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

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  1. Smoke&Slide

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    It does look good, including how not-cutting-edge the flora is in those screenshots, which is a clue they might have the right priorities. More promising than their polished cinematic trailer. :p

    Waiting to see gameplay before I put any faith in it, though.
     
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    This looks amazing! Well at least the landscapes do. Can't wait to see more.
     
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    It does look very promising. At the very least the open world should be incredibly varied. I was reminded recently of Fuel. As flawed as that game was, it was a blast. I can't wait for this to come out.
     
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    Those landscapes do look really good. Another off road game on my radar now to sit alongside Baja hd, gravel and on rush ! A good year for offroad fans. :)
     
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    Really want to see some gameplay but those landscape shots do look great.
     
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    I'm not getting my hopes up for the sim aspects of this game. That way I can't be disappointed, and if it is really good then that's a bonus. I just hope it's as good an experience as these screenshots make it out to be and if that comes with a half decent handling model, even an arcadey one, then this really could be a special game. Fingers crossed.
     
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    Let's just hope it errs on the side of being controllable instead of equating authenticity with an overblown level of difficulty that actually isn't realistic at all. Something on the level of Baja: Edge of Control would be fine by me, or if it's not that simulator-ish, Fuel sets a low but acceptable bar to clear.

    These screenshots don't tell much, but I have to admit the quality of the visuals exceeds what I expected. Although it's Unreal Engine 4, so that may not count for much.
     
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    All of the pictures have captions on Twitter.
     
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    Small gameplay from the hood camera
     
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    Doesn’t look awful. Looks a bit plain at the moment.
     
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    It does look very nice, but I'm not too sure about the way the car behaves. I don't know why, it just doesn't look right to me. I'll remain optimistic, though, at least until we get a longer video.
     
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    Can't see video. :(
     
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    Here's the same video but hosted on Twitter

     
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    This game gives me a ‘No Man’s Sky’ vibe.
     
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    In its vast openness, or in the features being offered that the developers probably can't cash?
     
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    The vastness and desolation. Hope it’s not the other.
     
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    Already from the small amount of footage in the video you can kind of tell it's not going to look anything like those bullshots earlier.

    It doesn't look bad by any means but it's certainly not as amazing as the images.
     
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    This game might actually be awesome. One question would be getting some old dakar rally cars like the Peugoet 405 and the 205 maybe?
     
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    Hoping to see the 953 and 959!
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    Small gameplay with first person camera
     
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    I'm thinking like this: normally, large maps with vast areas that look basically the same, are called boring. In the Dakar, however, not only is it realistic but will also make navigation extremely challenging. You have a general direction you have to go, you look around and everything looks the same. Very easy to get lost and, again, exactly the challenge real Dakar drivers face when navigating.
     
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    Bring it on!

     
  30. er185es

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    Gameplay from helicopter
     
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