Codemasters archive

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

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

    By 10 October 2013

    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....

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

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

    By 24 May 2013

    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....

  • WIN: 5 copies of PS Vita F1 2011 up for grabs!
    Gaming

    WIN: 5 copies of PS Vita F1 2011 up for grabs!

    By 22 February 2012

    It's Sony PlayStation Vita launch day and to celebrate Pocket-lint is offering five lucky readers the chance to win a copy of Codemasters' F1 2011 for the new handheld console. The game allows you to compete in a full Formula One season, including practice,...

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

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

    By 5 January 2012

    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 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    F1 2011 review

    By 30 September 2011

    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
    Gaming

    F1 2011 launch trailer has us revving with excitement

    By 20 September 2011

    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
    Gaming

    Codemasters unleashes new F1 2011 pics and details

    By 8 July 2011

    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
    Gaming

    New gamer accounts theft - this time it's Codemasters

    By 10 June 2011

    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 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    DiRT 3 review

    By 24 May 2011

    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
    Gaming

    Cannon Fodder 3 coming for Xbox 360 and PC

    By 18 January 2011

    "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   review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising - Xbox 360 review

    By 20 October 2009

    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  review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Ashes Cricket 2009 - Xbox 360 review

    By 14 August 2009

    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 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Fuel - Xbox 360 review

    By 15 June 2009

    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
    Gaming

    New generation of Formula One games announced

    By 24 April 2009

    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 review
    Gaming 2.5 out of 5

    Rise of the Argonauts - Xbox 360 review

    By 10 February 2009

    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 review
    Gaming 2 out of 5

    You’re in the Movies - Xbox 360 review

    By 2 January 2009

    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
    Gaming

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

    By 25 November 2008

    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
    Online

    EA boss speaks out against suing file-sharers

    By 21 August 2008

    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
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    Five games firms fine 25,000 file-sharers

    By 21 August 2008

    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
    Gaming

    FUEL: Codemasters next big racing game

    By 19 August 2008

    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
    Gaming

    Game heroes honoured by Queen

    By 16 June 2008

    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 review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Race Driver GRID - Xbox 360 review

    By 11 June 2008

    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
    Gaming

    FPS Cross Fire headed for UK

    By 21 May 2008

    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
    Gaming

    Dungeons & Dragons to return with online interactivity

    By 20 May 2008

    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...

  • An Xbox fit for a ... president?
    Gaming

    An Xbox fit for a ... president?

    By 20 May 2008

    This was the gift Bill Gates took with him when he met South Korean President Lee Myung-bak at Cheong Wa Dae on 6 May. The Microsoft Xbox had been specially decorated with traditional Korean mother-of-pearl by Kim Young-jun, the head of a manufacturing...