Dakar 18 (PS4, XOne, PC) - Release date September 25 2018

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  1. er185es

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    Flatout 4 was made by Kylotoon Games. Bigmoon made 3D Art only.

    Some interesting details about Dakar 18 game found on Reddit
     
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    They just did art work for the game.
     
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    At Dakar, racers gets "roadbook" with recommended track - similar to rally pace notes, but it is only a rough guide of important points with several hundreds meters or kilometers unspecified. The key lies in GPS control points, which have to be passed at all cost, between them the racers can choose their own path. In reality, top teams have designed people just for shortcut planning.

    I this game, I suppose you will be left with a corridor of some sort with route marked by control points, as it was at the desert part of Dakar game on PS2. Games are quite fast-paced, so loosing several minutes by finding route is not an option.
     
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    I hope Steering wheel support
     
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    That model looks pretty good!
     
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    That's in game? There's no way! Must be some prerendered photomode type thingy.
     
  8. If that's photomode, this game will be amazing for photomode fans no matter how crap it plays.
     
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    very impressive.
     
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    Could have made more effort with the box art, unless those are just placeholders.
     
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    Well, "Art Not Final" pretty much gives it away :lol:
     
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    :lol: I didn't even see that, think I need my eyes tested!
     
  14. SOON! Every gamers nightmare word.
     
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    They say summer for Xbone and PS4 but no timescale for PC. Are all versions releasing at same time?
     
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    I can see a heap of British kids not being allowed this game as it's Cert' 18 - "Too old for you sonny!"
     
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    Cool. I'll buy this game for the KamAZ. Any screenshots of it yet?
     
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    As much as I *want* to get excited, I know that with Bigmoon's lackluster reputation at best when it comes to developing games is probably a recipe for disaster, especially in a discipline that requires a lot of moving parts like Dakar. And that Reddit post upthread, while certainly encouraging, screams to me of a developer who is making a lot of checks that it probably cannot cash.

    Like any Milestone game, I come in with very low expectations.
     
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    It is being developed together with Deep Silver. So hopefully the two can get their act together on this one.
     
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    I mean, sure, but Deep Silver doesn't exactly have a kind and sterling reputation either. Really, this just goes to a natural distrust of any small time racing developer that I have had since the genre bottomed out at the end of the last console generation.
     
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    I'm just going to chip in here that Seb' Loeb Rally Evo on the PS4 for me at least is a surprise in terms of gameplay. It's early days (only got it at the weekend) but actually really enjoying it from a ground up campaign mode. I'm thinking that maybe the faster cars become too difficult, but overall I'm well happy with the game!

    That said, it does lack a bit of polish and the sound is woeful.
     
  24. Seams Milestone games will now have that polish with the new engine. This Dakar sounds too good to be true.
     
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    A replacement for FUEL - nice! I'm interested and it does look rather good.
     
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  28. Looks good. It just gets better for us petrol heads.
     
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    I am extremely interested in this, hopefully it pans out well and it's a decent game. I've never heard of Bigmoon, but Deep Silver has released some passable games. Not perfect, but fun games nonetheless.
     
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