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Codemasters' Colin McRae Rally is a fondly-remembered 1998 racing game for PC and PlayStation that spawned a series of games which would eventually become the Dirt series. So when a Steam page advertised a game by the same name, touting updated graphics, fans were excited. They were less excited wh...

August 6th 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Codemasters announced the next entry in its annual F1 series is coming to PS3, Xbox 360 and PC on October 17 in Europe and October 21 in North America. Then next year, the UK developer plans to release the series' first entry on the latest consoles, a separate game that's confirmed for Xbox One, P...

July 31st 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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In an unexpected show of honesty, Codemasters has defended the latest DLC release for Grid Autosport by pointing out that, despite the angry protests of the Internet masses, such additions earn good money. Yesterday saw the debut of the Grid Autosport "Boost Pack," a $3 DLC item that grants player...

July 16th 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Codemasters and the charitable folks at Humble Bundle have teamed up to offer a pile of guns, cars and overlords in a new "Flash Re-Bundle" for a very limited time. For one day only, seven games plus DLC are available in a pay-what-you-want bundle. Overlord and the Overlord: Raising Hell DLC, the...

July 14th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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GRID Autosport makes its public debut tomorrow, and to celebrate, developer Codemasters offers one final blog entry to discuss the studio's post-launch DLC plans. While GRID Autosport will debut with 80 cars, Codemasters plans to expand the game's virtual garage via periodic car packs. It's not kn...

June 23rd 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Question: When is an April Fool's prank not an April Fool's prank? Answer: When the prank happens three days late and isn't intentional. In other words, when the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), which is responsible for the BAFTA Awards, accidentally sends a nomination slip inte...

April 6th 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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The Humble Weekly Sale is Codemasters crazy, offering four games (and one piece of DLC) from the studio's backlog for any price you want, plus three more games for $6 or more. The "pay anything" games are Overlord (and the Raising Hell DLC), Operation Flashpoint: Red River, Operation Flashpoint: Dr...

January 30th 2014 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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It looks like Codemasters is making another foray onto the roads of iOS, this time with endless free-to-play racer Drive USA. As spotted by superannuation and on the Touch Arcade forums, the game's been on the Singaporean App Store since Christmas Eve, as part of a soft-launch test. "We can confir...

January 13th 2014 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Codemasters launched a new Formula One racing game on iPhone and iPad today called F1 Challenge. For $2.99 (£1.99 in the UK), players can engage in 90 racing events with officially-licensed F1 drivers, cars and teams. Players are also given the opportunity to "recreate thrilling moments fro...

October 10th 2013 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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While most of Grid 2 tasks players with preventing collisions, developer Codemasters has issued some free DLC unlocking a demolition derby mode. The DLC is free to download on Xbox 360 and PC right now, and will be available next week on PS3. The free DLC takes players to Detroit, adding a new st...

September 5th 2013 at 1:30am 0 Comments
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Grid and Dirt series developer Codemasters will drop the "VIP Pass" online multiplayer activation system initially planned for its upcoming racer F1 2013, MCV reports. Codemasters launched the VIP Pass program in 2011, requiring players to either input a code or pay a one-time fee to access the on...

July 31st 2013 at 6:30pm 0 Comments