10:02 PM - November 16, 2006 by Steve_OS
We have just posted some DIRT: Colin McRae Off-Road screenshots.
"Engines growl and tires screech in Codemasters’ newly revamped DIRT: Colin McRae Off-Road, only this time with true next-generation technology under the hood. Featuring all the sensational realism and sublime car handling the series is renowned for, DIRT is the first title being created using studio’s new proprietary game engine, Neon. DIRT: Colin McRae Off-Road is planned to arrive spring, 2007 for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, and PC.
Neon is the powerhouse next-gen game engine being used to build DIRT: Colin McRae Off-Road from the ground up. This new engine is the wizard behind the curtain, driving the next iteration of the Colin McRae series’ impeccable car handling, incredibly detailed vehicles and fantastic living environments. A continuous, multiplatform technical development, Neo has been in production for over 18 months with more than 30 tech experts at the helm.
Neon will ensure that DIRT’s exhilarating mix of off-road race events will be compounded into one adrenaline rush after the next, with gameplay that’s nothing but true to the series. Featuring over 40 officially licensed vehicles covering 12 car class categories, racing fans will get their fix of throwing official 2WD, 4WD, Classic and RWD cars, including Colin McRae’s prototype R4 and Travis Pastrana’s X Games-winning Subaru Impreza, around the most challenging and treacherous rally stages around the world."