Codemasters News


Shack Giveaway: Intel i5, Operation Flashpoint Red River and Roxio capture software

By Xav de Matos, May 26, 2011 12:00pm PDT

We have another weekly giveaway, this time sponsored by Intel and brought to you by Codemasters and Shacknews. We're giving away nearly $1000 in computer gear and games. This giveaway has now ended.


"Operation #865, fun contest. just wish it wasn't so buggy in my browser. "

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Dirt 3 pre-order bonuses detailed

By Steve Watts, May 04, 2011 2:00pm PDT

Codemasters released a new trailer for Dirt 3 today, and announced a "Superteams Pack" as a pre-order bonus. The pack unlocks four exclusive teams,...


"If you preorder on Steam, do you get the same preorder bonus? Why not?"

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F1 2011 announced for September

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 24, 2011 12:30pm PDT

The next annual instalment of Codemasters' Formula 1 racing series is scheduled for September, also coming in 3DS and NGP editions.


"err.. not sure why my size charts aren't working. small is 36-38 inch chest, medium is 38-40 ..."

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Dirt 3, Operation Flashpoint: Red River Due in Q2 2011; New Grid in 2012

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 09, 2010 9:20am PST

Codemasters' rally racer Dirt 3 and its battlefield shooter Operation Flashpoint: Red River are slated for release "between 1st April and the end...


"Also didn't they say DiRT was a trilogy and that it will end with part 3?"

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Operation Flashpoint: Red River Announced for 2011, 'Built Around' Co-op

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 06, 2010 6:00am PDT

A new entry in the 'Operation Flashpoint' tactical shooter series is due in 2011, developer and publisher Codemasters announced today, "built...


"I wonder if they'll truly adjust the next release to genuinely reflect why it was poorly ..."

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Dirt 3 Unveiled

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 03, 2010 6:00am PDT

Developer and publisher Codemasters today formally announced Dirt 3, the latest in its racer series, after revealing it with a televised trailer over the weekend. "Dirt 3," Codies


"I love the racing in Dirt2, everything else almost breaks the game though. The front end with ..."

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Codemasters Working on New Dirt, Grid, and Flashpoint Titles

By Brian Leahy, Jul 26, 2010 10:40am PDT

Gavin Cheshire, VP of studios for Codemasters, has confirmed in an interview that the company is working on new entries for DiRT, Race Driver:...


"It was ok, the lack of dedis blew though. The squad command interface was nice. I enjoyed the ..."

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Reliance Buys 50% Stake in Codemasters

By Chris Faylor, Apr 05, 2010 11:40am PDT

India-based multimedia company Reliance Big Entertainment has acquired a fifty percent stake in video game publisher and developer Codemasters, MCV...


"My mistake. I will edit my post Well when they release crap then screw the community they ..."

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Developer of Black Has New FPS: Bodycount

By Brian Leahy, Mar 08, 2010 1:00pm PST

The new first-person shooter coming from Codemasters Guildford and former Black designer Stuart Black is titled Bodycount. While it has been...


"You really should Black up,reading your comment...thats what Black most of the time did....! I ..."

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Former 'Black' Designer Leading Team for New Codemasters Shooter

By Garnett Lee, Feb 16, 2010 3:40pm PST

In a press release promoting the expansion of its Guildford studio, Codemasters revealed that the team there is working on a new original shooter....


"Black was decent but pretty flawed. It fell prey to just about every cliche' issue that plagued ..."

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Codemasters Announces Formula One Racers

By Nick Breckon, Apr 24, 2009 1:47pm PDT

Following the announcement that it had secured the Formula One racing license, Codemasters today revealed its plans for multi-year racing...


"I apologise - you guys are taking it seriously! As a fan of sim racers, my disgruntlement ..."

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Codemasters Picks Up Latest Leisure Suit Larry

By Chris Faylor, Feb 23, 2009 9:21am PST

Codemasters has signed on to publish Team17's Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust (PC, PS3, X360), according to a listing on its official site...


"if anything, they should keep larry 2d and stick to a cell phone port"

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DiRT 2 Arriving in 2009 for PC and Consoles

By Blake Ellison, Nov 19, 2008 2:29pm PST

Codemasters has taken the wraps off DiRT 2, the sequel to the 2007 off-road racer expected next year for PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3. The...


"Seems Codemasters got their hands full now. :o DiRT 2, FUEL and (not to forget!) the new F1 ..."

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Codemasters Grabs the Last Piece of Swordfish

By Nick Breckon, Nov 14, 2008 3:04am PST

Codemasters has announced its acquisition of the Birmingham branch of developer Swordfish Studios. Monumental Games had purchased the...


More Racing From Codemasters: FUEL Announced

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 19, 2008 5:01am PDT

Codemasters today announced production of FUEL, a new racing game for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 scheduled to ship during 2009. In development...


"The one saving grace of post-apocalyptic games is they are not bound by the same historical ..."

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