zvládnete trochu nepoddajné ovládanie. Nejedná sa však o žiaden prelomový titul, keby niekto čakal niečo v tomto zmysle.
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WindowsHrej!
I přes nepříliš povedený multiplayer si zasluhuje Colin McRae DiRT uznání za hru se skutečně širokým záběrem, precizní grafikou a především maximální snahou o hráčovo potěšení z rychlé jízdy, nesvázané zákony fyziky až tak přísně.
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PlayStation 3Game Informer Magazine
Despite it's limited focus, Dirt's single-minded pursuit of racing serves the game well and creates a strong foundation for the future. I guess I can't blame it for tuning out the rest of the world while it whips around dusty tracks at scary speeds. As we know, getting dialed into the zone is everything.
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PlayStation 3videogamer.com
Colin McRae: Dirt is a solid and often spectacular effort from Codemasters. The core racing is thrilling yet accessible and the amount of content on offer will keep players enthralled for some time. Improvements over the Xbox 360 release are minimal at best, but that shouldn't stop PS3 gamers adding another off-road racer to their collection.
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Xbox 360Gry o2
Podsumowując - gra jest bardzo dobra, a mogłaby być perfekcyjna. Po kilku godzinach widać jednak, że „czegoś” zabrakło, a to, co jest, można było jeszcze doszlifować. Jeśli Forza 2 nie podeszła komuś to jest duża szansa, że z DIRT będzie się świetnie bawił. Seria poszła w innym kierunku - czy to dobrze? Nie wiem, ale ja z przyjemnością widziałbym dwie serie: starego dobrego Colina skupionego na WRC i arcadowego DIRTA dla wszystkich innych. Codemasters mieliby czas na dopracowanie gry. Na razie jednak mamy to, co mamy, i Colin McRae DIRT to jeden z lepszych wyścigów arcade w klimatach błota i napędu na cztery koła.
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PlayStation 3Digital Spy
Although Colin McRae: DiRT is not the best game in the series playability-wise, it is certainly the most visually impressive. Despite its flaws - namely the floaty handling – this has more than enough strong points to make it a worthy addition to any racing fan’s collection.
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PlayStation 3Gamer.nl
Mensen met een PlayStation 3 en een sterke affiniteit voor racegames kunnen met Coling McRae DiRT eigenlijk niet fout gaan. Het ontbreken van een degelijke multiplayer en wat kleine slordigheidsfoutjes zijn een behoorlijk gemis, maar als het aankomt op het avontuur voor de eenzame speler, dan is DiRT gewoon een hele goede game. Er valt genoeg te ploeteren in de modder, de presentatie is ronduit fantastisch en de game speelt gewoon erg lekker weg. Al met al is DiRT een meer dan prima racer die het race-assortiment van Sony’s laatste console prima aanvult.
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PlayStation 3Worth Playing
DiRT is the best racing game on the PS3 thus far. Sure, it may be by default since it doesn't have to compete with Forza like the Xbox 360 version, but that doesn't detract from the game's merit. Still, despite all of the efforts to be accessible to technical rally racing newbies, this is still a game for tinkerers and realistic driving enthusiasts at heart. Those simply wishing to Go Fast(tm) in their racing games, unfortunately, will have to stick with Full Auto 2, or Midnight Club 3: Dub Edition Remix via backward compatibility for the moment. The multiplayer, while serviceable, needs serious work, but players looking for their own fantasy rally racing league to enjoy on their couches have come to the right place.
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Xbox 360Entertainment Depot, The
The act of driving is unique, and it is difficult to express in other mediums. Films will put cameras on the fronts of cars, photographs will show motion blur and streaking lights, and books will use verbs and adjectives. DiRT manages to use the medium of video games to create the sensation of driving not only by showing but also by designing some of the best courses for rally that I've ever driven in a game. For the sensation of speed I usually play arcade style racing games - such as Ridge Racer - which recreate the sensation of speed through hyper motion and ridiculous physics, but DiRT does just as good of a job while still maintaining a sense of realism. One of the best visual presentations in a racing game ties it all together making DiRT a package that any fan of driving should feel safe purchasing.
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WindowsFZ
Efter ett par halvdana spel är denna spelserie på allvar tillbaka på banan. Detta är ett av de roligaste och mest välgjorda racingspelen på länge, med gott om innehåll och bra känsla. Det usla flerspelarläget och en del tekniska bekymmer (instabilt, knackigt ljud ibland) hindrar betyget från att skena i topp. Om du ogillar kopieringsskyddet Starforce ska du också se upp. I övrigt ett kalasköp - välkommen tillbaka, Colin!
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Xbox 360Worth Playing
For fans of the rally racing sub-genre, it doesn't get much better than DiRT, but for everyone else, this can be range from being a really fun time to an exercise in frustration.
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Xbox 360FOK!games
Colin McRae DiRT is de eerste next-gen game uit de serie, en deze is zeer goed gelukt. De game is wel aardig pittig te noemen, maar als je de game een tijdje speelt en je aan de verschillende voertuigen gewend bent zul je hier geen last meer van hebben. De leercurve zorgt er ook voor dat je deze game wilt blijven spelen, omdat je gewoon het beste wilt worden. Als je uiteindelijk je Subaru Impreza zonder moeite door alle S-bochten heen ziet te wurmen zal je echt een zelfvoldaan gevoel hebben. De multiplayer met honderd spelers is fantastisch en werkt erg leuk. Wél erg jammer is dat er geen offline multiplayer mogelijkheden zijn wat de score van de game toch een stukje naar beneden haalt. Op de graphics is niet veel aan te merken, alles steekt goed in elkaar en ziet er gaaf uit. Ook de interactie met de weg is erg mooi uitgewerkt, waardoor je de game echt ín je huiskamer haalt. Het totaalbeeld van deze game is erg goed, en doet eer aan de Colin McRae-serie.
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Xbox 360Deaf Gamers
There are many aspects of Colin McRae DiRT that many gamers will enjoy. The variety in the racing disciplines is certainly refreshing and will definitely widen the games appeal to attract those who may not have been interested in previous Colin McRae rally titles. The graphics are very impressive and include real-world roads and the vehicles all look superb. The frame rate issues, the poor multiplayer and the slightly floaty handling are all negatives that take away from the experience. That said you do get used to the handling after spending an hour or so with the game and the frame issues are only present in wheel-to-wheel races. On the whole, DiRT for both the 360 and the PC is a very enjoyable racing title but there's clearly room for improvement, especially on the multiplayer side of the game.
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WindowsDeaf Gamers
There are many aspects of Colin McRae DiRT that many gamers will enjoy. The variety in the racing disciplines is certainly refreshing and will definitely widen the games appeal to attract those who may not have been interested in previous Colin McRae rally titles. The graphics are very impressive and include real-world roads and the vehicles all look superb. The frame rate issues, the poor multiplayer and the slightly floaty handling are all negatives that take away from the experience. That said you do get used to the handling after spending an hour or so with the game and the frame issues are only present in wheel-to-wheel races. On the whole, DiRT for both the 360 and the PC is a very enjoyable racing title but there's clearly room for improvement, especially on the multiplayer side of the game.
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Xbox 360Gamer.nl
Met DiRT weet Codemasters nieuw elan te geven aan de Colin McRae serie. Door voor meerdere raceklassen te gaan en races met meerdere tegenstanders is de game enorm divers geworden. Audio en graphics komen samen in de perfect uitgevoerde cockpit view en geven de game een ware off-road race-ervaring. De ondermaatse online mode en de soms wat onovertuigende physics vallen hierdoor wel tegen.
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Xbox 360GamingHeaven / DriverHeaven
I can understand all the choices made in DiRT but in its conquest to reach the American gamers, I feel that a bit of the magic from the franchise is lost with this latest game. Where’re Nicky Grist and Colin McRae? What happened to rally tracks like Sweden or Greece? Don’t get me wrong, DiRT is a great game and I don’t regret picking it over Forza 2, but I would be lying if I wasn’t a bit disappointed.
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Xbox 360Digital Spy
If you’re looking for a thrilling rally game that can satisfy on days when you simply want to pick-up-and-play and those when you want something more engaging, this is it. Add in a fantastic feeling of speed and an excellent variety of tracks and it’s easy to see why we place Colin McRae: DiRT in the ‘must have’ league.
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Xbox 360Pro-G
Colin McRae: Dirt is a solid and often spectacular first next-gen effort from Codemasters. The core racing is thrilling yet accessible and the amount of content on offer will keep players enthralled for some time. Some inexplicable frame rate problems and a lacklustre online multiplayer mode prevent this from being a classic, but Dirt is still one of the premier racing titles of 2007.
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Xbox 360TotalVideoGames (TVG)
DiRT is certainly not the annual update of McRae games of old; a whole new Career structure, expanded vehicles, and the lack of stronghold rallying locations like Sweden and Finland, have all worked together to push the franchise in a new (and yet, not a wholly welcomed) direction. In many ways, DiRT could just have easily been called TOCA DiRT and deviated very little from what we have here...except for the obligatory TOCA storyline of rookie driver turns good, and the rally cars, of course. Whilst its newly found mainstream approach may just expand its audience (especially across the Atlantic), DiRT seriously runs the risk of alienating traditional McRae series fans - especially when the game's 'host' calls you "Dude!" and tells you that you suck.
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Xbox 360Eurogamer.net (UK)
A wonderful package and a triumphant return to form for Codies, DiRT sets a mean precedent for future rally games to match and really manages to capture the excitement, the fear and the challenge of off-road racing. It's, like, totally sick, dude. Killer.
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PlayStation 3Play.tm
Overall, this title has bucket loads of quality and a game structure that should keep you happily driving for many hours. It is a shame that multiplayer didn't make it in somewhere (even in online, it's all time trials). The impressive parts of the game easily manage to outshine any failings. This is a franchise we expect to mature with age, so if you are not a real petrol head perhaps you should wait a year. If you are into your combustion engine powered automobiles though, you really shouldn't miss this one.
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Xbox 360DarkZero
Well, the answer to that would have to be a no, but that is not to say DiRT is a bad game, in fact it is far from it. The main problem that it has is that it has made a niche for itself in an already niche market. Not only does the game fall short of offering the same fun that was on show in Rallisport 2, nor entice gamers with the same hardcore thrills as Richard Burns, it also falls short of being a Colin McRae game. At times you really have to wonder why Codies chose to take DiRT’s direction as it is worlds apart from the older games in the series. There was nothing wrong with the formula so why did they “fix” it? At best DiRT comes off as being an eclectic mix of all that has come before it, but regrettably ends up a rally game that seems to have lost its sense of direction. It sure does look pretty though!
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PlayStation 3Jeuxvideo.com
On retiendra en priorité de DIRT qu'il est exceptionnellement beau. Destiné à combler les attentes d'un public peu exigeant en terme de réalisme de conduite, il décevra ceux qui l'attendaient comme le premier jeu de rallye de la machine. Plus près d'un TOCA que d'un WRC, il emprunte donc une voie différente de celle que l'on associait à la série Colin McRae. Mais au final, on adhère très rapidement au concept et les heures de jeu s'enchaînent (entre des temps de chargements très longs) à grande vitesse.
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Xbox 360Jeuxvideo.com
On retiendra en priorité de DIRT qu'il est exceptionnellement beau. Destiné à combler les attentes d'un public peu exigeant en terme de réalisme de conduite, il décevra ceux qui l'attendaient comme le premier jeu de rallye de la machine. Plus près d'un TOCA que d'un WRC, il emprunte donc une voie différente de celle que l'on associait à la série Colin McRae. Mais au final, on adhère très rapidement au concept et les heures de jeu s'enchaînent (entre des temps de chargements très longs) à grande vitesse.
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WindowsJeuxvideo.com
On retiendra en priorité de DIRT qu'il est exceptionnellement beau. Destiné à combler les attentes d'un public peu exigeant en terme de réalisme de conduite, il décevra ceux qui l'attendaient comme le premier jeu de rallye de la machine. Plus près d'un TOCA que d'un WRC, il emprunte donc une voie différente de celle que l'on associait à la série Colin McRae. Mais au final, on adhère très rapidement au concept et les heures de jeu s'enchaînent à grande vitesse.
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WindowsYouGamers
In DiRT, what could have been a banner release turns out to be a bit disappointing. Codemasters hasn't dumped every CMR fan in the gutter (I'm sure some have the hardware necessary to run the game), but their message couldn't be clearer: PC fans, your time is up - we're focused on the console. Despite the odd handing model, the gameplay is solid and there's plenty of it. The level of detail is astounding and even rally purists can enjoy the new racing modes. Few will get a chance to enjoy DiRT on the PC, however; hardware-wise, the barrier to entry it just too high.
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WindowsAbsolute Games (AG.ru)
Бойкая, лоснящаяся, во многом уникальная, не совсем «тупая» и затягивающая, как и все автогонки Codemasters, аркада. Увы, наград ей не видать — слишком много недоработок.
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Xbox 360JustPressPlay
If you like an easy rally fix, then DiRT is the game for you. It has everything in it. It's a mix of driving an assortment of vehicles across rough terrain. The arcade handling will get you winning races pretty fast. But if you're a rally purist like me, you'll easily find out that a lot of what Colin McRae stood for in terms of real rally driving, is now gone in DiRT.
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WindowsPlayfuls
By admitting the staggering four-wheel battle on the console tracks, all this production effort seems to be justified. But that fails to comfort the earliest upholders of a franchise that, as far as I'm concerned, has started to walk on two lines from the moment the third installment has seen the publishing light. One thing is more certain that the rest. The Colin McRae Rally series is dead. Officially buried, and with all the proper bells and whistles involved.