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Grid 2 multiplayer modes, Rivals challenges detailed

By Steve Watts, Apr 11, 2013 12:05pm PDT

Codemasters announced its multiplayer plans for Grid 2 today, including a variety of modes, stat-tracking, and Rivals match-ups.

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"I really enjoyed the first Grid its too bad the second one doesn't have a cockpit view..."

- Elsaispo see all 2 comments

GRID coming to Mac on March 28

By John Keefer, Mar 12, 2013 2:15pm PDT

GRID 2 may be racing its way to PC and consoles on May 28, but that doesn't mean Mac users are being left in the dust. They will be able to get the original GRID when Feral Interactive releases it on March 28.

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"Isn't GRID a no longer supported game? Official multiplayer servers are closed? Kinda strange to ..."

- FesterBlatz see all 2 comments

The story of GRID 2--and why a racing game needs a story

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 14, 2013 9:00am PST

Unlike most racing games, GRID 2 has a narrative that explains why you're driving these fancy cars--and why winning actually matters so much. But, Codemasters isn't trying to ape EA's Need for Speed: The Run.

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"Still not annoying as the dude bro guy in the need for speed and burnout games that teaches you ..."

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Grid 2 debut gameplay trailers show uncut laps

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 27, 2012 6:00am PDT

When it comes to a game's exciting first "gameplay trailer," far too many publishers are weaselly little cheats, slapping together a mega-montage of exciting moments with a pumping soundtrack. Not Codemasters with Grid 2, no sir. Codies today put out two actual gameplay trai...

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"So I'm nuts for thinking DiRT 3 is some of the most fun I've had racing? With a wheel, hood cam, ..."

- bradleyrr see all 5 comments

Grid 2 racing out in 2013

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 08, 2012 6:00am PDT

Following a cheeky tease last week, Codemasters today properly announced the return of its race 'em up series Grid in Grid 2. Headed to PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in 2013, Codies says it boasts a new handling system which should "hit a sweetspot between accessibility and...

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"I can't believe they are actually scrapping in-car view. I've waited years for the announcement ..."

- scary_monster see all 11 comments

F1 2012 'Champions' scenario mode revealed

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 06, 2012 6:00am PDT

Pop quiz, hotshot. You've just come out of the pits at Spa Francorchamps on fresh tires, while everyone else is on old rubber, but you're at the back of the pack with three laps to go. What do you do? What do you do? Test yourself in F1 2012's newly-revealed, scenario-based ...

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Race Driver: Grid 2 teased, reveal next week

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 03, 2012 8:15am PDT

Codemasters teased a while back that it was returning to Race Driver: Grid as part of its renewed focus on racing games, and now we have a bigger tease. Codies has released a teensy little trailer showing the Grid emblem with a big fat "2," hinting to expect a reveal on Wedn...

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"Hurray! Still sad they can't crack any other genre, but at least what they're good at sells well."

- node see all 4 comments

F1 Race Stars announced by Codemasters

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 13, 2012 8:30am PDT

Codemasters recently gave up on making action games to focus on race 'em ups, and what strange and wonderful fruit will this bring us? Well, er, today the publisher announced it's using its Formula 1 license to make kart racer F1 Race Stars.

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Dirt Showdown demo smashes in today

By Alice O'Connor, May 01, 2012 6:45am PDT

This Tuesday! Tuesday! Tuesday! a demo for Codemasters' arcade racing spin-off Dirt Showdown is smashing! bashing! dashing! and crashing! into PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3! 3! 3! If you like cars, or truly hate them, you might want to play it.

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Codemasters drops action to focus on racing

By John Keefer, Apr 19, 2012 10:45am PDT

Codemasters will abandon development of action games and will focus on the racing genre

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"have codemasters ever released a good action game anyway? I seem to remember Turning Point: ..."

- soundcreepy see all 15 comments

F1 2012 racing out in September

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 19, 2012 6:45am PDT

As sure as a billion-dollar sport begins a new season every year, so must a new official licensed video game of that sport be released annually. No surprise, then, that Codemasters has announced F1 2012 for PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation, but now it's offic

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"F1 2012: Ugly Edition. ;) Let's hope the cars get better looking as the season rolls on."

- FesterBlatz see all 7 comments

Dirt Showdown debut gameplay trailer rides up

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 27, 2012 12:15pm PST

This Friday! Friday! Friday! Codemasters is offering the first in-game look at Dirt Showdown. Virtual drivers smash! dash! bash! and crash! for your amusement in a gameplay trailer and screenshots, showing how this Dirt series offshot amps up the action.

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"Anyone play Test Drive: Eve of Destruction? This looks to be somewhere between that and the old ..."

- tw3kr see all 9 comments

Whistle-blower alleges 'unlawful' practices at Codemasters

By Xav de Matos, Jan 13, 2012 5:30pm PST

A former Codemasters employee has publicly accused the publisher of unlawful business practices and threatening former employees after his job was made redundant.

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"interesting... there's always two sides to a story though im a professional in finance and ..."

- Ducky_dky see all 8 comments

Dirt Showdown announced; arcade-style racer coming to PC, Xbox 360, PS3

By Xav de Matos, Dec 12, 2011 6:00pm PST

Codemasters has announced a new game in the Dirt series with an arcade-tilt.Dirt Showdown is coming to the PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3 in May 2012.

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"This. Make a WRC rally game like the good old Colin McRae series, not this lame Kenny Douchebag ..."

- code-e255 see all 10 comments

Dizzy: Prince of the Yolkfolk HD remake rolling onto iOS, Android

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 23, 2011 7:00am PST

Codemasters signalled the return of cult favourite egg Dizzy yesterday, sparking intense conversation in a small subset of middle-aged British men. Today, the publisher revealed it's an HD remake of Dizzy: Prince of the Yolkfolk for iOS and Android.

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"Me and my friends used to play Dizzy a lot on the Amiga so it's a welcome return. Nice little ..."

- niceguynick see all 3 comments