Codemasters have released a new trailer for their new rallying game DiRT 3. The sequel to DiRT 2 includes the brand new Gymkhana mode, inspired by Ken Block, who has racked up over 90 million views in a series of videos showcasing his Gymkhana skills. The official DiRT 3 channel on Youtube describes Gymkhana mode as "a new kind of awesome":
The gymkhana mode lets you unleash your inner hoonigan as you perform stunts and jumps in purpose built arenas. Express yourself in freestyle sessions or complete courses by performing spectacular stunts, racking up combos and chaining style points. You can also play or compete in online multiplayer and become a gymkhana stars by uploading your most spectacular runs direct to YouTube. Welcome to Gymkhana — a new kind of awesome.The trailer has been captured completely from in-game footage and showcases precision powerslides, huge jumps, high-speed slaloms and donuts in very tight spaces:
DiRT 3 will be released in 2011.