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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
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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

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Codemaster's Bodycount out August 30


Jun 29
This past weekend, Jim Sterling told you Codemasters' Bodycount was coming out in August. Always vague, that Sterling. Here's a proper date, just revealed today, for those in North America: August 30. The first-person shooter... read
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Codemasters dev on how consoles are reaching their limit


Jun 29
Sony and Microsoft like to tell us how long we'll be playing our current consoles. That's great when you consider that we're getting our money's worth out of the boxes. Game developers seem to have the systems figured out, an... read
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Bodycount to be counting bodies this August


Jun 25
Remember Bodycount? It was the spiritual successor to Black, before director Stuart Black left the development team and now who knows what the game's going to be like? It was slated for an early 2011 release date, but it's f... read
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The first F1 2011 dev diary has people talking about cars


Jun 24
Formula 1 has had a bunch of popular games before, like the wall-hittingly good Ayrton Senna's Super Monaco Grand Prix II and the classic Grand Prix 2. That's where I stopped playing those games, but Codemasters' F1 series ha... read
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Second Sight is a game remembered more for its bad timing than for what it did as a piece of interactive entertainment. Before Free Radical released this game, our opportunity to play with psychic powers in videogames was par... read feature

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GRID PC version online revived by GameRanger


Jun 21
We told you recently that Codemasters pulled the plug on the online play for the PS3 and PC versions of racer GRID. Now we're back to tell you that at least the PC version's online play has been revived. GameRanger, a PC onli... read
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Interview: The new features in F1 2011


Jun 19
I don't know anything about Formula 1 other than that I used to sit for three hours and waited for cars to crash in races ten years ago. The F1 series is very popular in Europe though, so check out what Codemasters had to sa... read
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Codemasters kills GRID online for PS3 and PC


Jun 17
Codemaster will end online play for GRID for PS3 and PC. It's always a sad day when online ends for a good game. For some reason the Xbox 360 online play will live on. For now. "After three years of service, 2008's Race Drive... read
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Codemasters website hacked last week, now they tell us


Jun 10
You may have gotten an email today from Codemasters about this, even though perhaps you don't remember ever registering anything on their websites. I know I thought that when I got the email, until I remembered I probably sig... read
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Interview: Talking safety cars and clouds for F1 2011


Jun 03
The BAFTA award winning F1 2010 has been Codemasters biggest cash cow to date and they are back, this time looking to bring an even bigger and better game than before. I interview Chief Game Designer Steve Hood who... read
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Interview: Codemaster's Bodycount returns from obscurity


Jun 01
At last year's E3, Codemasters announced their new shooter Bodycount. However, since its big unveiling, the game's hardly been seen or heard from until it appeared at Namco Bandai's Level UP event. I interviewed Ga... read
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I love racing games, but my favorite kind are the ones that take you off the road and into the elements. Rally racing has always been my preference. Actually (cue harps and clouds), my money-no-object dream is to actually ral... read feature

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THQ announces distribution deal with Codemasters


May 24
As a racing game fan, I've always closely followed Codemasters. I'm currently in love with their latest release DiRT 3. Now the company announces a distribution deal with THQ through their THQ Partners program for North Ameri... read
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Well I have returned from Dubai and Namco Bandai's Level Up event and what an event it was; we saw some exciting news, some welcome news and some stuff that was just a bit odd. While I no longer have my privet villa, my butl... read feature

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$299.99 DiRT 3 bundle is a GameStop.com, Amazon exclusive


Apr 26
I had a feeling that one day, limited edition videogame bundles would cost as much as the consoles you can play them on. That day has come: Codemasters has announced the GameStop.com- and Amazon-exclusive $299.99 bundle for t... read
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Despite having its delicious British fingers in many pies, it is never far from the truth to say that out of everything Codemasters does, driving games are by far their specialty. From the beginning with their retro... read feature

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Hot on the heels of their BAFTA win for F1 2010, Codemasters invited me to their offices in the middle of nowhere to speak to the development team behind their latest game, Operation Flashpoint: Red River; all... read feature

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Hot on the heels of their BAFTA win for F1 2010, Codemasters invited me to their offices in the middle of nowhere to speak to the development team behind their latest game, Operation Flashpoint: Red River; all week... read feature

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[We have moved a few things around and now we have much better picture and audio quality than when the post originally went up, thanks for your patience.] Hot on the heels of their BAFTA win for F1 2010, Codemaster... read feature

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Operation Flashpoint: RR trailer and exclusive screens


Feb 18
UK-based Codemasters has announced that Operation Flashpoint: Red River -- its latest tactical combat game with an emphasis on an authentic experience -- is due for release on April 21 within EMEA regions, and April 26 throu... read
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I am the Charley Bucket of gaming (SC plays DiRT 3)


Feb 10
[Recently, UK community member Sexualchocolate got a chance to check out DiRT 3 over at the Codemasters headquarters. Read below for his experience touring the studio and getting a look at the game! -- JRo] One fine day in th... read
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DiRT 3 dated May 24th


Feb 04
In a shocking reveal of a number and a month, we are now able to report that DiRT 3 will be released worldwide on May 24th, 2011. It will have to stave off competition from a few small games like Duke Nukem Forever, The Witch... read
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Cannon Fodder 3 announced (Updated)


Jan 18
[Update: It seems that Cannon Fodder 3 will not be seeing release outside of Russia. I'm going to go and cry now.] Russian publisher GFI and Codemasters have teamed up to develop a new installment in the classic act... read






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