Dirt 4 is finally official, and it's coming out this June for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Codemasters' off-road game is the first proper Dirt sequel since 2011's Dirt 3, though of course since then we've had the brilliant Dirt Rally and the not quite so brilliant Dirt Showdown.
Dirt 4 seems to be building on the success of 2015's Dirt Rally, with a focus on realism as well as a little extra accessibility thrown in to boot. It'll carry the official FIA World Rallycross Championship license, including settings such as Lohéac Bretagne, Hell, Holjes & Lydden Hill, while it'll also introduce dirt track racing in buggies, trucks and crosskarts.
Codemaster's acclaimed 2011 racing game, DiRT 3, is free on PC and Mac through the Humble Store.
Dirt 3 has transitioned to Steamworks from Games For Windows Live. Better yet, it's upgrading all owners of the main game to the Complete Edition.
The PC version of racing game Dirt 3 will soon ditch Games for Windows Live for Steamworks support, Codemasters has announced.
Codemasters has announced the Dirt 3 Complete Edition, which comes with £20 worth of extra content.
The Complete Edition is due out on 9th March for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, and carries a suggested retail price of £29.99/€39.99.
It has 12 new routes across two locations, new cars and a range of liveries (via download on PC).
UPDATE: AMD has issued a statement confirming activation keys have been compromised, and added that there might be a delay in redeeming valid vouchers while it looks into the situation.
Dance yourself slim game Zumba Fitness has won an eighth consecutive week at number one.
Its sales rose this week, up by 16 per cent, and it outsold the rest of the top five games combined.
It's now been top 11 weeks in total, which makes it the joint third (with FIFA: Road to the World Cup '98 and FIFA Soccer '96) best streak of all time.
An uninspiring week of game releases sees Zumba Fitness unchallenged. It landed top of the UK all-format charts once again.
UK shop Game has restarted its Play Now/Trade Later deal.
Gamers with second-hand copies of the PlayStation 3 version of Fear 3 now have the ability to access all the game's multiplayer modes.
This week's EU PSN Store update adds Fear 3's multiplayer unlock code, priced £3.19.
Fresh versions of the game come with the code included. Those with used copies must pay to play online options 'F**king Run!' and 'Soul Survivor'.
New downloadable content for superb racing game DiRT 3 is out now.
British publisher Codemasters has admitted being violated by hackers. In an open letter to customers, Codemasters outlined the areas hacked - the Codemasters website, Dirt 3 VIP code redemption page, Codemasters EStore and Codemasters CodeM database - and what had been stolen.
The first post-PSN hack Store update has arrived. More will follow, as Sony tries to catch up on a month of missed content.
Today's highlights are an inFamous 2 demo and the belated arrival of tasty download game Outland. There are a horde of special offers, including Noby Noby Boy for £2 and the God of War HD Collection for £15.
Owners of Dirt 3 on PS3 can now play the celebrated rally game online. Dirt 3 requires a VIP code to be played online. Said VIP code had to be redeemed or bought from the Store.
A Colin McRae Vision Charity Pack has been released for Dirt 3 - the racing series that used to be prefixed with the late rally driver's name.
How much does an official Dirt 3 Edition rally car seat with adjustable steering wheel and pedal mounts cost? £489 (£439 online), and you can order one for your front room this summer.
Nearly two-thirds of UK Dirt 3 sales were made on Xbox 360, but Codemasters doesn't believe shoppers are put off by a wobbly PSN service.
"PSN hasn't had a hugely adverse affect on sales," a spokesperson for Codemasters told Eurogamer this morning.
A rough split of around 60-40 was expected, the publisher intimated.
L.A. Noire has lapped new entry DiRT 3 to remain top of the UK charts.
Codemasters has responded to the PlayStation 3 gamers who can't play DiRT 3's online multiplayer.
Rally racer DiRT 3's online multiplayer is stuck in the mud on PS3 until Sony gets the PlayStation Store back up and running.
UK specialist shop Game reckons the controversial pre-owned market is "good for the whole industry".
A roar of an engine careens past, followed by an arid cloud of kicked-up dust.
Upcoming Codemasters racer DiRT 3 will soon be wallowing in not one, but four dollops of downloadable content, according to leaked PS3 Trophy details.
The add-ons were outed by PS3Trophies. Descriptions reveal extra events and cars, although there's no mention of pricing.
The Power and Glory Car Pack and The Mud and Guts Car Pack both feature new vehicles. The X Games Asia Track Pack and Monte Carlo Track Pack each dole out an extra location, with associated new events.
Codemasters' forthcoming off-road racer DiRT 3 uses an online pass that enables play via Xbox Live and PlayStation Network as well as unlocking five new vehicles.
Giant American shop-chain GameStop is selling new racing game DiRT 3 for $299.99.
Codemasters has explained its decision to drop legendary rally driver Colin McRae's name for the title and box of upcoming racer DiRT 3.
Using traditional controllers will always be the "primary" way to play racing games.
Stereoscopic 3D has been touted as the next big thing for racing games – indeed Sony claims 3D gives gamers a "competitive edge". But for one upcoming racing game the tech does more harm than good – and can even make you feel sick.
Another racing game developer has criticised Polyphony Digital's PlayStation 3 exclusive sim Gran Turismo 5 for its "grindy levelling up".
Codemasters will launch rally game DiRT 3 worldwide on 24th May.
Codies sent over two new screenshots for the PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 racer, which you can see below.
DiRT 3 has double the track content of the 2009 game. You assume the role of an elite professional driver and compete in off-road racing events.
The next Operation Flashpoint game, Red River, will be released at some point between 1st April and the end of June 2011, Eurogamer can exclusively reveal.
2011 racer DiRT 3 will have over 50 rally cars, Codemasters has confirmed.
The recently-revealed Codemasters racer DiRT 3, due out on the PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 next year, will have "snow and ice, dynamic weather, YouTube uploads, fierce rides and epic tracks, splitscreen support, party modes, an open-world playground and more real-life sponsors and stars than ever," according to the latest issue of Edge magazine.
In the mag, which landed on Eurogamer's desk this morning, chief game designer Matt Horsman says DiRT 3 "is the biggest rally game ever made".
A new career mode emphasises working and racing as a team, and starts you off as a "privateer" racing cars from the 90s.
Codemasters had let-out the first video for racing threequel Colin McRae's: DiRT 3.
New Operation Flashpoint, DiRT and Race Driver: GRID games are in production, Codemasters has confirmed.
The UK-based developer also teased a "massive" new game based on the latest evolution of its EGO engine technology.
"In Southam it's full steam ahead with the next iteration in our Flashpoint series, as well as the next DiRT and GRID. It'll be interesting to see how it all pans out," senior vice president of production Jamie MacDonald told Develop.
Codemasters bigwig Gavin Cheshire has confirmed Colin McRae: DiRT 3's existence.
"There's some great stuff coming from Birmingham that's going into DiRT 3," blurted the exec to EDGE magazine, issue 213.
He added: "DiRT was a complete reboot - we threw away what was going on and redid it completely - and then we rebooted GRID because it wasn't top gun, and then we rebooted DiRT 2. I'm not saying we're throwing all the codebase away, but we're throwing the thoughts away and coming out with something fresh and new. Because if you don't innovate, you're dead."