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DiRT Showdown is free over on the Humble Store right now!

The overlooked DiRT Showdown is now free on the Humble Store for the next two days. While the game isn't exactly groundbreaking or packed with loads of content, it does basically replicate the style of Burnout while providing some neat dive...   read

 
 
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DiRT Rally is about to get PlayStation VR and co-driver support

Codemasters is planning an upgrade for DiRT Rally that enables PlayStation VR support as well as a co-driver feature in which a friend can use a second controller to send you calls. Talk about a trust exercise! While this will be sold as DL...   read

 
 
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Some of Codemasters' racing games have been delisted from Steam

In the digital era of games, not everything lasts forever. As crazy as it may sound, sometimes licenses for cars, music, or product placements end up rendering a game unsellable after a certain date. It looks like that has come to pass for ...   read

 
 
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Get GRID for free from the Humble Store

The folks who run the Humble Bundle have a holiday present for everyone who logs in today. From now until 10 AM Pacific time tomorrow, anyone who logs in to the Humble Store page can claim a free Steam copy of Codemasters' 2008 ra...   read

 
 
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The Humble Store is giving out DiRT 3 for free

Well, this is a nice little gift to wake up to. Today and tomorrow, the Humble Store is giving away DiRT 3 Complete Edition for Windows and Mac as part of its birthday sale. Once you sign in or create a free account on the site, you can req...   read

 
 
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Deals: 57% off Final Fantasy XIV, $19 Rainbow Six Siege

Nothing to do this weekend? We've got your ass covered. At GMG, they are running multiple franchise sales this weekend and while we'll usually wait to mention these in our weekend roundup, some are good enough that we figured we'll do the w...   read

 
 
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Temper your expectations for May's Games with Gold

If April's Games with Gold lineup was the best yet, and I'm inclined to agree with Brett that it was, then whatever Microsoft has in store for May can't possibly stack up. I had that sentiment in mind when reading over the list of what's co...   read

 
 
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Codemasters acquires 'most' of defunct Driveclub studio's staff

As you may have heard, Evolution Studios, developers of Motorstorm and Driveclub, is no more. But the UK-based Codemasters, one of the leading driving game creators worldwide, swooped in and acquired "most" of Evolution's staff in a bid to ...   read

 
 
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Dirt Rally dev targeting 1080p/60fps on consoles

Dirt Rally developer Codemasters is hoping to hit 1080p and 60fps when the racer releases on consoles later this year. “We’re very, very close [to 1080p/60fps] on PS4,” chief game designer Paul Coleman told Videogamer. &ld...   read

 
 
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Here's when you can play Dirt Rally on Xbox One and PS4

Dirt Rally is coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on April 6, 2016. The racer - which has now left Steam Early Access with the arrival of the Winter Wonderland pack - will also be available on PC as a physical version, too. "The launch on ...   read

 
 


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F1 2016 is going to have some 'new and exciting features'

Good news for you F1 video game fans, F1 2016 is apparently going to have some "new and exciting features" for you. What are they? We have no idea. According to a blog post on the Codemasters' website, we were told that these features will ...   read

 
 
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After 23 years, a new and official Dizzy game has been released for free

Way, way back in the dark, unknown past of the 1980s, Codemasters published the Oliver Twins’ hit series Dizzy for platforms like the Sinclaire ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, and Amstrad CPC. Starring a sentient egg who had to save his f...   read

 
 
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Overlord puts on a clinic in being evil

The Overlord series again makes a trip to Hell in little more than a week. Kind of sudden, eh? Extended stays in the Underworld aren't things that get rigorously planned out and marked on calendars for months to come. Overlord: Fellow...   read

 
 
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Overlord: Fellowship of Evil still looks fairly meh

This new Overlord: Fellowship of Evil trailer highlights some of the co-operative elements of the game, as well as the trolly "kill each other" mechanics similar to Magicka. Yes, it's still a Gauntlet-like romp, and anything shown so ...   read

 
 
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Codemasters: 'You might be pleasantly surprised' by the new Overlord

I don't know where I was on April 23, but I missed the first footage of Overlord: Fellowship of Evil. Until today, I was under the impression the new game was going to be Overlord III. Damn. Codemasters has a Q&A up on its blog and a "K...   read

 
 
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Review: F1 2015

No matter the length of race chosen, F1 2015 mandates at least one pit stop per outing. When pulling into the pits, control of the car is seized from the player and the steering wheel displays the words "pit limiter." That's a real-wor...   read

 
 
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DiRT Rally gets a bunch of new tracks and cars

If you're a fan of Codemasters' racing game DiRT Rally, then you'll probably be excited to learn a new handful of cars and tracks has been added to the game. Vroooooooooooom!!!!! So, what's been added to the game? Twelve new tracks have bee...   read

 
 
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Codemasters confirms Overlord: Fellowship of Evil with a meh trailer

Codemasters has just announced a brand new chapter in the Overlord Saga after a six-year hiatus -- Fellowship of Evil. It's set to arrive on the PC, PS4, and Xbox One later this year for $19.99 as a digital download. Rhianna Pratchett...   read

 
 
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Codemasters drops another Overlord III tease

Those sexy beasts at Codemasters have dangled another Overlord III teaser in our faces. It's less than three minutes long, but the new trailer -- entitled "Previously on Overlord" -- brings newbies up to speed with the happenings of Overlo...   read

 
 
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F1 2015 feels mostly the same as last year, with incremental improvements

It's only been a six months since UK-based Codemasters released F1 2014, and the studio is in the process of prepping 2015 for launch in June. It's not hard to see where the inspiration for that rapid iterative model comes from. During a pr...   read

 
 
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F1 2015 coming this June, but only on current gen

Fans of F1 and actual racing can breathe a sigh of relief regarding two facts about the upcoming F1 2015. One, it will be out this June. And two, it's only going to be on current gen consoles and PC -- that's right, no dumbing down for the ...   read

 
 
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Codemasters teases Overlord III

Written by Tomb Raider's Rhianna Pratchett, Overlord and Overlord II were a pair of last-generation action adventure games in which you played a huge hulking armor-clad warrior in control of an army of small minions. If you were a fan ...   read

 
 
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Codemasters offering refunds for Colin McRae Rally on Steam

Colin McRae Rally popped up on Steam last week and if you had only glanced at the trailer or about-the-game blurb, you might've thought it was an HD re-release of the PlayStation and PC title Colin McRae Rally 2.0. It's not. Turns out this ...   read

 
 
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Preview: Grid Autosport's San Francisco needs steeper hills

Hot on the heels of last year's GRID 2, Codemasters is coming back with GRID Autosport, a "celebration of pure, unadulterated motorsport." This is going to be less of an arcade racer than GRID 2 ended up being, but without drifting too far...   read

 
 
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Humble Weekly Sale bundles Overlord and DiRT

Codemasters is the latest publisher to participate in a Humble Weekly Sale and it's another one worth recommending if for no other reason than Overlord (and DiRT!). Name your price for the first Overlord and its Raising Hell DLC, Operation ...   read

 
 


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