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Codemasters introducing LiveRoute system in GRID 2


Round and round they go, where they stop...
May 03
Since the dawn of racing, man has asked himself but one simple question: "How can we mess with the drivers during the course of a race?" Codemasters has listened and pondered over this question for many restless nights, and ... read
GRID 2

Indianapolis Motor Speedway makes its way into GRID 2


Suspenseful commenting music still a thing
Apr 26
Codemasters has dropped another multiplayer trailer for the upcoming GRID 2. This one focuses more on the cars and customization than the social network aspect. While Codemasters' RaceNet is still featured prominently in the... read
GRID 2

On the grid: GRID 2 multiplayer integrates RaceNet


Now with suspenseful music as you receive comments!
Apr 16
Integrated statistic tracking and social networking features with videogames is no new concept, even in the racing genre, but the road warriors at Codematers look to be adding a lot more to their RaceNet with the upcoming re... read
GRID 2

GRID 2 lifts the hood on its multiplayer system


It's all based around a deep progression scheme
Apr 11
Like any proud owner, Codemasters is parking its car, popping the hood, and letting jealous bystanders take a peek at its baby. Today, the multiplayer modes are in the spotlight. GRID 2's multiplayer features will be entirely... read
GRID 2

Developer outlines plans for GRID 2 in new video


Learn more about Codemasters' latest driving game
Mar 15
Codemasters talks a bit about their creative vision for GRID 2 in this newest trailer for the game, set to launch this May. The developer is going for something called "TrueFeel" with their physics engine, which supposedly w... read
Codemasters on PS4

Codemasters dev talks PS4, racing games going social


New hardware leads to innovation
Feb 28
Speaking to Edge, Codemasters senior executive producer Clive Moody has given his two cents regarding the PlayStation 4 and what the future holds for racing games. Despite the obvious improvements to visual fidelity that come... read
GRID 2

Here's some shiny gameplay footage of GRID 2


So shiny it hurts
Feb 15
Not including downloadable content, ports, and offbeat racers like Mario Kart, there's really no major racing games slated for this year from a major publisher or pre-existing brand other than GRID 2 here. That puts Codemast... read
If it ain't broke...
Five long years have passed since the original Race Driver: GRID offered racing fans an excellent hybrid racer with edge-of-your seat thrills in a great variety of racing styles. While the DiRT series has branched out a bit i... read feature

GRID 2

GRID 2 gets a new gameplay teaser trailer


Drive cars real fast and stuff
Feb 08
Some time ago, we got a nondescript trailer for GRID 2 that showed nothing more than cars doing car-like things. As of today however, a new trailer has surfaced, showing a bit of gameplay. When asked about the drifting aspec... read
GRID returns in May

Decisions: GRID 2 has retailer-exclusive preorder bonuses


Release date set for May
Jan 31
Codemasters has slapped a release date on GRID 2: May 28 in North America, and May 31 in Europe. This will once again be a multiplatform game, hitting up the usual PlayStation 3, PC, and Xbox 360 trio. Maybe we'll see a Wii U... read

GRID 2 travels to Chicago and California in latest videos


Sep 27
While this isn't our first glimpse at Codemasters' GRID 2, it is a nice, no-nonsense demonstration of the sim racing title spread across two separate videos. The first centers around a Chicago street race, while the second v... read

GRID 2 is headed to Xbox 360, PS3, and PC in 2013


Aug 08
Among the four-letter racing games to come out in the last five years, I never did get around to playing GRID, despite generally liking the work Codemasters does in the genre. We knew a follow-up game was in order, and thank... read

Codemasters teases Grid 2


Aug 04
The Codemasters Twitter account teased this trailer recently that hints at a new Grid sequel. The Grid 2 teaser simply has a car about the peel out, followed by the Grid logo and the number 2. The trailer ends with the date "8.8.12" and the Twitter hashtag "#TheRaceReturns." Looks like we can expect the full trailer reveal and official announcement on August 8. Neat. read

The DiRT series is well-known for its Rally-style racing, accurate and realistic physics, and bare-knuckle driving action. Spawned from the Colin McCrae series of Rally games, DiRT took off on next-gen consoles for fans looking for something a little different than the regular slew of gearhead and arcade racing games available on the market. This is not your father's DiRT game. read feature

DiRT Showdown console release pushed back to June 12


May 16
[Update: We transposed a number. DiRT Showdown will arrive on June 12, not June 15 as previously stated in this article. The post has been updated to reflect the changes and we apologize for the error] Codemasters has announc... read

DiRT Showdown arriving on May 29th, have a trailer


Apr 20
It's crazy to think DiRT: Showdown is finally almost here. Wait, didn't DiRT 3 just come out? The "Complete Edition" of it just came out last month as well. Wow, Codemasters are not wasting any time these days. DiRT Showdown... read

DiRT Showdown's damage is massive


Mar 15
Oh hey, it's a new trailer for DiRT: Showdown, the next entry to the long running rally series from Codemasters. After DiRT 3 ruffled some feathers with it's diminished focus on pure rally racing, Codemasters decided to... read

I love arcade racing games. The sense of speed, the excitement of hairpin turns, and the hum of the engine get my blood pumping in a fast and fun way. Racing sims can offer the same enjoyment yet allow for more customization ... read feature

DiRT 3 Complete Edition announced, adds $30 of content


Feb 09
I really like these re-release packages that seem to come out these days, especially when I'm not able to get around to picking up every game I want to. When the re-release package comes with a substantial amount of new conte... read

Codemaster's DiRT series has always been known for offering gamers a rally racing series with a great physics engine and smart A.I. opponents that push back as aggressively as the player pushes them. Perhaps the greatest si... read feature

Dizzy: Prince of the Yolk Folk trailer is egg egg egg egg


Dec 02
Egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg egg e... read

Sigh: 'New' Dizzy game is an iOS/Android remake


Nov 23
Seems the "eggciting" Dizzy adventure promised yesterday isn't very eggciting at all, with Codemasters revealing that the egg's grand return will actually be a remake of Dizzy: Prince of the Yolkfolk on iOS devices and Androi... read

DIZZY THE EGG IS COMING BACK, BITCHES!


Nov 22
Now, I don't expect too many of you to be excited, especially if you're not British, but DIZZY THE EGG IS COMING BACK! The ancient mascot of Codemasters (before the studio went a bit rubbish), Dizzy starred in a series of tax... read

Bodycount developer closing down


Sep 14
In a move that's unlikely to surprise anyone, Codemasters have started the process of closing its Guildford Studio, creator of Bodycount. The UK developer wants to focus on its racing properties and is encouraging the 66 empl... read

When Black was released in 2006, I found it a most frustrating experience. It was incredibly stylish and looked gorgeous for its time, featuring some amazing environmental destruction and a bold artistic approach. However, so... read feature

Bodycount gets its final developer diary: The Demo


Aug 24
The fourth and final entry in Codemasters' super serious look at its not-so-serious shooter Bodycount has made its way to the public. I don't know what other incentive you need though; they've already used the phrase "kick t... read

Codemasters' new F1 online game is free to play


Aug 23
Codemasters announces that F1 Online: The Game is a thing. It's coming to a browser near you, and it's a free-to-play affair, set to launch in the first quarter of 2012. This game will let you be both the driver and the race ... read

Bodycount demo available on Xbox Live Marketplace


Aug 16
A demo for Codemasters' first-person shooter Bodycount has hit Xbox Live Marketplace today. It's 1.45 GB, so plan what you'll do while you download it accordingly. Oh, and it's only available for Xbox Live Gold members for th... read

Bodycount lets you 'kick the ass out of the world'


Aug 08
Yes, "kick the ass out of the world" is a real thing that Bodycount art director Max Cant has said, and I love it. In part two of the developer diaries for the upcoming shooter, the staff delves into what makes their game wo... read

Bodycount developers serious about this gun stuff


Aug 01
In the first of what will be a series of developer diaries, the folks behind Bodycount cut through the nonsense: this is a game about guns and shooting things with said guns. They're calling it a "really intense arcade shoot... read

Codemasters working on a new racing IP


Jul 04
I'm more than happy to buy any racing game that Codemasters puts out. At this point I know it's going to be a good title that I'll get my money's worth from. If they do some NASCAR sh*t I'll kill them, though I'm fine with an... read

Bodycount dev: There's room for FPSs beyond Call of Duty


Jul 01
An interesting tidbit came out of a Bodycount interview with Codemasters game director Andy Wilson. "We looked at Bulletstorm and I think it's fair to say that it was a sort of 'acid test' for us," he tells CVG. "Because the... read






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