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Officially licensed Formula One game hits iPad and iPhone: F1 Challenge

Officially licensed Formula One game hits iPad and iPhone: F1 Challenge

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Codemasters, the publisher behind the Formula One console games, including the recently release F1 2013, has released an iPhone, iPad and iPod touch app that captures the spirit of the motorsport, but makes use of the touch controls of Apple's devices.It... >>

Grid 2 launches priciest pre-order in history, £125,000 with BAC Mono supercar included

Grid 2 launches priciest pre-order in history, £125,000 with BAC Mono supercar included

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The soon to be released Grid 2 has broken all pre-order records with the most expensive offer in history. At £125,000 you get a copy of the game, a PS3 and a Grid 2 emblazoned BAC Mono supercar plus your own set of racing gear to wear while driving it.It... >>

Pocket-lint smash & grab: Dizzy - Prince of the Yolkfolk codes giveaway

Pocket-lint smash & grab: Dizzy - Prince of the Yolkfolk codes giveaway

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Thanks to our friends at Codemasters, Pocket-lint has eight free codes for Dizzy - Prince of the Yolkfolk to give away; four on iPhone and four on iPad.The game is a remake of the classic computer title of 1991, itself part of a franchise that stretched... >>

F1 2011
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F1 2011

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Last year's F1 2010 achieved something that few Formula One games had ever managed: coming very close to a perfect balance between simulation, arcade-style gaming and outright speed. It resulted in one of the most rewarding and enjoyable racers of this... >>

F1 2011 launch trailer has us revving with excitement

F1 2011 launch trailer has us revving with excitement

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Formula One fans are about to have a serious dose of excitement in the form of Codemasters' new F1 2011 game, which lands on 23 September. In order to alleviate some of the anticipation-overload many racing fans are feeling, Codies has released an awesome... >>

Codemasters unleashes new F1 2011 pics and details

Codemasters unleashes new F1 2011 pics and details

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With the excitement of Silverstone less than a day away and Formula One fans preparing themselves for a busy weekend of racing, Codemasters has gone and thrown a heap of new F1 2011 pictures and details into the mix.Eurogamer is reporting that the new... >>

New gamer accounts theft - this time it's Codemasters

New gamer accounts theft - this time it's Codemasters

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Codemasters has just contacted Pocket-lint with an open letter that is also being sent to all of its customers. Just as Sony was putting its sorry hacking debacle to bed, it seems that the British games publisher has been the target of an all new digital... >>

DiRT 3
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DiRT 3

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In the two previous iterations of DiRT, there has always been a tension between the past values of the series and the direction Codemasters wanted to take it for the future. The first two DiRT games bore the name and legacy of the Colin McRae Rally series... >>

Cannon Fodder 3 coming for Xbox 360 and PC

Cannon Fodder 3 coming for Xbox 360 and PC

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"Go up to your brother, Kill him with your gun, Leave him lying in his uniform, Dying in the sun"If those words mean anything to you then prepare to be excited, as Russian games publisher GFI has announced that Cannon Fodder 3 is in development (licensed... >>

Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising - Xbox 360
3.5 stars

Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising - Xbox 360

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War. Every gaming platform does it and each year a new pretender steps up to try to take the crown. Operation Flashpoint – the PC original – left fond memories of a true sandbox combat sim, with freedoms that aren't always found in other combat games,... >>

Ashes Cricket 2009 - Xbox 360
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Ashes Cricket 2009 - Xbox 360

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Since the Ashes victory back in 2005, cricket has been well and truly on the minds of the English public like never before. Suddenly, with the likes of "Freddie" Flintoff smashing sixes, knocking down stumps and downing copious amounts of lager, cricket... >>

Fuel - Xbox 360
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Fuel - Xbox 360

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Once racing titles were populated by finely crafted courses, designed with such a degree of brilliance that they stick firm in the mind of gamers decades later. Fuel, however, has meandered down the recently well trodden route of giving us a huge world... >>

New generation of Formula One games announced

New generation of Formula One games announced

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A new generation of Formula One games featuring Lewis Hamilton, Fernando Alonso, Sebastian Vettel and all the official drivers, teams and circuits from the 2009 FIA Formula One world Championship has been announced by Codemasters. The first title, "F1... >>

Rise of the Argonauts - Xbox 360
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Rise of the Argonauts - Xbox 360

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Everyone’s played one of the Dynasty Warriors games before. We’ve all come home from work one day and been eager to go for some brainless hack and slash goodness and watch the body counts spiral up into the thousands. Unfortunately, half an hour’s... >>

You’re in the Movies - Xbox 360
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You’re in the Movies - Xbox 360

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With wide advertising and a big dollop of publicity at the launch of the New Xbox Experience, You’re in the Movies was given quite a billing. But is the latest console-cam game fit for the Oscars? We’ve seen several iterations of the console camera... >>

You're in the Movies set for 28 November UK release

You're in the Movies set for 28 November UK release

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After the release of Microsoft's "You're in the Movies" in the US last week, Microsoft is gearing up for the release of the game in the UK on 28 November. Developed by Codemasters and Zoë Mode, the game uses the Xbox Live Vision Camera to transport players... >>

EA boss speaks out against suing file-sharers

EA boss speaks out against suing file-sharers

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EA Sports boss Peter Moore has spoken out against gaming companies suing internet users for illegally downloading their software. Moore, talking at the Leipzig Games Convention, was commenting on the news that five games firms were fining 25,000 file-sharers... >>

Five games firms fine 25,000 file-sharers

Five games firms fine 25,000 file-sharers

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Five top game firms are planning to fine 25,000 British gamers for illegally downloading their software through file-sharing networks. Codemasters, Atari, Reality Pump, Topware and Techland are seeking £300 in damages from each of the 25,000 - racking... >>

FUEL: Codemasters next big racing game

FUEL: Codemasters next big racing game

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Codemasters the publishers of Colin McRae: DiRT has turned its gaze to another racing title its announced at Leipzig. The British publisher, who must have been a set back following the tragic death of the expert rally racing driver in a helicopter crash... >>

Game heroes honoured by Queen

Game heroes honoured by Queen

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The Queen's Birthday Honours List included two pioneers of the UK gaming industry. Brothers David and Richard Darling, co-founders of game developers Codemasters, were both made Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (CBE). They built up Codemasters... >>

Race Driver GRID - Xbox 360
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Race Driver GRID - Xbox 360

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As a start out racer, the career mode provides the real meat to get stuck into. As a driver for hire, you can travel the world and win races across numerous driving types. It’s all me me me, with your racing reputation your main concern. Winning competitions... >>

FPS Cross Fire headed for UK

FPS Cross Fire headed for UK

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Cross Fire, an award-winning online FPS game, is making its way over to the UK thanks to a new publishing deal. North American publisher G4BOX reached an agreement with South Korean Neowiz to bring the game into North America and the UK. Under the terms... >>

Dungeons & Dragons to return with online interactivity

Dungeons & Dragons to return with online interactivity

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Dungeons & Dragons has got to be one of the most iconic games in gaming history, with over 25 million players since it was first released as a board game in the 70s. Now, on 7 June, a new chapter will be launched in its video gaming vein, with the release... >>

Penny Arcade Adventures Episode One Available 21 May

Penny Arcade Adventures Episode One Available 21 May

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The first episode in the Penny Arcade Adventures is gearing up for its release on Xbox Live. Due for release on 21 May, Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness will be the first episodic RPG-adventure game to grace the Xbox Live... >>

Age of Conan breaks pre-order record for PC games

Age of Conan breaks pre-order record for PC games

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Funcom has announced that the Collector's Edition of Age of Conan is now completely sold out in all markets, and believes it has smashed the record for pre-order of a PC game. Despite the fact that the game isn't released until 23 May (20 May in America),... >>

Microsoft says no new Xbox 360s in 2009

Microsoft says no new Xbox 360s in 2009

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It seems that the rumour about a slimmed down Xbox 360 console hitting our shelves next year was just a load of hot air. No sooner had the story done the rounds on the Internet, than a Microsoft representative dismissed the idea, saying: "While we don't... >>

Razer launches Goliathus gaming mousemat

Razer launches Goliathus gaming mousemat

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Razer has launched a new mousemat designed specifically for gamers, that has been co-developed alongside professional gaming teams. The Razer Goliathus is available in two versions and three sizes, allowing you to get just the mat you need. The Speed... >>

Ikea furniture for Sims 2

Ikea furniture for Sims 2

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As Ikea furniture continues appear in a large percentage of homes in the UK, it only seems fitting that it should fill our virtual homes too. Well players of the Sims 2 will soon be able to do just that, following a marketing deal between the Swedish... >>

Velvet Assassin headed to both Xbox and PC

Velvet Assassin headed to both Xbox and PC

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Gamecock have announced Velvet Assassin will now also be available on Xbox 360 as well as the PC when it is released in autumn. Developed by Replay Studios, Velvet Assassin is a stealth-action game set in World War II and is inspired by real-life British... >>

Race Driver: GRID PC demo released

Race Driver: GRID PC demo released

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Codemasters has announced a playable demo for the PC version of Race Driver: GRID, scheduled for full release at the end of the month. Xbox 360 and PS3 gamers have been able to download a demo from Xbox Live and PSN respectively, however this is the first... >>

Is there PS3 downloadable content to come for GTA IV?

Is there PS3 downloadable content to come for GTA IV?

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SCEE boss David Reeves is either a man of confusing words, or he's seriously trying to play with us. The big GTA IV battle between Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 has been waging for a couple of weeks now, with Xbox claiming victory in sales and bragging about... >>

Codemasters secure rights to Formula 1 gaming franchise

Codemasters secure rights to Formula 1 gaming franchise

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Codemasters has secured the exclusive video game rights for Formula 1. The new licensing agreement allows Codemasters to develop a new generation of games for the Formula 1 franchise across multiple platforms. And Codemasters is no stranger to racing... >>

Zoo Hospital announced for the Wii

Zoo Hospital announced for the Wii

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If you ever wanted to be a vet but gave up when you realised either - (a) you aren't too happy with the sight of blood (b) 6 years of vet school sounds too much like hard work, or (c) you don't actually know the difference between a liver and a kidney... >>

Emergency Mayhem – Wii
3.5 stars

Emergency Mayhem – Wii

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Emergency Mayhem strikes an amazing resemblance to Sega's Crazy Taxi in the arcades and then on the Dreamcast and PlayStation, so is Codemaster's offering a poor man's alternative or does it build on the game? We get playing to find out. Replacing taxi... >>

Turning Point: Fall of Liberty – Xbox 360
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Turning Point: Fall of Liberty – Xbox 360

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With wartime shooters ten a penny over the last decade or so, a decent twist on the genre can be enough to get a game noticed. And with Turning Point: Fall of Liberty, that’s exactly the hope. The idea is that without Winston Churchill proclaiming that... >>

Clive Barker’s Jericho – First Look

Clive Barker’s Jericho – First Look

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The promise of Jericho begins in its title ... Clive Barker’s Jericho. The very name brings with it a chill that guarantees that Codemasters’ new horror FPS will be something special. Not only is Britain’s premier horror writer at the creative helm... >>

Colin McRae: DIRT - Xbox 360
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Colin McRae: DIRT - Xbox 360

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Colin McRae may not be the rallying force he once was, but his games always take pole in the sales charts. Debuting on Sony’s aging PS1, the series has always been about flinging your motor around a series of muddy bends. While other titles have added... >>

Dirty Dancing the Video Game - coming soon

Dirty Dancing the Video Game - coming soon

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Codemasters Online Gaming has unveiled details of its Dirty Dancing PC game, "a premium, action puzzler Casual Game" - due out in late-2007. The teaser info on the official website says players will be able to "Work alongside the team at the Kellerman's... >>

Sensible Soccer awarded and coming to Xbox 360

Sensible Soccer awarded and coming to Xbox 360

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Sensible World of Soccer has been listed as one of the ten most influential games of all time at this years Game Developers Conference. The accolade comes as the company has announced a new version for the Xbox 360. “Sensible World of Soccer is a seminal... >>

LMA Manager 2007 - XBox360
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LMA Manager 2007 - XBox360

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When it comes to console football management games, there’s never been a clear leader. A bit like the current West Ham set up, we’ve never been able to tell who’s the gaffer. Was it EA’s raft of titles? Or maybe those Premier Manager Mega Drive... >>

Codemasters launch Lord of the Rings Online beta in USA

Codemasters launch Lord of the Rings Online beta in USA

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Turbine and Midway has announced that The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar (LOTRO) has officially entered Beta in North America. Codemasters Online Gaming is pleased to announce the simultaneous launch of Pre-Beta in Europe. This Beta is by... >>

Classic game Cannon Fodder to come to Sony PSP

Classic game Cannon Fodder to come to Sony PSP

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Codemasters is reviving an old favourite and has given it a face-lift for the PSP. Cannon Fodder, the “classic and hilarious combat gaming franchise” that has earned the tagline, “War has never been so much fun”, is being released in Spring 2007... >>

Cricketer Brian Lara to feature in Codemaster's latest video game release

Cricketer Brian Lara to feature in Codemaster's latest video game release

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If the test match at Lords between England and Pakistan has reinvigorated your love of cricket, than Codemasters has just the console game for you. The video-games market has timed the release of Brian Lara International Cricket 2007 to coincide with... >>

Colin McRae is coming to next generation games consoles

Colin McRae is coming to next generation games consoles

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Codemasters is releasing the next version of its popular rally racing series specially designed for the next generation of consoles. Colin McRae: DIRT will be available for Sony's PlayStation 3, the Xbox360, and PC, but not until 2007. Events will include... >>

Clive Barker’s Jericho announced for Xbox360, PS3 and PC

Clive Barker’s Jericho announced for Xbox360, PS3 and PC

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Codemasters, has signed a new supernatural horror story devised by the master mythmaker, novelist and filmmaker Clive Barker. The deal will see Codemasters work with Barker, who is famous for the Hellraiser series, to realise his concept as an original... >>