Excerpt: DiRT Showdown, a racing game with delusions of grandeur attached to muckiness, twisted metal, and engines designed to give teenage boys erections as rigid as a Porche’s tail pipe. However, it does boast a very impressive collection of automobiles and game modes to use them in.
Excerpt: Dirt Showdown is a pothole of accessibility. Over the course of the last few releases from Codemasters – most relevantly: Dirt 2 and Dirt 3, they’ve pretty much established themselves as being a developer and publisher that wants to be as inclusive as possible where driving is concerned.
Excerpt: DiRT Showdown is one answer to an important question: how do you make a multiplayer-focused racing game? We've all been there. Heck, I was there just the other day - take a racing game online and it's more daunting than trying to play Counter-Strike and StarCraft II simultaneously while somebody...
Conclusion: Dirt Showdown delivers a decent racing experience. While the destruction theme may not be pulled off perfectly and the Hoonigan events can still be a bit frustrating, racing fans who are looking for a bit of fun, both offline and online, can't go wrong with this one.
Pros: +Great racing mechanics, +Improved stunt mechanics, +Impressive graphics
Cons: -Hit and miss demolition derbies, -Annoying announcer, -Frustrating Hoonigan competitions
Excerpt: Introduction, setup, requirements Codemasters is well-known for its love of the PC, and has long supplied its fans on the platform with what they demand. Today I'll be taking a look at the studio's latest -- DiRT Showdown , an arcade-style racer built from the ground up for DirectX 11 and hosting...
Excerpt: Everyone has that one friend that constantly tells you all about this new thing they've found and they're now all about. They relate everything back to their new found obsession and try to find ways to get you and everyone else talking about it.
Excerpt: To clarify right off the bat, DiRT Showdown is not your typical DiRT game. For years, Codemasters has been perfecting the art of the rally racing game, starting with the Colin McRae series and eventually moving onto the DiRT -y path.
Excerpt: Dirt Showdown Review Publisher: Codemasters Platform: PC , XBox 360, Playstation 3 UK Price (as reviewed): £21.40 Incl. VAT US Price (as reviewed): $26.99 Excl. Tax Okay, let’s get the obvious stuff out of the way first - Dirt Showdown is a big, brash, and occasionally ridiculous slab of game.