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RaceDriver GRID

Discussion in 'Other Racing Games' started by Sven De Nys, Nov 29, 2007.

  1. UPDATE: Download the demo: click here

    Codemasters has released the first images of Race Driver: Grid (Formerly known as Race Drive One).

    It's a complete turnover of the RD-series and is focused on what's going on between the starting grid and the finish, according to Ralph Fulton (Head Games Design at Codemasters). Fulton also said that there's no place for designing race outfits and collecting cars.

    Race Driver Grid will use the Colin McRae: DiRT engine with an increased damage model: "Damage as small as screws of the car that stay on the track, thus influencing the gameplay."

    Gamers can race on official European circuits in cars made by Aston Martin, Koenigsegg, Pagani and many more. In the cities of Detroit, Washington DC and San Francisco there are street races. Japanese cities provide the opportunity to race in neon-lighted streets.

    Race Driver: Grid is being developed for PC, PS3 and XBOX360 and is planned for the 2nd quarter of 2008.

    Screenshots: CLICK HERE.

    [Source: Tweakers.net]
     
  2. Bram

    Bram
    Roaring Pipes Maniacs | #27 Staff Premium Member

    Thanks for the announcement Sven. I am sure C-masters will produce a good looking product again. But they wont see me in their games as long as it handles like TOCA 3.

    Any change this will be a simulator?
     
  3. well since it's based on the CMR: DiRT Engine, it will handle liek it also I guess... Neve had the time to check CMR:DiRT out so I can't judge !

    But they probably will try to implement simulation as best as possible. But knowing CM, that won't be quite succesfull tbh.
     
  4. wow

    i saw a le man car. It look a good game for acrade races. Not for me. Only acrade for ofroad games. Also nice grafics
     
  5. nice gfx as usual from codemasters but thats all they are good for the rest looks pretty arcadish
    no way they earn only 1 cent from me for something like that
    mybe someday codemasters will get it, and build up a real sim and dont pull out games
    for softeggs
     
  6. Update on the release of Grid: Planned for Summer 2008
     
  7. Seen the trailer and a big NO for me . Looks like NFS and i dont like that.
     
  8. I can understand that !!! Also a No for me tbh...
     
  9. Absolutly a big no.
    The realism is far from realistic.
    Way to mutch comparison with the movie the fast and the furious.
    The first 3 rd game`s where at theire realease date very good.
    But this ............no no no.
     
  10. Totally agree with you Wido... Looks cool but totally not realistic.. :(

    BTW known intro...
     
  11. for the dutch people here i found a impression here
     
  12. Bram

    Bram
    Roaring Pipes Maniacs | #27 Staff Premium Member

    RaceDriver: GRID

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  13. Bram

    Bram
    Roaring Pipes Maniacs | #27 Staff Premium Member

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  14. Codemasters has released a new Gameplay footage of it's upcoming race game: RaceDriver: GRID

    Check it out here: http://www.grid-game.com/index.php?territory=EnglishUK&#/movies/

    For the detail watchers:
    • RACE CARS: Aston Martin DB9, Dodge Viper, Saleen, Porsche GT3 RSR, BMW320i WTCC, Chevrolet Nubira WTCC, Formula 3, Ford Mustang, Pagani Zonda S, Shelby Cobra (?), Le Mans car (Audi?)
    • DRIFT CARS: Nissan Silvia, Subaru Impreza, Mazda RX7, Nissan Skyline, Nissan 350Z
    • DESCTRUCTION CARS: Plymouth Barracuda, Chevrolet Camaro, Jupiter Eagleray MK5
    • RACE TRACKS: Spa-Francorchamps, Circuit De La Sarthre, Yokohama, Otukama
    • CITY TRACKS: Milan, Tokyo, Detroit

    Also notice the damage model when the Plymouth crashes, and the interior view of the Pagani Zonda S.

    Further more, there will be an online mode for up to 12 players at a time, next to the extended (singleplayer) Career Mode.

    I'm starting to like this title !!! :)
     
  15. Bram

    Bram
    Roaring Pipes Maniacs | #27 Staff Premium Member

    Hmm the cars are seriously good looking :eek: Are those BTCC BMW's going up to Eau Rouge at Spa?
     
  16. it are WTCC's :) Together with Chevrolet Nubira's WTCC :)
     
  17. Bram

    Bram
    Roaring Pipes Maniacs | #27 Staff Premium Member

    All WTCC cars?
     
  18. All that you cans ee at the Eau Rouge part are BMWs and Chevys... Maybe the Seat's are in the back of the field... (There goes the realism :))
     
  19. no its only got BMW E90 and Chevrolet Lacetti S2000 Spec Touring Cars and its only the BMW that has 1 schnitzer WTCC livery