X Games Integration Exclusively For DiRT 2

"ESPN's X games to be integrated with upcoming DiRT 2 for an even more realistic approach."

Search News

  • Scrolling Image
  • Scrolling Image
3 new X Games competitions to offer ultimate glory in all-action off-road racer
 
DiRT 2 CarCodemasters and ESPN’s X Games, today announced an agreement that will see three all-new X Games stages created and integrated exclusively in Colin McRae: DiRT 2, the sequel to the award-winning off-road racing title. The new stages – X Games America, X Games Europe and X Games Asia – will carry official X Games branding and infuse added realism by bringing the series’ unique action sports atmosphere to the game. Players will be able to compete in the X Games events by reaching landmark achievements within the game’s World Tour.
 
“With Colin McRae: DiRT 2 Codemasters has captured the essence of contemporary action sports racing, making the game a great platform to integrate the X Games brand and the look and feel of its global events,” said Rick Alessandri, ESPN Senior Vice President and Managing Director, X Games Franchise. “We’re excited that millions of players will have the opportunity to engage in the X Games environment both in the game and online.”
 
“We’ve been inspired by the flair, style and big event atmosphere of ESPN’s X Games series, which has switched on a new generation of action sports fans to rally and off-road racing.” said Gavin Raeburn, Senior Executive Producer, Codemasters. “It’s been incredible to work with them to shape a series of exclusive X Games integrations for Colin McRae: DiRT 2. Gamers will experience three major competitions that will make them feel like they’re really arrived on the world’s premiere racing stage, competing in front of thousands of fans in dramatic and spectacular stadium events.”
 
DiRT 2 Crowd X GamesThe X Games events will be headlined by off-road racing’s most famous and respected athletes including Ken Block, Dave Mirra, Tanner Faust and Travis Pastrana.
 
Each X Games event will consist of two knockout rounds (quarters and semis) rounded off with a dramatic final held at spectacular locations including London (X Games Europe), Tokyo (X Games Asia) and Los Angeles (X Games America). The X Games America competition is identified from the very start of the game as the pinnacle event in Colin McRae: DiRT 2’s racing world and the ultimate test for any off-road racer.
 
Colin McRae: DiRT 2 will be shipping on September 8th in North America and release on September 10th across EPAC territories with a UK street date of September 11th. The game will be published for the Xbox 360, Playstation 3, Wii, Nintendo DS and PSP with a Games For Windows LIVE edition, supporting DirectX 11, to follow.
 
Get ready for the ultimate off-road competition!
 
Discuss in the Forums.
«Prev 1 Next»

Most Recent Comments

04-08-2009, 05:20:33

Rastalovich
Somebody on here Vista'd the card.

04-08-2009, 06:47:49

monkey7
I did, and my brother did.

I described the installation process in the member review but you would be very lucky if those things are unchanged in win7.

My brother just put the card in and clicked install with the vista64 drivers which are on the 'net and it worked for him, see the third post in the topic.

04-08-2009, 14:19:55

GavX
Tried the lastest Abit drivers, says no card detected, also tried generic drivers from the wizard but some conflict with them annoyingly. Going to try taking the card out and putting it back in a different PCI-e slot, as lets face it, that is how we fix most PC problems anyway... :D I can see why this card was so cheap! It does have an Atheros though, which is awesome, if only it worked

04-08-2009, 14:38:22

GavX
Ok, tried removing the card, and moving it to a different PCI-e slot. It tried to auto install software and installed the Atheros thing fine, but the Abit thing did not install. I then tried to set it to install pointing it as system32. After finding and trying to install the software, a lovely Blue Screen of Death greeted me. NDIS.SYS.
Help me OC3D, you are my only hope!
Windows cannot verify the digital signature for the drivers required for this device. A recent hardware or software change might have installed a file that is signed incorrectly or damaged, or that might be malicious software from an unknown source. (Code 52)

04-08-2009, 17:14:49

GavX
problem solved, homebrew drivers win! Thanks for the help d00ds.
Please close thread

04-08-2009, 17:25:00

monkey7
Nice :D

Could you drop me a .rar of the files you used?

03-09-2009, 18:04:54

Mr. Smith
Try here

I came to search on here for this exact reason lol

04-09-2009, 05:17:54

Rastalovich
Mr. Smith :wavey:

14-09-2009, 05:48:55

GavX
sorry been off the radar for a bit, if you still want the files give me a bell, but I think its the same as those above, pain in the rear end to get it working, but its working now, eventually!

14-09-2009, 07:31:55

Freak
have you taken a look at wildpackets.com?
I was looking at having to use them but I cant seem to do what I want. But I am certain that they have atheros 5006 and 5008. Just no the 7s which i needed.
Reply
x

Register for the OC3D Newsletter

Subscribing to the OC3D newsletter will keep you up-to-date on the latest technology reviews, competitions and goings-on at Overclock3D. We won't share your email address with ANYONE, and we will only email you with updates on site news, reviews, and competitions and you can unsubscribe easily at any time.

Simply enter your name and email address into the box below and be sure to click on the links in the confirmation emails that will arrive in your e-mail shortly after to complete the registration.

If you run into any problems, just drop us a message on the forums.